Cancer news


Cancer Diagnoses Drop Almost 50% During Coronavirus Pandemic

05 August 2020
“The true incidence of these cancers did not drop. The decline clearly represents a delay in making the diagnoses, and delays matter with cancer,” ... READ MORE >

New cancer diagnoses fell sharply as the coronavirus pandemic first hit

05 August 2020
By almost every measure, far fewer cancers are being diagnosed during the coronavirus pandemic, whether the decline shows up in screening ... READ MORE >

Priming HER2 breast cancer with a vaccine to improve PD-1 inhibition

04 August 2020
Immune checkpoint inhibitors such as Roche's Tecentriq and Merck & Co.'s Keytruda have shown efficacy in triple-negative breast cancer, but their anti- ... READ MORE >

American Cancer Society honors Topsham resident

04 August 2020
She has served as the Event Lead for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Brunswick walk for three years and as a committee member for two ... READ MORE >

Penn Medicine Receives $4.9 Million Grant to Improve Uptake of Cancer Care Best Practices

04 August 2020
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is funding the work through a P50 grant worth almost $5 million over ... READ MORE >

Fasting Diet May Help Treating Breast Cancer - Experts Reveal

04 August 2020
As per the findings, published in the journal Nature, fasting-mimicking diet, along with hormone therapy, has the potential to treat breast cancer. Edited ... READ MORE >

Researchers Unravel Four-Stranded DNA's Role in Breast Cancer

04 August 2020
G4 have been previously found in HIV, HPV, and has also been associated with cancer-driving genes; making it a potential target for antiviral drugs ... READ MORE >

Cancer Metabolism Based Therapeutics Market 2019 Size, Share, Trends, Comprehensive ...

04 August 2020
Cancer metabolism refers to alteration of metabolism of glucose and glutamine by cancer cells for the synthesis of lipids, nucleotides, fatty acids, and ... READ MORE >

Bowdoin Students Reach for New Cancer Cures

04 August 2020
"Generics can also sometimes be used in conjunction with traditional anti-cancer drugs to improve patient outcomes." For instance, while no definitive ... READ MORE >

AnPac Bio Announces Preliminary Results From Prospective Trials Indicating Early-Stage Cancer ...

04 August 2020
In another prospective study that began last year with close to 2,000 individuals of 65 years old or above, 10 cancer cases have been confirmed. The ... READ MORE >

Global Liver Cancer Therapeutics Market, By Cancer Type, By Therapy, By Equipment, By Age, By ...

04 August 2020
Global Liver Cancer Therapeutics Market, By Cancer Type (Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Liver Metastasis, Hepatoblastoma, ... READ MORE >

Linda Nolan says she's 'scared to death' by cancer and was left 'traumatised' when her hair fell out ...

04 August 2020
The singer, 61, opened up about her health battle after both her and sister Anne were diagnosed with cancer within days of each other. Linda Nolan ... READ MORE >

Improving the care of people with head and neck cancer: new video series

04 August 2020
The treatments for head and neck cancers are widely acknowledged to be among the toughest in the cancer community. Those of us who survive have ... READ MORE >

Normal DNA repair process can lead to mutations in cancer

04 August 2020
Recent work by other research groups suggests that the process appears to be more active in late-stage metastatic cancers: it helps the cancer evolve, ... READ MORE >

Molly Dawson invites community to celebrate, remember, and fight back against cancer

04 August 2020
For 18-year-old Molly Dawson, cancer was an experience she never expected to have while working through her gap year. The Bundaberg local had ... READ MORE >

Woman jailed after pleading guilty to faking cancer diagnosis to solicit online donations

04 August 2020
Lucy Wieland used social media and blog posts to document a fraudulent battle with terminal ovarian cancer in 2018. She shaved her head and posed ... READ MORE >

“Synthetic Lethality” – Exploiting Cancer-Specific Genetic Defects to Target Cancers

04 August 2020
Approach exploits tumor weaknesses when 2 genetic defects are combined. With advances in genome sequencing, cancer treatments have ... READ MORE >

Coronavirus: Cancer research could face delays, experts warn

04 August 2020
Progress in cancer research may be delayed due to the impact of Covid-19 on charity fundraising, some experts have warned. Large-scale fundraising ... READ MORE >

Cancer tragedy inspires man's 2000km bike ride mission

04 August 2020
Sam Cooke is riding 2000km from Brisbane to Cairns to raise money for cancer research. He is aiming to raise $20,000 to honour his mother Gloria's ... READ MORE >

Have Gum Disease? Consider Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer

04 August 2020
In a study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, Mingyang Song, MD, ScD, an assistant professor of clinical epidemiology and nutrition ... READ MORE >