Cancer Articles & Stories

Does Emerging Evidence Finally Prove 'Chemo Brain' Exists?

Does Emerging Evidence Finally Prove 'Chemo Brain' Exists?

Recent research suggests that chemotherapy may impact the memory of even younger cancer patients. The findings were presented at Teenage Cancer Trust's International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer. 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


Not All Women Should Undergo Axillary Lymph Node Surgery, According to New Guidelines

Not All Women Should Undergo Axillary Lymph Node Surgery, According to New Guidelines

Once a patient has been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer, the lymph node in the region closest to the cancer %u2013 known as the sentinel node - often is removed and forwarded to a pathologist for closer examination. The removal of this one node is known as sentinel node biopsy or diss... Read More


Excessive Middle Age Protein Intake as Harmful as Smoking

Excessive Middle Age Protein Intake as Harmful as Smoking

Two new studies find that low protein consumption may hold the way to a long and healthy life, at least until the oldest age range. They also emphasize the need to analyze not just calories when determining what constitutes a sound eating regimen, but where those calories are coming from; for... Read More


Study Finds Link between Blood Disorder Prognosis and Smoking History

Study Finds Link between Blood Disorder Prognosis and Smoking History

Cleveland Clinic investigators have found a connection between smoking's impact on how myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, progresses in diagnosed patients. This study is the first of its kind to detail specific genetic changes in MDS being linked to a type of environmental exposure. This findin... Read More


Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients

Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients

Sleep efficiency, the ratio of time asleep to time spent in the bed, may be predictive of survival time for women with advanced breast cancer. The study results were published in the journal Sleep. Read More


Are Double Mastectomies Necessary for Most Breast Cancer Patients?

Are Double Mastectomies Necessary for Most Breast Cancer Patients?

A majority of breast cancer patients who decide not to undergo prophylactic mastectomy - a surgical procedure to remove their healthy breast as a precaution - only face a very low risk for breast cancer recurrence. This is according to a new study published in JAMA Surgery that found that as m... Read More


What Changes After a Cancer Diagnosis

What Changes After a Cancer Diagnosis

We are all aware that the body undergoes changes during and after cancer treatment. What often isn't discussed are the emotional, social, and mental changes that also occur during this challenging process. Here are 7 things that are likely to change following a cancer diagnosis. Read More


Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival

Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival

Younger women who are suffering from obesity face a 34 percent greater risk of succumbing to breast cancer, according to a recent study. Researchers have long been aware that excess weight can elevate a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. They are also aware that it's not beneficial for ... Read More


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