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FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer

A substance that could cause cancer has been found in the heartburn drug Zantac and several other antacids, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The agency said preliminary tests found low levels of a substance known as NDMA, ...

FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer

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FDA warns of cancer-causing impurity in popular heartburn drug Zantac Heartburn, and its even uglier cousin, acid reflux, can leave a person feeling incredibly uncomfortable, which is why drugs meant to treat such condi...
09:00 2019-09-18

Zantac cancer concerns halt shipments of generic versions of popular heartburn medication A division of Novartis, a pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland, has halted shipments of generic versions of the heartburn medication Zantac af...
17:16 2019-09-20

U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the b...
19:00 2019-09-13

U.S. and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the b...
15:32 2019-09-13

Novartis halts distribution of Zantac heartburn medication due to contaminant NBC – Novartis AG’s Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all...
22:16 2019-09-18

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the b...
23:32 2019-09-13

Cancer worries halt shipments of generic Zantac A division of Novartis is reportedly halting distribution of generic Zantac pills amid concerns about an ingredient possibly linked to cancer.  ...
15:32 2019-09-19

U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, including Sanofi SA's Zantac, had traces of a probabl...
13:00 2019-09-13

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular an...
21:48 2019-05-30

FDA Finds ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Cancer-Causing Contaminant in Zantac, Related Drugs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartb...
07:32 2019-09-14

Manufacturer halts distribution of generic Zantac after cancer-causing impurity discovery When the FDA issued a bulletin alerting everyone to the presence of a possible cancer-causing impurity in the popular heartburn drug marketed as Zant...
03:32 2019-09-19

Cancer: Why drug testing needs to improve A new study finds that many new cancer drugs may not work in the way their developers think they do, which could have implications for their effectiv...
07:32 2019-09-20

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effect...
17:32 2019-07-10

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider bene...
16:00 2019-09-18

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach:...
12:00 2019-05-27

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical com...
11:48 2019-05-21

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval Finland's Orion and Germany's Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, whi...
16:16 2019-07-31

Insulin delivery drug could help fight brain cancer The compound molecule surfen was able to block the growth and spread of glioblastoma, tumors that reaches throughout healthy brain tissue, according ...
14:48 2019-09-11

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recog...
14:48 2019-07-31

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer liv...
19:48 2019-06-03

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel c...
08:48 2019-07-14

Notable raises $40 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.R...
10:32 2019-07-16

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focusing on developing anti-evolution treatments change...
13:16 2019-05-21

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche's push into personalized cancer medicines hit a milestone on Tuesday with Japanese approval of a new drug, Rozlytrek, that targ...
06:48 2019-06-18

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank t...
03:48 2019-09-09

Merck KGaA lung cancer drug is 3rd on U.S. watchdog's priority lane Merck KGaA's prospective lung cancer treatment tepotinib became the third drug against a rare and aggressive subtype of the disease that won U.S. Foo...
04:48 2019-09-11

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug ...
22:48 2019-08-29

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to...
15:16 2019-06-06

Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer...
21:16 2019-08-13

Tiny drug-filled capsules motor around the body to target cancer cells Tiny self-propelled capsules that shed their outer shells have been shown to linger long enough in mice intestines to deliver drugs directly to tumou...
16:32 2019-07-24

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
07:00 2019-09-08

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
04:32 2019-09-08

McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA Senate Republicans are warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi that her much-anticipated drug pricing plan is dead and will not be considered in the Senate.In a...
00:16 2019-09-20

UPDATE 3-Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer...
12:16 2019-08-13

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic pa...
12:32 2019-08-16

AstraZeneca's blood cancer drug meets main goal in late-stage trial AstraZeneca Plc said on Thursday its blood cancer drug met the main goal of a final stage trial, taking the treatment one step closer to a marketing ...
12:00 2019-06-06

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bl...
16:00 2019-06-03

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening i...
02:16 2019-07-16

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker ...
14:48 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bl...
12:48 2019-06-03

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial Wall Street has taken a keen interest in the drug that could become the first approved medicine targeting one of the most common mutations found in n...
15:16 2019-06-03

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their prod...
16:32 2019-06-27

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, o...
14:32 2019-07-18

What causes heartburn and nausea? Heartburn and nausea are both common digestive issues. They can occur together, especially if a person experiences indigestion. Learn more in this ar...
20:32 2019-05-31

Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities Novartis AG's Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, incl...
11:48 2019-09-18

Cancer hospital affiliation tied to lower cancer surgery mortality rates (Reuters Health) - Community hospitals may have lower mortality rates for cancer surgeries when they're affiliated with a top-ranked cancer center, a...
23:48 2019-08-06

How Marcia Cross Discovered Her Anal Cancer Was Linked to Husband's Throat Cancer For Marcia Cross, a regular gynecologist visit about year-and-a-half ago revealed a lot more than she expected. Sitting down with CBS This Morning o...
19:16 2019-06-05

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been...
08:32 2019-09-12

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the...
16:00 2019-08-07

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area. ...
05:32 2019-08-08

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidem...
22:16 2019-08-27

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of over...
00:48 2019-06-07

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone ...
11:16 2019-09-07

Should I get checked for cancer? The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn m...
03:16 2019-05-24

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases...
17:48 2019-07-01

What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation in the digestive system. This may increase the risk of certain cancers. Learn more about the link between...
11:16 2019-05-21

What to know about the link between diet and cancer A person’s diet may affect their risk of developing cancer in several ways. Some diets may also help prevent cancer, or help a person recover. Learn ...
23:48 2019-08-09

What is the link between age and breast cancer? A person's risk of breast cancer increases with age. Doctors most commonly diagnose the condition in females over the age of 50. However, there are m...
05:48 2019-07-04

Best anti-cancer supplements Anti-cancer supplements can include vitamin tablets and herbal extracts. However, while supplements may help to reduce a person’s risk of developing ...
21:16 2019-07-03

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sulliv...
04:32 2019-07-14

Police K-9 adopted after losing leg, job to cancer A former Massachusetts police K-9 forced into retirement after losing its leg to cancer has found a new home, officials said Wednesday. The three-leg...
00:32 2019-05-31

Alex Trebek says his cancer is now in "near remission" Back in early March, game show fans worldwide were struck with some truly dispiriting news: An announcement from Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek that he h...
23:16 2019-05-29

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for...
01:48 2019-06-18

Infectious cancer hasn’t done much over the last 4,000 years Enlarge / Does this dog look concerned because he realizes he can catch an infectious cancer? (credit: Martin Astley) Cancer is a horrific disease,...
21:16 2019-08-03

UK still behind in cancer survival despite recent surge Big improvement in past two decades fails to close gap with likes of Australia and CanadaCancer survival rates in the UK have improved markedly over ...
02:00 2019-09-12

