- Melanoma Wants To Kill- Here Is How It Changes To Do So
A new paper describes the perfect combination of genetic alterations that tumors use to promote explosive growth and prevent their own demise, a development that could change the way oncologists understand and treat melanoma. Telomeres, protective caps at ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 10 2022 - 8:20pm
- Dogs With Cancer Are Getting Cutting-Edge Treatment, And It May One Day Help Human Kids
A clinical trial where dogs get advanced cancer treatment could pave the way for a new immunotherapy treatment in kids. Sarcoma is a cancer of the bones and soft tissues and one of the most common childhood cancers, the third most common cancer in childr ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 15 2022 - 12:36pm
- COVID-19 Lockdowns Led To 200,000 Fewer Cancer Diagnoses In 2020
New results show that the number of reported cancer cases in the National Cancer Database during the COVID-19 pandemic declined by 14.4 percen, which means over 200,000 cancer cases were not diagnosed and/or treated. The reasons were unclear, perhaps conce ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 13 2023 - 9:34am
- Biomarkers May Show A New Way To Diagnose Ovarian Cancer
The discovery of new biomarkers is important for detecting ovarian cancer, as the disease is difficult to detect in its early stages where it can most easily be treated. One approach to detecting cancer is to look for extracellular vesicles (EVs), especial ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 7 2023 - 5:13pm
- Race Is Not A State Of Mind- African People Have Higher Breast And Prostate Cancer Risk
A new study is actively recruiting men and women of African ancestry who were diagnosed with prostate or breast cancer to build a database from which researchers hope to identify genetic factors that may influence cancer risk among these groups. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 11 2023 - 3:46pm
- 47 Percent Of Millennials Think Cancer Can Be Cured Without Medicine
Anti-science activists who make money promoting alternatives to medicine have succeeded so well that 47 percent of those aged 18 to 37 think they can cure cancer with food or supplements or ancient Chinese wisdom. That alarming bubble of woo brings the ave ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 11 2023 - 12:53pm
- Vegetarian Diet More Likely To Cause Heart Disease And Cancer
A new study finds that a vegetarian diet likely led to a mutation that may make people more likely to get heart disease and colon cancer. Using reference data from the 1000 Genomes Project, the team discovered that a mutation called rs66698963 in the FADS ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 11 2023 - 3:53pm