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September 2, 2021, 2:52 PM

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.
September 2, 2021, 2:52 PM
What to know about colon cancer screenings, risks and more
3 months 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 months ago
Cutting edge test could detect early cancer recurrence
3 months ago

Cutting-edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers

Cutting edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers
3 months ago
Cutting-edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers
4 months 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.
4 months ago
New pill offers hope for some people with lung cancer
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Age lowered to 45 for colon cancer screenings
10 months 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.
10 months ago
What to know about pancreatic cancer
1 year 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.
1 year ago
What to know about colon cancer and disproportionately impacted communities
1 year ago

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

Nonprofit fundraisers have been hard-hit by the coronavirus.
1 year ago
American Cancer Society eliminates 1,000 jobs, may cut research work
1 year 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."
1 year ago
New cancer prevention guidelines call for no alcohol consumption
1 year ago

Alcohol, exercise at center of new cancer guidelines

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

Cancer death rates continue to decline

Death rates declined from 2001 to 2017 and were seen across major demographic groups.
2 years ago
Cancer death rates continue to decline
2 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.
2 years ago
26-year decline in cancer mortality includes largest single-year drop on record
2 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.
2 years ago
Cancer death rate declines with largest single-year drop, new report shows
2 years ago

Trebek says he needs 30 seconds for exit on final 'Jeopardy'

‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek has already rehearsed his final goodbye when his run ends
2 years ago
2 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.
2 years ago
Yoga method helps cancer patients find strength
2 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.
2 years ago
Shortage of critical cancer drug forcing some children to go without
2 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.
2 years ago
These foods boost your health and may help you fight cancer
2 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.
2 years ago
New study reveals what's behind the shrinking black-white cancer mortality gap
2 years ago

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek finished chemotherapy and is 'on the mend'

"I'm on the mend and that's all I can hope for right now," he said.
2 years ago
Alex Trebek on finishing chemo after stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis
2 years ago

Perk up: California says coffee cancer risk insignificant

WHO found inadequate evidence that coffee causes cancer.
2 years ago
2 years ago

A 2014 photo of these girls being treated for cancer went viral. See how they look now

Girls who were fighting cancer in 2014 meet each year.
2 years ago
A 2014 pic of these girls being treated for cancer went viral. See how they look now
3 years ago

Mom undergoing chemo asks moms on social media for breast milk donations

A woman who was diagnosed with cancer months after giving birth, has received thousands of ounces in breast donations from fellow moms she's never met.
3 years ago
Mom undergoing chemo asks moms on social media for breast milk donations
3 years ago

Cancer death rates have declined sharply over the past 25 years: Study

From 1991-2016, cancer death rates have dropped 27 percent.
3 years ago
Cancer death rates have declined sharply over the past 25 years: Study