A recent study from the United Kingdom found that the taller a woman is in height the higher chance she has of getting ten common types of cancer, including breast and kidney cancer.
According to an American study of smoking and cancer, researchers found that continuing to smoke after being diagnosed with cancer results in more pain when compared to people who have cancer but do not smoke.
An international study found that men and women who drink over the recommended amounts of alcohol each day had an increased risk from cancer, but that risk went away if they stayed within the daily recommended limit.
An international study has found that a newly developed one-time targeted-at-the-tumor site radiation treatment for breast cancer is just as effective as the traditional radiation treatment that involves a daily exposure of the entire breast to radiation.
A 2010 U.S. study relating the use of indoor tanning devices to the skin cancer melanoma goes into detail about which ultraviolet rays do more skin damage, along with other information that helps to pinpoint why any use of indoor tanning is linked to an increased risk of cancer.
An American study found that people in the United States are slightly more prone to getting certain types of skin cancer on the left side of their bodies than on the right side. Driving may be to blame.
On Thursday, April 29, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the Provenge vaccine to treat advanced prostate cancer. This is the first vaccine to be developed that treats any type of cancer.