Health News

A Look at Cancer Prevention and Detection
The numbers are in and the annual report on cancer prevention and detection is out.
No Such Thing as a Safe Cigarette
Despite their marketing as a "healthier" option, so-called "light" filtered cigarettes may actually be causing more cases of a certain type of lung cancer, a new study found.
An Update on Advanced Breast Cancer
The number of women living with distant advanced breast cancer is increasing, according to a new study.
New Cancer Rx Gets FDA Thumbs Up
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat cancer of the bladder and urinary tract.
First Liver Cancer Rx in Almost 10 Years
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first medication to treat liver cancer in nearly 10 years.
Lung Cancer Gets New Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Don't Be Fooled by Cancer 'Cure' Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about products claiming to cure cancer.
A Change in REMS Requirements
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) requirements for certain medications used to treat anemia.
New Cancer Rx Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication for the maintenance treatment of adults with several types of cancer.
The Test That Could Save Women's Lives
Many women who had a raised risk of breast and ovarian cancer were not being tested for a gene that signifies a much higher cancer risk, a new study found.