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May 22, 2015 05:23 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The low rates of sunscreen use likely mean the high rates of the most common cancer -- melanoma -- won't be dropping soon. Continue reading →
May 1, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Wellness guru Belle Gibson claimed her special diet and holistic treatments cured her cancer, but she never had cancer. Continue reading →
Apr 20, 2015 02:50 PM ET
South Korea appears to be facing an epidemic of thyroid cancer. But it's not because of an actual increase in the disease, only an increase in the number of people being screened for it.
Apr 15, 2015 12:50 PM ET
Treating brain tumors by feeding them polio? Injecting tumor victims with scorpion venom? Huh?! It may sound odd, but those are two quite serious new tumor-busting methods under study right now.
Mar 24, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Although tests showed she was not in the early stages of cancer, Jolie said she chose to go ahead with the surgery because of her family history.
Mar 12, 2015 12:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Connecticut teenager forced by the Supreme Court to accept cancer treatments is in remission. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2015 07:23 AM ET
Everybody knows soda isn't exactly at the tip-top of a healthy diet, and now a new study finds a particular ingredient in the fizzy drinks has generated evidence of tumors in mice! Is it safe to have our pop?
Jan 21, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
People who drink coffee regularly may be protected against malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin-cancer death in the U.S.
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