A long-term study of women who used ovary-stimulating hormones for fertility treatment found no widespread evidence of a higher cancer risk, researchers said on Monday.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday announced the latest cause of death statistics, and chronic diseases take up seven spots on the top-10 list for 2013.
The largest study of its kind to date has shown that three-dimensional imaging finds more breast cancers than traditional mammography alone, according to research published on Tuesday.
Academia Sinica yesterday announced the establishment of the world's first STOML2 database that allows hospitals to diagnose colorectal cancer in its early stage.
Women who often indulge their cravings for hamburgers, steaks and other red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
Cancer researchers say major progress is being made against a malady that kills more than seven million people worldwide each year, but funding is short and many challenges remain.
Several new targeted therapies have shown promise against advanced cancers of the blood, lungs, ovaries, and thyroid, according to research released Saturday at a major U.S. cancer conference.
Doctors may have found a way to help young breast cancer patients avoid infertility caused by chemotherapy. Giving a drug to shut down the ovaries temporarily seems to boost the odds they will work after treatment ends, and it might even improve survival, a study found.
National Health Research Institute (NHRI) and National Tsing Hua University yesterday announced their latest research that suggested that cancer might be a metabolic disease like diabetes.
Lack of funds is forcing aid workers to deny Syrian war victims and other refugees with cancer the care they need, the U.N. refugee agency's top medical expert warned on Monday.