Top News: #Cancer

 Here are the top read news for #cancer:


Killing Cancer: Polio to Treat Cancer?

60 Minutes follows brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill cancer cells Read more


DNA Technology Is Changing The Game In Cancer Treatment:

Cancer treatment, in recent years, has moved away from a “one size fits all” approach toward more personalized care. Doctors call it “precision cancer medicine.” Read more


Merry and Mike Vediner in Ashland.jpgUpbeat cancer conversations: 15 clues lead to early detection ‘Pass it on’:

Cancer. No one is immune. No family untouched. With one in two men and one in three women in the U.S. predicted to battle some form of cancer in their lifetime, the terrifying word has moved from a whisper to the front line of conversation.Read more


Cancer Experts Are Finally Feeling Optimistic. Here’s Why:

In Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, a three-part documentary executive-produced by Ken Burns and set to air on PBS from March 30 to April 1, director Barak Goodman delivers a sweeping (and fascinating, and tear-jerking, and horrifying) history of the science, politics, and culture of the disease we fear most. Read more

cancerLiving With Cancer: Clinical Trials Looking for Patients:

President Obama’s initiative to advance personalized medicine depends on the sort of breakthroughs in cell biology that have produced cancer drugs like the one extending my life. Yet very few adults with cancer enroll in clinical trials. Why do many trials fail to enroll sufficient patients, when scientists now test less debilitating therapies than those commonly used? Read more