February 23, 2016

Blood test that reveals ‘true age’ shows risk of dying from cancer

A blood test that shows the discrepancy between biological age and chronological age might also predict a person’s chances of dying from cancer. The difference between a person’s […]
February 22, 2016

Throat Cancer Symptoms You Need To Know

What are the signs and symptoms of throat cancer you should know about? “Mob Wives” star Angela Raiola, aka “Big Ang,” has died of complications from […]
February 19, 2016

Elderly risk more complications after major cancer surgery

Complications from cancer surgery could be more frequent in older patients. Elderly patients hospitalized for cancer surgery are more likely to have complications afterward compared to […]
February 18, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication May Also Be Useful in Treating Forms of Ovarian Cancer

A medication used for rheumatoid arthritis, auranofin, might also combat ovarian cancer. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune conditions often share certain links to various forms of […]
February 17, 2016

Spit test for cancer takes 10 minutes and has nearly perfect accuracy

A simple and inexpensive test based on saliva is showing remarkable accuracy in diagnosing cancer. A simple test that detects fragments of genetic material from cancers […]
February 16, 2016

Excitement at new cancer treatment

Retraining the body’s immune system to fight cancer could help patients achieve remission. A therapy that retrains the body’s immune system to fight cancer has provoked excitement […]
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 […]