Fallen vaccination rates pose a threat to this vulnerable population.
Cancer cells become super-charged when exposed to methylmalonic acid, a chemical that builds up in older people's bodies.
A special type of spectroscopy helped doctors differentiate between tumors in mice that responded to radiation therapy and those that resisted it.
Scientists sound alarm over radiation in Nubian Aquifer, but other experts say the health risk is unclear.
Results of an International Atomic Energy Agency study on effective brachytherapy in resource-poor settings.
A neurosurgeon discusses what developments in the field mean for patients
Checkpoint inhibitors lift the brakes on the immune system, but may join other new drugs in pressing the accelerator on health care costs.
For top scientists like James P. Allison, music and other artistic endeavors may be key to success.
James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo share prize for discovery of checkpoint inhibitors for cancer therapy.
Population study shows that 2010 Affordable Care Act improved insurance coverage rates for patients receiving one form of cancer treatment.
Blood biomarker may tell whether early-stage lung cancer is cured or soon-to-be recurred.
Ultrafast lasers may better distinguish cancerous tissue during surgery, defining tumor margins and helping improve outcomes.