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Practical Advice for Helping Cancer Patients Reduce Holiday Stress

There’s no question that the hype around the holidays can be challenging for cancer patients. With more than 20 million Americans living with cancer, patients and their caretakers may need some practical advice for reducing stress – and its impact – during the holidays. For most people, the holidays are a time of joy and celebration. […]

Meeting the Challenge of Simultaneous Pregnancy and Leukaemia

For most women, pregnancy is a joyful time filled with the anticipation of baby’s arrival. But, a woman who is fighting cancer experiences unique challenges if she becomes pregnant during her treatment. The latest case report published in ecancermedicalscience describes the case of a woman who had the double burdens of chronic leukaemia and an […]

Devoloping a New Tool to Fight Cancer via Phototherapy

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered an important advance in the field of cancer imaging and phototherapy, using a single-agent system that may ultimately change the efficacy of cancer surgery and treatment around the world. Show More Summary

Using Immunotherapy to Boost Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rates

A specialized type of immunotherapy — even when used without chemotherapy or radiation — can boost survival from pancreatic cancer by more than 75 percent, according to a new study in mice by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Human clinical trials are planned within the next year. Led by Drs. Sunil Hingorani and Phil […]

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