Recent large-scale genomic analyses have uncovered dozens of common genetic variants that are associated with breast cancer. Each variant, however, contributes only a tiny amount to a person's overall risk of developing the ...
Smokers with a specific genetic variation are more likely to keep smoking longer than those who don't have the gene variant, new research indicates. They're also more likely to be diagnosed with lung cancer at a younger age.
New research shows that excess weight increases the risk that a benign blood disorder will progress into multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood.
A test for a wide range of genetic risk factors could improve doctors' ability to work out which women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer, a major study of more than 65,000 women has shown.
Women who carry an inherited fault in the BRIP1 gene are three times more likely to develop ovarian cancer than those without it, researchers said Tuesday.
A study that tracked tens of thousands of midlife and older men for more than 20 years has found that vigorous exercise and other healthy lifestyle habits may cut their chances of developing a lethal type of prostate cancer ...
(HealthDay)—Breast cancer isn't the same for every woman, even at the cellular level, according to a new statement from four major medical groups focused on the disease.
(HealthDay)—America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report.
Researchers in the Hereditary Endocrine Cancer Group of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)—led by Alberto Cascón and Mercedes Robledo—have described the presence of mutations in the MDH2 gene, in a family ...
Kansas State University kinesiology research offers encouraging information for cancer patients: A brisk walk or a slow jog on a regular basis may be the key to improved cancer treatments.