Top News: #Cancer


New Kind of Cancer Study Finds New Targets for Tailored Treatments:

A new kind of cancer study supports the idea that traditional treatment can be turned on its head, with patients given targeted therapy based not on where their tumors started but on their own genetic mutations. Read more


healthiest foods, health food, diet, nutrition, stock, red wine, alcoholCan light drinking lead to cancer?:

Researchers say that indulging in as little as one drink a day for women and two drinks daily for men can boost the risk of breast, colon, oral, liver and esophageal cancers. But the risk was higher for men who smoked, even those who had quit, than for non smokers. Read more


More Patients Are Hearing the Words: ‘You Have Cancer — Again’:

With second cancers on the rise, doctors and patients are forced to come up with new ways to handle that second, third or fourth diagnosis. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involve someone who has had the disease before. Read more



Employing dogs to sniff out cancerEmploying dogs to sniff out cancer:

A university team of physicians, veterinarians and animal behaviorists has begun training a pair of very special canines who may represent high-tech health care on four feet in the effort to better screen for cancer, especially at early stages of the disease. Read more


cancer-cells (1)Reprogramming cancer cells back to normal looks feasible, study shows:

In many respects, cancer is like a complex software program of life that has got out of control; instead of the code for normal cells, a code for making abnormal cells is executed. Now, a new study in Nature Cell Biology suggests there may be a way to change the code so that cancer cells revert back to normal cells. Read more