Childhood cancer survivors may face a higher than average risk of hospitalizations and cognitive challenges later in life, two recent studies in JAMA Oncology suggest.
Treating hepatitis C with expensive new medicines at the earliest signs of liver damage improves patients' health and is also cost-effective, a new computer simulation suggests.
Chad Carr, the Michigan boy whose illness drew prayers from across the globe, died Monday, exactly 15 months after doctors diagnosed him with an aggressive, inoperable brain tumor.
A Florida couple moved their wedding date up by a year so that the groom’s mother, who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, could fulfill her wish of seeing her son get marrie...
During Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in September, one of the children brought to the popemobile was Gianna Masciantonio, a 1-year-old with a rare brain tumor.
HGTV star Tarek El Moussa is currently in remission for thyroid cancer and he has a fan to thank for his good health.
Through the efforts of a coalition of New York City health officials in 2003, colon cancer screening rates there rose dramatically, and by 2014 there were no longer difference in s...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a third drug to treat multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer.
Compared to cigarette smokers, users of smokeless tobacco are exposed to equal or higher levels of nicotine and NNK, a cancer-causing chemical in tobacco products, according to a s...
Novartis AG said on Friday it received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's regular approval for a drug combination to treat an aggressive form of skin cancer.