Cancer researchers say major progress is being made against a malady that kills more than seven million people worldwide each year, but funding is short and many challenges remain.
Several new targeted therapies have shown promise against advanced cancers of the blood, lungs, ovaries, and thyroid, according to research released Saturday at a major U.S. cancer conference.
National Health Research Institute (NHRI) and National Tsing Hua University yesterday announced their latest research that suggested that cancer might be a metabolic disease like diabetes.
Lack of funds is forcing aid workers to deny Syrian war victims and other refugees with cancer the care they need, the U.N. refugee agency's top medical expert warned on Monday.
Ahead of World Thyroid Day, physicians urged patients with thyroid cancer to do regular checkups in order to prevent their condition from worsening.
Women diagnosed with cancer in one breast often face a difficult decision of whether to surgically remove both, and a study Wednesday found double mastectomies may be performed too often.
New York raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among residents.
Melbourne is pushing to become one of the first cities in the world to introduce a total ban on smoking in public spaces, officials said Thursday, with anyone wanting a cigarette required to use a designated shelter.
A team of Taiwanese researchers have found a potential remedy for liver cancer in a drug used for treating arrhythmia that can be much cheaper and less toxic than existing treatments.