Study Finds Colon Cancer Rates Rising For Patients Under 50A new study finds cases of colon cancer for people younger than 50 has gone up over the past decade.
Texas Doc Among 3 Sharing $500,000 Prize For Work On Cancer TherapyTumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies emerging from the work of three scientists.
Blood Test May Help Predict Which Breast Cancers Will RecurA blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found.
Overweight 20-Somethings Increase Their Risk Of 2 CancersOverweight 20-somethings dramatically increase their risk of esophageal and stomach cancer if they become obese later in life, a new study suggests.
The Buzz On Essential OilsSeveral companies are marketing little bottles of essential oils as natural cure for ailments, from stress relief to weight loss.
Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - TriggersAs I continue my fight to quit smoking, I constantly encounter triggers that make me want to smoke. Identifying the triggers is one thing. Finding solutions is another.
New Drug, Study Method Shows Breast Cancer Promise A novel way to speed the testing of cancer drugs and quickly separate winners from duds has yielded its first big result: an experimental medicine that shows promise against a hard-to-treat form of breast cancer.
October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The National Cancer Institute estimates that this year alone there will be 232,340 new cases of breast cancer in women and 2,240 new cases of breast cancer in men. Help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer by signing up for The Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, October 19th and going out to support those participating in the Komen 3-day on Nov 1-3rd. For more information go to <a href="http://komen-dallas.org" target="_blank">Komen-Dallas.org</a> or <a href="http://The3Day.org" target="_blank">The3Day.org</a>. And to find out if you are eligible for a free mammogram at the YWCA please go to <a href="http://ywcadallas.org" target="_blank">YWCADallas.org</a>.
New Lung Cancer Cases Down In TexasTexas is among the states, in the west, leading a national decline in the rate of new lung cancer cases.
U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Fall, Led By Western StatesThe West is leading a national decline in the rate of new lung cancer cases, with states like California and Nevada accounting for much of the improvement, particularly among women.
New Study Questions Federal Mammogram GuidelinesA new study is raising questions about the current government recommendations determining when women should get breast cancer screenings.
Study: CT Scans Modestly Cut Lung Cancer DeathsA special type of CT scan can detect lung cancer early enough to save some lives, the National Cancer Institute announced Thursday.