November 19, 2015

The FDA Just Approved One Cancer-Killing Virus. Expect More

A new cancer medication called Imlygic is now FDA-approved. This medication is an engineered virus that targets cancer cells. Researchers are excited for the many potential […]
November 18, 2015

Early Prostate Cancer Cases Fall Along With Screening

Prostate cancer is not being screened as often by American men, dropping from 37.8% of men over 50 to just 30.8% of men over 50. This could […]
November 18, 2015

A Day In A Cancer Ward

A nurse shares what it’s like caring for patients on a cancer ward in this radio interview based on her book “The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve […]
November 17, 2015

Preventable Colon Cancer Deaths Cost The Economy $6.4 Billion

Access to early diagnosis for colon cancer saves lives, while delayed diagnosis makes this disease more fatal.   Almost 20 percent of the people in low-income […]
November 10, 2015

FDA Approves New Immune Therapy Drug Keytruda For Lung Cancer

Federal officials approved a new drug Friday for last-ditch treatment of the deadliest cancer of all -advanced lung cancer. The drug, called Keytruda, uses the body’s […]
November 3, 2015

When cancer is a side effect of cancer

Childhood cancer survivor Tori Tomalia was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer two years ago. While her doctors believe the two cancers are unrelated, many childhood […]
October 21, 2015

You can live a longer, fuller life with cancer – here’s how

Being diagnosed with lung cancer (or any cancer) is a life-altering experience – one that can leave you feeling helpless and powerless. Yes, your doctor met with you and […]