My doctor told me I was fat — but it turns out I actually had cancer Jen Curran’s doctor told her she needed to lose weight. It turned out, she had bone marrow cancer. “It was just too unbelievable, too insane to be be...
13:00 2019-08-19

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term...
14:16 2019-06-27

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement of...
04:00 2019-06-14

The New Handball Rule Is The Cold, VAR Is Cancer For the second time in as many weeks of the new Premier League season, the biggest story from the weekend was another ruinously stupid imposition of ...
14:32 2019-08-19

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that ...
18:48 2019-07-02

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companie...
18:32 2019-08-16

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‘twice what was thought’ Study prompts medicines regulator to advise all women using HRT to remain vigilantThe risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is...
00:32 2019-08-30

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. ...
22:32 2019-08-20

Unmasking mutant cancer cells As cancer cells progress, they accumulate hundreds and even thousands of genetic and epigenetic changes, resulting in protein expression profiles tha...
19:48 2019-07-17

RBG makes appearance after cancer scare US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg accepted an honorary degree on campus of the University of Buffalo on Monday. She recently completed rad...
06:48 2019-08-27

Former NFL player Still focused on fight against cancer Devon Still is focused serving as an inspiration and drawing inspiration from his daughter Leah's battle with cancer     &#...
18:48 2019-09-06

Zero gravity kills cancer cells After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. ...
18:48 2019-09-06

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused...
14:32 2019-06-07

Brailsford recovering from cancer surgery "Sir Dave Brailsford has revealed he underwent surgery for prostate cancer after being diagnosed with the illness just before this year’s Tour de Fra...
06:16 2019-09-13

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure....
12:48 2019-07-16

The entrepreneur who battled cancer to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companie...
06:32 2019-08-16

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Altho...
07:16 2019-06-29

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs...
00:16 2019-07-17

Why we're tackling the Etape du Tour despite our breast cancer Our conditions have forced us to temper our expectations, but my friend and I won’t let them stop us pursuing what we loveA breakaway is a cycling te...
02:48 2019-07-19

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the car...
13:32 2019-06-17

Rod Stewart given all-clear following secret cancer treatment Stewart says, ‘I’ve just been happy, and the good Lord looked after me’, following prostate cancer diagnosis two years agoRod Stewart has revealed he...
15:00 2019-09-16

Peter Fonda Dead at 79 After Cancer Battle Peter Fonda has passed away at the age of 79. The star of hit films like Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma and Ulee's Gold died from respiratory failure caus...
19:00 2019-08-16

Colon cancer survivor thanks nurse who was by her side Seven words spoken from a mystery nurse turned into this cancer survivor's life mantra. Now, the two are meeting for the first time.   ...
04:00 2019-09-20

| Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity s...
14:16 2019-08-06

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from...
18:00 2019-07-19

MRI scans to be trialled as test for prostate cancer Simple scans ‘could revolutionise the way that we diagnose disease’, says professorHundreds of men will be given MRI scans in a groundbreaking clinic...
20:16 2019-06-09

Cancer doctors don't focus on lifestyle risks (Reuters Health) - Cancer specialists only rarely advise patients on lifestyle changes that could improve overall health and possibly also reduce the...
04:16 2019-08-27

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment tar...
15:48 2019-07-16

'War on cancer' metaphors may do harm, research shows Use of military terminology can make people more fearful and fatalistic, say psychologistsThe ubiquitous use of war metaphors in cancer may do more h...
04:48 2019-08-10

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers st...
17:48 2019-08-09

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. Th...
16:32 2019-07-11

Girl fighting cancer can't believe what her neighborhood did for her Keren Clay was scared her friends would look at her differently after her amputation, but all it took was the drive home to make her realize she had ...
12:16 2019-09-09

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study pu...
19:48 2019-05-23

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cance...
16:32 2019-05-31

Over 70% of US adults unaware of HPV-related cancer risks New evidence suggests that both men and women in the United States lack sufficient awareness about the cancer risks related to HPV, and about HPV vac...
07:32 2019-09-20

Broken heart syndrome may be linked to cancer There may be a possible link between broken heart syndrome and cancer. Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland studied data fr...
18:48 2019-07-17

Cancer and nutrition research: How best to move it forward In the proceedings of a recent conference about the interplay between nutrition and cancer, specialists note that interdisciplinarity is the way forw...
20:32 2019-08-01

‘The Undying,’ an Extraordinary and Furious New Memoir About Cancer Anne Boyer’s book is partly about her own illness, and partly about the possibility — and necessity — of finding common cause in individual suffering...
05:48 2019-09-10

Being overweight is even more of a cancer risk than previously thought The risks of being obese are fairly well documented, and while it’s true that a person who is significantly overweight can better their odds of...
21:00 2019-08-12

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has ...
08:48 2019-07-09

Cameron Mathison shares cancer diagnosis "Home & Family" and "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Cameron Mathison shared news of his cancer diagnosis in an Instagram post Tuesday. He had announc...
17:48 2019-09-10

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?' In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening t...
09:48 2019-06-19

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for firs...
13:00 2019-05-28

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 p...
01:48 2019-06-08

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diag...
07:32 2019-06-10

A man survived cancer twice, then he won a $4.6 million lottery jackpot Stu MacDonald, a resident of Bend, Oregon, buys his Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket every week. This week, he won the jackpot, worth $4.6 million. ...
00:00 2019-09-17

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is on her way to ‘being very well’ after cancer treatment Ginsburg, 86, who was recently treated for pancreatic cancer, seemed sharp but accepted assistance coming on to the stage and spoke from a sitting po...
05:48 2019-09-01

How a dietary change might boost cancer therapy A study in mice finds that eating less of a particular amino acid that is found in high levels in meat and eggs enhances the effects of cancer treatm...
22:16 2019-08-04

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical precancerous le...
13:32 2019-07-31

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against can...
10:16 2019-05-21

Colorectal cancer becoming more common at younger ages Rates of early-onset colon cancer are rising in many high-income countries even as rates among older adults hold steady or decline, a new study shows...
20:16 2019-09-09

Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resi...
01:00 2019-09-17

American Gibbs cancer free after surgery Nicole Gibbs is cancer free after surgery to remove the tumor on the roof of her mouth was successful but she will be sidelined for longer than previ...
22:32 2019-05-30

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'on way to being very well' after cancer treatment Thousands stand in line to see judge at Washington event Says she’ll be ready for court’s new session in OctoberRuth Bader Ginsburg has said she is o...
22:16 2019-08-31

