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February 13, 2024 at 5:47 PM

King Charles III returns to London from country retreat for expected cancer treatment

King Charles III has returned to London from his country retreat for what is expected to be further treatment following his cancer diagnosis
February 13, 2024 at 5:47 PM
King Charles III returns to London from country retreat for expected cancer treatment
January 30, 2024 at 3:40 PM

Shannen Doherty says she is undergoing 'miracle' cancer treatment

"Beverly Hills, 90210" actress Shannen Doherty said in a recent episode of her podcast that she is undergoing a "miracle" cancer treatment.
January 30, 2024 at 3:40 PM
Shannen Doherty says she is undergoing 'miracle' cancer treatment
1 month ago

Cancer vaccine with minimal side effects nearing Phase 3 clinical trials

Melanoma cancer vaccine with minimal side effects nearing Phase 3 in clinical trials, according to experts.
1 month ago
Cancer vaccine with minimal side effects nearing Phase 3 clinical trials
1 month ago

New report shows startling cancer statistics

ABC News contributor Dr. Alok Patel breaks down a new report showing fewer cancer deaths but a rise in some types of cancer in younger people.
1 month ago
New report shows startling cancer statistics
4 months ago

Ethiopian-born Virginia teen honored for inventing potential skin cancer-treating soap

Heman Bekele created a potential skin cancer-treating soap when he was in middle school and is now being honored for his invention.
4 months ago
Virginia teen honored for inventing potential skin cancer-treating soap
7 months ago

How artificial intelligence is being used to detect, treat cancer -- and the potential risks for patients

Several AI tools have been developed to help detect, diagnose and treat cancer. Experts these tools have a lot of promise, but there are also pitfalls to avoid.
7 months ago
How AI is being used to detect, treat cancer -- and the potential risks
9 months ago

FDA allowing chemotherapy drug imported from China after shortage

There are dozens of cancer drugs in short supply in the U.S., and the FDA is allowing cisplatin to be shipped from China to offset the shortage.
9 months ago
FDA allowing chemotherapy drug imported from China after shortage
9 months ago

Ribociclib could offer hope for breast cancer treatment

New research found the medication, marketed under the name Kisqali, can lower chances of recurrence for many of those diagnosed with earlier stages of breast cancer.
9 months ago
Ribociclib could offer hope for breast cancer treatment
9 months ago

Breast cancer success: Drug found to reduce risk of cancer coming back

Kisqali is already FDA approved, but the new data means it could be used in a broader range of patients.
9 months ago
FDA-approved drug found to reduce risk of breast cancer coming back
9 months ago

Cancer drug shortage is forcing doctors to decide which patients get treatment

There is currently a shortage of several cancer drugs across the United States and it means some patients are unable to receive life-saving treatment.
9 months ago
Cancer drug shortage is forcing doctors to decide which patients get treatment
9 months ago

Cancer drug shortage

The shortages of 14 different drugs have reportedly forced doctors to round down doses in order to stretch supplies.
9 months ago
Cancer drug shortage
9 months ago

Promising advances in the detection and treatment of breast cancer

Technology still being developed in order to use AI to potentially find new ways to analyze, detect and treat the spread of breast cancer.
9 months ago
Promising advances in the detection and treatment of breast cancer
9 months ago

Cancer vaccine shows promise

Trials for a cancer vaccine, which was used in addition to chemotherapy and other treatments, showed promise for 16 pancreatic cancer patients.
9 months ago
Cancer vaccine shows promise
9 months ago

New study on the effectiveness of pancreatic cancer vaccine

ABC News medical chief correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton explains a new study which shows a vaccine that could block the return of one of the deadliest forms of cancer on a patient.
9 months ago
New study on the effectiveness of pancreatic cancer vaccine
9 months ago

Research shows promising results for future of cancer treatments through vaccines

The study, published in the journal Nature, looked at pancreatic cancer patients in the U.S. and Germany who were given an MRNA vaccine specific to the disease.
9 months ago
Research shows promising results for future of cancer treatments through vaccines
9 months ago

