Put in its simplest form, the flick of a biological switch could encourage cancer cells to kill themselves and not spread. Researchers are looking for that switch.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.
Several hundred riders took part in the 41st annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon on Sunday which began in Philadelphia and finished 65 miles away in Buena Vista, New Jersey.
Angiogenesis is the formation and development of blood vessels. When it’s not working right, it can complicate conditions such as cancer and coronary heart disease.
Genetic research has led to advances in understanding and treating various forms of cancer but the latest news is in the battle against heart disease.
Could cancer be treated by the flip of a switch? According to research in the journal Nature Materials, it might not be that far off.
Stand Up To Cancer is back in the spotlight, returning to prime time Friday on CBS to raise money for cancer research.
The show is returning to primetime this Friday on CBS to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has been following one young cancer patient who’s been part of the program from the beginning.
Cancer treatment has advanced dramatically over the last 15 years. For instance, many of the treatments today actually attack the cancer cells in a more targeted approach which helps eliminate side effects.
CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Sixth Annual Alex Scott Phone Bank, a 14-hour on-air benefit for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, raised $1,130,946 for pediatric cancer research Thursday night, a record for the fundraiser which began in 2007. Over its six years on-air, the event has raised more than $5.2 million for the cause.
Scientists are getting closer to figuring out pathways that help cancer cells grow and divide. It is called the LKB1-AMPK pathway, and it leads to prolonged tumour cell survival.
It sounds glamorous to find a cure for cancer but, in the meantime, the more we can control various forms of cancer the better.
The American Cancer Society is looking for people between the ages of 30 and 65 to participate in “Cancer Prevention Study 3,” a long-term, national study exploring the role of genetics in cancer development.
Nanotechnology is the management of structures at the molecular level. The best use is in cancer research and treatment.
It is a disturbing new report suggesting that if a woman develops BRCA-related breast cancer or ovarian cancer at a certain age, female relatives in the next generation could develop the disease nearly eight years earlier.