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.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on January 16, 2014
On Thursday, Beijing issued its first warning of the year for a wave of dangerous smog that exceeded the worst threshold in the warning system.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 9, 2014
Thanks to the health law, breast cancer prevention drugs like tamoxifen and raloxifene will be available without a co-pay.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 20, 2013
The gap has emerged over the past three decades, and it's getting worse.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on December 18, 2013
China opens its first smog clinic after a year of record-breaking air pollution.
by Scott Keyes Posted on December 17, 2013 Updated: December 17, 2013
Morton's Steakhouse called the cops to kick out a cancer patient for trying to stay warm in its restaurant.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on December 12, 2013
Cancer death rates -- especially for breast cancer -- have been soaring in developing nations. Unfortunately, affordable preventive and treatment measures remain scarce in poorer countries.