Could Talk Therapy Ease Chemo-Related Memory Issues?

MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A type of psychotherapy might help cancer survivors deal with the long-term thinking problems some experience after chemotherapy, researchers say.

Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to fine particles of air pollution -- from cars, trucks, power plants and manufacturing facilities -- is tied to an increased risk of dying from several kinds of cancer, a new study suggests.

Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their life, but it can be treated and cured if detected early, a dermatologist says.

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A cancer diagnosis is dreaded by all, and a new study details the psychological damage it often leaves in its wake for patients.

Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statins does not appear to reduce the risk of colon cancer, but a person's cholesterol levels might affect risk, a new study suggests.

Nipple-Preserving Mastectomies Appear Safe for High-Risk Women: Study

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Preventive breast removal (mastectomy) that preserves the nipple and surrounding skin may be as effective in preventing breast cancer in high-risk women as more invasive surgeries, a new study suggests.

Certain Cancers Seem Less Likely for Kids of Hispanic Moms Born Outside U.S.

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children of Hispanic mothers who weren't born in the United States may be at lower risk for some types of childhood cancers, a new study suggests.

Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- What men eat -- particularly fatty meats and cheese -- may affect how quickly their prostate cancer progresses, a new study suggests.

Cancer History May Affect Survival After Organ Transplant

FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplant patients who previously had cancer may be at increased risk for new cancer and early death compared to organ recipients with no cancer history, new research suggests.

Celebrity Cases May Help Spur Rise in Double Mastectomies

FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Media coverage of celebrities who battle breast cancer is not always balanced or thorough, and this skewed view may be one factor in the growing popularity of double mastectomies, a new study suggests.