iOS app Android app

Cancer Tests

Will Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Be The Screeners Of The Future?

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Dogs can already sniff for bombs and drugs, but recent research is suggesting they also may be reliable in detecting cancer.  D...

Here's Med In Your Eye

XPRIZE | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology

They're the windows to the soul, the limpid pools in which we drown in each other's gaze -- all that good stuff. But it's the 21st century; haven't we figured out anything else the eyes are good for? You know, besides seeing?

Cancer Patients Asking For Tests Are Often Right, Study Suggests

Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 05/19/2014 02:44 AM EDT on LiveScience Unnecessary tests and inappropriate treatments are problems...

4 Promising New Tests To Help Spot Cancer Earlier

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

These noninvasive screenings can speed detection -- and save many more lives. By Kelly DiNardo "Better late than never" may work with eye ex...

BRCA Testing Vastly Underused, Researchers Say

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan Women with a mutation on the BRCA gene are at a five-times higher risk for breast cancer -- but with a simple blood test available t...

The New 2-Day Cleanse

Penny Love | Posted 06.30.2013 | Fifty
Penny Love

I am now a member of an elite club. It is a challenge to get in. It has strict and physically challenging rules that you must follow in order to join. It is expensive and the initiation rites are as torturous as a fraternity rush. In the end though, It is totally worth the it.

Are These 5 Common Cancer Tests And Treatments Being Overused?

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living

* Physicians identify procedures that do not help patients * Say chemo for sickest patients should not be done * Recomme...

Catherine Pearson

Are Docs Ordering Unnecessary Ovarian Cancer Tests? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living

No major medical organizations recommend routine ovarian cancer screening, but that hasn't stopped doctors from regularly testing for the disease. Acc...

Overtesting Cancer Patients In Late Stages

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — If you knew you had one year to live, would you have medical tests you didn't need? Turns out a surprising number of patients with la...

Guidelines Push Back Age For Cervical Cancer Tests | DENISE GRADY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New guidelines for cervical cancer screening say women should delay their first Pap test until age 21, and be screened less often than recommended in ...

Stool test detects cancers: Health Update | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO - Using just a stool sample, doctors may be able to detect colon and many other cancers of the digestive tract including stomach, pancreatic, ...