Cancer Research

Sometimes It Is Lupus- And Here Is What Cancer Scientists Just Discovered

Blocking a key regulator of the immune system helps unleash the body's natural defenses against several forms of cancer, a discovery which opened up a new era of cancer immunotherapy.  Now researchers have flipped this script and found that, when impa ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 12 2019 - 11:36am

High BMI Linked To Both Increased Cancer And Improved Cancer Survival

A high body mass index (BMI), a measure of weight relative to height, has been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases, and that has led to guidelines based on low BMI, despite it being a population-level statistical correlation with little ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 30 2019 - 3:20pm

Gay, Bisexual Men Get More Skin Cancer

Results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), using data collected from annual questionnaires from 2014 to 2018, finds that rates of skin cancer were higher among gay and bisexual men compared to heterosexual men but lower among bise ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 12 2020 - 10:01pm