By Christie Rizk | May 23, 2013 03:55 PM EDT
After a diagnosis and lumpectomy in 2004, Angelina Jolie's aunt, Debra Martin, is fighting a recurrence of breast cancer.
By Christie Rizk | May 21, 2013 06:28 PM EDT
Researchers have found the mechanism ovarian cancer cells use to avoid toxicity from gold nanoparticles, and have devised a way to get around it.
By Susan Scutti | May 16, 2013 02:07 PM EDT
The biopharmaceutical company, which operates in over 100 countries, has issued an update on its oncology pipeline for 2013.
By Elijah Wolfson | May 14, 2013 07:16 AM EDT
In a New York Times Op-Ed piece titled "My Medical Choice," movie star Angelina Jolie revealed that she has undergone a double mastectomy after discovering she carries the BRCA1 gene, which increases the risk of developing breast cancer.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 15, 2013 04:22 PM EDT
Using next-generation techniques to fight cancer is finally coming of age.
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 14, 2013 02:08 PM EST
The slogan "breast is best" is intended to highlight the various health benefits that babies receive from breastfeeding. However, a new study highlights that breastfeeding can have health benefits for moms as well.
By Makini Brice | Dec 18, 2012 11:49 AM EST
Many women who receive unclear results about whether they are carriers of the BRCA gene choose to have further ovarian screening and surgeries anyway.
By Amber Moore | Dec 03, 2012 10:27 AM EST
People who have diabetes and ovarian cancer have better chances of surviving the cancer if they take diabetes drug metformin.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 22, 2012 12:29 PM EDT
As modern-day technology continues to treat infertility, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has issued new guidelines declaring that egg freezing should no longer be considered experimental.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 25, 2012 04:59 PM EDT
In 2008 more than 80,000 women were diagnosed with a type of gynecologic cancer and nearly 30,000 women died as a result. A new study suggests by raising awareness of symptoms, it can lead to early detection and improve survival rates.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 24, 2012 12:37 PM EDT
For years, breast cancer has been considered a single disease, but recent findings show a number of genetically distinct variations that may actually divide the disease into four differently treatable types.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 12, 2012 06:29 PM EDT
What does Obamacare mean for the elderly? Is ovarian cancer screening safe? Experimental drug curbs smokers' nicotine craving.