Complex enough – without cancer.
By tampering with the machinery which allows aggressive cancer cells to adapt, we can disrupt their ecosystem.
Melanoma skin cancer.
National Cancer Institute
Immune cells dealing with inflammation can be lured in by nearby cancer cells to grow, but the finding may also mean a new way to kill them.
Intensive sun exposure for marathon runners in the middle of the day could lead to sunburn, skin cancer and cataracts.
Runners have a greater risk of developing skin cancer because they are more likely have sun damage on their skin as a result of chronic sun exposure.
BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations prompted Angelina Jolie to have a preventative double mastectomy and surgery to remove both ovaries.
What if you could take a simple test to reveal your individual risk of developing a range of cancers and hundreds of other diseases?
Employers have a duty to keep their employees safe from the sun.
A real-time hand-held device can help employers measure the impact of the sun on workers.
It’s the compounds in the cannabis that researchers are interested in.
The three Cs that have caused much controversy in research: cancer, cannabis and cannabinoids.
The gift of time makes patients happy.
Much of the fear of cancer arises from a lack of control, so I'm at my happiest when a patient with a new diagnosis comes in bewildered and shaken and leaves my office feeling a modicum of control.
New immunotherapy drugs that enhance the body's natural ability to fight cancer offer several key advantages over previous treatments.
Those buying and selling human breast milk online could be spreading disease without reaping any of the supposed health benefits.
Nowadays only 4% are complete healthy.
Cancer cases are up, deaths are down. What the figures tell us about the second leading cause of disease.
GM herpes virus on the case.
Cold sore by Shutterstock
Take two of medicine's great foes and pit them against each other.
Take one healthy T cell … and modify some things.
If you can't find the specific T cells you need to fight a cancer, make them.
Nanoparticles: small but deadly… to cancer.
New research could into nanoparticles could help deliver drugs straight to the site of tumours and make them more effective when they get there.
An independent UK inquiry estimated that perhaps one in five of the cancers detected via breast cancer screening are overdiagnosed.
Researchers have been talking about the dangers of overdiagnosis for some time. But now a national survey shows most people aren't told about the risk it poses to their health – and they want to know.
Actor Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson says she’s been “blown away” by her husband’s support throughout her current battle with breast cancer.
A growing body of research evidence shows being married greatly increases patients' chances of being cured of cancer.
We tend to assume a direct relation between an irritant and a part of the body – this isn't necessarily true.
It’s good for you.
Blood donation via www.shutterstock.com.
After years of conflicting research and often extreme opinions on iron, it turns out that like anything else that is a benefit in moderation, in excess it is a detriment.
Speeches such as Bickmore’s should be the start of a conversation about what is funded, not its conclusion.
While I can't fault Carrie Bickmore for trying to get attention for the disease that prematurely killed her husband, her move does raise questions about how research should be funded.
Lung cancer cells move in.
Cancer by Shutterstock
The theory that some rare cancer cells aren't caught by conventional chemotherapy has divided the field.
Encouraging human T-cells.
Drugs that help the immune system recognise cancer are very promising.