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In a major reversal, California says coffee ‘does not pose a significant cancer risk’ and may even help protect against some cancers

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment says roasting and brewing coffee does "not pose a significant risk of cancer."

7 dangerous foods that could raise your risk of developing cancer

One way to reduce your risk of developing cancer is to avoid certain foods, like processed and packaged convenience foods, meat, and alcohol,
Baby powder use has been linked to some cancer cases, but does that mean it's dangerous?

Johnson & Johnson is being investigated by the SEC over fears its baby powder may cause cancer — here’s how worried you should be

Baby powder is made with talc, a mineral that can contain asbestos fibers. But the science is far from settled on whether talc contributes to cancer.

Scientists in Singapore could soon develop method to stop cancer cells from evolving and becoming drug-resistant

“The cancer cells behave like chameleons, altering their gene expression and cell behaviour to overcome drug treatment," a researcher said.
Farmer Terry Petry loads herbicide into a sprayer in Illinois.

Scientists are learning that eating organic might be tied to a lower cancer risk, but there are some big caveats

A study of nearly 69,000 French people suggests that a diet rich in organic fruit, vegetables, nuts, and legumes may be linked with a lower risk of breast cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
James P. Allison of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Kyoto University Professor Tasuku Honjo in Kyoto jointly won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.

How the researchers who won the Nobel Prize in medicine transformed the way we treat cancer

Researchers Jim Allison and Tasuku Honjo have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work in cancer immunotherapy. "I was really just trying to understand the immune system," Allison said on Monday.

The FDA just approved a new treatment for a common form of skin cancer

The FDA just approved a new treatment for an advanced form of skin cancer. The drug, Libtayo, is a checkpoint inhibitor, a kind of drug that's part of a new class of cancer medications known as immunotherapy. It's made by Regeneron and Sanofi.

The keto diet could make certain cancer treatments more effective in mice, a study found — and a human trial is moving forward

A study of mice who stuck to high-fat, low-carb, low-sugar diets suggests that the keto plan might help boost the performance of tumor-killing drugs. This fall, scientists plan to start a similar trial of the diet in humans.
Pink balloons are displayed in front of an artificial waterfall during the "Pink Ribbon" breast cancer awareness campaign at Cheonggye Stream in central Seoul

We’re getting new treatments for ‘a disease that once was definitely a death sentence’ — but it comes with a big price tag

A new report finds that global spending on cancer therapies rose 18% to $133 billion in 2017. The global market for cancer is projected to reach $200 billion by 2022.