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In a story Oct. 26 about Cologuard, a new DNA test for colon cancer screening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the test was approved in September and was not yet available nationwide. T...
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Men should not get a common blood test to screen for prostate cancer, according to new healthcare guidelines from Canada. The potential for harm after prostate-s...
The test, called Cologuard, is the first to look for cancer-related DNA in stool.
Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.
 Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women in Saudi Arabia, accounting for approximately 22 percent of all cases, according to the head of the breast unit at King Fahd General Hospi...
The at-home test aims to reach millions of Americans who avoid invasive colonoscopies
As breast cancer awareness month shines a spotlight on one of the nation’s leading healthcare concerns, Huntington Memorial Hospital announced today the receipt of a significant en
Men deserve to know where they stand to have a fighting chance and with early detection, the survival rate for prostate cancer can be over 90 per cent TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Prostate Cancer C...
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Cancer Research UK and its commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology , are to join forces with Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo, President & CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, “Astell
Title: New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes Category: Health News Created: 8/7/2014 12:35:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 8/8/2014 12:00:00 AM
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has received a clean bill of health after a 10-month battle with two forms of cancer. The 77-year-old McNair opened up about his ordeal on Thursday at a news conference...
A series of problematic choices confront anyone dealing with cancer.
Brooks Hays ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Cancer in the colon could be identified by certain bacteria present in a patient's gastrointestinal system.
A major European study has shown that blood test screening for prostate cancer saves lives, but doubts remain about whether the benefit is large enough to offset the harms caused by unnecessary biopsi...
A major European study has shown that blood test screening for prostate cancer saves lives, but doubts remain about whether the benefit is large enough to offset the harms caused by unnecessary biopsi...
A newly discovered gene mutation significantly raises a woman's risk of breast cancer and may be considered the third such inherited gene flaw known to science, researchers said Wednesday. Women w...
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Could medical marijuana be an antidote for the nation's scourge of fatal overdoses caused by prescription pain medication? A new study suggests the answer is yes, and it's set off a flurry of medical ...
It only takes an imagination to create an idea. But to bring an idea to life, it takes much more, especially in healthcare. That’s where Bobby Grajewski comes in. As the president of Edison Nation M...
Could the use of one drug curb overdoses in another? States that have laws permitting medical marijuana also have fewer opioid overdose deaths, though researchers aren't entirely sure why, according t...
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 08/15/2014 settlement date, which shows a 746,917 share increase in total short interest for Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (N...
Elgin votes 8-1 to grant permit for medical marijuana shop. Elgin mayor dismisses security concerns as council grants medical marijuana permit. Elgin leaders agreed tonight to welcome a medical mariju...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For international travelers who need to carry medical devices and medications with them, it's not easy to find out the travel requirements at their destinations, and embass...
Critics took aim Tuesday at proposed regulations to create a medical marijuana industry in Maryland as a state commission tasked with writing the rules rushed toward a deadline it might not meet. Phys...
Bovie Medical (BVX), a maker of medical devices and supplies and the developer of J-Plasma®, a patented new surgical product, announced that it has added two experienced sales executives to its direc...
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New research published today in Genome Biology shows that RNA sequencing could lead the way towards more personalized treatments for prostate cancer. In this guest post, Dr Iain Frame, Director of Res...
If asked to describe the symptoms of breast cancer, most people would say "a lump" – and that is what the majority of people, who check themselves, will be hoping not to find. However, there are oth...
Jane Brody on health and aging. The teenage years can be tough enough under the best of circumstances. But when cancer invades an adolescent’s life, the challenges grow exponentially. When the prosp...
A study by researchers in Fukushima prefecture found 57 minors in the prefecture have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer so far and another 46 are showing symptoms that suggest they may also have the ...
I don't think anyone does. But that is what happens when you write a goal-oriented blog. It happens with cancer blogs where the writers are each hoping for remission, or weight loss blogs where everyo...
I did. And learned the little red dot on my face is skin cancer. The pathology report said basal cell carcinoma, as suspected, and surprise! Some squamous cell cancer is here, too. The squamous cell c...
DENVER, CO - Jennie McGihon, who at 32-years-young wrote about her treatment for ovarian and uterine cancers in the witty, you-picked-the-wrong-girl-to-mess-with blog, "Are You There Cancer? It's Me, ...
Emergent BioSolutions ( EBS) inked a deal with MorphoSys, a German biotech company, to co-develop and subsequently market the former's prostrate cancer candidate ES414 (MOR209/ES414 going forward). Th...
BPM 31510 is just another cancer drug in human development trials, except for one thing. Scientists didn’t toil away in labs to come up with it; artificial intelligence did. The cancer drug developm...
Her ovarian cancer came back around 2012, and even shared in a blog for People.com her journey towards battling the disease. She debuted on television in 2006 for MTV’s “Real World/Road Rules Chal...
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