Scientists have learned a bit more about cancer by examining biofilms. They've discovered that cancerous tumors in the ascending colon are characterized by biofilms, which are dense clumps of bacterial cells encased in a self-produced matrix.
Scientists may have found a way to create injectable, 3D vaccines that could help fight cancer.
Could 2-D Images help with cancer prevention? Health officials believe this could be particularly help for gastric cancers-the fourth most common cause of cancer in the world.
Cigarette smoking can increase the risk of certain respiratory issues, as well as lung, bladder, kidney and neck cancers. Yet now, recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology have found that smoking can also increase the risk of second smoking associated cancer.
There may be a new technique in the fight against cancer-and it involves yogurt. A MIT professor has developed synthetic molecules from yogurt bacteria that, when introduced to the body, can find their way to tumors.
A new comprehensive study could help bring blood tests that actually detect cancer.
Statistics show that colorectal cancer is one of the most common in the United States. Yet regular screenings and certain prevention methods, such as not smoking and eating a healthy diet, can help prevent the health issue or catch any problems early on.
Women at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer may undergo prevention surgery in the hopes of attacking a potential problem before it starts. Yet recent findings published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine reveal that these surgeries can be difficult for the mental and sexual health of patients und...
Recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation have found that in some patients with allergies to metals, they can develop a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer.
New research by scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel has found that some cancer treatments may be more effective at night. Researchers actually found that malignant tumors could proliferate faster during later hours of the night, according to recent findings published in the j...
It turns out that tumors don't grow continuously. Instead, they seem to prefer to emerge at night.
A rare and potentially fatal womb cancer could now be helped with the new targeted drug treatment afatinib. Researchers found that it helps to target a key gene fault and shrink tumors during pregnancy, attacking the HER2 gene that lies at the heart of the cancer cells. Furthermore, it actually stop...