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Researchers may have found a cheap, easy, and far less invasive way to screen for cancer than conventional scans and biopsies. But there’s still a lot to test before it makes its way to your doctor’s office.
A clean, healthy diet and an exercise regimen will add years to your life. But there’s no evidence that it will prevent a cancer diagnosis.
A California law mandating disclosure of any potentially cancer-causing chemicals is starting to cross the line from useful advice into eye-rolling alarmism.
The first cancer-fighting gene therapy has been approved by the FDA, a major step towards turning cancers into manageable diseases.
Media reports about the carcinogenic properties of bacon have been greatly exaggerated thanks to the extremely confusing way IARC classifies studies.
We finally know why elephants are more resistant to cancers than humans. Can we use the same strategy they do?
A new potential life-extension drug is performing extremely well in mice. Will these results translate well to humans?
PornHub wants to raise money for breast cancer research and got shot down by prominent charities. That was a huge mistake.
The city of San Francisco wants cell phone makers to display information showing that their phones are harmless in the most menacing and confusing way possible.
The first nanoweapons in the war on cancer are finally here and they're showing a lot of promise.