Cause of cancer is written into DNA of tumours, scientists find, creating a 'black box' for origin of disease
The cause of cancer is written into the DNA of tumours, scientists have discovered, in a breakthrough which could finally show how much disease is attributable to factors like air pollution or pesticides.
A Texas scientist was called ‘foolish’ for arguing the immune system could fight cancer. Then he won the Nobel Prize.
AUSTIN — It was Christmas Eve 1994, and James P. Allison was testing his theory that T cells, a type of white blood cell that fights viral and bacterial infections, could help the immune system fight That
The choice was unusual, but loving: We wanted them to live without the shadow of their mother's mortality hanging over them. We decided not to tell the kids. Marla knew that once our three daughters understood
New research provides further evidence that staying active could play a serious preventive role. Exercise has been linked to a reduced risk of certain kinds of cancer. And now, new research suggests that
Excerpted from “An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System,” published on Tuesday by William Morrow. Should you pick your nose? Don’t laugh. Scientifically, it’s an interesting
Thousands of men with prostate cancer could avoid invasive treatment and side-effects after scientists developed a personalised tool to give them a prognosis. Every year more than 47,000 men in the UK
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek revealed in a YouTube video Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Trebek, 78, learned of his condition this week, he said in the video. "Now
An estimated 23.5 million Americans, including my husband, suffer from an autoimmune condition — and their numbers are growing, though researchers don’t know why. You’ve likely heard of the most common
Cancer is the second-leading cause of death among Americans, behind only heart disease. But there’s good news: the cancer death rate has drastically declined over the past 25 years, according to a new
Prostate cancer often presents unique challenges to patients and physicians alike. It can be indolent and nonaggressive — or life-threatening and everything in between. Unlike most cancers that have a