Cancer Research Articles & Stories:

Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention

Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention Cancer patients who struggle with sleep, due to pain or the adverse effects of cancer treatment, can rely on two behavior interventions for relief - cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). This is according to Penn Medicine Researchers w... Read More

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic Breast cancer is a disease that is rife with a number of common misconceptions. Chances are that you've at least heard of several of these myths regarding breast cancer. To help you determine fact from fiction, here is some myth-busting on eight common breast cancer myths. Read More

When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room?

When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room? Cancer and cancer treatment complications don't always fall under a doctor's office hours. Issues may appear at any time of the day or night, and a medical emergency can arise suddenly. Under normal circumstances, a fever may just be a typical sign of illness and nothing to fret about. However... Read More

Cancer Rising at an Alarming Rate, According to WHO

Cancer Rising at an Alarming Rate, According to WHO A recent report from the World Health Organization's cancer agency indicates that cancer rates are rising at an alarming rate globally and urges stronger preventative measures to slow the disease. Read More

Metastatic Prostate Cancer Death Rate Remains Unchanged

Metastatic Prostate Cancer Death Rate Remains Unchanged Mortality rates from metastatic prostate cancer have not declined over the prior 25 years, according to a study of over 19,000 men with an advanced form of the urological condition. Reporting the results in the journal Cancer, the study investigators from the University of California, Sacramen... Read More

Kidney Function Preserved in Kidney Cancer Patients with Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Kidney Function Preserved in Kidney Cancer Patients with Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Patients who have chronic kidney disease and who have received robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in the treatment of kidney cancer have only minimal loss of kidney function - a smaller amount than even patients with normal kidney function. This is according to researchers from Henry Ford Hosp... Read More

What are Myelodysplastic Syndromes?

What are Myelodysplastic Syndromes? Our bone marrow is responsible for the creation of all of the blood cells that exist in the blood stream. Red blood cells carry oxygen, white blood cells help fight infection, and platelets help stop bleeding. Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are conditions that can disrupt these systems due to... Read More

More Esophageal Cancer Patients Gain Benefits from Pre-surgery Chemo

More Esophageal Cancer Patients Gain Benefits from Pre-surgery Chemo A recent study indicates that receiving chemotherapy treatment prior to tumor-removal surgery may benefit more patients with esophageal cancer than previously believed. The study was conducted by Tim Underwood and fellow researchers from the University of Southampton and the findings are publi... Read More

Blood Test Could Identify Gene Defects Linked with Cancer

Blood Test Could Identify Gene Defects Linked with Cancer Researchers believe it will soon be possible to develop a simple blood test to determine whether gene mutations linked with pancreatic cancer exist without necessarily locating and testing tumor tissue. This potential application appeared before researchers following the discovery of tiny part... Read More

Biosimilar Drugs Can Lower Price of Cancer Treatment, but Concerns Still Loom

Biosimilar Drugs Can Lower Price of Cancer Treatment, but Concerns Still Loom It has become standard practice for American households to substitute generic drugs for their name brand equivalents. These generics can save families a tremendous amount of money over time. However, a new class of drugs is emerging that attempts to emulate the efficacy of more complex drugs k... Read More

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