March 12, 2019

With Alex Trebek’s announcement comes unease over the words ‘fight’ and ‘win’ applied to cancer

One Chicago mom whose daughter and both parents died from cancer wants us to move away from the battle metaphors we so often attach to the […]
March 11, 2019

Cancer Cells Transformed into Harmless Fat in Mouse Study

Scientists in Switzerland say they have turn aggressive cancer cells into harmless fat in a mouse model. Imagine if you could turn aggressive cancer cells into […]
March 8, 2019

Newly Discovered Mechanism Helps Our Own Immune Systems Fight Cancer

“When the mechanism is deactivated, the immune system becomes much more aggressive against the tumor cells,” scientist says. An international team of researchers has discovered a […]
March 8, 2019

Doctors Often Miss Colorectal Cancer in Younger Adults, New Study Suggests

In recent years, there’s been an alarming rise in colorectal cancer cases among young adults –– but doctors may be missing the signs In recent years, […]
March 5, 2019

Cancer Treatment’s Worst Side Effects Can Be Financial 

A Texas woman with pancreatic cancer spends most of her days on the phone doing battle with insurers and billing departments. Finances are her most gnawing, […]
March 4, 2019

Four myths about colorectal cancer debunked

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women – but it needn’t be. Oncologist Zev Wainberg, MD, debunks four common […]
March 1, 2019

Breast cancer up to 5 times more likely to metastasize even 10 years after childbirth

University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows that doctors may be underestimating the risk of and thus under-treating stage I and II breast cancers diagnosed within […]