Government advisers have endorsed lung cancer screening for the first time. They say certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual CT scans, a type of X-ray, to cut their chances of dying of […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Farina’s doctor says the actor died while being treated for lung cancer. Farina, who died Monday after suffering a blood clot in his lung, had been under treatment for the […]
LONDON (AP) — Surgeons may have a new way to smoke out cancer. An experimental surgical knife can help surgeons make sure they’ve removed all the cancerous tissue, doctors reported Wednesday. Surgeons typically use knives […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Actor Michael Douglas’ comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus. The virus, HPV, is best known for causing cervical cancer. But experts say […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers have found that gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer in black women may be behind more cases of the disease in black woman than previously thought. A study […]
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks after Angelina Jolie revealed she’d had a double mastectomy to avoid breast cancer, her aunt died from the disease Sunday. Debbie Martin died at age 61 at […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt says it was important for his partner, Angelina Jolie, to share her story about having her breasts removed to avoid cancer “and that others would understand it doesn’t have […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a normal school setting, Tony Colton and Ashley Krueger probably wouldn’t cross paths. He’s 13. She’s 18. He’s short and outgoing. She’s about 6 feet tall and serious. He’s […]
One man, trying to cheer up his friend suffering from cancer had an idea and it’s gone national. David Stursma with Moss Motors tells Maggie and Michael about a program called Drive Away Cancer.
Orange Country Register radio columnist Gary Lycan has died. He was 68. For most of his time at the Register, he was an editor, and the paper says the radio column was “launched almost by accident.”
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California women will get more information following their routine breast examinations under a state law that is now in effect.
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say DNA testing has uncovered dozens of genetic markers tied to breast, prostate and ovarian cancer. The international effort detailed today involved more than 100 institutions and testing of 200,000 people.