Fiber-based formulations appear to lower the odds for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them
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Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access
Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say
Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection
While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say
Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say
Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help
Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk
Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says
Study says early-stage cancer detection is key, but another expert says it may lead to 'overtreatment'
Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn
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