The psychological toll of a devastating cancer diagnosis may kill patients before their disease does.
Just 4% of women of childbearing age with cancer take steps to mitigate the risks of infertility inherent in many treatments.
A single treatment to cure all cancers? Scientists may be one step closer.
Should children conceived after a father’s death be eligible for government benefits? The Supreme Court’s not sure.
A new study expands the benefits of circumcision beyond protection from sexually transmitted diseases like HIV
A public-health advocacy group is on a mission to get caramel coloring banned from soda on the grounds that it may cause cancer.
J.T. Gaskins says his Michigan high school should amend its policy to allow boys to grow their hair long for charitable causes.
Most young teens aren’t getting the message about sun safety, a new study in Pediatrics suggests.
New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for their zen, health-promoting lifestyles, but new data show that life expectancy for city residents now surpasses the rest of the U.S. How did that happen?
Vitamin D has been touted as a magic bullet, protecting against bone fractures, heart disease and even cancer. Now, a government group takes a closer look at the data.
Our risk of cancer rises dramatically as we age — cancer is, after all, a disease of aging, a consequence of our increasing longevity. So it makes sense that the elderly should be routinely screened for new tumors — or doesn’t it?
Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other reproductive cancer, largely because there is little doctors can do to prolong women’s lives after they are diagnosed. Surgery can remove the most obvious growths and chemotherapy …