By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Jun 18, 2013 11:54 AM EDT
Contrary to initial reports that said California's "Night Stalker" died of liver failure, the Marin County coroner says Richard Ramirez's death was caused by B-cell lymphoma.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 18, 2013 11:40 AM EDT
The anti-inflammatory painkiller Aspirin has been known to reduce the risk for certain cancers, but until now, researchers have not known exactly how.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 17, 2013 11:10 AM EDT
With the approval of a new teardrop MemoryShape silicone breast implant, fears over the development of cancer from such implants have finally been addressed.
By Justin Caba | Jun 17, 2013 10:34 AM EDT
Equipped with a new metastasis explanation, a team of researchers say they now know what causes cancer to spread.
By Anoopa Singh | Jun 10, 2013 09:10 AM EDT
Underuse of genetic testing may be lethal for families whose members are prone to cancer diagnosis.
By Susan Scutti | Jun 05, 2013 06:02 PM EDT
Spray tanning, long considered a safe alternative to sun tanning, may promote lung cancer when particles are inhaled over time.
By Nsikan Akpan | Jun 05, 2013 05:00 PM EDT
A Croatian fossil from an early modern-day human has remnants of a bone tumor.
By Nsikan Akpan | Jun 03, 2013 03:01 PM EDT
Fukushima-derived radioactivity in seafood and marine organisms is very low and not likely to cause them harm, says a new study.
By Ansa Varughese | Jun 03, 2013 10:29 AM EDT
Nexavar effectively prevented thyroid cancer tumors from progressing in Phase III clinical trials.
By Anthony Rivas | Jun 02, 2013 05:26 PM EDT
Hospitals across the US are scrambling to offer the controversial therapy. But at twice the cost of standard treatment and with little evidence it's any better, is it worth the investment?
By Ansa Varughese | May 31, 2013 03:41 PM EDT
NASA's Curiosity rover detects high radiation on Mars, raising cancer risks for NASA astronauts on missions.
By Anthony Rivas | May 30, 2013 11:59 PM EDT
A survey found that the majority of doctors would prescribe medical marijuana if the patient was elderly, had cancer, and suffered from immense pain.
By Lizette Borreli | May 30, 2013 06:37 PM EDT
Blood donors who donate regularly lower their risk of developing life-threatening illnesses.
By Ashik Siddique | May 29, 2013 07:33 PM EDT
Junk DNA's purpose is still unclear, but a new study suggests that a genetic malfunction in noncoding DNA sequences can promote tumor growth in colon and breast cancer cells.
By Susan Scutti | May 29, 2013 05:52 PM EDT
International researchers explore who provides social support after a cancer diagnosis.