Women with dense breasts are considered at a higher risk of developing breast cancer, in part because their tumors can be harder to spot on a mammogram. But a recent and reassuring study finds that despite their slightly …
Some 90% of cancer patients with metastatic breast, prostate, lung or colon cancers develop resistance to chemotherapy, and now scientists may have a clue as to why
Mood disorders join a long list of ailments linked to late-night exposure to artificial lighting, TVs and computer screens
New research shows that women who have larger babies have more than twice the risk of breast cancer, compared with mothers who give birth to smaller infants.
When it comes to being couch potatoes, Americans aren’t alone. Physical inactivity has become a global pandemic, say researchers in a series of related papers published in the journal Lancet.
It’s unlikely that the legal battles over Alaina Giordano’s children will end with her death. Her parents want to maintain a relationship with their grandchildren and could wind up back in court fighting for visitation rights.
On Monday, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts announced to viewers that she has been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood and bone marrow disease once known as preleukemia. Roberts, who beat breast cancer five …
Researchers have long hoped to corral the immune system in the war on cancer. Now, antibody-based compounds show new promise.
A new study suggests that we can scale up production of poppy plants that produce a potent anti-cancer agent.
Shift work may be unavoidable, but a new study suggests that it could wreak havoc with hormones that increase women’s risk of cancer.
Your DNA may hold valuable information about your health, but current genetic tests can’t improve doctors’ ability to predict your risk of major disease.
A government panel finds there is little evidence that a common prostate-cancer screening saves men’s lives and instead raises the risk of unnecessary harm
Overweight and obese women are at higher risk of developing breast cancer, but losing as little as 5% of body weight can help reduce those odds.