Top cancer hospitals are helping patients quit smoking as evidence mounts that it's never too late. Cancer patients who stop using tobacco heal faster, experience fewer side effects from treatment and lower their risk of tumors returning.
On Saturday loved ones will gather for a service at the TWA Flight 800 memorial in Smith Point County Park, the closest point on land to where the plane went down.
Stacey Byrnes, a six-year veteran of the NYPD, was diagnosed with an aggressive type of blood cancer last summer. Her friends, family, and coworkers rallied around her.
U.S. death rates from many types of cancer continued to decline, mostly in deaths from lung cancer and melanoma, according to a new report published Thursday.
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More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound, a new study finds.
A man is journeying on a 15,000-mile road trip across the U.S. in memory of his daughter, whom he sadly lost to a rare form of bile duct cancer.
A pill used for breast cancer has been shown to help treat certain early-stage, hard-to-treat cases. It was studied in patients with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
17-year-old Kieran Moise is heading to the US Air Force Academy in the fall, and decided he wanted to donate his hair to be used for wigs for children battling cancer. In addition to donating 19 inches of hair, he also raised $20,000 for St. Jude.
Americans should start getting screened for colon cancer earlier -- at age 45 instead of waiting until they’re 50, according to guidelines released Tuesday.
Seeing Sharon Spencer smile with fans, you'd never know she's a single mom and breast cancer survivor.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration convenes Tuesday for the first meeting in a decade to consider clawing back approvals from several cancer drugs that have failed to show they extend or improve life.
There is concern that a side effect from the COVID-19 vaccine could be mistaken for breast cancer in women.
An independent study found that some widely available hand sanitizers in the U.S. — which were rapidly produced in an effort to prevent infection amid the COVID-19 pandemic — contain high levels of a chemical known to cause cancer.
A pair of bartenders in Queens created an ice cream company through a pandemic and a cancer diagnosis.
The scientist who won the race to deliver the first widely used COVID-19 vaccine says the technology behind it will soon be used to fight cancer.
A 5-year-old boy was treated to a parade in his town for completing three years of chemotherapy treatments.
NYU's new Center for Psychedelic Medicine aims to use psychedelics to reduce dependency on alcohol, mitigate major depression, and also ease the anxiety and discomfort associated with terminal illnesses.
A brave young girl battling cancer achieved her dream of becoming an honorary Air Force pilot this week thanks to the team at MacDill Air Force Base and the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
A survey found many American adults aren’t keeping up with routine cancer screenings, citing fear of COVID-19 as the reason. But delays in diagnosis could lead to a spike in cancer deaths down the road.