German researchers, Dr. Irmela Jeremias from Helmholtz Zentrum München and her colleagues, have successfully discovered a small number of inactive leukemia cells that experts believe is responsible for the relapse of the cancer of the blood.
Researchers from University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center have discovered that nanoparticles could be a solution to making breast cancer treatments more effective as it can slow down tumor growth, sensitize cancer cells and stop breast cancer from spreading.
A new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has made a shocking discovery: over 2,000 counties in the U.S. suffered from 200 percent increase in deaths linked to substance abuse - including alcohol and drugs - and mental health problems since 1980.
Chemotherapy, today’s leading drug treatment for cancer, can be tougher on your heart when you have diabetes. This is what an emerging study presented at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2016.1 last December 10 suggested.
A new cooling cap system could prevent hair loss during chemotherapy. The clinical trial, presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, showed that wearing the cooling cap before, during and after chemotherapy sessions could greatly reduce the risk of hair loss.
A new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center gives hope to leukemia patients through T-cell therapy, which Dr. Aude Chapuis believes is even better.
Eating a handful of nut daily could reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
A genetic mutation could make patients formally treated for cancers to be more likely to develop an often-fatal form of leukemia years after being able to complete their cancer treatment.
The risk of melanoma increases by 14 percent when the participants drink at least one serving of white wine per day.
A man participating in a trial of new experimental treatment has allegedly been cured of prostate cancer after being subjected to 22 cycles of the treatment.
A single dose of a hallucinogenic compound found in so-called "magic" mushrooms could help relieve depression and anxiety in patients with terminal illness.
These new compound is more capable in reducing or stopping the growth of cancer cells compared to other treatments available today.
In their scientific paper published on Nature, entitled 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine Localizes to Enhancer Elements and Is Associated with Survival in Glioblastoma Patients, researchers from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) makes a breakthrough discovery, identifying the functional role of two specific DNA modifications in glioblastoma (GBM) tissues.
A new study from the Texas A&M College of Medicine revealed a possible explanation why some breast cancer patients experience a more aggressive form of the disease a few months after a successful treatment.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently released the five leading cause of death in the United States, among people under the age of 80, in 2014. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States followed by cancer.