Cancer news


Is mammography test to spot breast cancer necessary at all?

18 February 2019
New Delhi: A woman under 40, with no known breast cancer risk or visible symptoms of the deadly disease, need not take regular mammography tests ... READ MORE >

Does The Herbicide RoundUp® Cause Cancer?

18 February 2019
A bit more than a year ago, in November 2017, a large study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute looked at nearly 45,000 glyphosphate ... READ MORE >

Women's College Basketball Players & Coaches Honor Cancer Survivors

18 February 2019
COM/AP) — Women's college basketball teams across the country found many different ways to honor cancer survivors this week as part of the ... READ MORE >

Probing H. pylori cancer protein

18 February 2019
Infection with the stomach-dwelling bacterium Helicobacter pylori— particularly strains producing the oncoprotein CagA—is a strong risk factor for ... READ MORE >

Cancer the main reason behind life insurance payouts in 2018

18 February 2019
Cancer was the number one cause of life insurance payouts in 2018, according to an annual report from Irish Life. The report shows there was an 11% ... READ MORE >

Smokers Less Likely To Survive Dangerous Form Of Skin Cancer Than Non-Smokers

18 February 2019
People with the most fatal type of skin cancer who have a history of smoking are 40 percent less likely to survive their disease than people who have ... READ MORE >

Pharma firm's quest to provide cancer care

18 February 2019
Cancer remains one of the world's most urgent medical issues, what with its massive impact on society and lives of individuals. The recent celebration ... READ MORE >

Have researchers found a new approach to treating aggressive cancer?

18 February 2019
Researchers at The University of Texas, USA, discovered some forms of aggressive cancer may respond to a combination of immunotherapy and DNA ... READ MORE >

Smoking STOPS your body from fighting cancer and makes you 40% less likely to survive 10 years ...

18 February 2019
Professor Julia Newton-Bishop, lead author of the Cancer Research UK-funded study, said: 'The immune system is like an orchestra, with multiple ... READ MORE >

Triple-Negative Cancer is Very Virulent

18 February 2019
All cancers are frightening and difficult to fight, but some are more aggressive and virulent than others. Fortunately, against a rapidly spreading type of ... READ MORE >

Did you know drug combination could treat advanced kidney cancer?

18 February 2019
According to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA, a drug combination could potentially become the first-line treatment for patients with ... READ MORE >

Cancer symptoms: Six signs signalling the disease you MUST see a doctor with

18 February 2019
More than a third of the people in the UK will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime, according to the NHS. There are over 200 types of the ... READ MORE >

The pictures that unravelled travel agent's cancer lie

18 February 2019
A Sydney travel agent who lied about having cancer and siphoned money from his employer has escaped jail. Tony Petrovski, a former employee of ... READ MORE >

Smoking may limit body's ability to fight skin cancer

18 February 2019
These new findings from researchers at the University of Leeds, published today in Cancer Research, provide another reason why people should try ... READ MORE >

Mandurah: New cancer treatment centre starts construction

18 February 2019
GENESIS Care's new comprehensive cancer treatment centre that will benefit cancer patients in the greater Peel region, has begun construction and ... READ MORE >

Women's basketball teams honor cancer survivors

18 February 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Women's basketball teams across the country found many different ways to honor cancer survivors this week as part of the ... READ MORE >

Women's basketball teams honor cancer survivors

18 February 2019
NEW YORK — Women's basketball teams across the country found many different ways to honor cancer survivors this week as part of the Play4Kay ... READ MORE >

Rideout Cancer Center to install early lung cancer detection equipment

18 February 2019
The existing lung cancer detection equipment uses static images to guide a surgeon through the biopsy process. Once a biopsy is completed, the ... READ MORE >

HPV-related cancers are becoming more common in the throat and in men

18 February 2019
Traditionally, oropharyngeal cancer, or cancer at the back of the throat, ... Historically, cervical cancer was the most common type of HPV-related ... READ MORE >

Cancer survivor dinner new element of Toronto event

18 February 2019
TORONTO — Cancer survivors from throughout the area are being encouraged to participate in what is a new element of the annual ... READ MORE >