What to know about the promising pancreatic cancer vaccine

In a study published in Nature, the pancreatic cancer vaccine initiated an immune response in half of the patients treated in the small trial.
9 months ago
What to know about the promising pancreatic cancer vaccine
9 months ago

Pancreatic cancer vaccine shows promise in small trial

A new study, published in "Nature," looked at 16 pancreatic cancer patients, with doctors in the U.S. and Germany using the mRNA vaccine, the same vaccine type used to combat COVID.
9 months ago
Pancreatic cancer vaccine shows promise in small trial
10 months ago

Foster Moreau talks battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

The former tight end recently announced his diagnosis and talks with "GMA" co-anchor Michael Strahan about the moment that changed everything.
10 months ago
Foster Moreau talks battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma
1 year ago

Doctor who discovered her own cancer encourages others to get screened

Dr. Lauren Juyia, 38, wants other young people to get screened after she experienced “pelvic heaviness” which turned out to be late-stage colon cancer.
1 year ago
Doctor who discovered her own cancer encourages others to get screened
1 year ago

Woman diagnosed with colorectal cancer at 35 on mission to raise awareness

Colorectal cancer survivor makes it her life goal to inform others about the disease.
1 year ago
Woman diagnosed with colorectal cancer at 35 on mission to raise awareness
1 year ago

NBA star's off-court cause

Cleveland Cavalier's Ricky Rubio launches a project to help children with cancer prepare for treatments using virtual reality.
1 year ago
NBA star's off-court cause
1 year ago

Young moms brain cancer update

Katy Sanchez first appeared on “GMA” in December 2020 with glioblastoma and was unable to have children. Now she is back with an update on her condition and life as a mom.
1 year ago
Young moms brain cancer update
1 year ago

Man given 1 year to live survives brain cancer

One reporter decided to share her story to give hope to others who may need it.
1 year ago
Man given 1 year to live survives brain cancer
1 year ago

Kirstie Alley's death at 71 puts spotlight on colon cancer: What women need to know

The "Cheers" star's cancer was "only recently discovered," according to her two children.
1 year ago
Kirstie Alley's death at 71 puts spotlight on colon cancer: What women need to know
1 year ago

How landlocked Lesotho's 1st and only oncology clinic addresses cancer crisis

How landlocked Lesotho's first and only oncology clinic is addressing a cervical cancer crisis in Basotho women.
1 year ago
How African nation's 1st and only oncology clinic addresses cancer crisis
1 year ago

Cancer deaths in US declined by 2% every year since 2016, report says

There has been a 32% reduction in the U.S. cancer death rate overall since 1991, the report says.
1 year ago
US cancer deaths are declining, study says. Here’s why.
1 year ago

Cancer diagnoses going up in adults: Report

Early onset cancers defined as or cancers discovered in adults younger than 50 years old, have “dramatically increased” around the world over the last few decades.
1 year ago
Cancer diagnoses going up in adults: Report
2 years ago

Experimental cancer drug study has encouraging results

Researchers said that 14 out of 14 rectal cancer patients went into remission for up to two years after being given the drug Dostarlimab.
2 years ago
Experimental cancer drug study has encouraging results
2 years ago

What to know about cancer-causing chemical found in recalled products

ABC News medical contributor Dr. Darien Sutton shares details about benzene, the presence of which led to a recall of some Procter & Gamble products.
2 years ago
What to know about cancer-causing chemical found in recalled products
2 years ago

Cancer could soon be detected via blood test

For decades, scientists have been working on ways to screen for cancers using a simple blood draw rather than a painful biopsy or invasive test.
2 years ago
Cancer could soon be detected via blood test
2 years ago

Detecting cancer with a simple blood draw could soon be a reality

For decades, scientists have been working on ways to screen for cancers using a simple blood draw rather than a painful biopsy or invasive test.
2 years ago
Detecting cancer with a simple blood draw could soon be a reality
2 years ago