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the m...
09:48 2019-06-03

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human...
17:00 2019-06-27

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new...
16:32 2019-06-11

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele ...
13:00 2019-06-12

HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk Hormonal replacement therapy for the menopause increases the risk of breast cancer and that risk can persist for more than a decade after usage stops...
22:16 2019-08-29

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to c...
12:48 2019-06-27

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, accordi...
10:32 2019-07-22

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate ...
21:32 2019-07-01

Babe Laufenberg's son Luke dies of cancer at 21 Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg and a tight end at UTEP, has died after a nearly two-year battle with c...
14:32 2019-08-22

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women...
14:16 2019-05-21

| US runner Grunewald dies at 32 after cancer battle Gabriele Grunewald, who became an inspirational figure to thousands of fans after continuing to compete at a high level despite a decade-long battle ...
23:48 2019-06-12

Dog who got forever home thanks to a hospice dies of cancer CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — A rescued dog named Lola who got her forever home thanks to a New York hospice has died of cancer. Hospice Buffalo confirmed...
10:48 2019-06-13

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on ...
15:01 2019-07-15

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a num...
14:48 2019-06-27

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radio...
17:32 2019-05-21

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own cr...
13:48 2019-05-22

U.S. Justice Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancr...
01:00 2019-08-24

9/11 first responder diagnosed with cancer, then pulmonary fibrosis Tom Frey, 54, is a retired New York Police Department detective who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma linked to the time he spent at the World Tr...
21:48 2019-09-11

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published...
13:48 2019-06-27

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the marke...
13:32 2019-06-03

With pancreatic cancer, what Stephen needs is legalised cannabis A year into his cancer treatment, Stephen heard about the benefits of medical marijuana and CBD oil, but it has proven difficult to get. Words and ph...
09:48 2019-09-04

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.     &...
13:16 2019-06-27

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study su...
12:00 2019-09-12

Classroom exercise discovers med student’s cancer (KSNV) Erica Stiles was born to help others. The daughter of an optometrist, she always knew the medical field was for her. “I saw his passion ...
21:48 2019-09-11

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biops...
12:48 2019-07-16

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
16:32 2019-06-13

Belly, thigh fat linked to aggressive prostate cancer Visceral fat that sits deep in the abdomen or surrounding the organs, and thigh subcutaneous fat that rests just beneath the skin, are linked to adva...
15:01 2019-06-10

Runner Gabriele Grunewald Dead at 32 After Cancer Battle Gabriele Grunewald has passed away at the age of 32. After battling cancer for over a decade, the U.S. runner and Olympic hopeful died on Tuesday ev...
17:16 2019-06-12

Oregon man who beat cancer twice wins $4.6M lotto jackpot He’s on a winning streak. An Oregon man who beat cancer twice has hit a $4.6 million lottery jackpot, officials said. Stu MacDonald, from the city of...
01:00 2019-09-17

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method al...
17:48 2019-06-12

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of bre...
18:48 2019-07-09

Breast cancer guidelines say more women may need gene test More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential ...
02:32 2019-08-21

Cardinals legend Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was di...
09:48 2019-07-14

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer Metal group cancel majority of forthcoming tour as frontman undergoes treatmentMegadeth’s Dave Mustaine is undergoing treatment for throat cancer, he...
09:32 2019-06-18

NYPD cops climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for kids with cancer They took the NYPD to new heights. The three cops who announced in April their plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain i...
17:48 2019-07-23

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lif...
00:32 2019-07-09

Drinking Oolong Tea May Help Combat Breast Cancer: Study Apart from preventing diabetes, this Chinese tea is known to be heart-healthy and brain-healthy as well. Oolong tea extracts may also help stave off ...
07:16 2019-08-21

New breast cancer guidelines say more women need gene test WASHINGTON — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an...
14:00 2019-08-21

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing he...
11:01 2019-06-19

You Can Now Defer Your Student Loans While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Last year, a law went into effect that should allow cancer patients to pause their federal student loans while undergoing treatment and for six month...
23:00 2019-08-23

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced diseas...
22:16 2019-07-22

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
22:48 2019-07-22

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises million...
07:16 2019-08-01

New therapy attacks brain cancer's circadian clock A potential novel therapy against glioblastoma, a tumor that penetrates brain tissue and hides from radiation, chemotherapy and surgical treatments, ...
13:48 2019-08-27

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year ...
11:01 2019-06-18

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the...
04:32 2019-06-09

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer...
20:48 2019-08-21

$11M grant seeks to prevent cervical cancer in Appalachia MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention...
12:16 2019-06-10

Do ‘night owls’ have a higher risk of breast cancer? There are a few known risk factors associated with breast cancer, including alcohol consumption and obesity. Now, say researchers, we may need to add...
09:16 2019-06-28

California Says Coffee Does Not Pose Significant Cancer Risk LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. State regulators gave final appr...
20:16 2019-06-03

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researc...
02:16 2019-07-11

Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent ...
18:48 2019-07-12

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions ...
12:16 2019-07-11

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study say...
16:32 2019-06-11

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being...
11:16 2019-06-02

Here's what we know about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's latest cancer scare Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared healthy on Monday during a public appearance at the University at Buffalo, three days after completing a three-week cour...
21:00 2019-08-26

Toddler with cancer dies after doctors misdiagnose her with constipation The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with constipation — and who then died of complications from cancer days later — say doctors could ...
21:00 2019-08-26

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty con...
13:32 2019-06-14

Combining two cancer drugs could help slow growth of tumours Breast tumours grow at a slower rate in mice if the animals are given one drug to block cancer cell division and another that prevents therapy resist...
22:00 2019-07-11

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors t...
11:16 2019-06-01

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the ...
07:32 2019-07-22

MTA conductor shows mercy to cancer-stricken man who stabbed him An MTA subway conductor who nearly died in a knife attack on a Bronx platform in April took pity Friday on his violent but gravely ill stabber, agree...
02:32 2019-06-08

Distance runner dead at 32 after long cancer battle A decorated distance runner who captured hearts with her inspiring fight against a rare form of cancer has died “peacefully with no suffering,” her h...
11:48 2019-06-12

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be...
13:32 2019-07-31

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer (Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer...
19:00 2019-09-13

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doct...
16:32 2019-06-13

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list The world's master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, add...
22:16 2019-07-09

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Gam...
13:16 2019-07-31

Australian scientist to launch cancer cells into space After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. ...
15:00 2019-08-30

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County ...
18:32 2019-06-13

'All My Children' alum Cameron Mathison says he has kidney cancer Cameron Mathison is asking fans for their thoughts and prayers after revealing in an Instagram post on Tuesday that he's been diagnosed with kidney c...
23:00 2019-09-10

Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer battle, says he's 'in the clear now' "Two years ago, I was ­diagnosed with prostate cancer," Rod Stewart, 74, said during a performance Saturday.        ...
21:00 2019-09-16

