National Cancer Institute

Pancreatic cancer is often deadly, but new discoveries are raising hope

In the Lab<p>Pancreatic cancer is often deadly. But recent discoveries are starting to unravel its mysteries — and raise hope<p>P<p>ancreatic cancer is …

Cancer

Here's the Truth About Soy and Prostate Cancer

A new study says that eating soy might increase your risk of developing prostate cancer. But read on before you freak out<p>Soy is a staple for vegetarians looking to get their protein fix—and for meat-eaters who just can’t resist a side of edamame with their meals. But there’s been controversy over …

Nutrition

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

Science

These States Have the Highest Rates of Breast Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, the average woman has a 12.4% chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. There are a number of …

Energy

Top Foods For Preventing Cancer In Dogs

The National Cancer Institute says emphatically that many cancers can be prevented by making appropriate lifestyle changes. In fact, National Cancer …

Healthy Eating

Hartek Power bags HVPNL project

Chandigarh, Nov 14 (PTI) Hartek Power today said it has bagged an order from the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd (HVPNL) for executing a …

Medicine

CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome

In a new study, MIT researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver the CRISPR genome-editing system and specifically modify genes in mice. …

Genetics

Pediatric cancer gets little funding. That’s where these groups come in

Oscar Ortiz has a tattoo on his right wrist. Inscribed in his skin is his son Sebastian’s name, his date of birth and the date on which he died at …

Lifestyle

Israeli researchers decode thyroid cancer treatment resistance mechanism

The use of genetic engineering methods allowed researchers to express the PIGU protein in resistant cancer cells and lab animals and succeeded in …

Cancer

Why Your Boobs Get So Sore During Your Period

Sometimes it’s easy to think your boobs have mystical powers, especially when it comes to predicting when your period will arrive. For some women, …

Women's Health

Biologists identify possible new strategy for halting brain tumors

MIT biologists have discovered a fundamental mechanism that helps brain tumors called glioblastomas grow aggressively.<p>After blocking this mechanism …

The Brain

Stomach Cancer: What Is My Prognosis or Chance of Recovery?

The five-year survival rate can give you an idea but not a definite answer<p>If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with stomach cancer, it's normal …

Cancer

Cancer blood tests getting closer to tissue biopsies in results

One of the next big advances in cancer treatment will be the development of blood tests, called liquid or blood biopsies, that can monitor the growth …

Cancer

Listen To A Cancer Survivor's Heartfelt Open Letter To Joe Biden

"Groups like the Biden Cancer Initiative are precisely what make recoveries like mine possible."<p>Given his decades of public service, it's safe to …

Cancer

Medical Organization Calls Alcohol a Cancer Risk | Health News | News & Features

In a move that has grabbed attention, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), an organization of leading American doctors specializing in …

Wine

A new cancer research program opens to students | How it offers hands-on experience combating the disease

While cancer as a disease is something everybody wants to avoid, students at Penn State are working hard to figure out how to combat it.<p>Around …

Education

Glyphosate Use and Cancer Incidence in the Agricultural Health Study | JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Background<p>Glyphosate is the most commonly used herbicide worldwide, with both residential and agricultural uses. In 2015, the International Agency …

Research

In a Major Warning, Top US Cancer Doctors Are Asking People to Drink Less Alcohol

This is serious.<p>It's not every day that a group of the nation's top cancer doctors asks people to curb their drinking.<p>In a statement released …

Science

No significant link between Monsanto weedkiller and cancer in farm workers, study suggests

Monsanto denies allegations that exposure to weedkiller RoundUp gave people cancer<p>A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller …

Agriculture

Your Blood Type Might Put You At A Greater Risk For These 5 Conditions

Pancreatic cancer?!<p>What’s your blood type? This question is often followed by a long pause and an eventual, “No clue.” Which leads to even more questions: Do you really <i>need</i> to know your blood type? What can you blood type even tell you? Well, quite a lot, it seems.<p>The primary reason to know your …

Diabetes

Egypt: The flatworm's revenge

Outlook<p>Louise Sarant<p>Bladder cancer<br>• Diseases<br>• Health care<br>• Parasitology<p>How Egyptian men swapped one type of bladder cancer for another.<p>Egyptian farmers …

Cancer

Can birth control prevent cancer? What you need to know about the latest research

By giving women the power to control when or if they have children, birth control changed the world. But using birth control for a long period of …

Cancer

Biden: The fight against cancer is the "one bipartisan issue"

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden sat down with Axios' Mike Allen at an event on the future of cancer research in Philadelphia with …

U.S. Politics

Cancer survival rates have increased dramatically over the past 35 years

According to a study published in March 2017 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, cancer death rates continue to fall across most cancer …

Cancer

Be prepared for second wave of floods, state health depts told

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has instructed all state health directors to take precautionary measures to face the second wave of floods in several …

World Health Organization

Immunotherapy is safe for those with HIV, study says, opening new treatments to patients in need

People with HIV or AIDS are at a much higher risk of developing and dying from cancer — in fact, cancer is now the leading cause of death for people …

Medicine

Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure: a special issue of PLOS Medicine

This week, publication of a special issue on Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure begins in <i>PLOS Medicine</i>, advised by guest editors …

Research

New techniques give blood biopsies greater promise

Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and …

Cancer

More cancer care is coming to Greater Cincinnati. Here’s how and why.

Greater Cincinnati hospital systems are expanding to meet greater demand for more cancer treatment.

Health Care

Slideshow: Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad for Your Health

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