Researchers compared tiny variations in the genetic make-up of more than 120,000 women of European ancestry, with and without breast cancer, and identified 15 new genetic variations linked to a higher risk of the disease.
Men with a high fitness level in midlife may have a lower risk for developing colorectal and lung cancer.
It is acceptable for patients with cancer and other life-limiting illness to discontinue statin medications.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has been found to have two distinct subtypes, and evidence indicates that roughly 13% of ALL cases may be successfully treated with targeted drugs used in the treatment of lymphomas in adults.
Patients with larger malignant tumors of the breast who undergo chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery are more likely to opt for a breast-preserving procedure, according to a new study.
Repeated use of antibiotics may increase people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by changing their gut flora.
Deaths related to high blood pressure have sharply risen over the last 13 years.
The amount of alcohol a person has to drink to risk developing liver cancer has been narrowed down.
Researchers developed a noninvasive urine test that screens for kidney cancer.
A multifaceted intervention was seen to increase hand hygiene compliance among emergency nurses and technicians, according to a study.
The addition of chemotherapy after bladder cancer surgery lowered risk of death by approximately 30%, over surgery alone, according to a study that reviewed patient data.
The use of 3D printing to construct devices of varied sizes and shapes could become a powerful tool in customizing interventional radiology treatments to individual patient needs.
Study findings suggest that androgen receptor V7 (AR-V7) status does not significantly affect response to taxane chemotherapy in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
An analysis of data on 945 patients with prostate cancer followed with active surveillance displayed outcome differences, depending on whether the patient was low- or intermediate-risk at diagnosis.
- Angelina Jolie has ovaries, fallopian tubes removed over cancer concerns
- Drug sequence with gemcitabine
- Counseling cancer patients on effective nutritional practices
- Radiation plus immunotherapy revs up immune system to better attack melanoma
- Algorithm increases surgical success in advanced ovarian cancer
- Fifteen new breast cancer genetic risk 'hot-spots' revealed
- High fitness level may decrease risk of colorectal, lung cancers
- Discontinuing statin therapy safe, beneficial for patients with terminal illness
- Affect of chemotherapy on saliva test results
- Childhood leukemia study reveals disease subtypes and new treatment options
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