Colon and rectal cancer rates have risen sharply among generation X and millennials based on a new study. Here is one woman's story.
A new research analysis suggests the mortality rate of cervical cancer is higher than we thought, especially among African-American women. Miles O’Brien talks with Dr. Jennifer Caudle of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine about the findings, as well…
Scientists in the UK are cautioning against cooking potatoes and toast to a blackened color, saying a by-product of the cooking process could cause cancer.
There are an estimated 1.4 million trans Americans, and physicians told the PBS NewsHour Weekend that demand is increasing for health care specific to them. Many doctors are confronting the issue of fertility among trans communities.
By Laura Santhanam
Researchers at the CDC studied four decades of data to project when cancer may become the single most lethal illness in the United States.
By PBS NewsHour
PBS journalist Gwen Ifill passed away Monday after a battle with endometrial cancer. Do gynecological cancers receive the attention they deserve? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. Angela Marshall of the Black Women's Health Imperative and Dr. Karen Lu of the…
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
For the first time, a cancer patient is being treated with cells altered using a gene editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9.
By Jon Brooks, KQED Future of You
Henrietta Lacks was a poor African-American woman whose cells have been used in scientific research for decades. Her story has been told in a best-selling book — and now an awesome middle school rap video.
As smoking rates have fallen in the U.S. and Europe, tobacco companies have focused their advertising elsewhere, especially Asia. In the Philippines, 25 percent of the population smokes, and cigarettes are a leading cause of death. But one former smoker…
By Meghana Keshavan, STAT
The race to create the next potent ovarian cancer drug is coming to a head.
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