Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Cancer Health Center

News and Features Related to Cancer

  1. Expanded DNA Testing for Breast Cancer

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Testing the entire genetic makeup -- or all the DNA -- of tumor cells from women with advanced breast cancer may help identify patients who could be helped by specific treatments, according to new research. The approach

    Read Full Article
  2. IV Vitamin C Boosts Chemo's Cancer-Fighting Power?

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Large doses of intravenous vitamin C have the potential to boost chemotherapy's ability to kill cancer cells, according to new laboratory research involving human cells and mice. Vitamin C delivered directly to human a

    Read Full Article
  3. Pill Camera to Check Colon Approved by FDA

    Feb. 5, 2014 -- A pill camera that's swallowed to enable doctors to check the large intestine for early signs of colon cancer has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The PillCam Colon, which was approved for use in patients who've had an incomplete colonoscopy, contains a battery

    Read Full Article
  4. At-Home Stool Test for Colon Cancer

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A newer type of test that looks for hidden blood in the stool is an effective way to screen for colon cancer, a research review suggests. The tests, called fecal immunochemical tests (FITs), are done at home and detect tiny am

    Read Full Article
  5. Cancer Cases to Rise to 22 Million a Year

    Feb. 3, 2014 -- There will be 22 million new cases of cancer worldwide every year within the next two decades, according to an International Agency for Research on Cancer report released Monday. The cancer arm of the World Health Organization said there were about 14 million new cases of cancer in 2

    Read Full Article
  6. Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Progress has been made in fighting childhood cancer in the United States, but many challenges remain, a new report finds. There will be an estimated 15,780 new cases of childhood cancer diagnosed this year, and 1,960 death

    Read Full Article
  7. Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers and other people at high risk for lung cancer could make matters worse if they take antioxidant supplements, a new study of rodents suggests. Antioxidants appear to accelerate cancer progression by short-circu

    Read Full Article
  8. Breath Test May Detect Signs of Lung Cancer: Study

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple breath test might reveal if a person has early-stage lung cancer, according to a new study. Researchers tested the exhaled breath of people with suspicious lung lesions that were detected on CT scans. The breath

    Read Full Article
  9. Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new hormone therapy drug for men with prostate cancer may increase survival a bit and delay progression of the disease in men who have advanced prostate cancer that has been resistant to standard hormonal therapies, a n

    Read Full Article
  10. Yoga May Reduce Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may help breast cancer survivors beat the debilitating fatigue and sleep problems that often follow toxic treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation, a new study shows. Fatigue can be a big challenge for cancer su

    Read Full Article
Displaying 91 - 100 of 3041 Articles << Prev Page 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Next >>

Today on WebMD

Building a Support System
Blog
cancer fighting foods
SLIDESHOW
 
precancerous lesions slideshow
SLIDESHOW
quit smoking tips
SLIDESHOW
 
Jennifer Goodman Linn self-portrait
Blog
what is your cancer risk
HEALTH CHECK
 
colorectal cancer treatment advances
Video
breast cancer overview slideshow
SLIDESHOW
 
prostate cancer overview
SLIDESHOW
lung cancer overview slideshow
SLIDESHOW
 
ovarian cancer overview slideshow
SLIDESHOW
Actor Michael Douglas
Article