Cancer

Robotic surgery is as effective as open surgery for bladder cancer, says new study

Robotic surgery is as effective as open surgery for bladder cancer

Robotic surgery is as effective as traditional open surgery in treating bladder cancer, according to a landmark study published in the journal Lancet. Three Loyola Medicine...
Scientists discover a new type of lung cancer

Scientists discover a new type of lung cancer

Researchers have discovered a new kind of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). The discovery paves the way for developing personalized medicine approaches to target this previously...
Cancer mortality in the U.S. continues decades-long drop

Cancer mortality in the U.S. continues decades-long drop

The cancer death rate dropped 1.7% from 2014 to 2015, continuing a drop that began in 1991 and has reached 26%, resulting in nearly...
People under 55 should pay attention to colorectal cancer risk

People under 55 should pay attention to colorectal cancer risk

A recent report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades. It strengthens evidence...
This diet may make cancer drugs more effective

This diet may make cancer drugs more effective

A very low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to new research. In...
Scientists discover a new way to prevent cancer cell proliferation

Scientists discover a new way to prevent cancer cell proliferation

Scientists have discovered a new and direct molecular mechanism to stop cancer cells from proliferating. In the journal Nature Cell Biology, scientists from Université de...
Ancient dog cancer still around today after 10,000 years

Ancient dog cancer still around today after 10,000 years

Dogs have been man's best friend for more than 10,000 years, but a new study shows it has been a doggone tough road to...
Scientists discover a link between cancer and aging

Scientists discover a link between cancer and aging

Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina have found that human lung cancer cells resist dying by controlling parts of the aging process,...
Yoga isn’t timeless- it’s changing to meet contemporary needs

Yoga isn’t timeless: it’s changing to meet contemporary needs

On June 21, on International Yoga Day, people will take out their yoga mats and practice sun salutations or sit in meditation. Yoga may have...
Can obesity cause colon cancer?

Can obesity cause colon cancer?

Obesity, which is on the rise worldwide, has been linked to colon cancer but the mechanism has been a mystery. In a new study, Yale...