| May 13, 2010
Screening for breast cancer isn't like looking for a needle in a haystack. It's harder. It's like looking for needles in a big field of haystacks, where some of the haystacks have needles, while most don't, but you don't know which are which, so you...
| Feb 2, 2010
Stinging from news that a cluster of childhood brain cancer exists in their community, Acreage residents reacted with a range of emotions Tuesday — some determined to flee their homes, others saying they aren't worried about staying in an area they'...
| May 21, 2010
We've long been told to keep an eye on our moles lest they progress to melanoma, a form of skin cancer that's treatable if caught early, deadly if not. But not all moles are equal -- some are risky; others can be safely left alone. The biological roots of...
| May 24, 2010
| 11:35 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually promote the growth of skin cancer instead of preventing it, according to a new study.
The sunscreens in question contain vitamin A or its derivatives, which could possibly...
| Jun 1, 2010
Rhonda McCartt was in shock when a mammogram and biopsy revealed precancerous cells in her breast.
In the past, such a diagnosis would have been a signal to wait and worry, with close monitoring to see whether the cells became cancerous. These days, as...
| Feb 5, 2010
U.S. cell phone use has quadrupled in the past decade to about 280 million customers.
Meanwhile, brain cancer remains as rare as ever. A city the size of St. Petersburg can expect only about 20 new cases a year.
Nevertheless, nagging worries that cell...
| Feb 15, 2010
How could respectable scientists armed with the same data on electromagnetic fields end up on opposite sides of the spectrum? The studies themselves are largely to blame. The results are often ambiguous and hard to interpret. Some suggest a link between...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 9:05 AM
When Stephanie Peskowitz and her husband Ira bought a home in The Acreage five years ago, they figured they had found a woodsy paradise large enough for their dreams.
The couple's two sons, Isaac, 4, and Ilan, 2, were born here, and they are growing up...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 7:53 PM
LOS ANGELES- Cheryl Shuman is an activist and a survivor who's staring down her own mortality.
It has truly been a difficult road for the medical marijuana user.
Before she began her work to reform marijuana laws, Cheryl was known as the 'Optician to...
| Feb 24, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Torrance at the offices of Dr. David M. Duffy for "NEW YEAR, NEW YOU UPDATE: SPOT REMOVER".
Self-conscious about your spots? Why not remove them? Dr. David M. Duffy now offers the Medlite laser for your spot removal. The...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, women's death rates from lung cancer are dropping, possibly a turning point in the smoking-fueled epidemic.
It's a small decline, says the nation's annual report on cancer — just under 1 percent a year....