Artificial intelligence model to help scientists predict whether breast cancer will spread
Oncologists in the U.K. have developed an AI model to help predict whether aggressive forms of breast cancer will spread based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes.
Dermatologists discover world’s smallest skin cancer
Dermatologists say a tiny spot was discovered on a patient's cheek measuring just 0.65 millimeters or 0.025 inches.
Pancreatic cancer vaccine trial offers ‘encouraging’ results, ‘positive outlook for the future’
The vaccine successfully stimulated an immune response in half of the treated patients, resulting in no cancer relapse after 18 months.
Groundbreaking vaccine trial aims to prevent cancers associated with Lynch syndrome
Lynch syndrome affects 1 in 279 individuals, or an estimated 1.1 million people in the United States.
Regular mammograms for women should start at 40, not 50, US health panel recommends
A federal task force is recommending that women start getting every-other-year mammograms at age 40 instead of waiting until 50.
‘Missing’ cancer cases: New diagnoses dropped more than 14% early in pandemic
Study findings suggest stay-at-home orders delayed cancer diagnoses
New mRNA cancer vaccine helps cut risk of melanoma recurrence by nearly half, trial finds
A clinical trial from researchers finds that the new experimental vaccine combined with immunotherapy helped lower the chances of melanoma recurring or causing death.
EPA finds cancer risk from sterilization chemical, proposes usage limits
“EPA’s number one priority is protecting people’s health and safety,” EPA Administrator Michael Regan said in a statement.
Federal judge ruling makes it so insurers don't have to cover some preventive care services
This includes screenings for cancer, diabetes and mental health
Lone Star Circle of Care to offer mobile mammogram screenings
Goodwill of Central Texas is partnering with Lone Star Circle of Care to help detect breast cancer.
Former NBA player Eric Montross battling cancer, family says
Montross’ family issued a statement through the school on Saturday announcing the 51-year-old’s diagnosis, though it didn’t specify the nature of the cancer.
Sam Neill assures fans he's ‘alive and well’ and in remission after his cancer news
The 'Jurassic World' actor revealed in an interview Friday he was diagnosed with stage 3 non-Hodgkin lymphoma in March 2022
Prostate cancer treatment can wait for most men, study finds
Men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer shouldn't panic or rush treatment decisions unless they're high risk or have more advanced disease, the study says.
Biden to seek more than $2.8 billion from Congress for fight against cancer
President Joe Biden is requesting more than $2.8 billion in the federal budget proposal he's sending to Congress to help advance his cancer-fighting goals.
CRISPR technology modifies cells to fight cancer: 'Ultimate tool for manipulating life'
This molecular tool has been recognized in the medical community for its work in editing the DNA cells of people, plants and animals.
Austin woman in remission after being diagnosed with Stage 3A colon cancer
According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths for men and women combined. But it’s also highly treatable.
7-year-old gives gift of life to teen brother battling leukemia
Fittingly, the extraordinary act of love happened on Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day and National Donor Day.
Annie Wersching, known for '24,' 'The Last of Us' roles, dies at 45
Annie Wersching is best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24" and providing the voice for Tess in the video game “The Last of Us."
US cancer death rate has fallen 33% since 1991, report says
The American Cancer Society credited the overall decline to less smoking, advances in treatment, and other factors. Still, one form of cancer has increased in recent years.
Woman warns others how manicure may have given her cancer
A woman was shocked to discover she developed cancer beneath her nail. Even more shocking, her doctor believes it was caused by a trip to the nail salon.