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A novel cancer diagnostic tool with unknown consequences

A great new cancer diagnostic tool with the misnomer of "Liquid Biopsy" is entering clinical practice. It promises to better ...

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Cancer Day 2017 - prevention AND cure

Sparks of brilliance and pockets of hope – that's what I see when it comes to newer, more effective cancer ...

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The 'Good Bad HDL'

We know HDL as a 'Good Guy', but like many of us who are good for some and not so ...

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Update - Preventive breast cancer vaccine

Preventive breast cancer vaccine development takes a step forward. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute found that a ...

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A new definition for cancer?

Laura Esserman is a breast cancer specialist at the university of California, San Francisco. She is the co-author of new ...

STORY URL: If it isn't life-threatening, don't call it cancer - opinion - 12 August 2013 - New Scientist
Cancer screening too often leads to scare diagnoses and unnecessary treatments. It's time to rethink our approach, says cancer specialist Laura Esserman

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Height and Cancer

New research published in the journal of Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention presents a surprising correlation between height and cancer among ...

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Chocolate for cancer detection

Have you ever thought of any possible relationship between chocolate and cancer? If not, here comes one! A new technique ...

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Cancer death rates continue to fall

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has published new data, forecasting that the proportion of people who die from cancer will continue ...

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IBM Watson Healthcare

Successful medical diagnoses as well as appropriate treatment decisions are definitely two of the most important determinants of future longevity ...

STORY URL: IBM Watson Demo: Oncology Diagnosis and Treatment (2 min.)
The IBM Watson Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Adviser demo was created in close collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering, one of the world's preeminent ca...

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