Men rarely get breast cancer, but those who do often don't survive as long as women, largely because they don't even realize they can get it and are slow to recognize the warning signs, researchers say.
Scientists have identified a gene that slows the spread of pancreatic cancer tumors, paving the way for targeted treatment of one of the deadliest forms of the disease, said a paper published Sunday.
Most elderly men still get tested for prostate cancer despite U.S. recommendations not to screen men aged 75 and older, according to a U.S. study.
Women who took aspirin at least a couple of times a week had a much lower risk of developing lung cancer, whether or not they ever smoked, according to a study of more than a thousand Asian women.
A new prostate cancer treatment using high frequency sound waves may be a viable alternative to surgery and radiotherapy with less chance of incontinence or impotence, researchers said Tuesday.
People who get regular dental X-rays are more likely to suffer a common type of brain tumor, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday, suggesting that yearly exams may not be best for most patients.
A new method of delivering cancer drugs that could cut down on chemotherapy's side effects and boost the strength of the tumor-fighting medicine has shown promise, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.
Adding an ultrasound to annual mammograms for women at higher-than-average breast cancer risk helps catch more early-stage tumors but increases the chance that healthy women will get follow-up biopsies unnecessarily, according to a U.S. study.
Eating soy could pose risks to some women who begin consuming it as adults by making breast cancer tumors resistant to treatment, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
A former researcher at Amgen Inc. has found that many basic studies on cancer — a high proportion of them from university labs — are unreliable, with grim consequences for producing new medicines in the future.