A 1-year-old girl in the UK has become the first in the world to be treated with "designer" immune cells genetically engineered to reverse her cancer, doctors said Thursday.
Stunned scientists described on Wednesday the first known case of a man infected with tumors by a common parasitic tapeworm, raising concern about more such infections that may go undetected.
A new report raises fresh questions about the value of mammograms. The rate of cancers in the United States that have already spread far beyond the breast when they are discovered has stayed stable for decades, suggesting that screening and early detection are not preventing the most dangerous forms of the disease.
The World Health Organization (WHO) stressed Thursday that an explosive report this week linking the consumption of processed meat to cancer was not calling for people to stop eating meat altogether.
The U.N.'s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned Monday that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat "probably" does too.
At Rio de Janeiro's famed Churrascaria Palace restaurant, the sizzling of steaks, the swish of carving knives and sighs of satisfied diners drowned out a U.N. warning Monday that meat can cause cancer.
Hot dog makers and meat sellers say a report from the World Health Organization labeling wieners, bacon and other processed meats as cancer-causers is baloney.
It's official: Ham, sausage and other processed meats can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers -- and red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.
Local doctors told Aida Abdulla her chest pain was an infection, arthritis or muscle strain. But when she traveled to a hospital in Khartoum months later she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
The world's largest ever clinical trial into whether taking a daily dose of aspirin can stop five common cancers from recurring was launched in Britain on Thursday.