Cancer Information/Mis. Cancer News

January 8, 2019

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Over the past 25 years, the number of Americans who have died from cancer has dropped dramatically, though racial […]
November 12, 2018

Cancer May Soon Replace Heart Disease as Leading Killer of Affluent Americans

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cancer is expected to overtake heart disease as the leading cause of death for well-off Americans by 2020. The […]
October 22, 2018

Love Organic Foods? Your Odds for Some Cancers May Fall

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Paying extra for those pricey organic fruits and vegetables might pay off: New research suggests eating them might help […]
October 18, 2018

Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lisa Hanson was first diagnosed with the leg swelling and fluid retention of lymphedema when she was just 17. […]
October 18, 2018

Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lisa Hanson was first diagnosed with the leg swelling and fluid retention of lymphedema when she was just 17. […]
October 1, 2018

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A personalized vaccine held an aggressive group of cancers in check among more than half of patients who received […]
July 19, 2018

Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with curable cancers who try “complementary therapy” often refuse some part of standard care. And they may die […]
June 26, 2018

Flight Attendants Show Higher Cancer Risks

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Flight attendants may face higher-than-average risks of breast and skin cancers, a new study finds — though the reasons […]
June 2, 2018

Could a Blood Test Spot Lung Cancer Early?

SATURDAY, June 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Genetic blood testing is showing potential as a means of catching some early stage cancers, researchers are reporting. For […]
May 22, 2018

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s good news for Americans in the war against cancer. Cancer deaths continue to decline nationwide, according to the […]
April 26, 2018

Many Ground Zero Rescue Workers Battling Cancer Years Later

THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many of the rescue workers who flooded the ruins of the World Trade Center after 9/11 now face their […]
April 3, 2018

Despite California's Warning Signs, Coffee Is Still Safe, Experts Say

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Science says you can get your coffee buzz without fear of cancer, so experts say you can forget that […]