Given the ever-increasing incidence of cancer in our pets, it was a smart move for the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) to recruit a team of veterinary oncologists to draft the first ever “Oncology Guidelines for Dogs and... Read More
Ashley Haseotes Ashley Haseotes is The President and Founder of One Mission, Inc. One Mission is a pediatric cancer charity that alleviates the relentless wrath that cancer unleashes every single day for children and their families. One Mission puts the kids before the cancer. Show More Summary
One of the most effective spin techniques used by advocates of “integrative medicine” (also sometimes called “complementary and alternative medicine,” or CAM for short) to legitimize quackery has been to claim basically all non-pharmacologic,...Show More Summary
Rumours around the causes of breast cancer persist – but the evidence for these claims doesn’t always stack up A diagnosis of breast cancer can be frightening, and many of the known risk factors – genetics, ageing, being a woman – are beyond our control. Show More Summary
For patients who have cancer that has metastasized to the brain, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) results in statistically comparable survival rates, reduced cognitive decline and better quality of life (QOL), compared to whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT), according to research presented today at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers have identified and validated three distinct molecular subtypes of prostate cancer that correlate with distant metastasis-free survival and can assist in future research to determine...Show More Summary
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for cancer patients who receive the treatment for brain metastases decreases the likelihood of local recurrence but shows no positive difference in terms of overall survival (OS) or distant brain metastases...Show More Summary
A new analysis of records in the Veteran's Affairs Central Cancer Registry demonstrates a clear positive impact of the increased use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to treat patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer...Show More Summary
Hillary’s affliction kills more Americans annually than both AIDS and female cancers, but the sufferers, unfortunately, are mostly ordinary Americans without clout or deep pockets.
“The pursuit of size and strength really contradicts what we want to go after for longevity.” – Dominic D’Agostino Dr. Dominic “Dom” D’Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2) is one of my most popular guests, and I’m happy to have him rejoin the show for the third time. (You can listen to Dom’s first appearance here, and his second appearance […]
Note: This story about golf legend Arnold Palmer appeared in the March 21, 1997 Dallas Morning News. Palmer died Sunday at the age of 87. ORLANDO, Fla. - At 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Arnold Palmer winked at the applauding gallery, teed his ball and hit a low liner down the right side of Bay Hill's first fairway. Show More Summary
Although David Rabe's deeply disturbing new play — a howl of authorial anguish, really — is fundamentally about an ordinary American mother and her equally quotidian son, the distinguished American playwright employs a couple of extraordinary devices. One Steppenwolf Theatre Company actress in...
A cancer diagnosis is upsetting at any age but even more so when the patient is a child. According to the National Institutes of Health, it’s estimated that more than 10,000 new cases of pediatric cancer will be diagnosed among children in the U.S. this year. Worldwide, that number reaches 250,000. Although pediatric cancer death rates have declined […]
Bill Nunn, a versatile actor, who is probably best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Do the Right Thing, died Saturday at his home in Pittsburgh. His wife, Donna, said that he had been battling cancer. He was 62. William Goldwyn “Bill Nunn III was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 20, 1953... Show More Summary
Bill Nunn, an actor best-known for his portrayal of Radio Raheem in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing, died at the age of 62 on Saturday. His death, from cancer, was first announced on Instagram by Spike Lee. [ more › ]
The Russian baritone, who is receiving treatment for brain cancer, made a strong start to the season in Sochi earlier this month. But he has just notified Vienna that he is too unwell to sing the title role in Verdi’s Simon Boccangera, due to run from Friday. He will be replaced by Marco Vratogna. We wish […]
Stanley Dural, the famed Louisiana accordionist better known as Buckwheat Zydeco, died of lung cancer yesterday Reuters reports. According to a statement from his manager, “He died at 1:32 AM Louisiana time, keeping musician’s hours right to the bitter end.” He was 68. Born in 1947 in Lafayette, Louisiana, Buckwheat was interested in music from […]
A decade ago, there were just two cancer drug programs exploring a way to harness the body's immune system so it could better attack tumor cells. One of them was on the verge of shutting down. Researchers had noticed that, right off the bat, tumors were growing instead of shrinking, Dr. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden says he plans to dedicate his life to cancer research when he leaves the White House in January. Biden plans to build on the "cancer moonshot" initiative he launched earlier this year, which aims to help accelerate cancer research -- a topic that has touch him personally. Show More Summary
A novel multi-potent drug removes arginine from the blood and kills cancer cells, report scientists. Arginine is an essential amino acid for the growth of cancer cells.