by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 2, 2015
Two thirds of cancers are largely caused by random gene mutations, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 11, 2014
"It's a dream come true that we've converted knowledge into something that can actually save lives and avoid getting cancer in the first place."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 12, 2014
The problem is especially bad in the South.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 8, 2014
Seven-year-old Baylor needs a multiracial bone marrow donor to hep treat his leukemia. But that's easier said than done.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 1, 2014
Public health officials are getting a little frustrated.
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 3, 2014 Updated: March 3, 2014
The new rules will result in "dramatic" emissions reductions for smog-forming and cancer-causing pollutants.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 12, 2014
The study, one of the largest ever conducted, finds that mammograms were no more effective than a routine yearly physical in preventing breast cancer deaths.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 6, 2014
The number of annual cancer diagnoses are projected to jump by 70 percent over the next two decades.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on January 29, 2014 Updated: January 29, 2014
A West Virginia state official told a legislative panel on Wednesday that he "can guarantee" residents are breathing in formaldehyde after the massive chemical spill that began January 9.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 16, 2014
The manufacturer of the chemical that contaminated potable water for 300,000 West Virginians has known all along that it can cause cancer, according to allegations in a new class action lawsuit.