Top News: #Cancer


 Here are the top read news for #cancer:


Cancer Treatment Cancer Treatment Leaves Survivors with PTSD Scars:

As many as 1 in 3 cancer patients suffers from PTSD. The healthcare system is just beginning to identify who’s at risk and to help them cope. Read more


Tetanus Vaccine Boosts Cancer Therapy:

Researchers who have harnessed the body’s immune system to fight cancer have found a way to make the approach work even better, using an ordinary tetanus vaccine. Read more


An artist’s representation of a human dendritic cellStrengthening the immune system’s fight against brain cancer:

When cancer strikes, it may be possible for patients to fight back with their own defenses, using a strategy known as immunotherapy. According to a new study published in Nature, researchers have found a way to enhance the effects of this therapeutic approach in glioblastoma, a deadly type of brain cancer, and possibly improve patient outcomes. Read more


cancer2 out of 3 People Live at Least 5 Years After a Cancer Diagnosis:

Improvements in the way cancer is identified and treated has resulted in more Americans surviving with the disease, shows a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, 2 out of 3 people who have cancer survive five years or more. Read more


Faster FDA Spurs Cancer Breakthroughs:

More new drugs are getting the green light in the U.S. as drugmakers take advantage of a speedier metabolism at the Food and Drug Administration. Through March 19, the FDA has approved 10 new drugs, on pace to match last year’s total of 41, which was an 18-year high. Read more