Cancer

Key steps that can help prevent cervical cancer

Key steps that can help prevent cervical cancer

We receive many calls at the Cancer AnswerLine™ about abnormal pap tests. During one of these conversations, a woman asked me, “What can I do...
11 out of 15 deadly cancers inked to smoking and alcohol

11 out of 15 deadly cancers linked to smoking and alcohol

A recent study finds eleven of the 15 cancers with the most impact on healthy years of life lost in the United States are...
How body may detect early signs of cancer

How body may detect early signs of cancer

Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA - a hallmark of cancer - could help explain how the body keeps disease...
High blood sugar could mean lower risk of brain tumor

High blood sugar could mean lower risk of brain tumor

In a surprising twist, benign brain tumors that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to emerge in those with...
5 things I wish I knew at the time of my cancer diagnosis

5 things I wish I knew at the time of my cancer diagnosis

“Teacher” is one of the many hats Tori Tomalia wears. As a seasoned veteran of the cancer war, she can teach us plenty. “Life with...
Our immune system could cure cancer

Our immune system could cure cancer

What if our immune system could cure cancer? This logic seems almost too simple to be true, but it forms the basis of an emerging...
Cancer cells grow by exploiting their neighbors

Cancer cells grow by exploiting their neighbors

Researchers at the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital have discovered that cancer cells grow by stealing energy from neighboring cells. Different types of...
6 ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

6 ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

Colon cancer is one of the more common cancers in the US. About 1 in 20 Americans will develop colon cancer at some point...
Olive Oil Nutrient Could Help Prevent Cancer in Brain

Olive oil nutrient could help prevent cancer in brain

A compound found in olive oil may help to prevent cancer developing in the brain, a study shows. Research into oleic acid -- the primary...
Cancer cells can be killed with dinosaur extinction metal

Cancer cells can be killed with dinosaur extinction metal

Cancer cells can be killed with metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, thanks to new research from University of Warwick UK and...