Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Cancer News

Devising biological sensors to kill a range of cancer cells

Scientists are investigating the use of biological sensors to trigger the body's own immune cells to seek out, locate and destroy a range of different cancerous cells.

Fighting cancer by trapping drugs in tumors

A research group have developed a novel means to fight cancer. Because anti-cancer drugs only work for a limited time, the new method succeeds in trapping the drug inside the tumor so it works for longer.

Essential Science: Researchers locate the origin of cancer

In groundbreaking research, scientists have pinpointed how developing cells switch to a specialized state and how the process might go wrong in cancer. Digital Journal investigates further.

Novel platform for cancer treatment developed

A new strand of research, exploring how microRNAs can be delivered for cancer treatment, has been published. The method takes advantage of advances in hydrogel technology.

Cotton plants provide the basis of an anti-cancer treatment

A naturally occurring compound found in the ubiquitous cotton plant, called gossypol, may contain a key chemical that could help to treat prostate cancer. The focus is on tackling cancer at the genetic level.

Drug trial leaves one brain dead, five critically ill in France

Rennes - A drug trial in France that went horribly wrong has left one man brain dead and five others seriously ill. The men were participating in a drug trial for the Portuguese pharmaceutical firm BIAL at a clinic in northwestern France.

Illumina spin-off aims to find better cancer tests

London - Biotechnology company Illumina has secured a multi-million dollar investment to create a new company to develop a novel cancer cure.

New cancer detecting sensor developed

Japanese scientists have invented a sensor that can detect different types of cancer. It could one day be possible for the sensor to be used by people in their own home.

Read about the latest research on cancer tumors

New York - Scientists from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have shared the latest research on tumor growth and how the body reacts. The data is drawn from studies on frogs.

Using DNA to cure brain cancer

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists have examined the way an enzyme fixes DNA as the basis for developing a technique for fighting brain cancer.

Advanced thyroid cancer cases higher in California

San Fransisco - A new medical study indicates the U.S. state of California has disproportionately more thyroid cancer cases than other parts of the U.S.

Genetic link to some cancers revealed

It has long been suspected that some types of cancer are inherited, in contrast to being related to environmental factors. A new study has pinpointed inherited elements across 12 different cancer types.

Review: Robbie Rosen covers 'Stitches,' raises money for girl with cancer Special

Long Island music star Robbie Rosen (and American Idol alum) has just celebrated his birthday, but now he is raising money to help a young girl in need.

How nanoparticles can be used to cure tumors

A combination of nanoparticles, heat and ultrasound has proved effective for the elimination of tumors in studies conducted on mice.

Photo essay: A visit with the children of St. Jude Special

Mumbai - BeRevolution is a multi-faceted project and adventure of cousins Andrea and Luca Bonventre, comprising of a road trip from Italy to Japan. They hope to raise funds for Forma, a non-profit organization based out of the Regina Margherita hospital in Turin.

How sifting through Big Data brings innovation to cancer research Commissioned

The feats of SAP HANA are already well-known, but a new graphic narrative series is illustrating (literally) how cancer researchers worked with this technology solution built to analyze massive amounts of patient data.

New method for treating pancreatic cancer

Oxford - Scientists may have found a new method for treating pancreatic cancer, and one which could lead to improved survival rates. The research is, so far, based on animal models.

EU downplays cancer risk from weedkiller in win for Monsanto

Brussels - A highly sensitive EU report on Thursday claimed one of the world's most popular weedkillers is "unlikely" to cause cancer, countering the UN and handing a victory to agri-business giant Monsanto.

Genetically engineered algae kill cancer cells

In studies, genetically engineered algae have been shown to kill 90 percent of cancer cells without harming healthy ones.

Designer cells reverse baby girl's cancer in world first

London - A one-year-old girl in Britain has become the first in the world to be treated with "designer" immune cells genetically engineered to reverse her cancer, doctors said.

Saffron could inhibit the pancreatic cancer cell growth

Saffron, or rather an extract termed crocetinic acid, may have anti-cancer properties, according to laboratory studies using pancreatic cancer cells.

Single blood test to diagnose most cancers

A new test, designed to detect a range of different cancers from a single drop of blood, is being developed in The Netherlands. If successful, such a method would cut-down the time taken to extract equivalent information from biopsies.

