More Texans Surviving, As US Cancer Death Rate Sees Biggest Drop EverA new report shows the cancer death rate in the U.S. had it's largest single-year decline -- falling 2.2 percent -- from 2016 to 2017.
Cancer Society Also Addressing Vaping During The Great American SmokeoutToday is the Great American Smokeout when the American Cancer Society urges smokers and vapers to take advantage of resources to help them quit.
Former Cowboy A Part Of NFL's 'Crucial Catch' To Raise Cancer Prevention AwarenessProfessional football is taking the fight to the field to raise awareness about cancer prevention. "Crucial Catch" is a partnership between the NFL and the American Cancer Society.
Basking In The Texas Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance Of Skin CancerThe American Cancer Society says this year in Texas alone there will be more than 4,200 new cases of Melanoma.
The Hazards Of Sitting Too Long: 'When We're Sitting, We're Not Getting The Blood Flow'A recent American Cancer Society study found sitting for six or more hours a day was linked a nearly 20% higher rate of death compared to those who sat for less than three hours a day.
Former Amateur Baseball Player Puts On Cancer Charity Tournament In Honor Of Late MotherThis weekend amateur baseball players across North Texas are participating in a big charity tournament hosted by a young McKinney man who lost his mother to cancer.
FDA Proposes New Restrictions On Vaping DevicesThe government hopes taking away the taste of e-cigarettes will help stop the spike in the number of children using the devices.
Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemotherapyResearchers now say, most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease.
New Guidelines: Colon & Rectal Cancer Screenings Should Start At 45The American Cancer Society's updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening recommend that adults at average risk get screened starting at age 45 instead of 50.
Study Names 5 Healthy Habits To Help You Live A Decade LongerWant to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following five healthy habits, which only 8 percent of U.S. adults already do.
Jimmy Kimmel Takes Katie Couric To His ColonoscopyJimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy.
Study: Birth Control Pills Slightly Raise Risk Of Breast CancerModern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a new study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise the risk of breast cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkAccording to the American Cancer Society, pancreatic cancer recently moved from the fourth to the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, and is anticipated to become the second leading cause around 2020.
Austin Bans E-Cigarette Use In Public AreasThe Austin City Council voted unanimously Thursday to add e-cigarettes to the list of tobacco products that are banned in public areas such as parks, restaurants and bars. The ban takes effect on July 3.
HPVOne in four people (79 million Americans) are infected with HPV. And, 14 million more people will become infected this year alone.