February 15, 2016

How does alcohol cause cancer?

How does alcohol affect the risk of cancer development? In a cabinet in London’s British Museum nestles a 5,300 year-old wedged-shaped tablet called a cuneiform. On its […]
February 12, 2016

Bill: Make President Carter’s cancer treatment available to all

Lawmakers aim to get more cancer patients access to the immunotherapy cancer treatment used by President Carter. A South Georgia lawmaker wants to allow more cancer […]
February 11, 2016

FDA approval alert: EMEND approved for the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy

The medication EMEND (fosaprepitant dimeglumine), which is used as an injection,  now has FDA approval to be used as a supplemental treatment in combination with other […]
February 11, 2016

Breast cancer risk linked to gum disease

Gum disease, especially in smokers, increases the risk of breast cancer, according to new research. Women who report having periodontal disease are at greater risk for […]
February 10, 2016

Cancer Treatment Has Come A Long Way In 2015: These Are The 5 Biggest Breakthroughs

Take a look at the latest advances in the treatment of cancer. Cancer, perhaps more than any other word in the developed world, has the power […]
February 9, 2016

Immune Therapy Drug Prolongs Survival in Advanced Lung Cancer Patients

Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer resistant to chemotherapy may respond to an immune therapy drug commonly used to treat other cancers. A newly published study involving […]
February 8, 2016

Environment may play a large role in cancer

Environmental factors play a role in the development of cancer. The greater majority of cancer may be influenced by environment and lifestyle factors. That’s what the […]