There are currently few effective and non-invasive methods to screen for early stages of cancer. But scientists have now developed a new blood test that promises to detect eight different cancers.
Improvements in survival rates for acute myeloid leukaemia have failed to keep pace with other leukaemias. That may be about to change.
Antioxidants are meant to be good for us, but not all antioxidants are equal.
New mouse model study sheds light on why alcohol is so harmful.
Taking more exercise is a New Year's resolution to stick to. Exercise reduces risks of depression, cancers, heart disease, stroke and sudden death.
Stress has subtle, underlying effects on almost every part of the body, including the heart, gut and immune system.
Only one Canadian has ever received the Nobel Prize for medicine, in 1923. But Canadian discoveries have been essential to stem cell research, gene sequencing and treatments for cancer.
Radon is a radioactive gas that seeps into buildings through foundation cracks. It is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. And it only costs around $60 to test your home.
We need to ensure cancer research addresses what matters most.
Already suffering debilitating side effects, chemotherapy patients could be made seriously ill by the food they eat.
A family physician and public health researcher explains why he isn't getting a prostate cancer test in Movember or at any time in the near future.
AML can kill with surprising rapidity. Luckily new treatments are on the horizon.
Why hasn't there been an improvement in survival in the last 30 years for patients with brain cancers?
There is an urgent need for affordable cancer treatment services, lower drug costs, better equipped facilities, favourable national cancer policies and specialist doctors in Kenya.
There is usually no one factor that causes breast cancer. It's likely a combination of the effects of a person's risks combined with an element of bad luck.
A palliative care doctor discusses his interactions with his patients: "I wouldn't know what I would want were I in their shoes," he says.
The majority of research suggests the benefits of mammography screening greatly outweigh the harms for women over age 40.
A new study has found bodyweight exercises you can do at home are just as good as a gym workout.
When a person has a serious illness, palliative care aims to improve that person's quality of life.
Researchers have long been looking for clues into how to treat triple negative breast cancer. Could fighter blood cells that infiltrate the tumor provide insight?