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug cos...
16:16 2019-09-12

TFD implements procedures to prevent work-related cancer TUCSON-The Tucson Fire Department is working to prevent cancer in the workplace. The department implemented a number of procedures to protect its fir...
23:48 2019-06-02

A Sexually Transmitted Cancer in Dogs Is Even Weirder Than We Thought Our precious pooches can carry one of the strangest diseases known to exist—a sexually transmitted form of cancer that’s jumped from host to host for...
16:32 2019-08-01

Woman dying of cervical cancer at 25: ‘Pap smear could have saved me’ Her youth has cut her life short. After experiencing constant, severe bleeding and back pain, Paige Hart, 25, was diagnosed in November with cervical...
00:32 2019-09-19

Personalised breast cancer test could tell when to stop treatment A blood test for a person’s specific breast cancer mutations – which is 100 times more sensitive than existing tests – seems to tell when treatment i...
11:48 2019-08-08

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, ac...
23:00 2019-08-16

Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations...
23:00 2019-08-16

Cancer deaths in the U.S. cost $94B in lost earnings in 2015 Deaths from cancer among people between age 16 and 84 cost America nearly 9 million years of life and more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015....
16:48 2019-07-03

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something m...
13:16 2019-05-21

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to...
17:32 2019-09-19

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it a...
02:16 2019-09-07

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Mond...
12:32 2019-07-01

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a m...
11:32 2019-05-21

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian canc...
05:32 2019-08-14

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes ...
12:01 2019-07-01

Candle lighting ceremony honors children with cancer TUCSON – September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Tuesday night, the community gathered in front of the Banner Diamond Children&...
04:00 2019-09-18

Japan's Former Empress Michiko Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Japan's former empress Michiko has been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and will soon undergo surgery, the Imperial Household Agency (IHA) s...
23:16 2019-08-09

CEO Collymore dies of cancer after steering Safaricom's expansion Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has di...
06:32 2019-07-01

Cervical cancer can be eliminated. We must do more to prevent this deadly disease Only a few cancers can be eradicated around the world. Cervical cancer is one. We have the tools and technical expertise to eliminate cervical cancer...
22:48 2019-09-07

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosi...
23:00 2019-08-16

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life...
12:00 2019-05-22

More older adults die from cancer despite high screening rates As the fastest-growing age group in the United States, adults older than age 85 have higher incidences and death rates from cancer than people betwee...
11:00 2019-08-07

Astronomers studying space could help fight breast cancer Techniques developed by astronomers to understand space could help fight against breast and skin cancer, according to new research. A large part of a...
07:32 2019-07-03

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live? The 5-year relative survival rate for stage 4 colon cancer is 14%. Many factors determine the life expectancy of a person with this condition. Learn ...
19:48 2019-05-22

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in ...
23:32 2019-05-21

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling d...
02:00 2019-09-05

4 Your Health: Red meat may increase risk of breast cancer A study suggests a plant-based diet is good for your heart. Researchers studied the eating habits of more than 10,000 middle-aged adults for more tha...
23:00 2019-08-07

Medication can lower some women's risk of breast cancer NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a high risk of developing breast cancer can lower that risk by taking certain medications, according to update...
21:16 2019-09-03

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of ...
17:32 2019-05-21

Roche prices personalized cancer treatment at about $204,560 annually Roche Holding AG priced at about $204,560 a year its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, ...
12:00 2019-08-16

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of la...
02:48 2019-05-24

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his la...
03:00 2019-08-08

Cancer researcher becomes first woman to win 4,000km cycling race Fiona Kolbinger, 24, rode from Bulgaria to France in 10 days, two hours and 48 minutesA German cancer researcher has become the first woman to win on...
17:48 2019-08-06

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with hormone therapy fulvestrant for po...
16:16 2019-05-24

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performi...
17:48 2019-06-20

Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths? A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon canc...
06:16 2019-06-20

Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a severe form of the cond...
22:32 2019-08-20

Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening prefer...
17:01 2019-06-28

High insulin levels may bring on pancreatic cancer Researchers bred mice that were genetically unable to produce excess insulin with mice susceptible to cancer development. The resulting mice had the ...
14:32 2019-08-02

"Want To Die In Mother's Lap": Cancer Patient In Jail Tells Top Court A cancer patient lodged in a Rajasthan jail moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking bail to fulfil his last wish of wanting to "die in the lap of ...
14:16 2019-05-28

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (ade...
03:00 2019-06-20

Measuring chromosome imbalance could clarify cancer prognosis Most human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Any deviation from this number can be fatal for cells, and several genetic disorders, such as Down syn...
08:37 2019-05-21

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals...
18:32 2019-09-17

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study sho...
06:16 2019-06-20

Know the risks about HRT and breast cancer. But don’t panic about them | Joanna Moorhead As a breast cancer survivor, I understand the grip of fear. But the best thing is to talk to a doctor then make your own choicesIt was hard to avoid ...
17:48 2019-09-02

4 Your Health: Cancer cases may stem from drinking tap water (NBC News)- Federal health officials say they are leaving no stone unturned while investigating the cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses. Acc...
04:00 2019-09-20

‘Jeopardy!’ champ donates to a cancer walk in Trebek’s name The “Jeopardy!” champion who won more than $2 million is honoring the host of the game show. James Holzhauer donated a portion of his win...
11:16 2019-06-20

How does tumor size relate to breast cancer stage? Doctors use tumor size to help determine the stage of breast cancer. People with early-stage cancers are likely to have smaller tumors that are easie...
19:32 2019-07-05

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold...
21:48 2019-08-07

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a che...
07:00 2019-08-13

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that co...
18:16 2019-05-27

'Electronic tongues' may help diagnose early stage bladder cancer New research proposes the use of electronic tongues for detecting bladder cancer in its early stages. The device is cheap, noninvasive, and easy to u...
22:32 2019-07-23

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he...
18:48 2019-05-21

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed r...
20:16 2019-05-21

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caus...
12:16 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosi...
12:00 2019-08-16

President Trump Says Wind Turbines Cause Cancer. 99% of Iowans Disagree Since the early days of his administration, Donald Trump has sought to use his presidency to slow the country’s transition to clean energy, blo...
10:48 2019-08-13

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which som...
11:00 2019-07-02

Beth Chapman Gets Candid About Her "Incurable" Cancer in New Dog's Most Wanted Trailer Before her death, Beth Chapman wanted fans to see her brave fight until the very end. In a brand-new trailer for Dog's Most Wanted released Monday m...
14:32 2019-07-22

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water caus...
10:32 2019-09-19

