Anger is boiling over near Naples after revelations about toxic mafia dumps blamed for rising cancer rates that have prompted accusations the state is ignoring a vast public health crisis.
Cancer cost the then 27 countries of the European Union 126 billion euros ($170.1 billion) in 2009.
A new software tool may help doctors eliminate mistakes when judging whether a spot that turns up on a smoker's lung scan is cancerous or not.
Young women who drink alcohol every day may be raising significantly their risk of breast cancer.
A plant extract used in Chinese herbal remedies for arthritis, gout and inflammation has been directly linked to cancer and causes a surprising number of genetic mutations.
US actor Dustin Hoffman has undergone successful treatment for cancer.
Postmenopausal women who take certain blood pressure medications for 10 years or more face twice the risk of developing breast cancer..
Doctor of Chemistry Diyas Myrzakozha from Almaty has developed a principally new method of highly accurate early diagnostics of cancer.
A new kind of surgical knife can tell cancerous from healthy tissue in seconds and may help improve tumor removal in the operating room.
US scientists said they have confirmed a surprising 2011 study that found a higher risk of prostate cancer among men who consume omega-3 fatty acids.
Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution boosts the risk of lung cancer, even at concentrations below the legal maximum.
Patients who successfully battled cancer during childhood face an extraordinarily high rate of chronic illness during their grown-up years.
The Chinese are increasingly facing diseases of affluence such as cancer, according to a study to be published Saturday in a leading medical journal, with threats to health including diet, pollution and city living.
A spokesman for Michael Douglas denied Monday that the veteran Hollywood actor had blamed his throat cancer on oral sex.
Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie said Sunday she had been "moved" by public support after she revealed she had had a double mastectomy to reduce her high risk of breast cancer.
A simple vinegar test cut cervical cancer rates among Indian women by nearly a third and could prevent 73,000 deaths worldwide each year.
Veteran Hollywood star Michael Douglas blamed the cancerous tumour which developed in his throat three years ago on his sex life.
Cancer researchers warned Friday that federal budget cuts enacted by the US Congress could block key advances in the fight against deadly disease.
Separate studies of the human genome have found tantalising clues to the inherited causes of testicular cancer and non-inherited causes of congenital heart disease.
Some of the most devastating forms of cancer have genetic similarities even though they strike different body parts.
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