Lifestyle Change May Cut Risk for Women With Breast Cancer Genes

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests.

Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer Deaths

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The 2008 global economic crisis has been linked to a sharp rise in deaths from cancer, a new study reports.

Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified immune genes that may affect how long people live after diagnosis with a common type of brain cancer.

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a common heart rhythm abnormality may be at an increased risk of developing cancer, particularly of the colon, a new study suggests.

Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Just four in 10 Americans have a positive impression of clinical trials, a new survey finds.

Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although overall colon cancer rates are declining, the rates among Americans under 50 have jumped more than 11 percent in the past decade, a new study finds.

Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that the grueling process of preparing for a colonoscopy may not have to be endured on an empty stomach.

Too Many Advanced Cancer Patients Lack Info About Their Disease

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients battling advanced cancer lack basic information about their prognosis or treatment, meaning they can't make informed decisions about their care, a small new study suggests.

Home Remedy For Skin Cancer May Cause Damage, Mask New Growth

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the promise of an "easy and natural" treatment for skin cancer, home remedies such as black salve can actually make things worse, new research shows.

Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many young female cancer survivors say they don't receive enough information about preserving their fertility, a new study finds.