UK cancer survival rates are too low – our priorities are all wrong | Mark Dayan Short-termism has hampered investment in equipment and staffing that could help the NHS keep people alive • Mark Dayan is a policy analyst at the Nuf...
00:32 2019-09-14

Carnivàle Actor Brian Turk Dead at 49 After Cancer Battle Hollywood has lost a star. Brian Turk, the star of HBO's 2003 show Carnivàle and many other hit series, has passed away, E! News can confirm. Accord...
12:32 2019-09-16

UCLA: Terry Donahue, retired football coach, has cancer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terry Donahue, the winningest football coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, has been diagnosed with cancer. The university says the 7...
21:48 2019-05-21

Georgios Papanikolaou: inventor of the Pap smear cervical cancer test The Pap smear cervical cancer test, which Georgios Papanikolaou developed by studying smears from his wife, was the first widely used screening test ...
23:32 2019-05-21

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and ...
16:16 2019-06-13

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant ...
22:32 2019-06-09

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
01:32 2019-05-22

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study sugge...
00:32 2019-05-22

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnos...
10:16 2019-06-13

Tears As Badminton Star Lee Chong Wei Quits After Cancer Battle Cancer proved the career-ending blow but it wasn't the only low for Lee, who was banned after testing positive for a banned anti-inflammatory at the ...
05:16 2019-06-13

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer prog...
19:32 2019-08-14

Tucsonan on the road to recovery after three-year battle with liver cancer PHOENIX – After a long wait, a sea full of emotions and nearly three-year bout with liver cancer, a Tucson man finally returned home, equipped ...
22:16 2019-06-28

'Walking Dead' actor and former firefighter dies after battle with cancer Dango Nguyen, a former firefighter and actor who appeared on "The Walking Dead" died Saturday "after a hard-fought battle with cancer," according to ...
17:00 2019-08-12

Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other disea...
15:32 2019-07-02

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was...
19:48 2019-06-12

Swapping red meat for chicken may reduce breast cancer risk A new study in the International Journal of Cancer found that women who switched to poultry from beef, lamb or pork were 28 percent less likely to ge...
16:00 2019-08-07

Joy Behar: Curing cancer 'much more difficult' without fixing climate change Add cancer to the long list of things that progressives say is a result of climate change. During Wednesday's "View," co-host Joy Behar warned that w...
14:16 2019-06-12

Woman breaks ‘cancer-free bell’ after completing radiation A Texas woman who completed radiation treatment for breast cancer was so excited to ring the “cancer-free bell” at her hospital — she acc...
16:48 2019-07-17

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence Doctors have gotten much better at detecting and treating breast cancer early. Drug and chemotherapy regimens to control tumors have gotten so effect...
17:48 2019-08-08

Lithuanian Prime Minister Diagnosed With Cancer, To Continue Working Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma but will continue working as he undergoes cancer tre...
15:32 2019-08-28

Bruce Anstey wins on comeback after cancer treatment at Classic TT Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Bruce Anstey took an emotional victory in the Lightweight Classic TT race, following a two-year absence from racing th...
10:32 2019-08-25

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea wa...
13:16 2019-05-21

Steelers’ James Conner had a week to live without cancer diagnosis If he had waited one more week, it might have been too late. Steelers running back James Conner said on the “Ya neva know: you know what I mean...
11:32 2019-07-17

Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the drug as a standalon...
09:32 2019-05-21

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according t...
13:00 2019-09-05

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tu...
12:32 2019-08-14

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis "American Nicole Gibbs has revealed she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month\u0027s French Open after being diagnosed wit...
10:32 2019-05-21

Tennis: Australia's McNamara dies at 64 after quiet cancer battle Australia's Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of...
03:16 2019-07-22

CEO Collymore, who built Safaricom into $11 billion telco, dies of cancer Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has di...
08:16 2019-07-01

Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes first appearance since cancer treatement Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday appeared in good spirits as she accepted an honorary law degree from the University of Buffalo &#...
22:16 2019-08-26

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
18:48 2019-07-16

Kylie breaks down on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer battle KYLIE Minogue wept on stage today as she finally performed at Glastonbury, fourteen years after being forced to drop out after battling cancer in 200...
14:16 2019-06-30

Mom of two was misdiagnosed with cancer, endured chemo and surgery before the mistake was found A mother-of-two from England was misdiagnosed with cancer three years ago, with doctors telling her she had a particularly aggressive form of the dis...
19:16 2019-07-20

Gibbs, who beat cancer this year, loses to Halep at US Open Nicole Gibbs, who beat cancer earlier this year, couldn't get too upset about losing to Simona Halep in the first round of the U.S. Open  ...
04:16 2019-08-28

Merck Seeks More Deals as It Expands Its Cancer Treatments Portfolio Merck is searching for small and midsize deals, including more transactions aimed at expanding its portfolio of cancer treatments beyond the company’...
09:48 2019-06-19

Chipotle, Sweetgreen bowls are linked to cancer-causing chemicals The bowls used at restaurants such as Chipotle and Sweetgreen are linked to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a new study. Though compostable bo...
04:32 2019-08-08

Alex Trebek Is "On the Mend" from Late-Stage Pancreatic Cancer Alex Trebek, the host of the syndicated version of 'Jeopardy!', will return to host another season after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in Ma...
18:48 2019-08-29

Cardinals pitching legend Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968, announced he has been diag...
13:48 2019-07-14

Runner Gabriele 'Gabe' Grunewald dies at 32 after battle with cancer The husband of decorated American long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald announced on Instagram Tuesday evening that his wife had passed away at age...
05:48 2019-06-12

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessat...
15:16 2019-06-27

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with...
23:16 2019-09-12

Marcia Cross opens up about anal cancer and potential link to HPV "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross said her anal cancer could be linked to her husband's throat cancer diagnosis in 2009.   ...
11:16 2019-06-06

AbbVie terminates late-stage lung cancer trial AbbVie Inc on Thursday said it will discontinue the late-stage trial testing its experimental treatment for a type of lung cancer after it failed to ...
09:32 2019-08-29

Antibiotic use before cancer treatment cuts survival time – study Patients live longer if they do not take antibiotics in month before immunotherapyTaking antibiotics in the month before starting immunotherapy drama...
11:32 2019-09-12

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European re...
02:48 2019-07-02

Rapper Bushwick Bill dies at 52 after four-month battle with cancer Rapper Bushwick Bill, best known for his work with the Houston-based trio Geto Boys, has died after a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Billb...
11:16 2019-06-10

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk....
04:32 2019-08-12

Study: Obesity may increase psychosocial issues for cancer patients While studies have shown that weight can affect mental well-being, new research links excess weight among cancer patients with worse psychosocial sym...
12:16 2019-09-06

