HPV testing

HPV testing leads to earlier detection and treatment of cervical pre-cancer

Women who receive human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer, according...
HPV testing

Blood cell discovery identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer

Patients who have aggressive prostate cancer could be identified by a highly accurate and simple blood test, according to an early study by Queen...
cancer research

As Government-Funded Cancer Research Sags, Scientists Fear U.S. Is ‘Losing Its Edge’

Less and less of the research presented at a prominent cancer conference is supported by the National Institutes of Health, a development that some...
Vaxon biotech

Vaxon announces results of its Phase IIb lung cancer trial of Vx-001

Paris, France, June 1, 2017 – Vaxon, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic cancer vaccines based on optimized cryptic peptides, announces the results of its...

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Have No Impact On Cancer Rate, New Study Shows

Vitamin D status and supplements seem to have become a societal preoccupation. Encouraging the latter’s use as a cure-all, the “magic bullet” commercialization of...
cancers

Two Thirds Of Cancers Due To Random DNA Typos

Washington, Mar 24 (PTI) Random, unpredictable DNA copying "mistakes" account for nearly two-thirds of the mutations that cause cancer, according to a new study...
Plastic Surgeon

Plastic Surgeon: Patients Need Education On Breast Implants Link To Cancer

SPRINGFIELD -- Mercy Medical Center plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Brian A. Pryor called the Food and Drug Administration's concurrence Tuesday of a link...
cancer rates

Cancer Rates Dropped During The Recession. That’s Not Necessarily A Good Thing.

As the country plunged into recession between 2008 and 2012, something unexpected happened: An earlier small decline in the number of new cancer cases...
A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

New Protein Discovered In Ageing And Cancer

A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary...
overweight

Wide range of cancers now linked to being overweight

"Increased risk of 11 types of cancer linked to being overweight," The Guardian reports. A new review in the BMJ found strong evidence of...