Significant Proportion of Cancer Caused By Infection
Annual Report: More Than a Million Cancer Deaths Avoided in 2 Decades
Newly published statistics from the American Cancer Society show that cancer death rates in the U.S. continue to decrease.
Limit Alcohol to Lower Cancer Risk
Having one drink at a party isn’t likely to cause you much harm. But routinely having more than 1 or 2 drinks per day could raise your cancer risk.
Study: Smoking Dramatically Increases Liver Cancer Risk
A new study reinforces the link between liver cancer and the risk factors of smoking, obesity, and heavy drinking.
FDA Signs Off on Nexavar for Liver Cancer Treatment
Approved in 2005 for the treatment of advanced kidney cancer, Nexavar (sorafenib) has also just been green-lighted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of primary liver cancer that can't be removed by surgery.
Studies: Statins Don't Cut Risk of Colon, Other Cancers
Two new studies have thrown cold water on hopes that the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins might prevent cancer, in addition to heart disease.