Trial launched to investigate aspirin and cancer

A major study has begun to examine whether taking aspirin each day can stop some of the most common types of cancers from recurring.

U.S. authorizes new pancreatic cancer therapy

A new treatment for pancreatic cancer has been approved in the U.S. This is a medication called Onivyde, produced by a research institute.

WHO says cancer report not a call for people to give up meat

Ginebra - The World Health Organization stressed Thursday that an explosive report this week linking the consumption of processed meat to cancer was not calling for people to stop eating meat altogether.

Man who sold bleach as a miracle cure gets 51 months in jail

Spokane - It was hailed as a miracle cure for cancer, AIDS, malaria, asthma, hepatitis, Lyme disease and numerous other ailments, but it was actually industrial bleach, used for hydraulic fracking, wastewater treatment, and as a pesticide.

Fear not, eat bratwurst, says German food minister

Berlin - Germany's food and agriculture minister said Tuesday that people should not be afraid of biting into a grilled bratwurst despite the World Health Organization’s warning that sausages and ham cause cancer.

Brazilians have a beef with UN meat warning

Rio De Janeiro - At Rio de Janeiro's famed Churrascaria Palace restaurant, the sizzling of steaks, the swish of carving knives and sighs of satisfied diners drowned out a UN warning that meat can cause cancer.

Australia says linking sausages to tobacco risk 'a farce'

Sydney - One of the world's top meat exporters Australia Tuesday ridiculed a landmark UN report linking sausages and ham to cancer, saying it was "a farce" to suggest they could be as lethal as cigarettes.

Sausages, ham cause cancer, red meat 'probably' too: agency

Paris - Sausages, ham and other processed meats cause bowel cancer, and red meat "probably" does too, a UN agency warned Monday, in a potentially heavy blow for the fast-growing livestock industry.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 31 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Cancer


Cancer Image

This is Hank  a wonderful mixed breed who lives in Maine.  As you can see  Hank loves the outdoors. ...
This is Hank, a wonderful mixed breed who lives in Maine. As you can see, Hank loves the outdoors. Unfortunately he has cancer and will only get to enjoy the beautiful outdoors, for only a couple of more months.
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai  India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India
Cervical gland showing an area of high grade epithelial dysplasia (CIN3). Asymptomatic patient  biop...
Cervical gland showing an area of high grade epithelial dysplasia (CIN3). Asymptomatic patient, biopsy taken after a routine PAP smear was found to be abnormal.
Wikimedia Commons/Haymanj
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai  India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India
St. Jude Childcare Centre. Kolkata  India.
St. Jude Childcare Centre. Kolkata, India.
Untitled
Cancer Research
Homoeopathic cancer treatment
Homoeopathic cancer treatment
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai  India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai  India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai  India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India
Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
Darlene Jacobs
A scene from the documentary TIG
A scene from the documentary TIG
Via Netflix
CT cross-section on IV contrast. Makrozystisches adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head
CT cross-section on IV contrast. Makrozystisches adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head
MBq
Graphene disrupts signals on cancer stem cell membrane.
Graphene disrupts signals on cancer stem cell membrane.
K. Novoselov/University of Manchester
Can you identify the female and male pictured above? 

They may be able to assist police with invest...
Can you identify the female and male pictured above? They may be able to assist police with investigations into an incident at Broadway Shopping Centre on Sunday 17 February 2013. During this incident approximately $4000 was stolen from a charity worker for the 'Kids with Cancer' foundation. Please contact Glebe Police on 9552 8099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have any information about this offence.
Leichhardt LAC - NSW Police Force
Tony Coscarella
Tony Coscarella
Join Tony's Fight
This chart from the AJCC shows the survival rates by stage for the kind of cancer my wife was diagno...
This chart from the AJCC shows the survival rates by stage for the kind of cancer my wife was diagnosed with yesterday. Now, we just need to learn what stage she's in.
AJCC Mortality Chart
Homoeopathic cancer treatment
Homoeopathic cancer treatment
This is Hank  a wonderful mixed breed who lives in Maine.  As you can see  Hank loves the outdoors. ...
This is Hank, a wonderful mixed breed who lives in Maine. As you can see, Hank loves the outdoors. Unfortunately he has cancer and will only get to enjoy the beautiful outdoors, for only a couple of more months.
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai  India
2015. St. Jude Childcare Centre. Mumbai, India