Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many cervical cancer survivors experience fatigue, insomnia and hot flashes years later, a new study reports.

Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower Risk for Common Breast Cancer by 20 Percent

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Score yet another point for low-dose aspirin: Regularly taking "baby" aspirin appears to protect women from the most common type of breast cancer, new research suggests.

Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Tipping back seven or more alcoholic drinks a week appears to raise a black woman's risk of breast cancer, new research says.

Rydapt Approved for Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Rydapt (midostaurin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in combination with chemotherapy, to treat adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation dubbed FLT3.

Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children spend a lot of time outside in the summer, so parents need to stay on top of their sun protection, a skin cancer expert advises.

Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer

THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Family income can take a big hit when a wife or husband cares for a spouse with cancer, researchers report.

Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return

WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Unstable chromosomes within lung cancer tumors increase the risk that the cancer will return after surgery, researchers report.

Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children given an organ transplant have a substantially higher risk of developing cancer -- in some cases up to 200 times higher -- than the general population, a new study finds.

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of new genes tied to the start of puberty have been identified.

Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who wait too long to get a colonoscopy after a "positive" screening test for colon cancer may face a heightened risk of the disease, a new study finds.