Cancer news


Researchers study processes that cause breast cancer recurrence, spread

31 March 2020
That's why Susan Waltz, professor in the UC department of cancer biology, is teaming up with other researchers at UC, Cincinnati Children's Hospital ... READ MORE >

Looking for the 'little miracle' amid cancer, pain and a pandemic: Faith & You

31 March 2020
Arlington Church of God Senior Pastor Diana Swoope has been battling cancer for a decade and offers insight into fear, disease and hope. By Terry ... READ MORE >

Global pediatric cancer rates rising

31 March 2020
The urgent need to improve cancer care for children across the globe. A panel of leading cancer experts looked at how weaknesses in healthcare ... READ MORE >

Nanomaterials Used for Early Cancer Detection

31 March 2020
When it comes to cancer, early detection gives a patient the best chance for survival. To help achieve this result, researchers at the University of ... READ MORE >

Phase-contrast imaging could improve breast cancer diagnosis

31 March 2020
... sources, but the evolution of compact light sources may make clinical application feasible, improving the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. READ MORE >

Point of View: Patience, please — waiting for cancer surgery during a pandemic

31 March 2020
Five days after the Montreal General Hospital cancelled my surgery, I had questions that needed answers: "Why?" and "What next?" I'm a cancer patient. READ MORE >

Cancer Facts 2019; Cancer Death has Dropped by 27% in the United States of America

31 March 2020
Cancer had seen the maximum number of deaths in the US, but it has now seen a drastic change in the figures of death due to cancer. The rate of the ... READ MORE >

Covid-19 threat to push cancer services out of Cork hospitals

31 March 2020
Cancer doctors have raised concerns that, as more cases of Covid-19 enter hospitals in the region, conditions become less safe for cancer patients who ... READ MORE >

Track and field figure, former minister Mohamad 'Bob' Hasan dies of cancer

31 March 2020
Indonesian track and field figure Mohamad 'Bob' Hasan has died of lung cancer at the age of 89. He passed away on Tuesday morning at the Gatot ... READ MORE >

Community surprises cancer patient with bell ringing send-off

31 March 2020
Coronavirus precautions meant Barb Barlau couldn't celebrate the end of cancer treatment with family, so her neighborhood got creative. This video file ... READ MORE >

Why Do Older People Get Cancer More Often?

31 March 2020
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) tends to affect older adults, and is uncommon before age 45; Cancer happens when the immune system fails to ... READ MORE >

Australians impacted by stomach cancer drive funding

31 March 2020
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute stomach cancer researcher Dr Lorraine O'Reilly credits a recent boost in funding from Cancer Council NSW to the ... READ MORE >

How to turn South Africa's cancer plans into concrete action

31 March 2020
Meeting the challenge of an increasing cancer burden is only possible if there is political will to bridge the gap between our cancer policy documents ... READ MORE >

A Patient's Story: Battling cancer as a war is waged against COVID-19

31 March 2020
The labs aren't the same, radiology isn't the same, the availability of surgical teams is not the same," said Dr. Len Lichtenfeld of the American Cancer ... READ MORE >

Covid 19 coronavirus: Pharmac eases restrictions on cancer drugs during Covid-19 pandemic

31 March 2020
Groups representing cancer patients are worried that the Givealittle pages many rely on to pay for medicines not funded by Pharmac won't be supported ... READ MORE >

The Lancet Oncology: Without additional investment 11 million children are expected to die from ...

31 March 2020
Improving care for children with cancer worldwide will bring a triple return on investment and prevent millions of needless deaths, according to a new ... READ MORE >

Blood test could detect cancer before symptoms show and 'save millions of lives'

31 March 2020
Researchers have developed the first blood test that can accurately detect more than 50 types of cancer before there are any symptoms of the disease. READ MORE >

From People With Cancer, Coronavirus Lessons for Everyone

31 March 2020
People experiencing stress and fear from COVID-19 can learn a lot from the wisdom gained through battling cancer, writes one columnist. March 30 ... READ MORE >

Unplanned Hospitalizations in Patients with Cancer May Lead to Substantial Physical ...

31 March 2020
The findings also demonstrated that patients with hematologic cancers and possibly curable solid cancers appear to receive fewer inpatient palliative ... READ MORE >

Managing Prostate Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

31 March 2020
“As prostate cancer therapy has advanced, it has also become more complex, with increasing use of advanced imaging and other techniques that ... READ MORE >