Cancer is no game, but researchers from Johns Hopkins University are applying the idea of "game theory" to learn how cells cooperate within a tumor to gather energy - possibly revealing the ideal moment to stop metastatic cancer cells in their tracks.
Antioxidants have long been considered an effective way to protect yourself against cancer, but a new study shows that not only is that not true, but they in fact accelerate the rates of certain cancers.
Allergy suffers everywhere rejoice! You may be staving off cancer without even realizing it. Antihistamine - the active components of many allergy drugs - may help fight certain kinds of cancer, according to a recent study.
Researchers have determined that a molecule found in a pregnancy-specific hormone can actually help block the growth of specific cancers, including Kaposi's sarcoma - an AIDS related cancer with no known cure.
Hair dressers, who are exposed to fresh hair dyes and perm on a daily basis, have been found to face a pair of dangerous carcinogens in their work. Experts are now calling for an investigation of common hair products, concerned about the possibility of overlooked carcinogens.
Screening for prostate cancer may have just become more accurate thanks to a new semen test recently proposed by researchers.
Green tea and its extracts have been referenced as potential treatments for cancer, as well as for other diseases, but scientists have struggled to explain the biological mechanism behind their effects.
Several cases of cervical cancer have been successfully treated using a new and promising tactic. Immunotherapy helped two women who were suffering from advanced cervical cancers go into complete remissions, according to new research.
A substance that comes from pine bark is a potential source for a new treatment of melanoma, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Advances in photodynamic therapy have enabled researchers to potentially treat cancer by simply beaming light at tumors deep inside the body.
A woman was cleared of an advanced blood cancer after receiving a massive dose of a genetically tweaked measles vaccine, experts are reporting. This is an unprecedented result for virotherapy, and offers new hope for seemingly helpless cancer patients.
Rates and prevalence of cervical cancer in the United States, especially among older women, are likely higher than what current statistics indicate. Past analyses did not account for all influential factors, a new study suggests.
A new study by the American Humane Association (AHA) is launching what advocates say is the first clinical trial of the effects of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on young cancer patients and their families.
Roche Holding AG announced positive results from an experimental cancer drug which shrank lung tumors among a small group of smokers by 26 percent in a clinical trial.