December 15, 2017

How to Recognize Cancer Distress — and Cope with It

Tips for dealing with the distress associated with cancer. Distress is a common reaction to cancer.  In general, distress makes you feel like you can’t handle the […]
December 13, 2017

Palliative Care and Cancer Treatment

Palliative care is an important part of complete cancer care. A cancer diagnosis is frightening and often impacts patients on both a physical and an emotional […]
December 12, 2017

Avoid the Holiday Food Trap

Staying trim helps lower cancer risk, but it can be harder at the holidays. Typically around the holiday season people become busier and find they have […]
December 11, 2017

Researchers Discover BRCA Cancer Cells’ Last Defense

Researchers work to understand why some cells develop chemotherapy resistance. In a new paper published in Nature Communications, a team led by Saint Louis University researcher Alessandro […]
December 8, 2017

How to Do a Skin Cancer Body Check

Nearly 5 million Americans are treated for skin cancer each year. Every year, about 5 million Americans are treated for skin cancer — an abnormal growth of skin […]
December 7, 2017

Protein key to cancer cells ability to spread identified

A protein that binds cancer cells together and allows them to invade tissues can be blocked, which could help in cancer cases. U of G scientists […]
December 6, 2017

Study: Process Used to Select Lung Transplant Patients May Need to Be Changed

Researchers question the current system for choosing lung transplant recipients. With a limited number of lungs available, deciding who gets a transplant can be a matter […]
December 5, 2017

Lung Cancer Awareness Saves Lives

Lung cancer is a preventable disease. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. It is a preventable disease as 80 […]