A new approach demonstrated that the recognition of unique cancer mutations appeared to be responsible for complete cancer regressions in two metastatic melanoma patients treated with a type of immunotherapy.
Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases, according to a study.
Suspicious looking lesions that are painful or itchy should raise concerns for non-melanoma skin cancers, according to research from Temple University School of Medicine.
A new study suggests a safe and effective role for natural steroid hormones in treating postmenopausal breast cancer, with fewer detrimental side effects and improved health profile than with standard antihormone therapies.
An online survey asks people to identify their choice of health care provider for evaluating a worrisome lesion on the face and for removing skin cancers from the back and face. Dermatologists were overwhelmingly the preferred health care provider.
Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer, according to a new study.
For women undergoing hysterectomy by morcellation, the prevalence of uterine cancers is 27 per 10,000, with increased prevalence with advanced age, according to a research letter published online.
A research meta-analysis suggests that the anti-cancer properties of antioxidants may have been overstated, and that, in some cases, antioxidants could even have an adverse effect with regard to cancer.
Physicians have long suspected a link between carbohydrate intake and colon cancer development, and a recent study may have illuminated the sought-after link.
A study conducted by researchers based at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has determined that healthy lifestyle choices can help cancer survivors avoid the metabolic syndrome.
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