Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure
Get the latest cancer news and research. Sort by cancer type or read the current headlines to learn what’s happening in the science of cancer detection and treatment, as well as healthy living tips for dealing with cancer.
Many growths are slow to progress and nonlethal, only leading to unnecessary treatment, panel says
Large European study looked at people with close relatives who'd been affected
Findings could influence screening guidelines, researchers say
Patients may be wise to cut down on these foods, experts say
Tumors with a key mutation seemed unaffected by daily use of the drug, study found
Early trial supports accuracy of the screening, which could be a boon in preventing the disease
Used to examine patients' gastrointestinal tracts, dirty devices might pose infection risk
Reducing radiation dosage would also help, study found
Enjoy outdoor cooking while keeping cancer risk to a minimum, expert urges
Early study found it had high accuracy, but experts say it won't replace colonoscopy anytime soon
We care about your feedback. Let us know how we can improve your CancerCompass experience.