Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One might expect cancer survivors to be fanatically healthy eaters, but a new study suggests they eat a little worse than people who never had cancer.

Minority Women Get Worse Breast Cancer Care, Regardless of Tumor Type: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- No matter the type or stage of breast cancer, minority women are more likely to be diagnosed later in the disease than white women, and they are also less likely to receive recommended treatments, a new study shows.

How to Do Breast Self-Exams

SATURDAY, Oct. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast self-exams that might help detect breast cancer should be done once a month, a doctor recommends.

For Early Breast Cancer, More U.S. Women Choose Less Invasive Treatment

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American women with an early, noninvasive stage of breast cancer are increasingly opting for less extensive surgery, a new study says.

Colonoscopy Findings Fade Quickly From Memory

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The longer it's been since their last colonoscopy, the more likely patients are to forget important details about their procedure, a new study finds.

Surgery May Raise Survival With Advanced Melanoma: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that for patients with melanoma that has spread to the abdomen, surgical removal of the tumor can extend survival.

Elephants' Cancer-Crushing Secrets May Someday Help People

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- What weighs upwards of 14,000 pounds, can live well past 70 years, and almost never gets cancer? The elephant.

Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite efforts by lawmakers and manufacturers to protect workers and provide safe working environments, the risk of bladder cancer is still rising in certain industries, a new study finds.

Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A man-made antioxidant appears to accelerate the spread of skin cancer in mice, raising questions about its safety in humans, researchers say.

Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Indoor tanning is far more popular among gay and bisexual men than it is among heterosexual men, a fact that may explain why they also have higher skin cancer rates, new research suggests.