September 18, 2018

Research Informs New National Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendation

Paps smears and other screening tools help find cervical cancers early. A comprehensive analysis of eight clinical trials and four cohort studies on cervical cancer screening […]
September 14, 2018

Living With Cancer: Skin cancer — diagnosis and treatment 

Learn more about skin cancer. Skin cancer: Diagnosis and treatment  Health care providers use Roman numerals I through IV to indicate a cancer’s stage. Stage I […]
September 13, 2018

Californians Living Longer With Cancer

Racial, ethnic and socioeconomic factors affect cancer outcomes. AS HE GREW OLDER, DALE Kunitomi paid closer attention to his health — and to his doctor’s advice. When […]
September 12, 2018

Immunotherapy Drugs Slow Skin Cancer That Has Spread to the Brain

Immunotherapy can help some people with cancer. A new study offers a glint of hope to people in a desperate situation: Patients with melanoma, the most […]
September 11, 2018

Cancer isn’t a war or a battle, but maybe cancer research is

Research about cancer is not progressing fast enough. Aretha Franklin’s death from advanced pancreatic cancer reminds us how misguided the war metaphor is for many cancer […]
September 10, 2018

Modern myths about cancer – from ‘chemicals’ in food to wifi

Taking a look at cancer facts and myths. Cancer is not up there with the most likely explanations for what caused the mass extinction 66m years ago of […]
September 7, 2018

The Benefits of Exercise for People With Lung Cancer

Exercise is good for a person, even during cancer treatment. The thought of exercise can be overwhelming if you have lung cancer. But a well-designed exercise […]