Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer isn't the same for every woman, even at the cellular level, according to a new statement from four major medical groups focused on the disease.

Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report.

Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer

SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine and a drug already on the market each may help slow down advanced ovarian cancer, two new studies suggest.

Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with diabetes may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, a new study from Canada shows.

Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Halting the use of cholesterol-lowering statins in terminally ill patients may improve their quality of life, a new study indicates.

COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The respiratory illness known as COPD takes a toll on mobility and employment, with a new report finding that nearly one-quarter of Americans with the condition are unable to work.

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it, a new study suggests.

3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day could be raising their odds for liver cancer, according to a report from a panel of experts.

Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Angelina Jolie's decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say.

Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may slow or prevent low-grade prostate cancer from progressing, a small new study suggests.