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A groundbreaking discovery that could affect aging, cancer, and heart disease

In a recent study, a team of Sydney scientists has made a groundbreaking discovery in telomere biology. The study has implications for conditions ranging from...

Stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases more likely for those with poor mental health

Four million Australians, including our friends, family members, co-workers and neighbors, are living with mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression. A new report out...

Healthy diets linked to better colon cancer outcome

Colorectal cancer patients who followed healthy diets had a lower risk of death from colorectal cancer and all causes, even those who improved their...

New drug compound could stop cancer cells spreading

Fighting cancer means killing cancer cells. However, it’s also important to halt the movement of cancer cells before they spread throughout the body. In a recent...

For women, higher BMI means higher colon cancer risk before 50

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what...
Cancer patients can now use skin creams during radiation therapy

Cancer patients can now use skin creams during radiation therapy

Contrary to the advice most cancer patients receive when they go through radiation treatment, topical skin treatments, unless applied very heavily, do not increase...

Obesity may increase the risk of early-onset colorectal cancer

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what...

A 150-year-old drug might improve radiation therapy for cancer

A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy, according to a...

5 cancers every woman should watch out

We asked some of Roswell Park's doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here's what...

Things about ovarian cancer every woman should know

Ovarian cancer is the presence of malignant cells in the ovaries. There are three types: Epithelial, which are cancers that affect the outer surface of the...