September 28, 2009 More women with breast cancer are getting mastectomies to prevent occurrence of the disease in the unaffected breast.
August 31, 2009 More than a million men diagnosed early with prostate cancer may have had no benefit from the test results.
August 27, 2009 Only a handful of proton beam centers have been built in the US, and the benefits of the costly treatment haven't been proved for many conditions.
August 26, 2009 Britain rejects an appeal seeking coverage for some expensive new drugs to treat kidney cancer.
August 14, 2009 Adding an MRI scan to a woman's work-up before breast cancer surgery may lead to more invasive surgery without adding benefits.
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