National Cancer Institute

The father of prostate testing has a controversial view on when you should test yourself

In the world of prostate cancer, William Catalona is a celebrity. He's known as "the father of PSA testing" and for the past 25 years he has kept an …

Cancer

Vitamins & Minerals

Sometimes it can be difficult to be on top of personal nutrition. However, one of the consequences of neglecting to do so is vitamin deficiencies. …

Alternative Medicine

5 Things That Might Help Prevent Cancer

These actions might lower cancer risk. But doctors aren’t sure, mainly because there hasn’t been enough research to prove or disprove a link. Until …

Health

Dense breast tissue: All you need to know

The breasts are made up of three main components: lobules, ducts, and connective tissue that can be both fatty and fibrous.<p>Some women have more …

Cancer

Eleven Bio makes enough product to complete late-stage study; shares up 2%

Thinly traded nano cap Eleven Biotherapeutics (EBIO +1.9%) announces that it has manufactured all the Vicinium necessary for its ongoing Phase 3 …

Business

I Tried 8 Natural Deodorants So You Wouldn’t Have To. This One Was The Clear Winner.

Stay stink-free, sans harsh chemicals. ​<p>Since the last time I investigated the all-natural section of the deodorant aisle, the options have expanded—a lot. That’s no big surprise, really. Americans have a growing appetite for natural products. In one recent survey, 68% of respondents said they …

Beauty

Metastatic breast cancer affects bone mineral before spreading

‹ › ×<p>When breast cancer metastasizes, or spreads, one of its most likely destinations is bone. In fact, four in five metastatic breast cancer …

Cancer

Brain cancer growth halted by absence of protein

High-grade gliomas, a group of aggressive brain tumors, cease growing in mice if a signaling molecule called neuroligin-3 is absent or its activity …

Cancer

iSchool’s Zhe He Presents at MedInfo

Florida State’s School of Information Assistant Professor Zhe He had the opportunity to attend the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health …

Health Information

Why breast cancer patients are in ‘financial crisis’ - MarketWatch

When Molly MacDonald was diagnosed with breast cancer in Spring 2005, she didn’t expect that some of the most harrowing effects of her disease would …

Cancer

'Dr. Google' made me worry about colon cancer. Did I overreact?

Unexplained weight loss. Constipation. And periodically — yikes — a bit of blood in the toilet.<p>Were these signs that I had colon cancer?<p>The symptoms …

Health

Why I Do Cancer Research

September 18, 2017, by Ted Trimble<p>World Cancer Research Day <i>is recognized on September 24, 2017. This day presents an opportunity for all of us to</i> …

Cancer

Devils’ Boyle remains upbeat after cancer diagnosis

The sobering news rippled through the hockey world quickly, hitting like a ton of pucks, with Brian Boyle saying his phone filled up with messages of …

Ice Hockey

MicroRNA helps cancer evade immune system

LA JOLLA--(September 18, 2017) The immune system automatically destroys dysfunctional cells such as cancer cells, but cancerous tumors often survive …

Cancer

8 Daily Habits to Prevent Cancer

Nothing is sure to prevent cancer—the disease is linked to genetics, environmental factors, age, and plain luck. Still, there’s strong evidence these …

Cancer

What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It

Want to see a group of parents shudder? Whisper that your kid has “pinkeye.” That one little word evokes images of ocular goop cutting a swath …

Science

Who’s in Charge in Little Rock?

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Now that the Sept. 18 deadline for cultivator and dispensary applications has passed, it’s time for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana …

Cannabis

Men are taking over the grocery aisles

They're also cooking more, according to a study, and the food industry is definitely taking notice.<p>Who does the grocery shopping in your house? Not …

Healthy Recipes

7 most common cancer found in kids and their symptoms

<b>CANCER- A FATAL ILLNESS:</b><p>We wish Cancer was just a Zodiac sign. But reality is hard. Whoever deals with Cancer, has a tough time in life. Once you …

Cancer

Bayer Drug Gets FDA Approval for 'Difficult-to-Treat' Blood Cancer

New drug, new hope for cancer patients.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Bayer AG (BAYN) to sell a new drug option to people …

Cancer

How to lower your risk of getting cancer by 10-20%

Want to lessen your chances of cancer? Keep moving!<p>Yes: Consistent physical exercise may be the king of the cancer killers, according to a <i>yuuuge</i> new …

Cancer

Enrolling the immune system in the fight against cancer

THAT infections could sometimes cause a cancer to retreat, or even vanish, was known well before the advent of modern medicine. Imhotep, a pharaoh, …

Cancer

Are Coffee and Tea Healthy? They Could Extend Life for Diabetics, New Study Shows

Your daily cup of coffee could do more than give you a morning jolt.

Diabetes

MDS symptoms: What are the signs of pre-leukemia?

Myelodysplastic syndrome refers to a range of blood disorders. They are cancers in which newly created blood cells in the bone marrow do not develop …

Medicine

Breast Cancer Charity to Give Away Wedding Dresses

As its name suggests, Brides Against Breast Cancer (BABC) is not just a breast cancer charity—it is an organization of women who seek to bring together brides who have been affected by the disease. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the organization has announced that it will …

Weddings

Single molecule determines lung cancer cell death

Researchers have identified a molecule that determines whether or not a type of lung cancer cell will undergo cancer cell death. This discovery may …

Cancer

Dogs' Immune Systems Are Much Like Ours And That's A Boon To Cancer Research

At the third International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference in Frankfurt last week, Ellen Puré may have seemed a bit out of place as professor and director at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. This was, after all, a scientific conference focused on the latest research in …

Cancer

Premarket Gainers as of 9:05 am

HALO +18% on out-licenses ENHANZE to Roche and Bristol Myers for up to $455M.<p>SHIP +19% on Q2 results.<p>ALV +10% on evaluating potential business …

Business

Recent Developments in Radiotherapy — NEJM

Technological development has led to the more precise delivery of radiation to tumors. Advances in sensitizing tumors to and protecting normal …

Medical Journals

UH granted $3.1 million for cancer research

The University of Hawaii at Manoa was awarded $3.1 million in federal funding from the National Cancer Institute for its Multiethnic Cohort Study, …

Hawaii