Cancer news


News digest – 'lab-on-a-chip', immune system hacking, prostate cancer scans and sprinting cells

28 March 2020
When cancer spreads to other parts of the body, it can have a big impact on its environment, including causing the structure between cells (known as ... READ MORE >

Cancer And COVID19: What Patients Need To Know

28 March 2020
Indian American actress Sheetal Sheth discussed her concerns breast cancer treatment during a ... [+] COVID-19 pandemic. FilmMagic. In November ... READ MORE >

Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen PET/CT Suitable Imaging for Prostate Cancer

28 March 2020
In this multicenter, randomized study cohort of 302 men recruited with biopsy-proven prostate cancer and high-risk features from 10 hospitals in ... READ MORE >

Man with cancer commits suicide at NYC hospital after getting coronavirus

28 March 2020
The 66-year-old man, who was suffering from throat cancer, was found dead inside his hospital room in the coronavirus isolation ward at NewYork- ... READ MORE >

No, Cuba Is Not Exactly the Cancer Pioneer Nova Attempts to Present

28 March 2020
Nova: Cuba's Cancer Hope. PBS. Wednesday, April 1, 9 p.m.. I feel moved to poetry by the latest episode of Nova, the PBS science documentary ... READ MORE >

Weight gain may reduce risk of breast cancer before menopause

28 March 2020
New research has found that women who gain weight in early adulthood are at a decreased risk of breast cancer before menopause. Share on ... READ MORE >

Disasters can affect cervical cancer screening for years

28 March 2020
Cervical cancer screening rates in Japan were significantly affected in the years following the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, ... READ MORE >

Socially distanced street parade greets US teenager after cancer treatment – video

27 March 2020
Courtney Johnson, 15, was diagnosed with cancer in June and was receiving treatment at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The video was shared by ... READ MORE >

Victoria's first two coronavirus deaths were cancer patients caught in Alfred hospital outbreak

27 March 2020
Victoria's first two coronavirus deaths were cancer patients at The Alfred hospital, and a further five cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among ... READ MORE >

England rugby star had testicle removed after cancer made it swell to size of small pumpkin

27 March 2020
England and Lions star Alex Corbisiero has spoken for the first time about his secret cancer battle. The 31-year-old felt pain and discomfort in his testicle ... READ MORE >

Coronavirus halts breast cancer screening services in SA as cases continue to rise

27 March 2020
BreastScreen SA says it is to protect women and staff from the risk of coronavirus; Some cancer support groups say it could lead to other risks, but they ... READ MORE >

Two Vic virus victims were cancer patients

27 March 2020
"If I have to close the beaches, I will," Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says. Two Victorian men who died from coronavirus were cancer patients in the ... READ MORE >

Insufficient Data on Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

27 March 2020
“Our goal is to keep patients away from the cancer center as much as possible, but if someone has an actively progressing cancer and needs treatment, ... READ MORE >

Deciphering cancer clues from blood

27 March 2020
As cancers grow, evolve, and spread, they shed circulating tumor cells (CTCs), as well as other tumor-associated cells and products, into the ... READ MORE >

Deregulation of ribosomal protein expression and translation promotes breast cancer metastasis

27 March 2020
Solid tumors shed a small number of cancer cells into the bloodstream, some of which are believed to contribute to metastasis. The molecular features ... READ MORE >

New type of immunotherapy hinders the spread of ovarian cancer

27 March 2020
Malignant ovarian cancer is insidious: Known and feared for vague and uncharacteristic symptoms that often mean the disease is discovered so late ... READ MORE >

Despite failures, chemo still promising against dangerous childhood brain cancer, DIPG

27 March 2020
The pediatric brain cancer known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) is almost uniformly fatal. In part, this is due to where and how it grows, ... READ MORE >

Risk for COVID-19 may be higher among those with cancer, Wuhan data suggest

27 March 2020
Investigators reviewed medical records of 1,524 patients with cancer admitted to the department of radiation and medical oncology from Dec. 30 through ... READ MORE >

Safely overcoming resistance to checkpoint inhibition in cancer by blocking a growth factor

27 March 2020
Despite the strong anti-cancer effects of PD-1/L1 inhibitors, many patients still don't respond to these drugs, which work by lifting the brakes tumors ... READ MORE >

School raises most money in the country to support cancer patients

26 March 2020
Shave for a Cure is a fundraising initiative raising money for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) by shaving their hair. Individually, Daniel ... READ MORE >