SUBSCRIBE: Print / eNewsletter
Even Those With Susceptibility Genes Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk
People who carry a germline breast cancer susceptibility mutation can still substantially lower their risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.
Arsenic in Drinking Water Linked to Uptick in Bladder Cancer?
The higher incidence of bladder cancer in the Northeast in the last 50 years may be attributed to the presence of arsenic in the drinking water, according to a new study.
Study: No Decline in Breast Cancer Detection Rate of Mammogram Reader Over Course of Session, Day
The accuracy of interpreting a breast cancer screening mammogram is not diminished as clinicians get toward the end of a session.
Exercise Could Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
Women who do not engage in regular physical activity have an increased risk of developing cervical cancer, according to a new study
Cancer Patient Receives First Penile Transplant Performed in United States
A team of surgeons performed the first genitourinary reconstructive penile transplant in the United States on a patient whose penis was removed due to a rare form of penile cancer.
Study: Half of Cancer Deaths Preventable With Healthier Lifestyle
Half of all cancer deaths and 20% to 40% of cancer cases in the United States could potentially be prevented if individuals adopted healthier lifestyles, according to a new study.
FDA Approves New Drug for Bladder Cancer
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma—the most common type of bladder cancer.
Statins May Not Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk
A new study suggests that cholesterol levels rather than cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may actually be responsible for the decrease in colorectal cancer risk.
Aspirin Use Linked to Decreased Risk of Bile Duct Cancer
Regular use of aspirin may reduce the risk of developing cholangiocarcinoma, according to the results of a new study.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Reduced Survivors’ Memory-Related Issues
Cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce long-term memory-related issues linked to chemotherapy treatment in cancer survivors.