One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Philadelphia.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) yesterday made public a theme song and a music video featuring supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) to promote its 6 Minutes Protect A Life campaign that aims to raise women's cancer awareness in Taiwan.
Rita Wilson, wife of Hollywood star Tom Hanks, revealed that she had a double mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis, People Magazine reported Tuesday.
Workers in Chile began harvesting the country's first medical marijuana crop Tuesday, breaking new ground in cancer treatment in a nation where cannabis is outlawed as a hard drug.
There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies."
There were 1,673 new cervical cancer patients in Taiwan in 2011 and 681 deaths due to the disease, which equates to more than 4 women being diagnosed with cervical cancer every day in Taiwan, according to the Health Promotion Administration's (HPA) cancer registration report from 2011.
The U.N.'s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said Friday that three pesticides, including the popular weedkiller Roundup, were "probably" carcinogenic and two others, which have already been outlawed or restricted, were "possibly" so.
Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi Wednesday to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle with industry giants.
France's national cancer institute said on Tuesday there was a "clearly established link" between a rare form of cancer and a certain type of breast implant, as the health minister sought to allay fears.
Researchers have identified common genetic traits that may explain how aspirin can help protect against colon cancer.