Simple Steps to Reduce Women’s Cancer Risk
There is no way to completely eliminate your risk of developing cancer, however maintaining a healthy lifestyle can go a long way in reducing your risk for certain types of cancer.
Sitting Down Often Could Put You at Risk for Cancer
Spending a lot of time sitting down has been found to increase the risk of chronic disease and death. New research says that excess sitting time can be even more detrimental to a person's health.
Cancer Signs Women Might Miss
Many cancers are not detected until it's too late. But there are some early signs of cancer that women might overlook. Knowing the symptoms to look for can help a doctor diagnose cancer early, which can boost the odds of successful treatment.
Smoking Tied to Large Number of Deaths in Asia
As smoking has begun to decline in some parts of the world, including the US, it is still increasing in other regions. A new study explored tobacco use in Asia.
Single Gene Doubled Risk of Lung Cancer
After decades of public health initiatives, it’s no secret that smoking is bad for your health and can ultimately cause lung cancer.
One Breath May Show Signs of Lung Cancer
Cancer screening can be costly and invasive, and it often catches the disease in advanced stages. What if cancer screening was as simple as blowing up a balloon?
Personalized Treatment for Lung Cancer Increased Survival
What if cancer chemotherapy could be customized for each patient's tumor? This individualized treatment may become a reality, as researchers test tumors for their genes and choose medications that work best based on those genes.
Timing of Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer
Besides the treatment itself, the timing of chemotherapy given to cancer patients can be important to the success of the treatment.
FDA Approves Zykadia for Late-Stage Lung Cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Zykadia (ceritinib) for patients with a certain type of late-stage (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
New Medication Proves Effective Against Lung Cancer
As scientists continue to look for better and more effective cancer treatments, one new study looked at a promising new medication in the fight against lung cancer.