CancerInfo Center

How Weight Might Affect Cancer Risk
Cancer types associated with being overweight or obese may account for almost half of cancer diagnoses in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Breast Cancer Rx Gets Thumbs Up from FDA
Just in time for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a new breast cancer treatment has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Approved: First Biosimilar Rx for Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the United States' first biosimilar drug to treat cancer.
New Lymphoma Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
How Diet May Affect Your Colorectal Cancer Risk
The foods you eat may have an impact on your risk for colorectal cancer, according to a new report.
First-Ever Gene Therapy Approved in US
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first gene therapy in the United States.
Leukemia Rx Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat acute myeloid leukemia.
Teens and the Cancer-Preventing Vaccine
Many parents are choosing for their teens to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
Vitamin B and Lung Cancer: A Possible Link
Your high-dose B vitamin supplement may be raising your risk of lung cancer, a new study found.
A Look at Women's Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions
Many women with early-stage breast cancer may consider aggressive treatment choices, a new study found.