An Aspirin a Day May Make Cancer More Dangerous for Older Adults

For older adults with cancer, taking a low-dose aspirin every day could make cancer more deadly. Here, the recent research findings…

Breast Cancer

3-D Mammography Is Best for Breast Cancer Screening

Evidence is mounting that a breast imaging study called digital breast tomosynthesis is the best choice for breast cancer screening…


A Chinese Herb May Reduce the Risk of Colon Polyps

A Chinese herb reduced the risk of precancerous colon polyps from returning, according to a new study.

Breast Cancer

Earlier Breast Cancer Screening Saves Lives

The age to start breast cancer screening has long been the subject of controversy. Starting earlier than US guidelines saves lives, a new study found…


A Fasting Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Treatment

A diet with periods of fasting may increase the response of breast cancers to hormone treatment. Read on for the research findings…


X-ray Treatment for Childhood Cancer Linked to Heart Disease Risk

Children with tumors of the pelvis or abdomen who are treated with radiation therapy may be at increased risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes.


New Treatments Are Increasing Lung Cancer Survival

Genetic-based treatments are decreasing the death rate for the most common type of lung cancer, says a study from the National Cancer Institute.


Combining Cancer Drugs Improves Leukemia Survival

Acute myeloid leukemia can be hard to treat, but a new combination of cancer drugs may change the way this disease is treated and improve survival.


Honeybee Venom Kills Hard-to-Treat Breast Cancer Cells

Honeybee venom destroyed certain types of hard-to-treat breast cancer cells in a laboratory study. The finding could lead to effective new therapies…

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Natural Cure for an Abnormal Pap Smear

An abnormal Pap smear could simply be inflammation or could be pre-cancerous. This natural treatment yielded a clean retest at the three-month follow-up.


The Oxygen Factor: Nobel Prize Winner Opens Door for Groundbreaking Medical Advances

Medical breakthroughs don’t happen overnight. Now, Nobel Prize-winning research that began 24 years ago may lead to new treatments for cancer and more…


Tracking Your Family Cancer History

Use our helpful downloadable to create your family cancer history...

Cancer Prevention

The HPV Vaccine: What You Need to Know Now

Gardasil is preventing HPV infection and lowering rates of cervical cancer...but the vaccine is still controversial. A top HPV expert explains...

Breast Cancer

Heads Up, Women: Hair Dye and Chemical Straighteners Linked to Breast Cancer

New research shows a real link between these hair products and breast cancer—a risk that has perplexed scientists for years due to mixed findings…

Colon Cancer

Common Mouth Bacteria Make Colon Cancer More Dangerous

The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease (gingivitis, periodontitis) can trigger colon cancer to become more aggressive. Learn more.