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Monday was a rough day for bacon lovers: a new report announced that eating processed meat can cause colorectal cancer in people. Here's how the link may work.
Five of the six top causes of death in America — including stroke, cancer and diabetes — now have lower death rates than they have in past years, according to a new report.
Pop star Selena Gomez recently announced that she underwent chemotherapy for lupus, an autoimmune disorder that attacks many organs in the body.
Cancer is less prevalent in elephants than in humans, in part because the giant animals have more copies of a gene that suppresses tumor growth, a new study finds.
To treat Jimmy Carter's cancer, doctors will use one of the newest advances in cancer therapy — a class of drugs that turns the immune system against cancer.
Former President Jimmy Carter has not revealed much about his recent cancer diagnosis, but an important part of caring for anyone with cancer is finding out where the disease started.
Cyclist Ivan Basso's announcement that he has testicular cancer comes decades after Lance Armstrong famously battled the disease. But could there be a link between cycling and this cancer?
Sugary drinks cause 184,000 deaths worldwide annually, including 25,000 deaths in the United States, according to a new study.
A woman has given birth to a healthy baby boy who she conceived naturally after her ovarian tissue was extracted from her during her childhood, and frozen.
For a California woman with cervical cancer, a body scan seemed to show that her cancer had spread. It was only after surgery that they realized the real reason for the findings.