Cancer news


Chemists' breakthrough in synthesis advances a potent anti-cancer agent

17 June 2019
Known to be a potent anti-cancer agent in mouse studies, and found naturally in sea sponges — though only in minuscule quantities — the ... READ MORE >

Victoria Derbyshire health: Broadcaster speaks on breast cancer diagnosis and early signs

17 June 2019
In a video uploaded to youtube, she held up two pieces card, one was emblazoned with the words: “THIS MORNING I HAD BREAST CANCER”, and ... READ MORE >

Virus Gives Immunotherapy a Helping Hand Tackling Hard-to-Treat Cancer

17 June 2019
A modified version of vaccinia virus – the viral component of the smallpox vaccine – was able to switch on the immune system against cancer in rats ... READ MORE >

Dad's leg amputated after 'insect bite' turned out to be terminal cancer

17 June 2019
He underwent an MRI and CT scan and was diagnosed with grade three soft tissue sarcoma, which is cancer that forms in the soft tissue of the body. READ MORE >

'We have to normalise it': Boosting bowel cancer screening rates

17 June 2019
Participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program remains low, but Professor Jon Emery believes GPs are instrumental to boosting ... READ MORE >

5 evidence-backed ways to reduce risk of cancer

17 June 2019
Cancer is Singapore's most common killer, accounting for 29 per cent of deaths each year since 2015. Even with the advent of groundbreaking cancer ... READ MORE >

Eatery staff members inspired to run relay for cancer

17 June 2019
FOR Kristal Laugesen, seeing the experiences of friends and family going through cancer has always made Relay for Life a cause close to her heart. READ MORE >

Lifting the lid on a hidden cancer

17 June 2019
Bladder cancer mainly starts between the ages of 50 and 80 years old, affecting men at a ratio of 3:1, and is increasing with an ageing population in ... READ MORE >

VIDEO: Lung cancer expert reviews ASCO late-breaking trials

17 June 2019
CHICAGO — In this video, Hossein Borghaei, DO, MS, division chief of thoracic medical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the clinical ... READ MORE >

'Colon cancer can be prevented'

17 June 2019
COLON cancer can be avoided when detected early as a polyp (tissue growth), participants at a StarLIVE talk on colon cancer by Ramsay Sime Darby ... READ MORE >

Siblings organize soccer tourney for childhood cancer research

17 June 2019
A fundraising soccer tournament organized by two young siblings packed the playing fields of a Carmel Valley school with 65 teams Saturday, June 8, ... READ MORE >

PHOTOS: Thousands raised for cancer at second annual Gala for Hope

17 June 2019
It was hard to find a dry eye in Carson Hall during the Victoria Fire Department's second annual Gala for Hope Saturday night. Faced with roaring ... READ MORE >

Colon cancer survivor seeks mystery nurse to thank her, wants to help others battling cancer

17 June 2019
"You're stronger than you think you are." Those words, whispered to Shellie Chapman by a nurse not long after her colon cancer diagnosis in August, ... READ MORE >

Baseball fan, cancer survivor, gets royal treatment at Rockies game

17 June 2019
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Baseball is classy, said Elaine Deupree, which is why it's her favorite sport to watch. “It's more of a gentleman's game.”. READ MORE >

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer

17 June 2019
She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late ... READ MORE >

Getting funny for cancer

17 June 2019
Tweed Shire will be holding their first comedy fundraising evening for the Cancer Council, hosted by the legendary comedian, Mandy Nolan, to raise ... READ MORE >

The Voice's Natasha Stuart: The real truth about my cancer

17 June 2019
Before blowing the judges away on The Voice Australia, Natasha Stuart loved her job performing as a singer in her band and spending her nights out ... READ MORE >

How one dad is pushing on after life-changing cancer diagnosis

17 June 2019
It was a particularly special Father's Day for a dad in morrison, whose recent life-changing diagnosis has him cherishing every moment with his kids. READ MORE >

Newcastle surgeon Kelvin Kong urges indigenous people to open up about cancer

17 June 2019
Celebrated Newcastle surgeon Kelvin Kong is helping launch a national program to address high cancer mortality rates among indigenous ... READ MORE >

Mum's plea for help as boy, 12, has cancer so rare it has no name and no cure

17 June 2019
The cancer – a rare type of undifferentiated small blue round cell tumor, with germ cell solid tissue tumors – was found lining Connor's stomach three ... READ MORE >