June 16, 2010 Mounting evidence shows that people with diabetes are more likely to develop certain kinds of cancer. Why that should be isn't well understood.
Even a simple doctor's visit may be too costly for some cancer survivors.
June 14, 2010 Cancer survivors are often unable to afford necessary medical care, a new study finds. Researchers estimate as many as 2 million people may have skipped care during a three-year period.
June 8, 2010 People Survive Longer With Throat Cancer Caused By Virus
June 7, 2010 As researchers plumb the secrets of cancer, the disease proves more and more complex. The variations in common cancers make targeted treatments that will help large numbers of people particularly hard to develop.
June 2, 2010 Cancer is becoming a bigger problem in poorer countries, as the populations there grow older.
Indoor tanning poses a potent risk of skin cancer.
May 27, 2010 People who tan indoors had a 74 percent higher risk for melanoma than people who did not frequent tanning salons.
Woman holds cellphone close to her ear.
May 18, 2010 A large, international study found cell phone use didn't raise the risk of brain cancer. But some advocacy groups drew different conclusions from the data.
May 10, 2010 Spending on cancer care has increased about in line with other sorts of health spending. A shift to outpatient cancer treatment has helped temper the rise in costs.
May 7, 2010 The American Cancer Society took issue with a report to President Obama that said the cancer risks of chemicals in the environment have been understated.
May 6, 2010 A report to the president about cancer calls for more attention to the role common chemicals play in causing cancer. Some experts say the risks are overblown.
April 30, 2010 Provenge, a new prostate cancer treatment, will cost $93,000. On average, men live about four months longer after treatment. Is it worth it?
April 27, 2010 Lung cancer diagnoses in women have jumped six-fold over the past three decades, while in men the incidence of the deadly disease has declined.
Cutting back on shots (alcohol, not this blog) may prevent your cells from aging before their time.
April 23, 2010 A small Italian study suggests that alcohol may have longer-term effects on aging and associated diseases, like cancer. That's because alcohol causes damage to small bits at the ends of our DNA called telomeres, whose job it is to protect our real...
April 22, 2010 KFC's new breast cancer awareness campaign is ruffling feathers among breast cancer advocates who think it's sending a mixed message.
April 20, 2010 An analysis of lung cancer screening results in 3,200 people finds that 21 to 33 percent of the suspicious nodules found by CT scans aren't cancerous.
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