May 9, 2019

“Do You Use Protection?” American Academy of Dermatology Study Finds Half of Americans Are Not Protecting Themselves Against Sun Damage

Skin cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet new data shows Americans aren’t “practicing safe sun.” Skin cancer is one of the […]
May 8, 2019

How a Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Trains the Body’s Army to Fight Its Own

“We were whatever the thing is right between delighted and surprised — but mostly delighted.” The classic treatments for cancer include chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. These […]
May 7, 2019

Medicare Aims to Expand Coverage of Cancer Care. But Is It Enough?

Doctors and patients are pushing the Trump administration to pay for a powerful but costly cancer treatment known as CAR-T, one of many new “personalized medicines.” […]
May 6, 2019

Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer

A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. A new study […]
May 3, 2019

Can Chronic Stress Cause or Worsen Cancer? Here’s What the Evidence Shows.

A handful of studies suggest that stress plays a role in driving or accelerating certain cancers, but because stress is difficult to measure, it’s hard to […]
May 2, 2019

Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study 

Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal, or bowel, cancer, according to a new study […]
May 1, 2019

Cancer: Highly personalized therapy can improve outcomes

A new test-of-concept study suggests that using personalized combination therapy could improve the outcome for people with stubborn metastatic cancer. The findings of a new study […]