Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA national study by researchers at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that a significant number of lung cancer patients are not receiving treatment.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTBiosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care, says the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in a position paper published in ESMO Open.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTWhat causes cachexia, what are the risk factors, and what are the complications? Can cachexia be prevented, and what is cancer anorexia cachexia syndrome?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAfter her brain cancer became resistant to chemotherapy and then to targeted treatments, 26-year-old Lisa Rosendahl's doctors gave her only a few months to live.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how an enzyme found in baker's yeast could offer a safer, more effective treatment option for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWorking in the sun could lead to one death and around five new cases of melanoma skin cancer a week, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTStandard chemotherapy is a blunt force instrument against cancer - and it's a rare cancer patient who escapes debilitating side effects from systemic treatments that mostly affect dividing cells...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMost people recognize that many forms of cancer are treated with radiation therapy. However, some may not realize that there are cancer cells with the ability to survive this type of treatment.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTAn international collaboration led by clinical researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has shown proof-of-concept that truly personalised therapy will be possible in the future for...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 02:00:00 PSTA protein that controls cell division also has a key role in switching genes on and off, scientists have found, in a discovery which could reinvent cancer treatment.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOver a century ago, a German-born scientist experimenting with impregnated sea urchin eggs had an insight that led to one of the first modern theories of cancer.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTIn a study published in the scientific journal Oncotarget, researchers from Uppsala University show how the protein EZH2 affects the development of multiple myeloma, and that inhibition of EZH2...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTResearch led by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has discovered a new biological target for drugs to reduce the spread of tumours in cancer patients.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTTargeting a specific DNA-repairing protein in the brain could be an effective way to treat the most aggressive type of brain tumour, a study suggests.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists have expressed concerns about developing drugs against two molecular targets that had been considered highly promising, after finding that specifically blocking their function adversely...
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists have uncovered how tumours are able to grow despite significant damage to the structure and number of their chromosomes1 - the storage units of DNA - according to two new studies...
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTResearchers find a class of drugs used to treat estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer might also reduce the spread of triple-negative breast cancer.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTNon-small cell lung cancer patients who need time to recover from surgery may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy started up to 4 months afterward.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTOut-of-pocket expenditures are thought to be a significant barrier to receiving cancer preventive services, especially for individuals of lower socioeconomic status.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTDiscovery could explain widespread acquired resistance among patients treated with immune checkpoint blockade drugs.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTResearchers at Okayama University have uncovered a potential new therapeutic target for invasive bladder cancer.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTA high intake of grilled, barbecued, or smoked meats has been linked to increased mortality risk among breast cancer survivors in a new study.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTStudy finds that a broken switch allows cancer cells to shrug off shape-changing and movement constraints of their extracellular matrix to grow and spread.