Watchful waiting may not be suitable for all men with early-stage prostate cancer, especially black patients, according to research published in Urologic Oncology.
Breast feeding can potentially protect premature babies from a toxic gastrointestinal disease, according to a recent study published in in the American Journal of Pathology.
Although it is widely understood that hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are the leading causes of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, an alarming number of HBV and HCV carriers have unhealthy habits that result in poor liver health.
According to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, an ultraviolet light-induced genetic mutation is the probable culprit fueling countless human skin cancers.
Soy protein may increase activity in genes linked to breast cancer growth -- at least in certain women who already have the disease, according to research reported in the September issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Evidence-based recommendations have been developed for chemotherapy and targeted therapy for women with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative advanced breast cancer. The clinical practice guideline was published online Sept. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
A prospective survey of women newly diagnosed with breast cancer reveals some of the factors that influence the decision to choose contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. The results of the survey are scheduled to be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium, held from Sept. 4 to 6 in San Francisco.