Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes

In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations


Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse

Circulating tumor DNA analysis spots stray cells months before scans detect recurrence, researchers say


Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second

Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds


Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise

Researchers want to test daratumumab in a larger group of patients


False-Positive Mammogram Result Traumatic for Most Women: Study

Majority had issues such as anxiety, sleeplessness, often persisting long after being declared cancer-free


Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women

But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment


High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say


Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk

Viewing time of less than 6 minutes linked to higher cancer rates, study finds


Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males


Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily

Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds


Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb