According to new recommendations, more women should be assessed for BRCA1 and BRCA2 - the harmful mutations in the genes that can increase risk of certain cancers.
According to the World Health Organization, there are 10 million new cases of dementia every year, and this figure is set to triple by 2050. Although there's no effective treatment for the disease, there's much that can be done to delay or slow progression.
A new study found that the proportion of adults diagnosed with colorectal cancer under age 50 in the United States has continued to increase over the past decade.
According to new research, living a healthy lifestyle may help offset a person's genetic risk of dementia.
Here’s what happens to your body when you have a hangover, and the chemical effect behind dehydration, headache, fatigue, and vomiting.
Dr. Teresa Saris of Total Access Medical answers questions regarding colorectal cancer. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University Medical School, Dr. Saris has been in practice and board certified in Internal Medicine since 1991.
Women with higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings suggest that women with higher BMI may need shorter intervals between mammography screening exams.
Researchers at Penn Medicine have found a way to cause some cancer cells to self-destruct, a finding that could lead to new treatments.