(CNN)Actor Ben Stiller revealed on Tuesday he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2014. The tumor was surgically removed three months later, in September 2014, and Stiller has been cancer-free since. But the American Cancer
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Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine published a study, April 6, in “Nature Medicine,” revealing that cancer may now be detected through a simple, ultra-sensitive, blood test. Doctors would be able to use the test to …
Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a blood test that can detect tiny amounts of DNA from four cancers, a breakthrough that has the potential to catch those cancers early enough to reduce the number of deaths. The scientists …
Many people have the misconception that they need to do cancer or tumour marker tests to screen for cancer. A blood-cancer marker is a substance produced in the body by cancerous cells. It is also made by some normal cells, …
Don’t rely on screening tests for ovarian cancer to make decisions about your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning women. The FDA is also telling doctors not to use these tests on women at normal risk for …
Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world, and now researchers are developing new forms of treatment. If tests show you have liver cancer, there are several ways to treat the disease. One is removing the cancerous part of …
In a major breakthrough, scientists have devised a blood test that can detect eight of the most common types of cancer. A team of scientists at John Hopkins University, who published the study in journal Science on Thursday, said the test
Marie McCullough covers health and medicine, with a special focus on cancer and women's health issues. Get ready for the Ben Stiller effect. The 50-year-old actor revealed on Tuesday that, thanks to PSA blood testing, he was diagnosed …
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