Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A wide majority of U.S. men with low-risk prostate cancer are being treated for the disease even though "active surveillance" is an option, a new report finds.

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who enjoy a glass of orange juice or some fresh grapefruit in the morning may face a slightly increased risk of melanoma -- the least common but most deadly form of skin cancer.

Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they've found DNA from head and neck cancer tumors in patients' blood and saliva samples, a development that potentially could lead to early diagnosis of these malignancies.

Blood Protein May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered a protein that pancreatic tumors consistently shed into the blood, making a potentially significant advance toward a blood test that could catch the deadly cancer early.

Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk

TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Could impotence drugs like Viagra, Cialis or Levitra raise a man's odds for melanoma skin cancer?

Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others

TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana can be useful in treating chronic pain, but may be less effective for other conditions, a new analysis reveals.

Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says

TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For people with noncancerous lung nodules, which are small masses of tissue, annual CT scans may be all that's needed to monitor their condition, a new study suggests.

Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers

TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fifty everyday chemicals considered safe on their own can trigger cancer through combined exposure, says an international team of scientists.

HPV Vaccination Tied to Drop in Precancerous Cervical Lesions in U.S.

MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers more evidence that the advent of vaccines to fight human papillomavirus (HPV) could reduce cervical cancer in American women.

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In nearly 40 percent of U.S. homes with parents who smoke, those parents don't have smoke-free rules in place for their kids, a new study finds.