Postmenopausal women shouldn’t take low-dose supplements of vitamin D and calcium in hopes of preventing broken bones, a government panel recommended on Tuesday.
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 …
The original American Idol was so starstruck by a video of children with cancer lip-synching to her song, “Stronger,” that she intends to swing by Seattle Children’s Hospital to meet them in person.
A new study finds that 2 million new cancers in 2008 were caused by preventabe or treatable infections like HPV and hepatits B.
Melissa Brown survived breast cancer at 26. Advised not to get pregnant afterward, she accepted with joy and trepidation her sister’s offer to be her gestational surrogate.
Alaina Giordano, the mother with breast cancer who has been fighting a public battle for custody of her children, is on the verge of entering hospice. She is asking her estranged husband to allow their children to relocate with her to Pennsylvania, where her extended family lives.
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