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.
A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer means having cancer for the rest of one’s life – a situation with very different needs and concerns compared to earlier stages of the disease.
Cancer treatment could be revolutionised by the discovery of the origin cells which divide first.
Cancer is a deadly disease and would have been particularly lethal before the recent development of effective treatments. So why didn’t it – or our susceptibility to it – die out long ago?
Obama’s goal of “curing” cancer is unrealistic, simplistic and not achievable. Cancer is a group of more than 100 different diseases for which no single cure will ever be effective.
Jimmy Carter is now cancer-free, but is it right to say that he’s been cured?
Eating less sugar isn’t enough to stop glucose-hungry cancer cells but new research points the way to how we might starve them to death.
A new report by MPs recommends greater independence for financial decisions, and a secure funding strategy.