Cancer was the top cause of death for domestic dogs in 2012, while renal failure remained the number one killer of cats, according to findings of a survey released yesterday.
People seeking to get a tattoo should be picky about the parlor they get it done in, U.S. researchers say in the wake of a study that found a link between body art and Hepatitis C, the leading cause of liver cancer.
Fewer people are dying from cancer in the United States, but a government report published Monday warned that a lack of preventative measures could stem a steady decline in mortality rates.
An increasing number of younger women in the United States are delaying their first Pap test for cervical cancer until after they reach 21, reflecting new U.S. guidelines, health officials said on Thursday.
The consent of a single family member will be enough to remove terminally ill patients in a vegetative state from life support under an amendment passed by the Legislative Yuan.
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A man afflicted with oral cancer fell victim to discrimination as he accompanied his family on a birthday celebration dinner and was not allowed to enter a restaurant, the man's family said yesterday.
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People live more than a decade longer on average today than they did in 1970, but spend much of these boon years battling diseases like cancer, according to a global health review published Thursday.
In eight European and Scandinavian countries, 270,000 people are diagnosed every year with cancers caused by smoking, according to a European study.
Controversial U.S. guidelines for mammography issued in 2009, calling for screening every two years rather than annually for women over 50 years old, can result in breast cancers being missed, according to U.S. researchers studying the hotly debated topic.
Men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to a Swedish study released Monday.