The study found 609 confirmed breast cancer deaths. The median age of death from breast cancer was 49, and the median age of death from any other cause was 72.
The researchers argue that not only does the definition of cancer need to change, but in some cases, the word should be dropped from many common diagnoses.
The Siteman Cancer Center is now one of just five in the U.S. offering a new treatment for prostate cancer patients.
According to a recent study, seniors with cancer have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease and vice versa.
The American Cancer Society is looking for 300,000 volunteers for the Cancer Prevention Study 3, that may last up to 30 years.
Victoria Marut shaved head and claim of having terminal non-Hodgkins lymphoma prompted an outpouring of cash and other assistance.
Cancer specialist says smoking hookah is just as dangerous as cigarettes.
“I think the government also knows better than Mom and Dad on cigarettes,” says State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston), “It’s the same kind of cancer-causing substance.”
Dr. Julie Margenthaler says the BRCA gene is quite rare, affecting just one or two in every 1,000 people, but there are some warning signs.
One day we may no longer treat cancers according to which organ they hit – like breast cancer or liver cancer – but instead “start defining diseases by their genetic fingerprint.”