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Circumcision could prevent prostate cancer… if it’s performed after the age...

Montreal study shows the effect is particularly strong amongst black men Researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have shown that men circumcised...

Gene may predict if further cancer treatments are needed

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a new predictive tool that could help patients with breast cancer and certain lung cancers decide whether...

HPV eradicated by Japanese mushroom extract AHCC

Treating cervical cancer cells with AHCC led to the eradication of HPV, human papillomavirus, as well as a decrease in the rate of tumor...

New drug raises potential for cancer treatment revolution

A revolution in cancer treatment could soon be underway following a breakthrough that may lead to a dramatic improvement in cancer survival rates. A new...

Surprising new way to kill cancer cells

Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that cancer cells – and not normal cells – can be killed by eliminating either the FAS receptor, also...

Blood Vessel Signals Turn Cancer into a Lethal Disease Resistant to...

Blood vessels have been thought to be important to cancer because of the nutritious oxygen they provide to growing tumors. But now, researchers at...

Researchers Explore Dual ‘Personality’ of Cancer Gene

Ordinarily thought of as being neat and logical, science has a messier side—especially when it comes to cancer. Just ask Todd Waldman, MD, PhD, professor of...

Gene family proven to suppress prostate cancer

Cornell researchers report they have discovered direct genetic evidence that a family of genes, called MicroRNA-34 (miR-34), are bona fide tumor suppressors. The study is...

Tenderness: A Beautiful Description of a Scientist

I first crossed paths with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee as a PhD student at the Johns Hopkins University in 2012, where he had come to talk about his highly...

New sugar-test to reduce false-positive cancer diagnoses

The world’s most widespread test for ovarian cancer reports false-positives in 94 of 100 diagnosed cases. Now, chemists at the University of Copenhagen working...

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