August 23, 2017

Cancer treatment: sorting the good news from the hype

How to determine which health information is valid. Every news story about cancer research should come with a health warning: believe the hope, but not the […]
August 22, 2017

How To Tell If You Should Get Screened For Lung Cancer 

It’s part of a new campaign from the American Lung Association Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women, partly because […]
August 21, 2017

Colon and rectal cancer deaths on the rise, study says 

Colon and rectal cancer deaths in younger people are on the rise. Adults in the United States are dying from colon and rectal cancers at an […]
August 18, 2017

Skewing the Aim of Targeted Cancer Therapies

Targeted gene-based cancer therapies have not been uniformly successful. Headlines, of late, have touted the successes of targeted gene-based cancer therapies, such as immunotherapies, but, unfortunately, […]
August 17, 2017

Ninety-Seven Percent of Insurance Denials in Pediatric Proton Patients Overturned on Appeal

Insurance denials for certain pediatric cancer treatments are generally overturned on appeal. Insurance companies end up covering proton therapy treatment for pediatric cancer patients in 97 […]
August 16, 2017

7 Ways to Deal with the Dental Side Effects of Cancer Treatment 

Cancer treatment can create dental discomforts. Cancer treatment often causes discomfort, but many patients don’t realize that it can also cause frustrating oral side effects. In […]
August 15, 2017

Scientists deliver knock-out blow to multiple cancers

Could healthy cells also play a role in cancer treatment? Targeting healthy cells that have been hijacked by cancer cells could help treat many different types […]
August 14, 2017

Cancer treatments another possible casualty of Obamacare repeal

With the fate of the Affordable Care Act still in limbo, so is the future of cancer patients currently receiving incredibly expensive but potentially life-saving treatments. […]