A record number of people are surviving organ transplants in this country — but sadly, almost all of them are getting skin cancer. In fact, the risk of getting skin cancer is up to 250 times higher for a transplant survivor than it is for the rest of us. But a new discovery in the lab might bring those numbers down.
Visions of fireflies lighting up a summer evening might seem far off now, but not for some scientists. They’re using fireflies year round to help find new medical treatments. Those little bugs could make a big difference when it comes to cancer.
A physician explains mesothelioma stages, mesothelioma types, mesothelioma symptoms, and mesothelioma diagnosis in this brief overview. Most importantly, mesothelioma treatments are discussed.
New information about a clinical trial that gives hope in finding a cure for Pancreatic Cancer.
New MRI technology allows doctors to monitor patients DURING therapy for cancer, instead of just before and after.
Patient describes how a new therapy based on a cancer-killing virus has helped with with his battle against sarcoma.
It was once pulled off the market in the 1950s, but now a new version of the drug thalidomide is giving some blood cancer patients hope. When it comes to some hard-to-treat blood cancers, it’s easy to see why researchers are so encouraged.
Prostate cancer can be frustrating — when it appears it’s gone, it often comes back and spreads through the body. It’s puzzled doctors for generations — now scientists may be on the verge of a new way to treat it by going after cancer stem cells.