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An image from a thermal camera unrelated to Gill's case.

A woman discovered she had breast cancer after a tourist attraction’s thermal camera revealed a hot spot

Thermal cameras, which pick up heat and blood flow in the body, aren't typically very accurate when it comes to detecting tumors.
An Ancestry test kit.

Ancestry just came out with 2 new DNA tests focused on health. Here’s what you can learn from them.

Ancestry's new products will test for heart conditions, inherited cancers, and carrier status for conditions like cystic fibrosis.
Some doctors want cheese to come with labels warning consumers about its links to breast cancer risk.

Doctors want a warning label on cheese because of a link to breast cancer, but the evidence is mixed

A nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members has petitioned the FDA. A nutritionist said cheese is still safe in moderation.

6 cancers on the rise in older adults, including liver, breast, and skin cancer

Skin cancer, liver cancer, and pancreatic cancer are on the rise in older adults, but healthy diet and exercise could help prevent them.
Robbie Hegwood with her family.

A woman got breast implants after a breast cancer diagnosis. Then she got cancer linked to the implants.

Robbie Hegwood's breast implants led her to develop a rare cancer called BIA-ALCL. She got the implants after breast cancer.
Not all babies will stop breastfeeding from a breast that has a cancerous tumor.

A woman learned she had breast cancer after her son refused to feed from one of her breasts, and it’s likely because the tumor made her milk tas...

Joanne Carr, a U.K.-based mom, said she wouldn't have noticed the cancerous lump if her son didn't react the way he did. Now, she's in remission.
Eating a low-fat diet could help prevent risk of death from breast cancer.

Low-fat diets could lower the risk of dying of breast cancer. That may be bad news for keto fans.

A new study found that women who ate low-fat diets that consisted of large amounts of produce and grains were less likely to die from breast cancer.

A Silicon Valley startup just launched a DNA-based health test that could be a big competitor to 23andMe

A new genetic test looks at your risk of diseases like cancer and high cholesterol. Unlike 23andMe's test, it includes genetic counseling and full sequencing.
The rule would be mandated under federal law, according to FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD.

The FDA just proposed a new mammogram rule to alert women of increased breast cancer risk

The FDA proposed a rule that would require women receive information about their breast density, a marker that could help detect early breast cancer.

The 10 cancers US women are most likely to face

Some cancers occur far more often than others. Here's a look at the 10 most common cancers among American women, from breast to ovarian.