Analyzing a tumor’s genes can predict which prostate cancers won’t need additional treatment and which cases require more intensive therapies.
There’s another reason for those at risk of skin cancer to stay vigilant about protecting their health.
Amid questions about how effective blood-based tests for prostate cancer might be, a new study suggests early screening with the test could identify about half of future deaths from the disease.
While more effective chemotherapy agents have improved cancer survival, not all patients benefit from the drugs.
The late Roger Ebert was always candid about his battle with thyroid cancer and the toll it took on his body. As his cancer progressed, Ebert lost his ability to speak and the once-voluble film critic was forced to grapple with …
An aging population coupled with improved treatment methods mean more people will survive cancer. But at what cost?
Men who lose their hair may have more to worry about than just vanity, especially if their balding starts early.
Group-think is that latest trend in cancer research. This week’s cover story, available to subscribers, explains why such team efforts are becoming a necessity, and why it hasn’t always been this way.
Hearts and tumors may actually share more in common than we think.
A vaccine that thwarts cancer cells has so far proved to be better in theory than in practice, and researchers may finally understand why.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.