Men who ate more healthy fats from vegetables, nuts and olive oil after a diagnosis of prostate cancer saw better survival rates than peers whose diets were unchanged, a U.S. study said Monday.
Cancer topped the 10 most common causes of death again in 2012, claiming 43,665 lives, the Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday.
A new cervical cancer drug offers the first good hope of extending life for women with advanced stages of the disease, a study published Sunday has found.
A simple vinegar test slashed cervical cancer death rates by one-third in a remarkable study of 150,000 women in the slums of India, where the disease is the top cancer killer of women.
A cancer drug sold by GlaxoSmithKline was shown in a clinical trial to extend by several months the length of time ovarian cancer patients lived without their disease worsening.
Lung cancer patients who received a drug designed to target a genetic dysfunction lived longer with fewer side effects than those who received traditional chemotherapy, a study showed Saturday.
New hope for the treatment of melanoma and colorectal cancer was presented at a major cancer research conference in Chicago Saturday.
Russia's ambitious smoking ban, which aims to cut the number of smokers in half and improve public health, went into effect Saturday amid doubts that its measures can be fully enforced.
A Japanese cancer specialist said Wednesday she has started the world's first clinical trial of a powerful, nonsurgical, short-term radiation therapy for breast cancer.
A draft amendment was passed by the Cabinet yesterday that would hike the tobacco tax and the Health and Welfare Surcharge, raising the price of a pack of cigarettes by NT$25.