December 21, 2018

The Promise—and Heartbreak—of Cancer Genomics

We live in a liminal age of cancer and precision medicine: Despite all the advances science has made, we still know very little and often can […]
December 20, 2018

Uterine Cancer Killing More US Women, with Black Women Hardest Hit

Uterine cancer incidence rates and death rates are rising in the U.S., according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More […]
December 18, 2018

Breast cancer testing genetic guidelines out of date, study says

The current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss […]
December 14, 2018

Australian researchers develop 10-minute cancer test

Researchers in Australia have developed a 10-minute test that can detect the presence of cancer cells anywhere in the human body, according to a newly published […]
December 13, 2018

New Cancer Immunotherapy Approach Turns Immune Cells into Tiny Anti-Tumor Drug Factories

In lab and mouse experiments, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers developed a method to leverage B cells to manufacture and secrete tumor-suppressing microRNAs. Cancer […]
December 12, 2018

Immunotherapy combination and chemotherapy show encouraging results in Phase II acute myeloid leukemia study

A triple therapy combining two immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICPIs) with the standard-of-care chemotherapy, a hypomethylating agent called azacitidine, has shown promising results for treatment of relapsed […]
December 11, 2018

Living With Cancer: Should you consider lung cancer screening?

Lung cancer screening  Lung cancer screening is a process that’s used to detect the presence of lung cancer in otherwise […] Lung cancer screening  Lung cancer […]