Counterintuitively, cells move faster in thicker fluids. New research on breast cancer cells explains why, and reveals the role that fluid viscosity plays in metastasis.
Although chronic pain is recognized by scientists as a disease in its own right, it remains largely under-recognized, under-diagnosed and, above all, associated with numerous prejudices.
Immunotherapy has the potential to eliminate tumors, but works best for select patients. Engineering T cells to bypass cancer’s defenses could help expand treatment eligibility to more patients.
Simple, everyday tasks such as carrying in the groceries or running up the stairs may help lower your risk of an early death.
Beyond the basic need for shelter, homelessness has a direct impact on health. In particular, homelessness doubles the risk of dying from cancer.
Shift work throws our circadian rhythm out of whack, which can impact the major systems in our bodies.
One enzyme plays a key role in how tumor cells replicate and divide indefinitely. Identifying the genes that give these cells their immortality could provide new drug targets to treat cancer.
Multicancer early detection tests are among the priorities of the Biden administration’s Cancer Moonshot. The tests show promise, but questions remain about when and how to use them.
Both cancer and cancer treatment can impact someone’s ability to have biological children. It’s important to discuss fertility right after cancer diagnosis.
Breast cancer is curable, provided it is detected early and treated promptly.
New research has found that a parasite first identified in dogs could help stimulate the human immune system to attack cells of cancerous tumours.
Don’t be confused by recent media reports – colonoscopies are still the best way to detect and prevent colon cancer.
Younger cancer patients have unique challenges, and resources often target older patients. Social media brings younger cancer patients together to share information, emotional support and hope.
Bits of viral genes incorporated into human DNA have been linked to cancer, ALS and schizophrenia. But many of these genes may not be harmful, and could even protect against infectious disease.
So-called ‘forever chemicals’ are in many of the everyday products we use.
October is awash in seas of pink T-shirts, balloons and ribbons in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But this messaging fails to recognize people who are not cured of the disease.
Avoiding smoking and keeping a healthy weight can cut your risk of cancer.
Here’s why it’s so important to look after your oral health.
A look at the risk factors behind the increasing cases of early-onset cancer.
Lowering obesity and overweight rates will lift the burden on healthcare spending.