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.
A new study has suggested that the risk of developing endometrial or womb cancer may be lowered by doing a minimum of 30 minutes exercise per day, drinking coffee and maintaining a healthy weight.
Size does matter when it comes to height. Taller women are believed to be at a higher risk of developing cancer, a new study says.
Childhood cancer survivors were previously told they would be unable to become pregnant later in life. However, new research found that most can conceive, though it might take longer than usual.
Pepsi-Cola is still using a caramel coloring containing a chemical linked to cancer in rodents more than a year after publically pledging to eliminate it, according to the environmental watchdog group Center for Environmental Health (CEH).
Eating right and exercising could decrease a person's chances of developing highly aggressive prostate cancer, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles' Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC).
Gene mutations found in different colon tumors may be key to the ability of a daily low dose of aspirin to protect against colon cancer, a new study found.
Neanderthals suffered a cancer common in modern-day humans, according to researchers who have uncovered the world’s oldest human tumor.
Cancer drug shortages are impacting the quality of care for a high number of patients, according to a new study presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
For many, proton beam therapy symbolizes the future of high-tech, low-impact medicine; for others, it represents another cause behind increasing health care costs.
A cancer patient's chances of survival may be predicted through a new method measuring the variety of genetic mutations within tumors, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer.