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Colon cancer risk can extend to much more family members than thought

In a new study from the University at Buffalo and the University of Utah, researchers found having second- or third-degree relatives with colorectal cancer...

Women’s wellness: types of gynecologic cancers and their warning signs

Gynecologic cancer is the growth and spread of cancer cells in the cervix, ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes, vagina, and vulva as well as in...

Blood cancers: Hidden diseases with many treatments

When most people think about cancer, they tend to think of lumps and bumps, something visible they can see and touch. But with blood cancers,...

Third of cancer drugs recommended for patients have no proven health benefits

In a new study in Canada and the US, researchers found one-third of cancer drugs that received accelerated approval from the US Food and...

Scientists discover a gene that controls severity of colon cancer

Regulatory T cells (TReg) are essential to regulating the immune system. However, there are several different types of TReg cells, and scientists are only now beginning...

Aspirin could cut cancer death by 20%, study finds

In a recent study published in ecancermedicalscience, researchers found patients with a wide range of cancers who take aspirin as part of their treatment...

Scientists find the cause of lung cancer in never smokers

In a new study from the National Cancer Institute, researchers did a genomic analysis of lung cancer in people with no history of smoking. They...

Cancer vaccine could effectively overcome treatment resistance

In a new study from The Institute of Cancer Research, researchers found a cancer vaccine could be an effective way to prevent cancer from...

A greener environment can help reduce depression, boost cancer survival

Evidence is growing that living in areas of high greenness, surrounded by trees, shrubs and other vegetation has beneficial effects on human health. In two...

Supplements and cancer: What you need to know

Recent studies found that several nutrient supplements play important roles in fighting and preventing cancer. Vitamin D Vitamin D is commonly known for its crucial role...