July 29, 2010 A new prostate cancer treatment that uses a patient's own white blood cells to effectively create a personalized vaccine has been approved. But no one really knows how it works.
July 27, 2010 Widespread PSA testing has led to a prostate cancer epidemic. Overtreatment of the many low-risk cancers detected has undercut the public health gains.
July 20, 2010 A Duke scientist's resume padding fuels questions about his research methods on a new cancer screening technique.
July 12, 2010 Potent chemotherapy medicines can harm the people caring for cancer patients, if safeguards aren't observed.
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?
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