Many genetic findings are ambiguous, leaving doctors uncertain about whether a particular variant is truly dangerous.
The results indicate that at-home testing is a viable option for women to find out whether they have a propensity for these cancers.
Decreases were seen in all major racial and ethnic groups and among men, women, adolescents, young adults, and children.
Patients with blood cancers, such as lymphomas, leukemia and multiple myeloma, are most at risk.
Machine-learning algorithms could help improve the accuracy of breast cancer screenings when used in combination with assessments from radiologists,
Despite older, sicker patients, mortality rate dropped by one-third within 10-year period
Under its Prop. 65, California has designated more than 900 substances as toxic, ranging from the seemingly benign aloe vera to the deadly chemical benzene.
Mailing self-sampling kits that test for HPV — the virus that can cause cervical cancer — helps more women get screened for the cancer.
The finding suggests that public-health efforts advocating sun protection are changing behaviors among Millennials and Post-Millennials.
Cook for Your Life, a website that teaches healthy cooking to cancer patients and their families, has become part of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
If several members of your family have had breast or prostate cancer and particularly if there are any incidences of male breast cancer, talk to your doctor.
Lymphedema is incurable, but compression stockings, sleeves and gloves help prevent complications such as swelling and infection. But they’re expensive.
Manufacturers have spend millions to market 3D mammograms even though they haven’t been shown to be more effective than traditional mammograms.
Most women know to check for breast cancer and to get a yearly pap smear to check for cervical cancer. But few are aware of the risk of endometrial cancer.
The association between eating chicken and a lowered breast cancer risk may because of eating less red meat — not some protective factor in chicken.