Cancer news


Palestinian inmate with cancer loses ability to speak

26 October 2020
Palestinian inmate with cancer loses ability to speak. Kamal Abu Waer was diagnosed last year with a cancerous tumor in his throat and has undergone ... READ MORE >

Trial helps men with prostate cancer

26 October 2020
Fitness training might seem like a big ask in combination with cancer treatment, add in a global pandemic and it becomes an even more Herculean effort ... READ MORE >

New Brunswick's annual walk for pancreatic cancer goes virtual

26 October 2020
“General public awareness of this cancer is low… despite the fact that it is now the third largest cause of cancer deaths in Canada,” said Kate Elliott, the ... READ MORE >

Washington's Ron Rivera on verge of final cancer treatment

26 October 2020
WASHINGTON — Washington coach Ron Rivera will have his last treatment for a form of skin cancer on Monday, two months after being diagnosed. READ MORE >

Don't Let Covid-19 Delay Your Own Cancer Screening

26 October 2020
It is so important to get those screenings back on the books. Carolyn Aldigé. CEO, Prevent Cancer Foundation. Alexandria, Va. READ MORE >

Next generation BRAF inhibitor cancer drug shows promise in early patient trial

26 October 2020
However, these 'first generation' BRAF inhibitors do not work on all BRAF mutated cancers and in other cases cancers become resistant to the ... READ MORE >

Goulburn's 24-hour relay to raise thousands for cancer research

26 October 2020
For the first time, Cancer Council NSW's Goulburn Relay for Life is hosting Goulburn's Relay Your Way to keep the charity fundraiser going through ... READ MORE >

Bowel cancer screening programme set to target South Canterbury

26 October 2020
There are 113 cancers detected per 100,000 people in South Canterbury. That compares to a national average of 65.7. Advertisement. Advertise with ... READ MORE >

Rays of Hope Breast Cancer Walk and Run goes virtual

26 October 2020
The 27th Annual Rays of Hope Walk and Run Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer became the Virtual Challenge 2020 as COVID made the locally ... READ MORE >

Study Finds Patients with HER2+ Breast Cancer Live Longer if Anti-Cancer Drugs Induce pCR

26 October 2020
A study which evaluated lapatinib (Tykerb) and trastuzumab (Herceptin) given prior to surgery in patients with early HER2-positive breast cancer ... READ MORE >

Teenage netminder raising money for cancer research

26 October 2020
13-year-old Riley Orris is currently raising money for cancer research as part of the October Saves program. about 16 hours ago By: SooToday Staff. READ MORE >

Nancy Klodt loves life as a 14-year breast cancer survivor

26 October 2020
Breast cancer survivor Nancy Klodt has participated in every Pink Ribbon Run since it was established by the Beyond Pink TEAM. COURTESY PHOTO. READ MORE >

Southland family paint the town pink for breast cancer awareness

26 October 2020
Dale Bye had watched her mum and her grandmother struggle with breast cancer before she herself was diagnosed with the disease. The Invercargill ... READ MORE >

A big few years for breast cancer treatments make a 'big difference' for patients

26 October 2020
Oncologist Dr Kate Gregory said options for breast cancer treatments had improved over the last few years. Local reporting is vital to a thriving and ... READ MORE >

Breast cancer survivor reflects on beating killer disease

26 October 2020
Kath Lauderdale was first diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 36. Local reporting is vital to a thriving and connected community. Help us keep ... READ MORE >

12 Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Best Piece of Advice for Any Fighter

26 October 2020
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, E! News recognized 12 survivors who wanted to share their wisdom and advice for anyone going ... READ MORE >

PHOTOS: Concord bests Lincoln-Sudbury boys soccer in Kicks for Cancer game

26 October 2020
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Kicks for Cancer games went virtual, with teams competing on their home fields rather than holding all ... READ MORE >

Mirati study results set new response bar for KRAS-blocking lung cancer drugs

26 October 2020
A pill from Mirati Therapeutics designed to block the cancer protein called KRAS shrank tumors in 45% of patients with advanced lung cancer, ... READ MORE >

Alex Corbisiero: Former England and British & Irish Lions prop on battle against testicular cancer

26 October 2020
I'm not letting cancer defeat me and I will be back, and thanks to everyone for their support and having my back. Alex Corbisiero. Her support has ... READ MORE >

Targeted inhibitor of mutated KRAS gene shows promise in early trial for lung, bowel, and other ...

26 October 2020
Adagrasib (MRTX849) achieves objective responses in nearly half of patients with non-small cell lung cancer; Encouraging early results in patients ... READ MORE >