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The EPA's proposed rule on asbestos may make it possible for new uses of asbestos to escape assessment exposing more Americans to this known carcinogen.
Anger & depression after multiple readmissions led a cancer patient, a surgeon, to lose trust in her doctor. Here's how they repaired the relationship.
If you find a growth on your skin, how do you know if it's cancer? You won’t know for sure but a dermatologist will--most skin cancers are curable if found early.
Research shows that if you’re diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer between the ages of 45 to 59, your risk for any other type of cancer goes up by 74%.
The chemoWave app was created by people with cancer for people with cancer to help take control during the chemotherapy journey.
Most people don't need to worry about getting cancer because the body has multiple robust mechanisms to protect us against that disease.
There are millions of fake health news stories flooding the internet. They usually have dramatic titles that make outrageous but unsupported claims. Failing to understand the difference between fake and real health news can have serious consequences. Here are some tips for identifying fake health news so that you do not fall for it.
American Cancer Society statistics show that the death rate from cancer has declined over the last 2 decades and dropped another 1.7% last year. There's also been a 2% decline in new cancer diagnoses in the last decade for men, but not for women. Otis Brawley, MD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer for the ACS describes what's behind these stats.
A new clinical study shows how intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) can reduce radiation side effects and may save breast cancer patients $10,500 annually.
There is persuasive evidence that UVA is an important driver of UV radiation-mediated sun damage to the skin, but many sunscreens are biased toward protection against UVB.
Facing a painful death from incurable cancer, Brittany Maynard moved to Oregon so she could control her destiny & die with dignity. Why do so few states allow this?
The limitations of immunotherapy are grossly understated including the fact that most patients with advanced cancers won't benefit from the drugs.