Cancer

American Cancer Society Recommends Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening

The American Cancer Society has released a new recommendation on the heels of a new study released on colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum.  The American Cancer Society recommends an earlier screening starting at 45 rather than 50. However, there was some good news, maybe not for people but colorectal detection company. […]

This Aussie Company Is Developing A Breakthrough Breast Cancer Vaccine

Image a world with no breast cancer. Image that you could prevent the suffering of your mother, your daughter and other loved ones at the hand of this terrible disease. That is exactly what one Aussie company is on the verge of doing. Melbourne based biotech firm Imugen has created a vaccine for breast cancer. […]

We Can Hack Our Immune Cells to Fight Cancer | Elizabeth Wayne

Recently, groundbreaking medical research has discovered a way to reprogram immune cells to fight cancer. Delivery of cancer drugs continues to be a major problem in combating cancer. Most current cancer treatments cause unintended harm to parts of the body not affected with cancer. Even localized and targeted chemotherapy and radiation affects healthy tissue that […]

The More You Drink, the Greater Your Cancer Risk

Drinking has long been a staple of the European diet and culture. Hangovers and headaches being a large part of the lore of higher education has made the idea of drinking a mystical being; one that can be conquered or one that will destroy you from within. If that wasn’t enough of a deterrent, studies […]

Long-term, Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer Offers Little Extra Benefit

A recent study, entitled PIVOT, has reported that surgery is probably not the best treatment option for men with prostate cancer. The study showed that men who had the surgery were far more likely to experience negative side effects such as erectile disfunction and/or urinary incontinence than they were to live longer solely from having […]

Two Thirds Of Cancers Are Unavoidable Even If You Live A Healthy Life, Study Finds