May 24, 2019

Researchers hope new vaccine could improve odds for pancreatic cancer

When cancer develops in the pancreas, the diagnosis often comes after the cancer has already spread Bruce Toma, 69, is making plans for traveling and sprucing […]
May 23, 2019

Diabetes linked to different forms of cancer in males vs. females

A study in a large Chinese cohort shows that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of cancer, and the types of cancer vary […]
May 22, 2019

For cancer patients, fear of measles has upended daily routines

“Hand-washing is huge, but it’s not going to save me from the measles,” one leukemia survivor said. “I am freaked out by this.” Deb Horning, a […]
May 21, 2019

What Do Parents of Children with Cancer Search for Online?

When a child has cancer, what kind of information do parents seek out? Analyzing their online searches to obtain health-related information offers one window into their […]
May 20, 2019

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Dermatologists Share 5 Common Sunscreen Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting one in five Americans in their lifetime. . Skin cancer is the most common […]
May 17, 2019

Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids Reduces Lung Cancer Risk in COPD

Sustained use of inhaled corticosteroids is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer in patients with COPD. Sustained use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) is associated […]
May 16, 2019

Why lung cancer is the deadliest cancer type and many patients suffer in silence

While for years lung cancer has been one of the most deadly cancer types, it also spent years being overlooked for funding and much-needed research. The […]