No-deal Brexit could hit cancer trials that save children’s lives UK researchers fear being blocked from EU-wide testing of treatments for diseases including rare childhood cancersLeading medical researchers have wa...
12:48 2019-09-07

Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes first appearance since cancer treatment Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday appeared in good spirits as she accepted an honorary law degree from the University of Buffalo &#...
06:16 2019-08-27

Rod Stewart Reveals He's "in the Clear" After Private Battle With Prostate Cancer Rod Stewart is a cancer survivor. The 74-year-old singer revealed his private battle with prostate cancer at a fundraiser for the Prostate Project ...
12:32 2019-09-16

Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U....
23:00 2019-06-20

Woman has 86 skin cancer surgeries, blames tanning ‘addiction’ Here’s a cautionary tale to start your summer. A 43-year-old Tennessee woman claims she’s undergone 86 skin cancer surgeries. She blames ...
15:48 2019-05-24

Cirrhosis, cancer risks higher with fatty liver - especially in diabetics (Reuters Health) - Fatty liver disease that's not related to alcohol use is linked with an increased risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, especially i...
15:48 2019-05-27

A Breast Implant Linked to Rare Cancer Is Finally Off the Market The end of a breast implant product linked to a rare type of cancer is seemingly finally here. On Wednesday, the Food and Administration said it had ...
18:32 2019-07-24

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispan...
05:00 2019-09-17

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, ...
20:16 2019-09-09

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded...
06:48 2019-07-07

Pfizer bolsters cancer portfolio with $10.64 billion deal for Array Pfizer Inc on Monday struck a deal to buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash to expand its portfolio of potentially lucrative cancer drug...
11:32 2019-06-17

Breast cancer treatment could lead to incurable tumors years later Drugs taken by thousands of breast cancer patients creates deadly “sleeper cells” that may cause incurable tumors years later. Researchers say the ho...
17:48 2019-09-03

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form...
14:32 2019-06-18

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study su...
17:48 2019-09-11

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racia...
14:32 2019-06-02

Cancer Recurs for Navy Veteran Imprisoned in Iran, Diplomats Say Michael R. White, a California man arrested in Iran last year, had a cancerous lesion removed by Iranian doctors. “I am afraid he will die there,” hi...
15:16 2019-08-31

Indians' Carrasco pitches for 1st time since cancer finding Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has returned to the mound in the minor leagues as he tries to come back after being diagnosed with leukemia ...
22:32 2019-08-19

Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval ...
00:32 2019-07-04

Alex Trebek is back at work after completing cancer treatment We’ve never been so happy to see a 79-year-old man go back to work. Three months after announcing that his pancreatic cancer was in “near remission,”...
13:32 2019-08-30

Stiliyan Petrov: ‘When my kids google my name, the first thing that comes up is: beat cancer' The Aston Villa legend says his experience with leukaemia ‘will always be on my mind’ but is happy, healthy and working towards becoming a managerIt ...
13:16 2019-05-26

AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advan...
02:48 2019-06-18

A cure for cancer, Alzheimer’s, depression? FDA smacks down wild CBD claims Enlarge / Curaleaf products. (credit: Curaleaf) One CBD company sure has been busy. The company Curaleaf claims that it has developed products that...
13:16 2019-07-31

Roche says test showed Tecentriq helped vs bladder cancer Roche Holding said its Tecentriq drug combined with platinum-based chemotherapy reduced the risk of the disease worsening or death in patients with a...
21:00 2019-08-05

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults...
10:16 2019-06-21

Actor John Wesley has died at 72 after long cancer battle Actor John Wesley, best known for his role as Dr. Hoover on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," died after a long cancer battle. He was 72.   &...
21:32 2019-09-10

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its c...
18:48 2019-06-17

GoFundMe cancer care campaigns often don’t cover bills: study Crowdfunding isn’t going to replace health insurance any time soon. So says a new study published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal M...
20:16 2019-09-10

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying ...
16:32 2019-05-31

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend li...
03:32 2019-08-17

New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer The cure for bladder cancer could be as simple as catching a cold, according to a small study published Thursday. Researchers at the University of Su...
10:32 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for pos...
02:16 2019-05-25

Cancer survivor is first person to swim the Channel four times non-stop American Sarah Thomas, 37, tests limits of endurance by swimming 215km in 54 hoursAn American woman has become the first person to swim the Channel f...
10:32 2019-09-17

Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant - podcast In Reserve, Louisiana, Oliver Laughland hears how a community is fighting for the right to a safe environment for their children, who face a risk of ...
01:16 2019-08-07

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing sur...
19:16 2019-06-03

Ron Darling slated to return to broadcast booth after cancer scare After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth on Tuesday when the Mets face the Giants at Citi Field. Dar...
13:00 2019-06-03

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell t...
19:32 2019-07-09

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies pr...
16:48 2019-07-03

Germany: Acting SPD chief steps down after breast cancer diagnosis The acting leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Manuela Schwesig, will step down following a breast cancer diagnosis. She will remain state premier ...
15:16 2019-09-10

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
12:16 2019-07-24

Mom loses tip of nose after dismissing skin cancer symptom as pimple A former sun worshipper who admitted to soaking up the rays without using protection for decades shared how she had the tip of her nose cut off after...
11:00 2019-06-19

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cance...
19:32 2019-07-08

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs ...
18:32 2019-05-22

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, but FDA declines to ban Recent medical studies have found that anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is notably higher in p...
09:32 2019-06-14

FDA warned of possible cancer-causing chemical in blood pressure pills A web-based drug retailer has notified the Food and Drug Administration that a chemical found in a common blood pressure medication may cause cancer....
12:01 2019-06-19

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a ...
02:32 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-Roche personalized cancer treatment to cost about $204,560 a year Roche Holding AG has priced at about $204,560 a year its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, that targets tumors with specific genetic mutation...
12:32 2019-08-16

Study: Common cold strain may fight off bladder cancer New research showed the oncolytic virus coxsackievirus, or CVA21, wiped out all cancer in a patient with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in a rece...
17:48 2019-07-08

Goodyear firefighter dies after 4-year battle with job-related cancer GOODYEAR, Ariz. (KPNX) — An 11-year veteran with the Goodyear Fire Department died of cancer Saturday night, the department said in a statement. Aust...
03:16 2019-09-04

In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures Kicking off his 2020 reelection bid, President Donald Trump is promising to eradicate AIDS in America and to come up with cures to many diseases, "in...
00:32 2019-06-19

Candlelighters camp welcomes children, families affected by cancer MT. LEMMON — On a ropes course in the wilderness, 7-year-old Evan Wedeking is finding his way. Evan has Rhabdomyosarcoma, cancer of the soft ti...
07:48 2019-06-03

