Scientists discovered a compound that could slow down cancer growth in a number of different cancer cell lines. It involves targeting growth-related defects in a cell-signaling pathway called RAS/MAPK.
Medical marijuana can potentially improve and prolong the life of pancreatic cancer patients, according to a new study. In experiments on mice with pancreatic cancer, researchers found that those given cannabis live three times longer than those who were not.
Scientists use genome-editing technology to make cancer cells kill off other fellow cancer cells in the original tumor. Also key to this potential treatment is cancer cells' self-homing behavior.
Siblings and best friends Kalea and Noah Avery were diagnosed with the same brain cancer at nearly the same time, which is unheard of. While the tumors have been removed, the road ahead remains long and fraught with risks.
Skye Savren-McCormick, 3, brought wedding guests to tears when her bone marrow donor Hayden Hatfield Ryals tied the knot in early June. The two ladies, who only met a few days prior the nuptials, share a special bond.
Researchers found an alarming rate of cancer prevalence among flight attendants in the United States. The study underlined the numerous dangers associated with cabin crew jobs, suggesting airlines to work on minimizing the risks for the employees.
Is this finally a cure for cancer? Doctors tried treating an aggressive form of brain cancer with the poliovirus and achieved a round of promising results.
Studies on alcohol consumption have revolved around heavy drinking and its negative health effects. This new study highlights light and moderate drinking and challenges previous studies claiming that a few drinks per week is good for the health.
A doctor used television and social media to reach out to a woman and urge her to seek medical help for a lump on her throat. It turned out she had thyroid cancer and she had no idea.
Women below 49 years old are now more likely to get lung cancer than men from the same generation. And no, researchers say that smoking doesn't quite explain the role reversal.
Keeping your child sequestered away in a super clean home may do more harm than good. New research shows that not priming the immune system in early childhood may lead to its malfunction and the development of childhood leukemia.
The secret for the cure of chronic disease, diabetes, and even pancreatic cancer may lie in vitamin D treatments. The vitamin can reportedly treat damaged beta cells, which is behind high glucose levels in diabetes.
A new survey shows that most oncologists don't feel knowledgeable enough about the benefits of medical marijuana on their cancer patients. Scientific evidence on cannabis for cancer is scarce, although anecdotal evidence are plentiful.
With the positive result of their study, the researchers claim that their new method can also be used DNA damage caused by other environmental toxins.