Roundup to be Banned in France for Cancer Risk
France will phase out the agricultural use of Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate) weed-killer by 2022 due to fears that it may cause cancer.
Australia Reports 56 Cases of Breast Implant Cancer
Health officials in Australia reported 56 cases of Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) in woman with breast implants, including 3 deaths since 2007.
Choosing Alternative Medicine to Treat Cancer May Increase Death Risk by 5X: Study
Patients who chose alternative therapies to treat cancer instead of the recommended medical treatment may be significantly increasing their risk of death, a new study has found.
Cancer Death Rates Down 25% Since 1991
The death toll from cancer in the U.S. this year is projected to be 25% lower than a quarter-century ago, a decrease attributed to steady reductions in smoking rates and new breakthroughs in detection and treatment.
That Expensive New Cancer Drug Might Not Work
At least 50% of cancer drugs that were fast-tracked to patients by the FDA from 2008-2012 did not help them live longer or better lives. The most expensive drug also worsened quality of life. Even when these medications do not...