May 13, 2019

Personalized Combination Therapies Yield Better Cancer Outcomes

Gratifying progress has been made recently in an emerging area of cancer medicine called precision oncology. Gratifying progress has been made recently in an emerging area […]
May 10, 2019

Cancer patients, doctors find healing, health in exercise 

UNC Lineberger researchers are working to expand Get Real and Heel, a free exercise program for cancer survivors at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. When she was […]
May 9, 2019

“Do You Use Protection?” American Academy of Dermatology Study Finds Half of Americans Are Not Protecting Themselves Against Sun Damage

Skin cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet new data shows Americans aren’t “practicing safe sun.” Skin cancer is one of the […]
May 7, 2019

Medicare Aims to Expand Coverage of Cancer Care. But Is It Enough?

Doctors and patients are pushing the Trump administration to pay for a powerful but costly cancer treatment known as CAR-T, one of many new “personalized medicines.” […]
May 6, 2019

Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer

A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. A new study […]
May 3, 2019

Can Chronic Stress Cause or Worsen Cancer? Here’s What the Evidence Shows.

A handful of studies suggest that stress plays a role in driving or accelerating certain cancers, but because stress is difficult to measure, it’s hard to […]
May 2, 2019

Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study 

Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal, or bowel, cancer, according to a new study […]