Scientists in Singapore have identified a gene which makes an aggressive form of breast cancer even worse, in a development which could lead to more effective drugs to treat it.
Taller women may face a higher risk of many cancers than their shorter counterparts, according to a U.S. study released Thursday.
A cancer drug's effectiveness can now be determined by a new technique that lets doctors see images of the treatments process going on inside a patient, Taipei Medical University (TMU) announced yesterday.
A new type of gene therapy has shown promise in wiping out two rare childhood diseases, apparently without the risks of causing cancer, international researchers said Thursday.
U.S. scientists said Wednesday they have confirmed a surprising 2011 study that found a higher risk of prostate cancer among men who consume omega-3 fatty acids, raising new questions about the safety of supplements.
Eating a portion of tuna, salmon, sardines or other oily fish once or twice a week reduces the risk of breast cancer, according to a review published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on Thursday.
The National Health Insurance (NHI) has extended payment coverage for denosumab in treating bone metastases in certain types of cancer.
Men who ate more healthy fats from vegetables, nuts and olive oil after a diagnosis of prostate cancer saw better survival rates than peers whose diets were unchanged, a U.S. study said Monday.
Cancer topped the 10 most common causes of death again in 2012, claiming 43,665 lives, the Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday.
A new cervical cancer drug offers the first good hope of extending life for women with advanced stages of the disease, a study published Sunday has found.