Whales have a minimal risk of developing cancer, despite factors that may lead us to think otherwise. Why is this, and how can this knowledge help us?
People with cancer may have a higher risk of tumors spreading to other sites in the body if they also have diabetes. New research explains why.
Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants.
New research in mouse models of human-derived cancers has found a new key factor that supports the growth and spread of aggressive tumors.
A new test-of-concept study suggests that using personalized combination therapy could improve the outcome for people with stubborn metastatic cancer.
A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer.
How many people with cancer use complementary and alternative therapies? And do these interfere with conventional treatments? A new study investigates.
Lip cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that often starts with a lump on the lip that does not heal. Common risk factors for lip cancer include prolonged sun exposure, heavy alcohol intake, and tobacco use. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment…
A study of thousands of tumors from 15 cancer types highlights the widespread role of jumping genes as cancer promoters and identifies 129 of them.
In a landmark clinical trial, researchers are making use of induced pluripotent stem cells for the first time in the United States.
Probiotic supplements could be having a detrimental effect on this particular form of cancer treatment, according to new research.
An international study has identified gut bacteria that activate the immune system to slow melanoma growth in mice and highlights a key signaling pathway.
Researchers are developing and testing a wearable device that can detect the presence of cancer cells in the bloodstream with greater accuracy.
A toxin present in the coralberry plant can stop the division of cancer cells, a new study has found. The findings may lead to enhanced treatment.
New research in mice suggests that eating all daily meals within a restricted window of time may be a good preventive strategy against cancer tumor growth.
New research in mouse models reveals that consuming sugary drinks can boost the growth of cancer tumors, and it also explains the underlying mechanisms.
A pH-probe helps scientists map acidity in tumors and see how acidification alters gene expression in ways that increase cancer’s invasiveness and spread.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in the cannabis plant. It may benefit people with cancer by reducing symptoms of the disease and its treatment. Learn more about the research here.
Mutated p53 tumor suppressor protein is a key driver of most cancers. Now, scientists have identified its mechanism of stability and how to disrupt it.
Men have a higher risk of dying from cancer than women in the United States. However, recognizing the early signs can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Early symptoms of cancer in men can include changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss…