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Bacon: how you cook it could partially lower cancer risk

Bacon is a much-loved, comforting breakfast item – during the global pandemic, sales have surged in the US and the UK. But while bacon may...

Diamonds are a cell’s best friend, shows study

Scientists have used tiny diamonds, or nanodiamonds, to measure heat transfer inside living cells, potentially leading to new diagnostic tools and therapies for cancer. Associate...

This therapy could treat cancer effectively

In a recent study at Tel Aviv University, researchers found that the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing system is very effective in treating metastatic cancers, a big...

This drug can strengthen immune system to fight cancer

In a recent study at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and elsewhere, researchers found a drug that induces an integrated immune response in the tumors...

UV radiation can cause this eye cancer

In a new study, researchers found that ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause a rare type of eye cancer, conjunctival melanoma. They found strikingly similar genetic...

How to protect your cervical health

The American Cancer Society estimated 13,800 new cervical cancer diagnosed in the United States in 2020 and more than 4,000 deaths from it. Almost all...

This stuff in mouth may increase your risk of oral cancer

Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), a type of HNSCC, accounts...

COVID-19 in people with cancer: What we know so far

When the coronavirus outbreak began, information about the mysterious virus that caused COVID-19 was scarce. Governments and health services alike had to act on relatively...

Why patients with cancer spread to the liver have worse outcomes

In a new study, researchers found when patients had cancer that spread to the liver, they fared much more poorly than when cancer spread...

This drug for depression may help stop cancer growth

In a recent study at KU Leuven, researchers found that the antidepressant sertraline inhibits the growth of cancer cells. It targets a metabolic addiction that...