Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A headline-grabbing report earlier this week claimed that new cases of advanced prostate cancer in the United States had skyrocketed 72 percent in the past decade.

Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who take in higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, may have better odds of survival, a new study finds.

Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having scans after treatment does not improve thyroid cancer patients' chances of survival, a new study shows.

Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 are not at greater risk of death from chronic exposure to low levels of radiation, a new study reports.

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even a high-fat Mediterranean diet may protect against breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease, a new review finds.

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) to boost their odds of having a baby aren't at increased risk of breast cancer, according to Dutch researchers.

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New cases of advanced prostate cancer in the United States have skyrocketed 72 percent in the past decade, a troubling new study shows.

Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's odds of being told she has "dense" breasts may depend on which radiologist reads her mammogram, a new study finds.

Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients and their doctors often hold different opinions about the patient's chances for survival and how long he or she might live, according to a new study.

Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors routinely order CT scans as diagnostic tools. But many are ill-informed about the cancer risks associated with this imaging technology, a new study suggests.