Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
TUESDAY, April 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antibiotics for an extended period in early to middle adulthood might increase your risk for precancerous growths in your colon, a large study suggests.
Drug Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer
TUESDAY, April 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The cancer drug
Opdivo (nivolumab) may offer hope of a longer life for some
patients with advanced lung cancer, a new small study finds.
As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who become
overweight or obese have a higher risk of dying from heart disease,
cancer or other illnesses, a new study suggests.
Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many survivors of
childhood cancer have mutations in cancer-associated genes,
possibly increasing their risk for cancers later in life,
Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans
take low-dose aspirin every day for heart health. In doing so, they
may also slightly lower their risk of dying from several cancers, a
large new study suggests.
Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adequate sleep isn't a
luxury; it's essential. And for men, it might even mean the
difference between life and death, a preliminary study
'Electric Cap' Might Help Fight a Deadly Brain Tumor
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A cap that zaps tumors
with electrical currents may boost survival in patients with a
deadly brain cancer, new research suggests.
Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a
particularly aggressive form of breast cancer who responded to an
new immune-focused drug gained a significant survival benefit, a
new study shows.
U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of Americans
diagnosed with thyroid cancer has more than tripled over the past
four decades, and continues to rise more than 3 percent a year, new
Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Overall cancer death
rates in the United States continue to fall, but racial gaps
persist, a new report says.