High blood sugar may increase risk for pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer risk may be directly related to elevated blood sugar levels, according to an analysis of health records for 25 million people in So...
16:16 2019-07-24

Textured Breast Implants Recalled Because of Link to Rare Cancer (WASHINGTON) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for textured models because of a link to a rare form of c...
13:32 2019-07-24

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new researc...
12:01 2019-08-02

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late ...
20:48 2019-06-16

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs ...
06:16 2019-05-23

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer...
13:16 2019-05-29

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorisation from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stag...
05:16 2019-07-03

What to know about the 10-panel drug test A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs i...
07:32 2019-09-12

Stony Brook professor stole $200K from cancer research: feds A Stony Brook University associate professor pilfered grant money meant for cancer research and used it to pay for personal expenses, including mortg...
19:48 2019-09-12

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world's biggest killer within just a few d...
10:00 2019-09-03

More than 20 years after beating cancer, former basketball player sees her son drafted in NBA first round Cancer almost took away her ability to have kids, now former college star Kristi Kinne-Hayes can watch her son, No. 8 pick Jaxson Hayes, in the NBA. ...
22:48 2019-06-20

WHO updates its essential medicines list, adds cancer and stroke drugs The World Health Organization published an updated list of "essential medicines" on Tuesday, adding drugs for cancer, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis an...
09:00 2019-07-09

Gigi and Bella Hadid Mourn the Loss of Their Grandmother After Cancer Battle It's a sad day for the Hadid family. Taking to social media, Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid and Yolanda Hadid shared the heartbreaking news that the matria...
04:48 2019-09-01

Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfi...
03:16 2019-09-06

Yankees stars hit runway to bring smiles, style to kids with cancer The Yankees were a hit on the runway Tuesday, when several members of the team and front office participated in a fashion show at Kleinfeld Bridal in...
22:16 2019-06-18

Trump vows the US will cure cancer, eradicate AIDS at reelection rally President Trump vowed to push America into new “medical frontiers” at a campaign rally on Tuesday evening, saying the US will eradicate AIDS and cure...
05:16 2019-06-19

Georgia toddler diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer now disease-free The 2-year-old Georgia girl who touched hearts worldwide when her parents shared that she had been diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer is no...
09:48 2019-06-19

Cancer-stricken boy whose parents stopped chemo must stay with grandparents: judge A Florida judge ruled Monday that the cancer-stricken 4-year-old boy whose parents opted to treat him with marijuana-infused oil instead of chemother...
09:48 2019-09-10

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a p...
20:48 2019-06-28

Kylie Minogue sparkles on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer battle Kylie Minogue delighted a huge crowd at Glastonbury with hits including "Spinning Around", "Shocked" and "Better the Devil You Know", 14 years after ...
17:16 2019-06-30

Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, a deal it hopes will help make it a leader in colon cancer and...
05:32 2019-06-18

Inside drugmakers' strategy to boost cancer medicines with 'Lazarus effect' In the halls of MD Anderson Cancer Center, the drug Vitrakvi is known for having a "Lazarus effect" in some patients because it can reverse late-stag...
03:16 2019-09-06

Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head a...
07:16 2019-06-11

Former St. Louis Cardinal, CDO Grad Chris Duncan dies at 38 after battle with cancer TUCSON – Former St. Louis Cardinal and ESPN radio host Chris Duncan has passed away at 38 on Friday in Tucson, Ariz. after years of fighting br...
00:48 2019-09-07

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast canc...
16:16 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval ...
20:00 2019-07-03

CORRECTED-AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, ...
12:16 2019-09-09

St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer Bob Gibson, the legendary St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, is battling pancreatic cancer, his agent confirmed on Saturday.      ...
05:16 2019-07-14

Memorial services for runner who died of rare cancer to include tribute run Gabriele Ivy Grunewald is still encouraging others to run. Memorial services for the 32-year-old elite distance runner from Minnesota who died Tuesda...
21:48 2019-06-14

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an ...
11:48 2019-07-13

Gabriele Grunewald, Who Defied Cancer By Racing At The Highest Level, Dies At 32 Former U.S. track and field champion Gabriele Grunewald died yesterday at 32 years old, a decade after she was first diagnosed with a rare form of ca...
17:16 2019-06-12

HPV vaccine 'offers chance' of wiping out cervical cancer in rich countries Study shows vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may ...
12:32 2019-06-27

Third-grader with cancer in remission donates birthday gifts to sick kids In a touching gesture, a California third-grader whose cancer is in remission donated her birthday presents to the hospital where she received treatm...
19:16 2019-07-12

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32....
01:16 2019-06-13

Syracuse women’s basketball star Tiana Mangakahia has breast cancer Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia has been diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, she announced in a release on Monday. Mangakahia will begin chemothera...
18:16 2019-07-02

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years ...
07:16 2019-07-03

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them manage their opioid add...
12:32 2019-06-27

Hull City defender Angus MacDonald diagnosed with bowel cancer • Player has early stages of disease, Championship club confirm• MacDonald recently returned after having deep vein thrombosisThe Hull City defender ...
21:16 2019-09-04

Telenovela star Edith González dies at 54 of ovarian cancer Mexican telenovela star Edith González died Thursday, three years after sharing her ovarian cancer diagnosis.       ...
00:48 2019-06-14

Drinking fruit juice may raise cancer risk, study claims Researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was "significantly associa...
12:48 2019-07-11

After Pragya Thakur, Union Minister Sees Cure For Cancer In Cow Urine Union Minister Ashwini Choubey on Saturday attested to the significance of cow urine in the health sciences, saying that it can be used to treat seri...
02:16 2019-09-08

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer? New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may ...
23:00 2019-06-20

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 p...
08:48 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults...
10:16 2019-06-21

Former Cardinals player Chris Duncan dies at 38 after battle with brain cancer Former St. Louis Cardinals player Chris Duncan has died after a lengthy battle with brain cancer, Fox Sports Midwest said during Friday's game. ...
10:48 2019-09-07

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical tr...
12:48 2019-06-29

Georgia toddler diagnosed with ovarian cancer given clean bill of health A Georgia toddler who was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer now has a clean bill of health, according to a report. The story of 2-year-old...
19:48 2019-06-19

Roche immunotherapy Tecentriq gains European approval for breast cancer Roche's Tecentriq has won European approval for use against a tough-to-treat breast cancer, helping the Swiss drugmaker to widen use of an immunother...
05:00 2019-08-29

Man faces manslaughter charge for helping cancer-stricken wife die by suicide A Connecticut man faces a manslaughter charge after police say he helped his wife who was diagnosed with cancer die by suicide.    &#...
11:32 2019-06-21

World Trade Center dust linked to prostate cancer in 9/11 responders Dust from the World Trade Center in New York, which contained metals and organic compounds, may have triggered chronic inflammation and played a role...
16:16 2019-06-21

