It could be a lump or thickening in their breast tissue, or a nipple that begins to turn inward.
U.S. immunologist James P. Allison, who recently received the prestigious Wolf Prize in medicine in Jerusalem, has experienced the scourge of cancer first-hand. His mother died of lymphoma when he was 10.
I had assumed that the small lump in my breast was a blocked milk duct from nursing my seven-month-old son. The news that I had stage 2 breast cancer stunned.
If you're being treated for cancer, speak up about any side effects. A study that had patients use home computers to report symptoms like nausea and fatigue surprisingly improved survival -- by almost half a year, longer than many new cancer drugs do.
An experimental cancer medicine called larotrectinib has shown promise treating a diverse range of cancers in people young and old, researchers said at a major cancer conference in the United States.
Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also warning of the dire environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste.
So-called "light" cigarettes with holes in the filter could be the reason why a specific kind of lung cancer has been on the rise in recent decades, researchers said Monday.
Our favorite nut didn't make the list of colon cancer fighters.
Every five minutes and six seconds someone in Taiwan will develop cancer.
The price of cigarettes is set to increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack later this year after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax on Friday, with the additional revenue to be earmarked for the country's long-term medical care program.