Cancer

Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells. With over 100 types of cancer, symptoms vary greatly between different forms. Some of the most common forms of cancer are:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Lymphoma

Cancer treatment may include radiation, chemotherapy, or surgery. Cancer is a growing concern in America--approximately 40% of Americans will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. Quick diagnosis and treatment have been shown to improve treatment efficacy rates.

Chemo Drug May Combat Serious Brain Tumor After All

Certain glioblastomas respond to anti-angiogenic compounds, study findsSome patients with a deadly brain tumor may respond to drugs previously believed to be ineffective against...

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Chinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the oddsThere's evidence that daily low-dose aspirin may decrease the risk of pancreatic...

Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening

More study is needed to understand the disparity, researchers sayBlack and Hispanic women are less likely than white women to be screened for breast...

Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price

Small study suggests few long-term survivors receive adequate symptom reliefWomen who survive breast cancer often experience lingering physical and emotional symptoms that go untreated,...

Loneliness May Sabotage Breast Cancer Survival: Study

Weak social ties linked to higher risk of recurrence, early death, researchers reportLoneliness may impede long-term breast cancer survival, a new study suggests. In the...

Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage

But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors sayWomen on breast cancer drugs called aromatase inhibitors may show signs of...

Could a Computer Someday Guide Breast Cancer Care?

'Watson Oncology' agreed with doctors 90 percent of the time in many cases, study findsAn artificially intelligent computer system is making breast cancer treatment...

Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise...

Study found women who continued with letrozole did experience other benefits, howeverMany breast cancer survivors take anti-estrogen drugs for at least five years to...

Worldwide Cancer Rates Up More Than One-Third in Past Decade: Report

Researchers cite population aging and growthCancer cases rose 33 percent worldwide in the past 10 years, a new study shows. In 2015, there were 17.5...

Never Too Old for a Mammogram?

Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90 Women who think they're too old to worry about mammograms may want to...
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