BREASTCANCER:
Surgeons Play Big Role in Women's Choices for Breast Cancer Care: Those with cancer in one breast less likely to get both removed if doctor is reluctant, study finds
Managing Pain Can Be a Puzzle After Breast Cancer: Women who take opioids are more likely to stop vital hormonal therapy, study finds
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients: Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds
'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds: Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table
Study Supports Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 40: Researchers estimate thousands more U.S. lives would be saved each year
Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?: Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed
High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain: Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests
Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?: Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors
Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study: Many doctors worry about skin damage during radiation, but new research found no such effect
Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women: Esophageal, breast and lung cancer, among others, seen in postmenopausal women in large study
Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study: It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports
'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study: Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk
Most Breast Cancer Patients Have Help Choosing Treatments: Support system can be useful when weighing complex therapy options, study authors say
Many Women Mistaken on 'Side Effects' of Breast Cancer Drug: Study shows that normal symptoms of menopause are often blamed on tamoxifen
New Microscope Scans Breast Tumors During Surgery: The instrument examines cells in 3D and may cut down on repeat surgeries.
Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses: Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say
Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says: Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40
Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk?: Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive
When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations?: Study narrows down peak times, possibly aiding in preventive treatment decisions
Asian Women Less Likely to Get Follow-up After Abnormal Mammogram: Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say
More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People: Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report
Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years: Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016
Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return: Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence
Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes': Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say
Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives: But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say