October 13, 2015

Lung Cancer: Immunotherapy Treatment Option

Thanks to anti-smoking campaigns and plummeting smoking rates over the past 20 years, the number of people diagnosed with lung cancer has declined significantly in that […]
October 13, 2015

Compliance in the Long Haul

Treating cancer is not always about a cure, sometimes it is more realistic to aim for controlling it long term as a chronic condition, which is […]
October 13, 2015

Cancer Gone… But Challenges Can Remain

Even years after cancer enters remission or is cured, the story is not necessarily over. There is evidence from multiple sources showing that side effects and […]
July 8, 2015

Colon Cancer Deaths Tumble, But Not In These Hotspots

by Maggie Fox Colon cancer deaths moving quickly down across the U.S., with the exception of three large hotspots, researchers reported Wednesday. A “perfect storm” of […]
June 25, 2015

The Road to Cancer Risk

  Illustration by Linda Helton Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists Bert vogelstein and Cristian Tomasetti made headlines early this year with a paper in Science […]
June 15, 2015

‘Groundbreaking’ cure for deadly asbestos-related cancer could be near

A Kiwi professor has developed a new treatment that has already saved one man’s life and could possibly help thousands more defeat mesothelioma – an aggressive […]
June 11, 2015

Cancer: Cure Vs. Control

Not every form of cancer can be cured. Sometimes the best outcome is living with cancer as a chronic condition, as one might with diabetes or […]