Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using women's own fat cells to enhance breast reconstruction following cancer surgery doesn't increase the risk they will experience a recurrence of their disease or develop a new cancer, research suggests.

PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Urologists are far more likely than primary care doctors to do prostate cancer screenings known as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, a new study reports.

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who survived childhood brain tumors may have significant treatment-related thinking, attention and memory problems, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Restrict Your Diet Before Colonoscopy

(HealthDay News) -- Preparing for a colonoscopy may not be pleasant, but it's worth the effort.

Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive either breast or thyroid cancer may be at increased risk for the other tumor type, according to a new analysis.

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests.

Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their Lifetime

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A majority of American and Canadian adults believe a cure for cancer will be found in their lifetime, and that a cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence, according to a new Harris Poll.

Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation and music may reduce pain, anxiety and fatigue associated with a breast cancer biopsy, a new study suggests.

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) might have a slightly increased risk of developing blood cancer, a new study suggests.

Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: Study

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hodgkin lymphoma is a form of cancer that starts in white blood cells is often curable. But, poor black and Hispanic young people are less likely to survive the disease than their white peers, a new study shows.