Artificial intelligence model to help scientists predict whether breast cancer will spread
Oncologists in the U.K. have developed an AI model to help predict whether aggressive forms of breast cancer will spread based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes.
Shortage of chemotherapy drugs in U.S. leaves doctors to make tough decisions
Lawmakers say the country is only using half of its drug manufacturing capacity right now.
Dermatologists discover world’s smallest skin cancer
Dermatologists say a tiny spot was discovered on a patient's cheek measuring just 0.65 millimeters or 0.025 inches.
Groundbreaking vaccine trial aims to prevent cancers associated with Lynch syndrome
Lynch syndrome affects 1 in 279 individuals, or an estimated 1.1 million people in the United States.
Regular mammograms for women should start at 40, not 50, US health panel recommends
A federal task force is recommending that women start getting every-other-year mammograms at age 40 instead of waiting until 50.
‘Missing’ cancer cases: New diagnoses dropped more than 14% early in pandemic
Study findings suggest stay-at-home orders delayed cancer diagnoses
Federal judge ruling makes it so insurers don't have to cover some preventive care services
This includes screenings for cancer, diabetes and mental health
Former NBA player Eric Montross battling cancer, family says
Montross’ family issued a statement through the school on Saturday announcing the 51-year-old’s diagnosis, though it didn’t specify the nature of the cancer.
US cancer death rate has fallen 33% since 1991, report says
The American Cancer Society credited the overall decline to less smoking, advances in treatment, and other factors. Still, one form of cancer has increased in recent years.
What is Mohs surgery? Jill Biden to undergo preventative skin cancer surgery
First lady Jill Biden is having a procedure known as Mohs surgery to remove a potentially cancerous lesion above her right eye. Here’s what the surgery entails.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova diagnosed with two forms of cancer
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova revealed she has been diagnosed with throat and breast cancer. "It’s going to stink for a while, but I’ll fight with all I have got," she said.
Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green diagnosed with stage 4 cancer
Modest Mouse’s official Instagram account announced Jeremiah Green’s diagnosis in a message penned by frontman Isaac Brock.
Maryland US Rep. Jamie Raskin announces cancer diagnosis
Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin announced Wednesday he has a “serious but curable form of cancer.”
Couple battling cancer both die on same day
Steve and Wendy Hawkins of South Dakota passed away in a local hospital.
Screenings only detect 14% of cancer cases, study suggests
Researchers in Chicago conducted a study highlighting the importance of recommended cancer screenings and early detection to improve survival rates.
Pausing breast cancer treatment for pregnancy appears safe in new study
Young women diagnosed with breast cancer often must delay pregnancy for several years while they take hormone-blocking pills.
Experimental cancer vaccine shows promising results in animal studies, NIH researchers find
The study found the vaccine boosted the number of cytotoxic T cells capable of infiltrating and attacking tumor cells.
Watch: Girl, 9, cries tears of joy as mother reveals she's cancer-free
Earlier this year, Leeanne O’Donoghue was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and underwent weeks of treatment — which she said had been "soul-destroying" for her kids.
‘We Will Survive Cancer’ non-profit gears up to give back during holiday season
FOX 5’s Ayesha Khan spoke with Gayela Bynum, founder of We Will Survive Cancer foundation (WWDC) based in Northern Virginia, to learn about ways the community can continue to step up and give back.
Dry shampoos containing cancer-causing benzene remain on store shelves, study suggests
An independent research group found that 70% of the dry shampoo samples tested showed “quantifiable levels” of benzene, with some containing up to 170 times the FDA limit.