Cameron Mathison Says He's Feeling ''Grateful and Optimistic'' After Renal Cancer Diagnosis Hallmark channel host Cameron Mathison is thinking positively and feeling "grateful" during this time. On Monday, the 50-year-old star shared the un...
00:00 2019-09-11

Sugary drink consumption increases cancer risk, research suggests Though there is no causal link, consuming sugar-based drinks like soda and fruit juice could lead to a higher chance of developing cancer, a new stud...
22:48 2019-07-10

Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy Prostate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease later on than men w...
00:32 2019-07-04

Racist Border Militia Man Accused of Defrauding Child Cancer Patient Jim Benvie, last seen posting a video of his armed vigilante group rounding up a huge crowd of asylum seekers at gunpoint, has allegedly been running...
04:48 2019-06-22

Ex-Spain Coach Luis Enrique's Nine-Year-Old Daughter Dies Of Cancer Luis Enrique resigned as national coach in June "due to the reasons which had prevented me from fulfilling my duties as normal since last March" he s...
10:00 2019-08-30

Gabriele Grunewald: Professional runner inspired 'hope' in cancer fight Gabriele Grunewald, a professional runner who continued her athletic career during an ongoing battle with cancer, has been hailed as an inspiration a...
11:16 2019-06-12

AbbVie abandons late-stage lung cancer asset Rova-T AbbVie Inc said on Thursday it will cease to develop its experimental drug Rova-T after the treatment failed to show survival benefit in a late-stage...
22:48 2019-08-29

Alex Trebek shares 'mind-boggling' pancreatic cancer update "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he's in "near remission" of advanced pancreatic cancer and his response to the treatment is "k...
15:16 2019-05-29

Ohio boy, 14, donates money from hog auction to children's medical research: 'no kid should have cancer' An Ohio town is praising a young boy after he decided to donate the money he made from auctioning off his 230-pound hog over the weekend to the St. J...
05:32 2019-08-07

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle FILE – In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, C...
12:32 2019-09-17

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewh...
08:48 2019-06-06

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, sugg...
05:32 2019-09-19

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer a...
12:16 2019-05-23

FDA requests recall of Allergan textured breast implants linked to cancer By Lauren Dunn In a major reversal, the Food and Drug Administration announced today they are asking breast implant maker Allergan to recall its text...
16:16 2019-07-24

Cancer survivor offensive lineman catches first-career touchdown pass Tennessee Titans offensive lineman David Quessenberry, a cancer survivor, caught a touchdown pass in his game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunda...
15:32 2019-09-16

New treatment shows hope for younger women with advanced breast cancer _____ New research shows that a novel breast cancer treatment could help some women with late-stage breast cancer live longer. Doctors are calling th...
15:16 2019-06-02

Jon Moxley torches Vince McMahon and cancer script that pushed him to WWE edge Jon Moxley — former WWE superstar Dean Ambrose — set the wrestling world alight this past weekend with a surprise debut at AEW’s Double or Nothing pa...
13:32 2019-05-30

Why funerals and cancer have taken a backseat to landing this coveted Hamptons beach pass While this weekend marks the official kickoff to summer craziness in the Hamptons, for those in the know, the season really begins on Feb. 1. That’s ...
23:48 2019-05-21

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
10:16 2019-06-02

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations: study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
09:48 2019-06-02

Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival dru...
23:00 2019-08-16

German cancer-awareness cyclist suspends tour after being beaten in Iran A cyclist battling cancer had to halt a ride from Germany to India after being mugged in Iran. His story sparked mass support from Iranian social med...
21:00 2019-08-08

In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 201...
17:16 2019-05-21

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I ...
02:00 2019-05-24

Expert panel updates advice on BRCA cancer gene screening (Reuters Health) - Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with increased risks for breast, ovarian, and other cancers, but only certai...
04:16 2019-08-21

Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk, study concludes UK study covering 100,000 women finds ‘no overall link’ between cancer and night workNight shift work does not increase the risk of breast cancer, fi...
13:32 2019-05-29

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non...
04:16 2019-08-21

Cirrhosis and liver cancer risk higher in people with type 2 diabetes A large European study now suggests that many diagnoses of cirrhosis and liver cancer come too late, and that diabetes might be an independent risk f...
14:16 2019-05-21

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held compa...
13:32 2019-05-21

Alex Trebek Shares ‘Mind-Boggling’ Pancreatic Cancer Update LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he’s in “near remission” of advanced pancreatic ca...
09:16 2019-05-29

Bose’s AR Frames get a narrative gaming boost from the team behind That Dragon, Cancer In The Other, players wear Bose AR Frames — head- and gesture-tracking sunglasses with built-in speakers — as they listen, look, and walk their way t...
13:48 2019-09-15

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small ...
12:32 2019-08-21

Student loan borrowers battling cancer can now press pause on their payments Congress passed a law allowing people with cancer to press pause on their student loan payments. Yet borrowers haven't been able to access the d...
15:48 2019-08-23

25-year-old battling colon cancer shares message about fighting for answers TUCSON- Doctors are seeing an increasing number of young people diagnosed with colon cancer. Renee Vukelich is 25-years-old, has no family history of...
01:32 2019-06-05

New blood test could detect ovarian cancer two years earlier: study A simple new blood test could save thousands of lives by detecting ovarian cancer two years earlier than current methods. Researchers said the breakt...
20:16 2019-08-23

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general po...
16:00 2019-06-03

Tucson teen battling cancer receives scholarship to pursue passion TUCSON – Agustin Sanchez or Augy, is a 17-years-old teen who has a passion for cars. His battle with cancer has had him miss school due to trea...
02:00 2019-05-24

Cuomo signs law requiring insurance to cover breast cancer detection at age 35 Insurance companies will now be required to provide mammogram screenings for individuals ages 35 and up, under a new law approved by Gov. Andrew Cuom...
19:32 2019-08-02

Cycling: Team Ineos boss Brailsford recovering from prostate cancer Team Ineos boss Dave Brailsford, the man who masterminded Britain's rise as a cycling powerhouse, is recovering from prostate cancer diagnosed shortl...
09:32 2019-09-13

Beth Chapman's Daughter Says She ''Choked on Her Cancer'' in Her Harrowing Final Moments The Chapman family is still reeling from the loss of their beloved matriarch, Beth Chapman. Nearly two months after Dog the Bounty Hunter lost his ...
02:48 2019-08-22

Woman’s rash leads to shocking cancer diagnosis: 'I thought it was eczema' When 20-year-old Olivia Nikolic noticed a rash forming on her hip, she assumed it was a bout of eczema. But when the rash spread — and did so quickly...
12:32 2019-07-31