By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 03, 2013 09:15 AM EDT
Sexual revolutionary John Williamson died of cancer on March 24, but his legacy of free sex lives on.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 02, 2013 11:19 AM EDT
Breakthrough designation will speed along the approval process for a multiple myeloma drug treatment.
By Susan Scutti | May 01, 2013 10:49 AM EDT
The American Cancer Society reports that the five-year relative survival rate for all cancers diagnosed between 2002 and 2008 is 68%, up from 49% in 1975-1977. For many, these numbers speak only to a greater awareness of prevention and earlier diagnosis, and they do not show real progress toward a cure.
By Evan Winchester | Apr 26, 2013 04:10 PM EDT
Doctors and experts are claiming that leukemia patients are being held hostage by the exorbitant price tags of cancer drugs like Gleevac.
By Matthew Mientka | Apr 24, 2013 10:58 AM EDT
Britain's National Health Service issued a report this week calling for improved regulation of the cosmetics industry.
By Justin Caba | Apr 23, 2013 09:56 AM EDT
Singer and actress Olivia Newton John cancelled a summer residency in Las Vegas to be with her sister who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer.
By Susan Scutti | Apr 22, 2013 02:33 PM EDT
Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of the Australian band Divinyls, faced a battle on two fronts with cancer and multiple sclerosis.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 18, 2013 11:35 PM EDT
High dietary salt intake, along with ulcer-causing Heliobacter pylori, can drastically increase stomach cancer risk.
By Justin Caba | Apr 09, 2013 06:05 PM EDT
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health say they established an association between the growth of a fetus and cancerous cells in tissue.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 11, 2013 12:56 PM EDT
By analyzing a repository of 30,000 patients, researchers found a correlation between the length of the ends of chromosomes and how long they lived.
By Ashik Siddique | Feb 20, 2013 11:54 AM EST
Secondary amines, found in commonly used permanent hair dyes, may react with air pollutants to create highly poisonous and carcinogenic compounds.
By Jonathan Weiss | Feb 05, 2013 10:05 AM EST
The FDA has taken drastic measures to increase availability of Doxil, a cancer drug that is in short supply.
By Christine Hsu | Feb 05, 2013 07:16 PM EST
Researchers have known that women who breastfeed their babies are significantly less likely to develop ovarian cancer, but a new study has revealed that the longer a mother breastfeeds, the smaller her risk for developing the disease.
By Makini Brice | Jan 29, 2013 08:25 PM EST
We all know that fried food is not good for us, but many of us indulge anyway.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 24, 2013 01:21 PM EST
A British man who lost his nose to skin cancer is now growing a new one in his arm.