Cancer news


Dog credited with detecting owner's cancer three times

20 November 2019
MADISON, Wis. (WKOW/CNN) - She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer not once, but three times. Every time, Stephanie Herfel says her dog Sierra ... READ MORE >

Call for better drug to be approved for sufferers of rare blood cancer

20 November 2019
Lara Chapman suffers from a rare type of cancer that causes her body to produce too much blood, and she's joining calls for a drug that can effectively ... READ MORE >

Anal cancer rates and deaths are climbing in the US, study says

20 November 2019
(CNN) Anal cancer cases and deaths are rising dramatically in the United States, especially among older people and young black men, a new study ... READ MORE >

Arthritis drugs could prevent fatal spread of breast cancer

20 November 2019
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK, with 55,000 diagnoses a year, and 11,500 deaths – almost all from tumours that have ... READ MORE >

EXCLUSIVE: EPA Investigating Possible Cancer Cluster Near Former Landfill In Delaware County

20 November 2019
NORWOOD, Pa. (CBS) — An investigation is underway into a possible cancer cluster in Delaware County. The EPA has opened an investigation in ... READ MORE >

Lucence raises $20 million Series A for its non-invasive cancer screening technology

20 November 2019
Lucence Diagnostics, a genomic medicine startup that develops non-invasive tests for cancer screening, announced today that it has raised a $20 ... READ MORE >

Clinical Cancer Treatment Trials Lead to New Standard of Care for Lung Cancer Patients

20 November 2019
Results from several clinical trials combining chemo and immunotherapy changed the standard of care for many lung cancer patients last year. READ MORE >

Daniel C. Yallah, 19, budding soccer star felled by cancer

20 November 2019
Daniel C. Yallah, 19, of Philadelphia, a budding soccer star and student who came to the United States from Liberia in pursuit of advancement, died ... READ MORE >

What are the symptoms of anal cancer? Disease is on the rise in the US

20 November 2019
The United States is experiencing a “dramatic and concerning” rise in the rate of new anal cancer cases and deaths from the disease, particularly ... READ MORE >

High risk for breast cancer? You might benefit from preventive medication

20 November 2019
Women at high risk for breast cancer might benefit from taking medication to prevent the disease, says a new recommendation from the U.S. ... READ MORE >

'It's In God's Hands': Couple Diagnosed With Lung Cancer Just Five Weeks Apart

20 November 2019
GLOUCESTER, Va. (CBS Local) — Lisa and Seth Doyle say they've had their share of hardships during their 35-year marriage, but few challenges ... READ MORE >

Woman's itchy, 'velvety' palms turn out to be cancer symptom

20 November 2019
Velvety, painful lesions that covered the palms of a 73-year-old woman's hand turned out to be an unexpected cancer symptom. The unnamed woman ... READ MORE >

Urinary microbiome variations associated with response to BCG therapy for bladder cancer

20 November 2019
The investigators found that an abundance of Proteobacteria was higher in patients with urothelial bladder cancer who had disease recurrence after ... READ MORE >

Cancer Warriors Treated to a Day of Relaxation and Pampering

20 November 2019
'Chavelyta's Pamper-me Day', was put on by the organization Chavelyta's Pink Hood--run by Isabel Guillen, a cancer survivor. "I felt like these women ... READ MORE >

'Missing link' between pond scum and humans discovered, holds promise for cancer research

20 November 2019
Researchers have discovered a "missing link" within plants between humans and simple pond scum that could provide insight into how some ... READ MORE >

'Stay tuned:' Neoadjuvant therapy in thyroid cancer still needs research

20 November 2019
CHICAGO — There are many targeted agents being tested in the neoadjuvant setting for thyroid cancer, however, it is important to understand the ... READ MORE >

New advances in the treatment of advanced lung cancer

20 November 2019
These results, published in the journal Cancer Research, could have implications in the design of new therapeutic strategies to expand the clinical ... READ MORE >

Cancer prevention vaccine a hard sell for some North Texas parents

20 November 2019
About half of adolescents in Dallas County aren't getting a recommended vaccine that prevents multiple types of cancer — even though two of those ... READ MORE >

New Acquisitions Tees Up to Drive Out Cancer

20 November 2019
The Drive Out Cancer Golf Challenge was hosted by Dr. Armando Sardi's 'Partners for Cancer Care and Prevention” (PFCCAP). Dr. Sardi is an ... READ MORE >

Prostate cancer patients receiving care at MultiD clinic more likely to be advised about treatment ...

20 November 2019
Newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients have multiple standard-of-care treatment options available, but many are not fully informed of their choices. READ MORE >