Cancer

Scientists just unlocked the catalyst for cancerous relapse

Cancer Relapse<p>New research has shown that cancer cells that survive treatment may effectively wake themselves up and resume growing by tapping into …

Cancer Cells

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it …

American Society of Clinical Oncology

‘Pink Isn’t Pretty’: Breast Cancer Survivor Explains Truth Behind The Pink Ribbon

She’s shedding light on where pink ribbon funds really go<p>It’s October and that means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Half the items in your …

New types of therapy mean cancer is going to become ever more survivable

Science is making cancer treatments more precise in many different ways<p>There are few whose lives have not been touched by cancer. It cuts down …

Economics

Study: Sugar consumption makes cancer cells multiply faster

This doesn’t mean sugar causes cancer — to the contrary. But consuming it may speed up the rate that tumors grow<p>Research conducted by microbiologists and molecular biologists at three institutions in Belgium highlights the relationship between sugar and cancer cells.<p>The new study, conducted in …

Liberal View

Breast cancer survivor shares powerful photo of her body after a double mastectomy

A woman has shared a photo of her body after having a double mastectomy in a bid to urge women to check their breasts.<p>In 2015, Amanda Niello, 31, …

Breast Cancer

Astra and Merck win speedy review for Lynparza in breast cancer

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have granted a priority review to AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug Lynparza as a treatment for breast cancer, putting it on track for potential approval in the new disease area during the first quarter of 2018.<p>The medicine, which is being jointly developed and …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Breast Cancer Risk Factors: Things Every Woman Should Know

Understanding your chances of developing breast cancer—and what you can do to prevent it—can help you take action, and maybe also give you peace of mind.<p>Although you probably know those pink ribbons in October are for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you might not know much about your personal risk …

Parenting

Husband loses cancer battle just one month after getting married as new wife posts heartbreaking Facebook tribute

A newly-married man has lost his battle with inoperable cancer just a month after getting married and days after launching a fundraising campaign to …

myhusband

Breast Cancer Vaccine Trial May Blaze Trail to Stopping Cancer

Researchers are hoping that they’ll soon break ground in a new medical frontier.<p>Vaccines that can stop cancer.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Currently, …

Health

Mum dies from alcohol poisoning while celebrating break in breast cancer treatment

<b>A therapist who went on holiday to celebrate a break in her treatment for breast cancer died after drinking wine all day, an inquest heard.</b><p>Valerie …

Addiction

A New Study Corroborates the Dangerous Link Between Sugar & Cancer

We all know we're not supposed to eat too much sugar. It's bad for our teeth, say our dentist. It's bad for our waistlines and our hearts, say our …

Sugar

Breast cancer survivors share what surprised them most about their diagnosis

Unless you're a breast cancer survivor yourself, there are some things about the disease that you simply can't know or understand. Yet most of us know and love someone who has battled breast cancer, and the more you know about it, the better you can support them. So we asked survivors what …

Health

How toddler Luke saved the life of his big brother Joshua as he battled leukaemia

A Solihull mum has revealed how her toddler son helped save the life of his older brother battling leukaemia - by donating his own bone marrow and …

Birmingham, UK

‘Growing Pains’ star undergoes double mastectomy

Joanna Kerns took control the moment she found out she had breast cancer.<p>The “Growing Pains” star opted for a double mastectomy shortly after hearing …

Alan Thicke

This Woman Got A Wonder Woman Tattoo Over Her Double Mastectomy Scars

"I have this image of strength, power and fearlessness across my chest."<p>One woman channeled Wonder Woman in her preventative move against breast cancer.<p>Stephanie Kelly, a 42-year-old mother of four, recently underwent a double mastectomy surgery after testing positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation, …

Tattoos

Colorectal cancer: New, less toxic drug target uncovered

A team of researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London, in the United Kingdom, set out to explore novel therapeutic options for treating …

Medicine

Breast Cancer Survivor Rita Wilson Slams RHOC Cast for 'Very Uncomfortable' Cancer Talks

Rita Wilson has been watching this season of <i>The Real Housewives of Orange County</i> and relates to Peggy Sulahian‘s cancer battle.<p>On Monday’s episode of</i> …

Real Housewives of Orange County

Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri appeals court has thrown out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer.<p>The Missouri Eastern District court ruled Tuesday that Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for a lawsuit filed by 62-year-old …

Johnson & Johnson

Why cancer rates are increasing in the world's 'top' countries

Australians have access to some of the best healthcare in the world, allowing us to avoid many preventable illnesses, receive good care when we're …

Australian News

What My Mom Taught Me About Breast Cancer, And The Importance Of Self Examinations

There is absolutely no reason to neglect your health.<p>I’ve mentioned many times, in many articles that my mom is someone I greatly admire and look up …

Wellness

Canadian researchers develop new model for early-stage lung cancer detection

VANCOUVER - Canadian researchers have developed a predictive model for detecting lung cancer in early stages when the disease has a greater potential …

Canadian News

Tiny Ignyta's Lung Cancer Drug Bested Pfizer's. Probably. Will We Ever Know For Sure?

There should have been a drug to prolong Stuart Brown’s life. But when he failed his first option, it seemed there was nothing else to try.<p>Then came a drug made by Ignyta Pharmaceuticals, a San Diego-based drugmaker, that shrank his tumors and has kept them in check for more than a year. Results of …

Medicine

Being cancer positive

Like many of the men you are in contact with daily, they have been diagnosed with prostate cancer.<p>Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in South …

News (South Africa)

Machine learning identifies breast lesions likely to become cancer

High-Risk Breast Lesions<p>A new study reveals that a machine learning tool can help to identify which breast lesions, already classified as …

Machine Learning

How to support a friend who has breast cancer, according to Rachel Platten

Two years ago, Rachel Platten’s hit “Fight Song” not only took over the charts, but became a battle cry for many of the 252,710 women who are …

Lifestyle

Bringing Cancer Research Back to the Basics

Every day, care teams at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) treat people with cancer in the hope of destroying their disease. Behind the front lines, …

Biology

13 myths about breast cancer debunked

A top mammographer explains all<p>Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and it's estimated that 5,000 people will be diagnosed this Breast …

AstraZeneca's Breast-Cancer Drug Gets Priority Review From FDA

AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.LN) on Wednesday said that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has granted a priority review to its new drug application for tablets that treat breast cancer.<p>The FTSE 100-listed pharmaceutical company said that the regulator will review its application by the first quarter of …

The New England Journal of Medicine

Vale is Donating Dragonfruit Bowl Proceeds to Breast Cancer Awareness

Vale Food Co. is Donating 10% of Dragonfruit Bowl & Pitaya Smoothie Proceeds to Breast Cancer Awareness<p>Indulge for the sake of breast cancer research …

American Cancer Society