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A microscopic view of cervical cancer.

An ‘unacceptably low’ amount of women are up to date on a test that can catch cervical cancer, according to a new study

A recent study found that just over half of women ages 21 to 29 are up to date on the Pap smear, a screening test for cervical cancer.
Auris makes a product called Monarch, a controller operated robotic camera that gives doctors a view inside the body to help with lung cancer diagnosis.

Johnson & Johnson is buying a Silicon Valley surgical-robotics startup for $3.4 billion

J&J is bulking up on its surgical-robotics presence with the $3.4 billion deal for Auris Health.
The FDA announced a plan to crack down on supplement manufacturers.

Your multivitamins and brain-boosting pills may be suspect, and regulators are cracking down on the $40 billion industry

Federal regulators announced this week that they'll be taking a more active role in policing the $40 billion supplement industry.
In a new letter to healthcare providers, the FDA said it wants to raise awareness of a rare cancer that's associated with breast implants.

Hundreds of Americans have developed a rare cancer that’s linked to breast implants, and the FDA is urging doctors to stay alert

In a new letter to healthcare providers, the US Food and Drug Administration raised awareness about a rare type of lymphoma linked to breast implants.
A tray containing cancer cells sits on an optical microscope in the Nanomedicine Lab at the University College London's School of Pharmacy.

16 things you’re getting wrong about cancer, according to experts

INSIDER spoke with two oncologists to debunk some common myths about cancer, cancer treatment, and what patients need.
Dan Mallory

The best-selling author of ‘The Woman In the Window’ says he faked brain cancer to cover up his bipolar diagnosis

Dan Mallory, whose book "The Woman in the Window" is becoming a film, had a history of fabricating parts of his life, according to The New Yorker.

AIA launches Singapore’s first insurance plan covering mental illness and recurred critical illnesses

AIA claims its new plan will cover major depressive disorders (MDD), schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and Tourette syndrome.
Novartis executive Jay Bradner says that the company is developing drugs that could prevent cancer before patients get it — a forward-thinking approach that other drugmakers aren't taking.

A top Novartis executive says the $225 billion drug giant is planning for a ‘doomsday scenario’ in cancer treatment

Pharma giant Novartis is developing drugs that could prevent cancer before patients get it. One big question: how will we pay for them?
Proteus makes 'smart pills' embedded with sensors that tell your doctor when you've taken your medication. It announced a clinical trial in cancer on Thursday.

A Silicon Valley company just launched ‘smart’ cancer pills that track you with tiny sensors stamped into your medications

A digital medicine company called Proteus makes 'smart pills' embedded with sensors that tell your doctor when you've taken your medication. The pills also track activity levels.