Many scientists believe the failure of chemotherapy and radiation therapy to kill cancer stem cells leads to relapses. A new device may allow more accurate determination of whether emerging treatments targeting those particularly dangerous cells are...
An extremely sensitive optical biosensor could herald a new era in cancer detection, according to the scientists at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland who developed the device.
Nanostructured metamaterials in the device have 1 million times...
Breast reconstructive surgery candidates often are not well-informed about the procedure or the risk of complications, recent research suggests.
Melanoma patients frequently lack the knowledge or confidence to perform regular, effective skin self-exams (SSEs), according to recent research.
Recent data paint an alarming portrait of threats to women’s health.
Gonadal toxicity can be a side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. However, a recent study in Denmark confirms what many physicians have suspected: Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation is a safe, effective method of preserving fertility.
Pancreatic cancer is a paradox. It’s one of the deadliest cancers, yet it has one of the lowest research funding levels of all major cancer types. Scientists and advocates say those funding levels are due for a re-examination.
A new analysis suggests the United States has not gained adequate improvement in cancer mortality rates relative to the amount spent fighting the disease.
For certain prostate cancer patients, a shorter radiation therapy (RT) treatment protocol has produced results comparable to those generated by longer treatments.