Hidden costs of cancer treatment

Cancer takes an emotional toll on a patient and their family, but they can also take a financial hit.
2 years ago
Hidden costs of cancer treatment
2 years ago

CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour opens up about cancer treatment and journey

The journalist revealed she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer earlier this year.
2 years ago
CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour opens up about cancer treatment and journey
2 years ago

What to know about colon cancer screenings, risks and more

The death of NeNe Leakes’ husband from colon cancer is opening up a conversation about mitigating risks.
2 years ago
What to know about colon cancer screenings, risks and more
3 years ago

Cutting edge test could detect early cancer recurrence

The new test could catch a tumor recurrence as early as two years before it shows up on a scan.
3 years ago
Cutting edge test could detect early cancer recurrence
3 years ago

Cutting-edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers

Cutting edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers
3 years ago
Cutting-edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers
3 years ago

New pill offers hope for some people with lung cancer

A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved drug targets lung cancer that’s been resistant to treatment.
3 years ago
New pill offers hope for some people with lung cancer
3 years ago

Age lowered to 45 for colon cancer screenings

The U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce lowered the age to start colon cancer screenings from 50 to 45. The decision is based on an alarming rise in cases.
3 years ago
Age lowered to 45 for colon cancer screenings
3 years ago

What to know about pancreatic cancer

After Alex Trebek died of the deadly cancer, ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down why it's so deadly, the warning signs to look out for and how to reduce one's risk.
3 years ago
What to know about pancreatic cancer
3 years ago

What to know about colon cancer and disproportionately impacted communities

After the stunning loss of Chadwick Boseman, who died after a four-year battle with colon cancer, experts weigh in on the cancer that’s more common in older people and Black men.
3 years ago
What to know about colon cancer and disproportionately impacted communities
4 years ago

American Cancer Society eliminates 1,000 jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Nonprofit fundraisers have been hard-hit by the coronavirus.
4 years ago
American Cancer Society eliminates 1,000 jobs, may cut research work
4 years ago

New cancer prevention guidelines call for no alcohol consumption

"They're saying the best thing you can do for your health is to avoid alcohol completely."
4 years ago
New cancer prevention guidelines call for no alcohol consumption
4 years ago

Alcohol, exercise at center of new cancer guidelines

The American Cancer Society recommends against drinking alcohol in its updated guidelines for preventing cancer.
4 years ago
Alcohol, exercise at center of new cancer guidelines
4 years ago

Cancer death rates continue to decline

Death rates declined from 2001 to 2017 and were seen across major demographic groups.
4 years ago
Cancer death rates continue to decline
4 years ago

26-year decline in cancer mortality includes largest single-year drop on record, American Cancer Society says

The ACS said this steady drop "translates into an estimated 2.9 million fewer cancer deaths" compared to if the rate at its peak in 1991 had persisted.
4 years ago
26-year decline in cancer mortality includes largest single-year drop on record
4 years ago

26-year decline in cancer mortality includes largest single-year drop on record, American Cancer Society says

The American Cancer Society reported the death rate from cancer in the U.S. declined by 2.2% from 2016 to 2017.
4 years ago
Cancer death rate declines with largest single-year drop, new report shows
4 years ago

Yoga method helps cancer patients find strength

Yoga4Cancer helps people heal physically and emotionally from the side effects of aggressive cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
4 years ago
Yoga method helps cancer patients find strength
4 years ago

Shortage of critical cancer drug forcing some children to go without

The shortage is especially frightening because there is no known drug available that is equally effective.
4 years ago
Shortage of critical cancer drug forcing some children to go without
4 years ago

These foods boost your health and may help you fight cancer

Nutritionist Rachel Beller shows how to makeover your meals to eat foods that have anti-cancer properties.
4 years ago
These foods boost your health and may help you fight cancer
4 years ago

New study reveals what's behind the shrinking black-white cancer mortality gap

While unequal health care and health outcomes remain a pressing concern for black Americans, in at least one area of health, that’s starting to change.
4 years ago
New study reveals what's behind the shrinking black-white cancer mortality gap