Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTSome cancer cases occur in someone who's inherited a genetic mutation. Learn more about genetic testing and forms of cancer that can be hereditary.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhen a patient's cancer comes back, he or she is often left with limited treatment options and higher odds of debilitating side effects.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn regions where cancer survival is poorer, people on average have lower awareness of cancer symptoms, according to findings published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:00:00 PDTGlioblastomas are incurable malignant brain tumors. Usually the patients affected survive for only a few months. In addition, every tumor is quite different, which makes treatment very difficult.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTResearchers from the University of Southampton have discovered a potential way of stopping one of the most aggressive types of brain tumour from spreading, which could lead the way to better...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn a study of cancer patients considering whether they should participate in phase I clinical trials, a high percentage were willing to participate after discussions with clinical staff, but nearly...
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTCombining targeted radiation therapy with a neutrophil stimulant enhances anti-tumor immunity, according to new research into cancer immunology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA clinical trial* for types of advanced cancer is the first of its kind to show that precision medicine - or tailoring treatment for individual people - can slow down the time it takes for a tumour...
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the National University of Ireland Galway have shown that the TP53 gene has even greater anti-cancer activity than previously thoughtNew insight into the function of a gene...
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTMedical tattooing, also known as dermatography, is routinely used by plastic surgeons for nipple reconstruction after mastectomy.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:00 PDTNew model could improve personalized treatment for people with one subtype of lung cancer.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTUsing an enzyme-blocking molecule that shuts down fat synthesis in cancer cells, researchers stunt tumor growth in transplanted cells and animal models.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTIn an investigation published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a group of German investigators provides the largest survey of mental disorders in cancer.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTMen who suffer from anxiety are more than twice as likely to die from cancer as men who don't.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTSome DNA methylation sites associated with smoking remain even 30 years after quitting smoking, increasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancers.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Uppsala University have used computer modelling to study how brain tumours arise.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have used an exciting new technology to successfully switch on dormant tumour suppressor genes in multiple cancer types.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA joint research published in Nature Communications has shown new molecular causes of brain cancer and leukemia.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTBy discovering how quadruple-helix DNA may help cancer progress, researchers come up with a possible new way to target cancer cells selectively.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTToxic chemicals that are associated with cancer and developmental and reproductive health problems have been found widespread in household dust.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTScientists have identified where a four-stranded version of DNA exists within the genome of human cells, and suggest that it may hold a key to developing new, targeted therapies for cancer.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a protein which causes cells to eat their dying neighbours, helping to prevent inflammation - something which is vital in the fight to stop...
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTFor the first time, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have been able to identify in human cancers two characteristic patterns of DNA damage caused by...
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTResearchers found no overall increase in cancer risk among World Trade Center (WTC)-exposed firefighters following the 9/11 attacks compared with other firefighters from several US cities.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudy shows revonedistat, a drug already in testing, blocks a protein that melanoma and other types of cancer cells rely on to replicate at great speed.