Cancer news


Doctors diagnose advanced cancer—in a dinosaur

04 August 2020
But the researchers say their study is the first to confirm a dinosaur cancer diagnosis at the cellular level. Scientists, including paleontologists, ... READ MORE >

Malignant cancer diagnosed in a dinosaur for the first time

04 August 2020
The cancerous bone in question is the fibula (lower leg bone) from Centrosaurus apertus, a horned dinosaur that lived 76 to 77 million years ago. READ MORE >

Global Incidence of Premenopausal, Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Rising

04 August 2020
Higher-income countries are seeing their rates of premenopausal breast cancer increase faster, whereas cases of postmenopausal breast cancer are ... READ MORE >

Popular high blood pressure drug linked to increased skin cancer risk in older Australians

04 August 2020
Hydrochlorothiazide use increases older people's risk of developing skin cancer, a study by UNSW Sydney scientists has shown – but the researchers ... READ MORE >

What Advice Would You Give Someone Looking to Help A Friend or Loved One with Cancer?

04 August 2020
Recently, a patient with stage 3 prostate cancer offered seven tips on cancer etiquette to those who want to be sensitive caregivers. That got us ... READ MORE >

Beloved SF Barbecue Star Dies of Cancer at Age 42

04 August 2020
Lau's illness was always a part of the Native Sons BBQ story: He was first diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer, a rare head and neck cancer, ... READ MORE >

Hundreds Tee it Up for Cancer to Raise Funds

04 August 2020
Event Chair Andy Farley explains, “We do have winners but it's all about having fun celebrating those we love that have battled with cancer and raising ... READ MORE >

Creating a roadmap to reducing colorectal cancer deaths

04 August 2020
Fewer people would die of colorectal cancer if health care providers adopted a new model of screening that combines better risk assessment, more ... READ MORE >

Cervical Cancer Study in Ugandan Women Finds HPV-Specific Tumor DNA Methylation, Gene ...

04 August 2020
Although cervical cancer prevention strategies include vaccination and screening for HPV, vaccine use remains low in low- and middle-income countries ... READ MORE >

Inhibiting Enzyme Helps Cancer Immunotherapy Work Better

04 August 2020
UC San Diego researchers found that when the enzyme ALKBH5 is inhibited during cancer immunotherapy, metabolites in the tumor microenvironment ... READ MORE >

Olivia Newton-John Says Upcoming Documentary “The Answer to Cancer” Explores New ...

04 August 2020
When it comes to tackling cancer, information (knowledge is power) and support go a long way. Actress Olivia Newton-John knows this first hand, and ... READ MORE >

Personalized Treatments in Pancreatic Cancer: The Progress Continues

04 August 2020
Although pancreatic cancer has been a historically difficult disease to treat, the emergence of novel combinations have allowed for more patients to ... READ MORE >

The Latest News and Updates in Ovarian Cancer

04 August 2020
“Our findings indicate that, despite limited evidence, opportunistic salpingectomy (surgical removal of the fallopian tubes) for ovarian cancer prevention ... READ MORE >

After Battling Cancer, Emotional Mother-Daughter Act Is Now Raising Cancer Awareness Amid ...

04 August 2020
The Singing Duo Made Amanda Cry And Continue Their Cancer Advocacy After 'BGT'. “Every single lyric you got right and sang just seemed so ... READ MORE >

2x Teenage Colon Cancer Survivor Writes Memoir to Inspire Girls and their Parents

04 August 2020
"As I faced a second cancer, became a mom, and embraced survivorship, I realized my cancer story is part of a bigger story. My sickness was not ... READ MORE >

How HPV spread through oral sex can cause cancer in men

04 August 2020
The virus is most commonly associated with cervical cancer, with 150 women in New Zealand diagnosed every year. It can also cause other cancers in ... READ MORE >

Large international study pinpoints impact of TP53 gene mutations on blood cancer severity

04 August 2020
Across many cancer types, mutations in TP53are associated with worse outcomes, like disease recurrence and shorter survival. As with all our genes, ... READ MORE >

Many Older Adults 'Overscreened' for Cancer

04 August 2020
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPTF) recommends an upper age limit on cancer screening that varies by cancer type — 75 years old for ... READ MORE >

Mum and daughter with cancer reunited after Leicester lockdown

04 August 2020
Michelle Teale, 58, from Leicester, was shielding because she has secondary breast cancer. She had not seen her mother Marian Thomas, 85, who ... READ MORE >

Large International Study Pinpoints Impact of TP53 Gene Mutations on Blood Cancer Severity

04 August 2020
Considered the “guardian of the genome,” TP53 is the most commonly mutated gene in cancer. TP53's normal function is to detect DNA damage and ... READ MORE >