Kidney cancer is considered to be one of the 10 most common cancers affecting men and women across the globe. While the risk of kidney cancer is higher in men than in women, there are numerous factors that determine the risk of cancer. Show More Summary
Wendy Molyneux Drake loathes Entourage. But because the only thing this Bob's Burgers writer hates more than bros is pediatric cancer, she's agreed to hate-watch the Entourage movie after raising more than $10,000 for cancer research. On...Show More Summary
Chris Poole, the wonderfully patient human to Cole and Marmalade, donned his best Sherlock Holmes outfit in order to share very important information about detecting the signs of cancer in cats. Poole also shared the very happy news that Marmalade continues to be in remission after his bout with the disease. May is National Pet […]
Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) researchers have developed an accurate, individualized post-operative survival calculator and integrated the technology into a mobile application compatible with smartphone technology for oncologists and patients diagnosed with colon cancer. Show More Summary
In the United Kingdom, 33-year-old Seema Tailor-Bulsara was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was five months pregnant with her son, Jai. Initially, Seema thought the lump on her left breast was a blocked milk duck but went to have it examined anyway. Unfortunately, doctors discovered that it was indeed cancer and she would need […]
The incidence of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, has increased by more than 250% among children, adolescents and young adults since 1973, according to award-winning research to be presented by Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 51st Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients have few effective treatment options and low 5-year survival rates. The checkpoint inhibitors MEDI4736 and tremelimumab have both demonstrated acceptable safety and potential efficacy when used as single-agents in several different types of cancer. Show More Summary
Cancer misinformation runs rampant on the internet. Headlines on “natural living” websites expose the alleged truth about doctors and scientists in cahoots with Big Pharma. According to the self-styled experts behind these stories, so-called studies claim that everything from baking soda to coconut oil to green juice can cure cancer. Read more...
You're definitely not going to be able to sit through this without crying! At the end of last week, high school principal Courtney Vashaw had the unfortunate duty of revealing her cancer diagnosis to her students. And while having to share that news must have been heartbreaking for everyone involved, the senior class at the Profile School [...]
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl … do I have to even tell you, what the movie is about? It’s another teenage cancer film, which seems to be the...
The classical guitarist Berta Rojas, vastly popular on Youtube and a Latin Grammy winner, has called off a European tour after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis. She writes: ‘Dear people, for health reasons I’ve had to cancel this week’s European tour. A few days ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer in an early stage, […]
Oncologist Nizar M. Tannir has seen kidney tumors larger and more aggressive than the eight-inch, three-and-a-half pound behemoth surgeons removed from Philip Prichard. But not many. By the time the two met in February 2013 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Prichard had just months to live.Read full article >>
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A new study explains why some melanoma tumors are resistant to BRAF inhibitor treatment. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, killing more than 8,000 people in the U.S. each year. Approximately 50 percent of melanoma tumors are driven by mutations in the BRAF gene, and patients with these tumors are prescribed BRAF inhibitors.
Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men and is predicted to result in an estimated 220,00 cases in the United States in 2015. In recent years, an emphasis has been placed on chemoprevention - the use of agents to prevent the development or progression of prostate cancer. Show More Summary
Many individuals have heard of celebrities or other individuals who advocate for the benefits of screening mammograms in the fight against breast cancer. Some experts (and non-experts) have argued that the risks of screening mammograms...Show More Summary
Every five minutes, a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with lung cancer. I recently sat down with Jutta Becker, a lung cancer survivor, to learn about her journey with lung cancer and her mission to educate others on the prevalence ofShow More Summary
A young Douglas, Ga., football player who died of kidney cancer took to the field one last time with the help of his teammates.
Researchers from around the world have worked together to try to measure the global burden of cancer and they estimate there were 14.9 million new cases of cancer, 8.2 million deaths and 196.3 million years of a healthy life lost in 2013, according to new research.
From finding a new way to treat breast cancer to raising awareness about mental health issues to earning gold medals at the Olympics, this year's crop of high school seniors already boast impressive resumes. Based on reader nominations,...Show More Summary