Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.
For the first time, lung cancer has passed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths for women in rich countries.
Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.
Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same — with the hope of curing their own disease.
Anti-smoking ads that invoke responses of fear or disgust are the ones most likely to work, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.
One in seven Americans will lose a parent or sibling before the age of 20 according to statistics gathered by Disabled World, but not a lot of opportunities for hurting families to connect to each other in the D.C. area.
Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.
A 13-year-old boy in Leesburg, Virginia has a big team surrounding him with support during his battle with cancer.
A 14-year-old from Sterling, Virginia is lending her voice to a cause, and it may just launch her professional singing career.
Ford, who has admitted to drug and alcohol abuse, has a rare and difficult kind of cancer in his abdomen.