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Solving its insolubility, researchers discover method to deliver curcumin to cancer...

In India and other countries in Southeast Asia, curcumin is often used as a spice in cooking, particularly chicken or fish. It is known...
Tanning Beds: A Carcinogen at the Gym

Tanning Beds: A Carcinogen at the Gym

Gyms are places people go to get healthier. But nearly half the gyms in the U.S. contain a potentially addictive carcinogen – tanning beds,...

CT scans may increase the risk of brain cancer

A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that CT scans, commonly used in medical imaging, may increase the risk of brain...
Link found between bitter-taste sensitivity and cancer risk

Link found between bitter-taste sensitivity and cancer risk

High bitter-taste sensitivity is associated with a significantly increased risk of cancer in older British women, according to researchers who conducted a unique study...

Tell-tale biomarker detects early breast cancer

Researchers have shown that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can detect the earliest signs of breast cancer recurrence and fast-growing tumors. Their approach detects micrometastases,...

National cancer meeting unifies human and animal studies

Dozens of leading cancer experts who convened in the nation’s capital this month agree that human and animal oncologists will more effectively pursue cures...

Chronic inflammation linked to ‘high-grade’ prostate cancer

Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those...

Tobacco plant may have key to fighting cancer

La Trobe University research has revealed a tobacco plant’s natural defence mechanisms could be harnessed to kill cancer cells in the human body. Scientists at...

Blood test could provide rapid, accurate method of detecting solid cancers

A blood sample could one day be enough to diagnose many types of solid cancers, or to monitor the amount of cancer in a...

Drug could block the spread of melanoma

Cancer is at its most curable when it’s caught before it spreads. That’s especially true in the case of melanoma, where survival rates can...

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