Cancer news


Cancer patients 5 times more likely to die from coronavirus

31 May 2020
(CNN) — researchers are learning more about the risks cancer patients face if they become sick with covid-19. North American and European ... READ MORE >

Protect Yourself From Sun to Prevent Skin Cancer

30 May 2020
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting one in five Americans, but many don't protect themselves from harmful UV rays. READ MORE >

Major cancer breakthrough by Preston experts

30 May 2020
Described as a “game changer” the blood test is to go into clinical trial at Rosemere Cancer Centre and is capable of detecting womb cancer even at ... READ MORE >

Early diagnosis, not cancer drug breakthroughs, is the best way to fix the global scourge of breast ...

30 May 2020
Among the nearly 5,300 scientific abstracts being presented at the ASCO meeting, only about 10 focus on breast cancer in low- and middle-income ... READ MORE >

Why Canadians can't ignore this sign of bladder cancer, even in the COVID-19 pandemic

30 May 2020
In July 2018, Hornseth, who lives in Edmonton, was diagnosed with non-invasive bladder cancer. He says he's glad they caught the cancer at the first ... READ MORE >

City of Hope Physicians Present Innovative Cancer Research at ASCO20 Virtual Session

30 May 2020
A targeted therapy for colorectal cancer and an immunotherapy drug for head and neck cancer are just some of the innovative treatments City of Hope ... READ MORE >

'Just keep pushing:' PEI man hopes his story of surviving terminal cancer will inspire others

30 May 2020
He was determined to beat cancer, even after doctors told him he only had one year to live. The Charlottetown man, who grew up in Georgetown, ... READ MORE >

Cancer and Me – A look back with candour…

30 May 2020
Time to look back with candour on the thirty odd years since my breast cancer diagnosis and time, too, to write it down the way I experienced it, warts ... READ MORE >

Community asked to craft birdhouses for cancer victims

30 May 2020
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — The Living Proof Exhibit offers the therapeutic benefits of the arts to those impacted by cancer. Now, the community can help its ... READ MORE >

Forma Therapeutics Eyes IPO to Advance Sickle Cell, Prostate Cancer Drugs

30 May 2020
Forma Therapeutics has developed a pipeline of small molecules aimed at rare blood disorders and cancers, but it aims to advance ... READ MORE >

Neoadjuvant Treatment of Borderline-Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Led to Improved Overall ...

30 May 2020
“We conclude that neoadjuvant therapy should be considered for patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer,” said Paula Ghaneh, MD, ... READ MORE >

Influencer Ashley Stock's 3-Year-Old Daughter Dies After Battle With Brain Cancer

30 May 2020
Stock shared the heartbreaking news with her 325,000 followers that daughter Stevie, 3, died Wednesday, May 27 following a battle with brain cancer. READ MORE >

Study analyzes cancer diagnosis in children with birth defects

30 May 2020
For eight cancer types, we saw differences in the frequencies of those cancers when comparing children with birth defects and children without." Dr. READ MORE >

Did Doping Cause Lance Armstrong's Testicular Cancer?

30 May 2020
Did Doping Cause Lance Armstrong's Testicular Cancer? In a new EPSN docuseries, the sports icon answers, “I don't know if it's yes or no, but I certainly ... READ MORE >

Fundraiser planned for 2nd Wells County deputy battling cancer

30 May 2020
(WANE) — An fundraiser is being held to help a Wells County Sheriff's Deputy battling cancer. Wells County Sheriff Department Sergeant Austin ... READ MORE >

SC childhood cancer treatment advocates hope action follows DIPG awareness day

30 May 2020
While some cancerous diseases are widely recognized nationwide, some rare childhood diseases garner less attention though they are just as deadly ... READ MORE >

Fake cancer scammer sentenced to home detention

30 May 2020
THE series of personal calamities that led a Nhulunbuy woman to fake a cancer diagnosis and defraud community members of $10,000 in fundraising ... READ MORE >

Artificial intelligence software improves accuracy, doubles speed in evaluating CT scans of ...

30 May 2020
“Most cancer therapies apply to only a few cancers or even a subtype of a single cancer. This technology applies to all solid cancers imaged on CT and ... READ MORE >

Study Shows How NGS, Precision Medicine Benefitted Patients at Community Cancer Clinic

30 May 2020
The cancer program saw a total of 8239 patients; of those, 6100 had germline testing done, and approximately 50% had multigene panel testing (MGPT) ... READ MORE >

Eliminating cancer using laser technology

30 May 2020
Eliminating cancer using laser technology. Eliminating cancer using laser technology. Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, First African American woman to earn ... READ MORE >