Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who take in higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, may have better odds of survival, a new study finds.

Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A headline-grabbing report earlier this week claimed that new cases of advanced prostate cancer in the United States had skyrocketed 72 percent in the past decade.

Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having scans after treatment does not improve thyroid cancer patients' chances of survival, a new study shows.

Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 are not at greater risk of death from chronic exposure to low levels of radiation, a new study reports.

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even a high-fat Mediterranean diet may protect against breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease, a new review finds.

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) to boost their odds of having a baby aren't at increased risk of breast cancer, according to Dutch researchers.

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New cases of advanced prostate cancer in the United States have skyrocketed 72 percent in the past decade, a troubling new study shows.

Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's odds of being told she has "dense" breasts may depend on which radiologist reads her mammogram, a new study finds.

Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients and their doctors often hold different opinions about the patient's chances for survival and how long he or she might live, according to a new study.

Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors routinely order CT scans as diagnostic tools. But many are ill-informed about the cancer risks associated with this imaging technology, a new study suggests.