Cancer


  • Cologaurd Study Shows Unprecedented Cancer-Detection Rates
    ROCHESTER, Minn.—Results of a clinical trial of Cologuard show unprecedented rates of precancer and cancer detection by a noninvasive test. The detection rates are similar to those reported for colonoscopy. ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • World Oropharyngeal Cancer Rates Increasing
    COLOMBUS, Ohio—NCI scientists report that the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer significantly increased during the period 1983-2002 among people in countries that are economically developed. ...More
    November 25, 2013 Posted in News
  • Internet Users More Likely to Engage in Cancer-Preventive Behaviors
    PHILADELPHIA—Older men and women who used the internet were more likely to participate in screening for colorectal cancer, participate in physical activities, eat healthily, and smoke less, compared with those who did not use the internet, according to a study published in ...More
    October 29, 2013 Posted in News
  • Study Shows New Biomarker for Cancer and Inflamma
    SANTA ROSA, Ca.—A groundbreaking peer reviewed case report by Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, of Amitabha Medical Clinic, demonstrates for the first time the clinical use of novel biomarker galectin-3 to assess cancer progression and inflammation. ...More
    September 5, 2013 Posted in News
  • Is Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Linked to Stomach Cancer?
    BETHESDA, Md.—Hodgkin lymphoma survivors who received certain radiation and chemotherapy regimens were at increased risk of subsequently developing stomach cancer, according to a study by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of ...More
    September 4, 2013 Posted in News
  • New Direction in Surgery for Rectal Cancer
    SAN DIEGO—Surgeons at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are evaluating a new, combined surgery technique to remove cancerous tumors from the rectum. ...More
    August 21, 2013 Posted in News
  • Companies Partner on Technology for Gastro-Cancer Detection
    VANCOUVER, Canada―Verisante Technology, Inc., a company that specializes in cancer detection technology, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with the BC Cancer Agency and Fujian Normal University in China to develop a new application for the company's ...More
    August 7, 2013 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Intestinal Bacteria Linked to White Blood-Cell Cancer
    LOS ANGELES—Researchers from UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) have discovered that specific types of bacteria that live in the gut are major contributors to lymphoma, a cancer of the white blood cells that are part of the human immune system. ...More
    July 16, 2013 Posted in News
  • Esophageal Cancer a Serious Threat to Black Men
    ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The nation’s attention and research money has been focused on esophageal adenocarcinoma—the type of esophageal cancer that has become more common over the last few decades and is associated with obesity and acid reflux. ...More
    June 12, 2013 Posted in News
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Risk of Melanoma
    ROCHESTER, Minn.—Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at higher risk of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, researchers from Mayo Clinic reported this week. ...More
    May 24, 2013 Posted in News
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