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Air pollution linked to increased mouth cancer risk

High levels of air pollutants, especially fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and to a lesser extent, ozone, may be linked to a heightened risk of...

These 5 things cause most cancers

The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be the expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest potential health benefits—according to...

Both stomach cancer and colon cancer could be caused by this bug

A bacterium known for causing stomach cancer might also increase the risk of certain colorectal cancers, according to a study led by Duke Cancer...

Newer contraceptive pills linked to lower risk for ovarian cancer

In a new study, researchers find new types of combined oral contraceptives (containing both lower doses of estrogens and newer progestogens) are linked to...

Scientists create portable cancer test with smartphone and new gold biosensor

Early diagnosis of cancer greatly improves the odds of successful treatment. Yet many people, especially in developing countries, lack access to facilities to detect the...

Aspirin could reduce your risk of liver cancer

The results of a study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) support that the regular use of aspirin can reduce the risk of developing...

Time doesn’t heal all wounds: How DNA damage as we age causes cancer

As we age, our bodies inevitably deteriorate. Some changes, like grey hair and wrinkles, are easily visible. Others, like high blood pressure, often go unnoticed,...

This new drug could put some cancer cells to sleep

As soon as Nature published findings on cancer research by a team including Monash University's Professor Jonathan Baell, his phone started ringing and his...

How grapes could help prevent lung cancer

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer in the world, and 80 percent of death are related to smoking. In addition to tobacco control,...
Common prostate cancer treatment tied to dementia

Common prostate cancer treatment tied to dementia, study shows

A common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may double a man’s risk of dementia, regardless of his age, Penn Medicine researchers reported in...