January 18, 2019

Spa-like treatments ease symptoms in cancer patients

Facials, acupuncture and massage may seem more suited for spa clients looking to be pampered, but studies show such treatments can relieve pain, reduce swelling and […]
January 17, 2019

The Many Ways Immunotherapy Can Fight Cancer

Learn how a revolutionary therapy uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer, offering patients and clinicians hope. Physicians and researchers are looking for ways […]
January 16, 2019

Cancer Death Rates Reach 25-Year Low

U.S. cancer death rates have declined continuously for the last quarter of a century, according to a new report. It’s a milestone in the fight against […]
January 15, 2019

Scientists Have Been Studying Cancers in a Strange Way

By growing cells in unrealistic liquids, they may have inadvertently skewed the results of their experiments. In 1959, an American physician named Harry Eagle mixed up […]
January 14, 2019

Triple-negative breast cancer responds to new dual-target therapy

An experimental therapy that targets two growth pathways reduced cancer cell proliferation and spread in mice with triple-negative breast cancer. An experimental therapy has shown promising […]
January 11, 2019

Partial Breast Cancer Radiation Treatments Effective, Trial Shows

A clinical trial suggests that accelerated partial breast irradiation is as effective as whole-breast irradiation at preventing breast cancer recurrence. Accelerated partial breast irradiation, a therapy that […]
January 10, 2019

Cancer breath test begins trial

A two-year trial into a clinical device, called the Breath Biopsy, will see if exhaled airborne molecules can be useful for earlier cancer detection. A breathalyzer […]