CANCER:
FDA OKs First 'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer: New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall: But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says
Can Coffee or Tea Extend Survival With Diabetes?: The answer may depend on whether you're a man or a woman
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
HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel: New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years
Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk: Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report
New Guideline Aims to Help Doctors Diagnose Head, Neck Masses: Lumps may signal infection or a cancer caused by a sexually transmitted virus
Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends: Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market
Managing Pain Can Be a Puzzle After Breast Cancer: Women who take opioids are more likely to stop vital hormonal therapy, study finds
Immune-Focused Drug May Be New Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: In head-to-head trial, Opdivo outperformed a similar drug, and with fewer side effects
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients: Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds
HPV Vaccine May Even Protect Women Who Never Got It: 'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus
Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay: Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report
'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
Could the Zika Virus Help Battle a Deadly Brain Cancer?: Research is early, but appears promising
New Research Finds Value in PSA Testing: Analysis of 2 major trials on the prostate cancer screen shows it cuts men's risk of dying from the disease
Science Weighs in On How Fat Raises Cancer Risk: There's cellular 'crosstalk' between fat and tumors that may spur tumor growth, research shows
FDA OKs Return of Once-Withdrawn Leukemia Drug: At lower dose, Mylotarg extended survival against a certain type of blood cancer
FDA OKs 1st Gene Therapy for Use in U.S.: It transforms a patient's immune system cells to fight a form of leukemia
Moles Not Most Likely Spot for Melanomas: More than two-thirds of deadly skin cancers occur as new lesions, analysis finds
Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way: Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target
Common Treatment for Early Prostate Cancer May Carry Heart Risk: Hormone-suppressing regimen may raise odds for heart failure, but it brings benefits, too, researchers say
More U.S. Teens Getting Vaccinated Against HPV: But rates still lagging against the cancer-causing virus that's caused by sexual contact, CDC says
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?: Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests
Study Supports Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 40: Researchers estimate thousands more U.S. lives would be saved each year