Cancer

Prostate MRI scans both increase detection of cancer and reduce over

Prostate MRI scans both increase detection of cancer and reduce over-diagnosis

A large international study conducted in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has found that an MRI scan and targeted prostate biopsies are significantly...
How fish may reduce your child

How fish may reduce your child’s breast cancer risk

Omega-3 fatty acids are commonly found in plant and seafood sources. If you don’t have high enough levels of omega-3s in your diet, it’s a...
Chemotherapy timing could influence how well the treatment works

Chemotherapy timing could influence how well the treatment works

Most living organisms – animals, plants, fungi, and even some types of bacteria – have an internal clock, a circadian clock that orchestrates the...
Our immune system could cure cancer

Our immune system could cure cancer

What if our immune system could cure cancer? This logic seems almost too simple to be true, but it forms the basis of an emerging...
Breast cancer symptoms

Breast cancer symptoms: What you need to know

An important way to keep up with your breast health is to be aware of how your breasts normally look and feel, and know...
What you should know about aging and cancer risk

What you should know about aging and cancer risk

Advancing age is the most important risk factor for cancer overall, and for many individual cancer types. According to the most recent statistical data from...
Some breast cancer patients missing out on genetic counseling

Some breast cancer patients missing out on genetic counseling

As new genes are linked to breast cancer occurring in families, and as genetic testing becomes more important in directing treatment for newly diagnosed...
5 things you should know about breast cancer

5 things you should know about breast cancer

In 2017, the American Cancer Society estimates more than 250,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, with more...
coffee-cancer

Fact Check: does coffee cause cancer?

California Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle, proposed ruling on Council for Education and Research on Toxics vs. Starbucks Corporation et al, March 28 2018. A...
Just One Alcoholic Drink a Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, finds a major new report by the American...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

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11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

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8 common complications of high blood pressure

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