Angelina Jolie's mother had breast cancer, and she knew she carried the BRCA gene mutation that put her at very high risk. But most women don't need to be
If melanomas are caught early, 98 percent are cured. If they spread, they're usually fatal. Most people don't get screened. Two UB medical students organized a
The FDA is looking to put stronger warnings on tanning beds to increase awareness about the dangers they pose.
Doctors have a warning for those who drink soda pop - even if it's just one can or bottle a day.
A new cancer prevention study is underway, and the American Cancer Society and several major partners in Western New York are looking for recruits.
Can losing your hair be a signal that you're at risk for a heart attack? A new report that analyzed six large studies involving almost 37,000 men says there is
An oral drug called Tecfidera was just approved by the FDA. It was also tested in Buffalo, and it's very effective in three important areas.
The Coca Cola ballpark in Allentown, Penn., has installed a new urinal gaming system in the men's bathrooms.
It's a question many parents wrestle with every year: when should you bring your child to the doctor if he or she has an ear infection?
The latest numbers show the average life span for a baby girl born today in the United States is 81, and for a baby boy - it's 76.
Neighbors have long suspected cancer cases in the Tonawandas are related to pollution. The Clean Air Coalition wants factories in the area to be held to strict
The local chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will be celebrating some successes this weekend at its annual Diamond Ball.
There is often skepticism about which vaccines are really necessary, especially for adults. But a simple shot could prevent an incredibly painful illness.
Doctors at Roswell Park Cancer Institute can now help certain patients with treatments specifically designed for their needs.
Even being outside for a few minutes in unforgiving cold temperatures can be dangerous, especially if you're not covered up properly.
There's new evidence that some fruit, particularly blueberries and strawberries, may have measurable benefits.