Drugs are only activated once inside the tumor, limiting damage to healthy tissue
New Study Suggests Removing Ovaries For Some Women
Women with a certain mutation could lower their risk of cancer by removing ovaries
Tom Brokaw’s Cancer and His Hopeful Future
Time 100 honoree Kathy Giusti explains how multiple myeloma patients’ expected lifespan has doubled from what it was 16 years ago
Breast Cancer Screening Isn’t Going Away—At Least Not Yet
The American Cancer Society reviewed the ongoing study years ago and concluded mammograms were still warranted
Do Mammograms Save Lives? ‘Hardly,’ a New Study Finds
In fact, they may contribute to “overdiagnosis”
WHO: Annual Cancer Cases to Hit 22 Million in 20 Years
Up from 14 million a year in 2012
Cancer Survivor: To Fight Is to Live
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.
Good News on Cancer Death Rates, Especially for Black Men
The encouraging decline in deaths from cancer is continuing.
Gene Therapy for Cancer Shows Continued Progress
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.
Why You Might Skip Cancer Screening if You’re Older
Cancer rates go up with age, but more experts are suggesting that older people might be better off without regular screening for the disease.
Want to Stay Healthy? Don’t Rely on Vitamins
Americans spend nearly $12 billion each year on vitamin supplements, hoping they will steer us away from diseases like cancer and heart attacks. But it turns out they’re just a drain on our wallets.
Colon Cancer’s Newest Culprit: Gut Bacteria
Add one more to the list of tumor-causing bad guys in the colon.
Less Is More: One, Instead of Three Doses of HPV Vaccine May Protect Against Cervical Cancer
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.