CANCER:
Sen. John McCain Has Brain Cancer: Aggressive tumor known as glioblastoma was spotted during procedure to remove blood clot
Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe: The median survival for glioblastoma patients is about 15 months, oncologists say
Many Terminal Cancer Patients Remain in Denial: Not facing reality raises other troublesome issues, researchers say
Insured, But Still Barred From Top-Tier Cancer Centers: Cheaper policies may not cover U.S. National Cancer Institute-affiliated doctors
More Patients OK'd for Cancer Trials Under Obamacare: Study: Affordable Care Act changed rules for private insurers
'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study: Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk
Doctors' Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs: New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says
Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan: Change habits that foster tobacco use
Most Women Should Forgo Ovarian Cancer Screening: Panel: Test isn't accurate enough to justify its use, experts say
Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk: Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance
McCain's Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say: Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work
Smart Steps for Sun Protection: Know the ABCs of SPFs
'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: 20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery
Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?: Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it
FDA Panel OKs What May Soon Be First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.: Expensive but potent leukemia therapy genetically transforms patients' immune system cells to fight disease
New Test May Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early: Low-cost blood screening could be key weapon against No. 4 cancer killer in U.S.
Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay: People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds
Most Breast Cancer Patients Have Help Choosing Treatments: Support system can be useful when weighing complex therapy options, study authors say
For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer: Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years
Dying May Not Be as Awful an Experience as You Think: Study of people nearing their own death finds many describe the journey as surprisingly positive
Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma May Occur Together, Study Finds: Doctors should counsel patients that if they have one disease, they're at risk of the other
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports: Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'
FDA Widens Access to 'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients: Treatment now OK'd for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors
Many Women Mistaken on 'Side Effects' of Breast Cancer Drug: Study shows that normal symptoms of menopause are often blamed on tamoxifen
Depression May Worsen Health for Cancer Caregivers: Identifying signs early on might help protect these loved ones, study suggests