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Asafoetida, a plant used in traditional folk medicines, found to show antitumor effects on breast cancer

ASAFOETIDA, A PLANT USED IN TRADITIONAL FOLK MEDICINES, FOUND TO SHOW ANTITUMOR EFFECTS ON BREAST CANCER

Plants and herbs that have long been used in folk medicine may very well hold the key to treating modern-day diseases. In a study published...

Woman's tells of how her itchy skin turned out to be cancer

WOMAN'S TELLS OF HOW HER ITCHY SKIN TURNED OUT TO BE CANCER

Lauren Chiarello, 33, from New York City, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December 2007 after experiencing severe itching....

 
 
 
New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun - and how you can protect yourself

NEW STUDY REVEALS LONG-TERM DANGERS OF SUMMER FUN - AND HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF

Adam Barsouk is a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center. He warns too many of us skip precautions...

Drug Filled Nanobubbles can Help Kill Cancer Cells

DRUG FILLED NANOBUBBLES CAN HELP KILL CANCER CELLS

Anti-cancer drugs encapsulated in Nano Bubbles can be designed so that the drug is delivered right at the spot and when we need it...

 
 
 
IVF alone does NOT increase a woman's risk of breast, ovarian or womb cancer, study finds

IVF ALONE DOES NOT INCREASE A WOMAN'S RISK OF BREAST, OVARIAN OR WOMB CANCER, STUDY FINDS

Researchers from University College London found that women are only more likely to develop such conditions after IVF if they have...

Family Trees of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Mapped

FAMILY TREES OF ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA MAPPED

The family trees of cancer cells in acute myeloid leukaemia have been mapped by researchers.

 
 
 

PEGYLATED SELF-ASSEMBLED ENZYME-RESPONSIVE NANOPARTICLES FOR EFFECTIVE TARGETED THERAPY AGAINST LUNG TUMORS

Matrix-metalloproteinases, which are overexpressed in many types of cancer, can be applied to improve the bioavailability of chemotherapeutic...

KAIST TO INTRODUCE ENHANCED PDT TO CURE CANCER WITH FEWER SIDE EFFECTS

A KAIST research team developed near-infrared fluorophores-based photodynamic therapy that reduced the downside of existing PDTs.

 
 
 
A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms

A WIRE COULD HELP DOCTORS DETECT CANCER BEFORE PATIENTS SHOW SYMPTOMS

Catching biomarkers for cancer in a blood test often comes down to luck. But Stanford researchers have developed a magnetic wire that...

New Study Shows CRISPR Can Delete Big Chunks of DNA

NEW STUDY SHOWS CRISPR CAN DELETE BIG CHUNKS OF DNA

[ Updated 7/16/18 1:00pm ET, see note below ] As CRISPR-based therapeutics inch closer to human tests in the U.S., academic researchers...

 
 
 
FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

FDA RECALLS BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINE DUE TO POTENTIAL CANCER RISK

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure has been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Not Your Grandpa's Weed: 6 Ways CBD Oil Supports Your Health

NOT YOUR GRANDPA'S WEED: 6 WAYS CBD OIL SUPPORTS YOUR HEALTH

Pot, weed, grass, call it what you will, ‘cannabis' is having a moment, and with good reason: it's an amazing plant that is, at last,...

 
 
 
Cancer survivor's facial prosthetic that he sticks on with glue regularly falls off

CANCER SURVIVOR'S FACIAL PROSTHETIC THAT HE STICKS ON WITH GLUE REGULARLY FALLS OFF

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sylvain Pharand, from Montreal, was told he had just six months to live when doctors told him a cyst in his...

New research finds that routine breast cancer tests lead to unnecessary mastectomies and chemotherapy

NEW RESEARCH FINDS THAT ROUTINE BREAST CANCER TESTS LEAD TO UNNECESSARY MASTECTOMIES AND CHEMOTHERAPY

Are women's fears of breast cancer driving them to get unnecessary, dangerous treatments like chemotherapy and mastectomies? A pair...

 
 
 
Abby Lee Miller Shares Hopeful Photo of Her Learning to Walk Again After Being Paralyzed

ABBY LEE MILLER SHARES HOPEFUL PHOTO OF HER LEARNING TO WALK AGAIN AFTER BEING PARALYZED

Is Abby Lee Miller still paralyzed? Dance Moms fans were heartbroken to see that Abby was still in a wheelchair after being diagnosed...

Novel Way to Boost Colorectal Cancer Screening

NOVEL WAY TO BOOST COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING

Colorectal cancer screening tests mailed to patients insured by Medicaid increased screening rates for this population, observe researchers...

 
 
 
Michael Buble Opens Up About Son's Cancer Battle

MICHAEL BUBLE OPENS UP ABOUT SON'S CANCER BATTLE

Michael Buble spoke candidly about his 4-year-old son's ongoing battle with cancer.

Breast Cancer Vaccines Look Promising

BREAST CANCER VACCINES LOOK PROMISING

THURSDAY, June 26 — Women with metastatic breast cancer who developed an immune response to an investigational vaccine lived twice...

 
 
 
Parents Let Their 5-Year-Old Write His Own Obituary Before Dying of Cancer - His Funeral Request Will Gut You

PARENTS LET THEIR 5-YEAR-OLD WRITE HIS OWN OBITUARY BEFORE DYING OF CANCER - HIS FUNERAL REQUEST WILL GUT YOU

A 5-year-old boy lost his battle with cancer this week, but little Garrett Michael Matthias has managed to make those he left behind...

Cool that cuppa! New study finds five-fold increase in risk of esophageal cancer for drinkers of super-hot beverages

COOL THAT CUPPA! NEW STUDY FINDS FIVE-FOLD INCREASE IN RISK OF ESOPHAGEAL CANCER FOR DRINKERS OF SUPER-HOT BEVERAGES

Love a cup of hot tea? Researchers say it's best to let it cool down before taking a sip. Drinking tea at high temperatures may increase...