US cancer death rate drops 33% since 1991, partly due to advances in treatment, early detection and less smoking, new report says

CNN  —  The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States has continuously declined over the past three decades, according to a new report from the American Cancer…

A double cancer diagnosis isn’t as rare as you might think

CNN  —  Tennis superstar Martina Navratilova is starting treatment for stage I throat cancer and breast cancer this month, according to her agent. American Cancer Society CEO Karen Knudsen, a…

Rep. Jamie Raskin Remains A Beacon Of Integrity And Transparency While Announcing Cancer Diagnosis

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) has been one of the nation’s strongest and most principled defenders of democracy and the Constitution, and he showed the same integrity while announcing his cancer…

‘Rage Against the Machine’ bassist Tim Commerford privately battling prostate cancer | Entertainment

‘Rage Against the Machine’ bassist Tim Commerford has been privately battling prostate cancer. The 54-year-old musician revealed his health battle to Spin magazine on Monday (12.12.22) two months after his…

Low’s Mimi Parker loses battle with ovarian cancer aged 55 | Entertainment

Low drummer-and-singer Mimi Parker has died aged 55, following a battle with ovarian cancer. Alan Sparhawk, the musician’s husband and bandmate confirmed the sad news at the weekend. A tweet…

Hair-straightening chemical products linked to increased uterine cancer risk in new study

CNN  —  Scientists are uncovering new details in the connection between using certain hair straightening products, such as chemical relaxers and pressing products, and an increased risk of cancer in…

A global epidemic of cancer among people younger than 50 could be emerging

CNN  —  Iana dos Reis Nunes was 43 when she told her husband that she could feel something like a bubble in her abdomen when she lay on her side.…

US breast cancer death rate drops 43% in three decades, but racial disparities remain, American Cancer Society report finds

CNN  —  The breast cancer death rate in the United States has dropped significantly, but Black women continue to be more likely to die from the disease despite having a…

Cancer death rates fall steadily in the US, with more survivors than ever

In the past three years, the number of cancer survivors in the US — defined as living people who have had a cancer diagnosis — increased by more than a…

Additional types of cancer reported in people with breast implants, FDA says

The FDA announced Thursday that although it believes that occurrences of squamous cell carcinoma and various lymphomas in the capsule around breast implants may be rare, health care providers and…