But experts stress that the risk of radiation treatment does not outweigh the benefits in helping women survive breast cancer
Concerns persist over the health effects of radiation from cell phones, especially for kids. Now the nation’s largest pediatricians group is asking the government to review emission standards
The use of CT scans, MRIs and other imaging tests has skyrocketed over the last 15 years, leading some experts to raise alarms over the potential risks of patients’ increased exposure to radiation.
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 …
Children who underwent multiple CT scans had three times the risk of brain cancer and leukemia later on. Overall, however, researchers say the risk of cancer is still small, while getting a necessary scan can potentially save a …
Early detection of prostate cancer can mean survival rates of close to 100%.
Just 4% of women of childbearing age with cancer take steps to mitigate the risks of infertility inherent in many treatments.
The Department of Homeland Security insists that backscatter X-ray machines pose no danger to public health. Are you persuaded?
Proving a negative in science is really, really hard — and that may well be the task that researchers trying to evaluate the potentially carcinogenic effects of cell phone use may have before them.
A new study seeks to predict the chances of sexual dysfunction in patients who are treated for prostate cancer — a key question for many men facing the disease.
(Updated) Could radiation from full-body scanners be responsible for a “cancer cluster” among airport security workers? That’s what Transportation Security Administration union representatives in Boston have claimed.
Follow major League Baseball and you expect to read about a lot of guys suffering physical problems — blown elbows, torn rotator cuffs, wrecked knees. What you don’t expect to read about are brain tumors.
Using a mobile phone may increase your risk for certain kinds of brain cancers. That was the scientific conclusion relayed today by a working group of 31 scientists from 14 countries meeting at the World Health Organization’s …