Colon and rectal cancer rates have risen sharply among generation X and millennials based on a new study. Here is one woman's story.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
The study raises the uncomfortable possibility that some women who believe their lives were saved by mammograms were actually harmed by cancer screenings that led to surgery, radiation and even chemotherapy that they didn’t need.
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
33 percent of patients with HIV and lung cancer failed to receive any treatment for the cancer compared with 14 percent of those who weren’t infected.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
The American Cancer Society has revised its mammogram guidelines, recommending that women with an average risk of cancer start screenings at age 45, not 40. Judy Woodruff examines the guidelines and the debate with Dr. Richard Wender of the American…
By PBS NewsHour
Promising Breast Cancer Treatment Averts 'Collateral Damage' to Healthy Cells…
Last week, a government panel issued a hotly-debated recommendation that most women wait until age 50 to begin getting regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer. Two experts answered your questions on the new guidelines.
A government medical task force recommended major changes in breast cancer screening guidelines Monday, suggesting that most women should not begin getting routine mammograms until age 50, and then only once every two years.
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