A person's overall cardiorespiratory fitness is linked to his or her risk of developing precancerous polyps in the colon, which can grow into colon cancer, a new study from Singapore found.
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In the future, robots may perform your colonoscopy: Scientists at Vanderbilt University have developed a robot that can perform complex colonoscopy maneuvers in pigs.
Actor Val Kilmer recently revealed that he had cancer that left him with a "swollen" tongue, but exactly what type of cancer could have caused this symptom?
Actress Shannen Doherty announced in an Instagram post on Saturday (April 29) that her breast cancer is in remission.
People who are exposed to pesticides may face an increased risk of liver cancer, a new meta-analysis suggests.
About 1 in 5 U.S. adults under age 60 is infected with a "high-risk" strain of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that increases the risk of cancer.
Lifestyle factors including smoking and eating red meat may cause one-quarter of colorectal cancer cases, a new study from Australia finds.
It really may be worth it to follow experts' recommended cancer prevention guidelines, no matter your age, a new study finds.
WASHINGTON — When 10 people in New York City were diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer during a four-year period, doctors were puzzled.
Magnetically controlled swarms of microscopic robots might one day help fight cancer inside the body, new research suggests.
Armed with new insights into the interactions between cancer and the immune system, research teams are developing novel treatments to harness the full potential of the body's natural defenses.
A hormone produced in the cells surrounding a woman's eggs could be used to hit the pause button on the aging of her reproductive system, new research suggests.
A new warning about the health risks of eating browned potatoes and burnt toast draws a link between a chemical called acrylamide and an increased risk of cancer.