Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers


Overall cancer death rates in the United States continue to fall, but racial gaps persist, a new report says. More >

Half Report Severe Side Effects From Breast Cancer Therapy


About half of early stage breast cancer patients experience severe side effects from their treatment, a new study finds. More >

U.S. Deaths From Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated


The number of women who die from cervical cancer in the United States may be higher than previously believed, and the risk is greatest among older and black women, a new study finds. More >

Better Detection, Treatment Cited

Report: U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall


Cancer death rates in the United States have dropped 25 percent since the early 1990s, a new report reveals. More >

Therapy Benefits Triple-Negative Patients

Intense Chemo Offers Little Benefit for Most Early Breast Cancer


A more intense type of chemotherapy offers little benefit over standard chemotherapy for women with high-risk early breast cancer, European researchers report. More >

Study Finds High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer


Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds. More >

'Smart Bomb' Targets Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer


A new drug therapy shows promise for treating triple-negative breast cancer, an especially aggressive form of the disease, researchers say. More >

Study: Coke Boosts Tarceva's Effectiveness

Could a Lung Cancer Drug Work Better With Pop?


Patients with the leading form of lung cancer may be able to look to Coca-Cola Classic to solve a common medicinal challenge, new research suggests. More >

Infertility May Mean Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer


Men with reduced fertility could be at increased risk for testicular cancer, according to a new study. More >

Study: Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival


Even with recent strides in breast cancer treatment, a woman's chances of surviving the disease still partly depend on early detection, a new study says. More >