New findings published in the journal Oncotarget examine how a less-toxic class of drugs combined with fasting may help kill breast, colorectal and lung cancer than a combination treatment of chemotherapy and fasting, alone.
New information released by the 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report on Tuesday showed that just about 45 percent of those dealing with the degenerative brain condition are aware of the health problem.
New findings published in the journal CANCER show that providing breast cancer patients with the skills and knowledge to improve their mood and quality early on in their treatment can help them manage stress and significantly benefit survival, overall.
Previous findings have shown that regular use of aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. However, new findings published in JAMA show that some individuals with rare genetic variants do not share the same benefit.
Connecticut teenager Cassandra C. was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state for her Hodgkin's lymphoma. The 17-year-old had originally refused treatments on the grounds that it was too harmful for her body and that a more natural alternative could work just as well.
A recent study shows a possible biological trigger for canine bone cancer. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have now identified the biological mechanism that gives some cancer cells the ability to form tumors in dogs.
A popular ingredient in soda may pose a cancer risk. Scientists have analyzed soda consumption data to characterize people's exposure to a potentially carcinogenic byproduct of some types of caramel color.
Researchers at the University of Leicester and Leicester's Hospital in the United Kingdom are working on a non-invasive form for testing lung cancer that involves a breath test.
Recent findings published in BMJ Open show that more than 80 percent of patients with potential cancer symptoms are given the all-clear following a health investigation. However, having a false alarm was also found to discourage many people from seeking help in the future event of a symptom.
Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have identified what they believe are eight specific physical signs that strongly indicate death for someone dealing with the advanced stages of cancer.
Researchers at Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have traced the origins of colorectal cancer cells, showing important clues to why tumor cells are relatively harmless or metastasize, in certain cases.