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...
cancer survivor obamacare

Cancer Can Bankrupt Its Victims. Obamacare Was Designed To Stop That

Julienne Edwards was 26, five days away from taking the California bar exam and 14 months away from her wedding, when she felt a...
breast cancer

Confusion over the cause of symptoms may be affecting whether or not women take...

Women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer may be failing to take the preventive anti-cancer drug tamoxifen because they are confusing...
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...
Hitgen and Cancer Research UK’s Manchester Institute enter licence agreement in lung cancer

Hitgen And Cancer Research Uk’s Manchester Institute Enter Licence Agreement In Lung Cancer

Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity’s commercial arm, and HitGen Ltd, a privately held biotech company focused on early drug discovery,...
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...
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...
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...
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...