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40% of Cancers Are Linked to Being Overweight

The rate of new cancer cases has decreased in the United States since the 1990s. But increases in overweight- and obesity-related cancers—which now account for 40% of all U.S. cancers—are likely slowing that progress, according to a new report from the Centers

Cancer’s Invasion Equation

We’ve tended to focus on the cancer, but its host tissue—“soil,” rather than “seed”—could help us predict the danger it poses. Over the summer of 2011, the water in Lake Michigan turned crystal clear. Shafts of angled light lit the lake bed,

Cheap breath test may detect stomach, oesophageal cancers

Cheap breath test may detect stomach, oesophageal cancers (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Scientists have developed a cheap and non-invasive test that can measure the levels of five chemicals in the breath to detect cancers of the oesophagus and stomach with 85 per