Drugs are only activated once inside the tumor, limiting damage to healthy tissue
Women with a certain mutation could lower their risk of cancer by removing ovaries
Time 100 honoree Kathy Giusti explains how multiple myeloma patients’ expected lifespan has doubled from what it was 16 years ago
The American Cancer Society reviewed the ongoing study years ago and concluded mammograms were still warranted
In fact, they may contribute to “overdiagnosis”
Up from 14 million a year in 2012
If you aren’t interested in Lisa Adams’ 160,000 posts about her cancer, by all means go back to your cat photos. It’s a big web.
The encouraging decline in deaths from cancer is continuing.
Researchers from University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia continue to present hopeful results from gene therapy for leukemia three years after starting clinical trials.
Cancer rates go up with age, but more experts are suggesting that older people might be better off without regular screening for the disease.
Add one more to the list of tumor-causing bad guys in the colon.
Public-health officials may not have to worry so much about the low percentage of girls who don’t get all three doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.