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.
What is Mohs surgery? Jill Biden to undergo preventative skin cancer surgery
First lady Jill Biden is having a procedure known as Mohs surgery to remove a potentially cancerous lesion above her right eye. Here’s what the surgery entails.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova diagnosed with two forms of cancer
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova revealed she has been diagnosed with throat and breast cancer. "It’s going to stink for a while, but I’ll fight with all I have got," she said.
Couple battling cancer both die on same day
Steve and Wendy Hawkins of South Dakota passed away in a local hospital.
Screenings only detect 14% of cancer cases, study suggests
Researchers in Chicago conducted a study highlighting the importance of recommended cancer screenings and early detection to improve survival rates.
‘It was my home’: Pediatric cancer survivor returns for wedding photo shoot at hospital that cured her
Riley Wagner, the bride, basically lived at Children’s Medical Center Dallas after she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma at just 6 weeks old.
Experimental cancer vaccine shows promising results in animal studies, NIH researchers find
The study found the vaccine boosted the number of cytotoxic T cells capable of infiltrating and attacking tumor cells.
Watch: Girl, 9, cries tears of joy as mother reveals she's cancer-free
Earlier this year, Leeanne O’Donoghue was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and underwent weeks of treatment — which she said had been "soul-destroying" for her kids.
Dry shampoos containing cancer-causing benzene remain on store shelves, study suggests
An independent research group found that 70% of the dry shampoo samples tested showed “quantifiable levels” of benzene, with some containing up to 170 times the FDA limit.
Gas stoves in California leaking cancer-causing benzene, study finds
Homes in almost every region in the study — Greater Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Fresno — had benzene levels that far exceed the limit determined to be safe.
Frequent chemical hair straightening linked to higher uterine cancer risk, NIH study finds
The study authors highlighted how the risks may be more heightened for Black women, who reported using hair straightening products more frequently than other groups.
Most women can't spot signs of aggressive form of breast cancer — here's what to know
Inflammatory breast cancer, a rare yet deadly form of the disease, often doesn’t cause a breast lump, and it might not show up on a mammogram, doctors say.
Twin sisters diagnosed with breast cancer months apart
Rebecca Lesnik and Sarah Seidl said they were able to lean on each other during one of the toughest moments of their lives.
Woman attends rodeo, gets struck by bull and realizes she has cancer
Paige King credits a runaway bull and a rodeo for saving her life.
Infant born with cancer undergoes chemotherapy, amputation before 1st birthday
Luke Adkins was born with congenital spindle cell rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that affects the soft tissue.
Genetically modified herpes virus shows promise in killing advanced cancer, study says
The experiment yielded promising results including cancer tumors shrinking and disappearing completely in some patients.
Sitting less, more physical activity 'highly likely' to lower breast cancer risk, study says
The findings of the study, published this month, were consistent across all types and stages of breast cancer, the authors said.
Gas stoves linked to childhood asthma, other health risks in adults, research shows
Research suggests that gas appliances can introduce certain toxic air pollutants into homes, including low levels of benzene — a cancer-causing agent.
Biden hopes ending cancer can be a 'national purpose' for US
The commander-in-chief wants to develop treatments and therapeutics to battle cancer and hopes to meet a goal to cut cancer deaths by 50% over the next 25 years to improve the lives of caregivers and people suffering from cancer.
Medical student dies during 102-mile bike ride for cancer research
Mason Fisher, 27, suffered a medical event at the 100-mile mark.