Cancer Research


More Men are Facing High-Risk Prostate Cancer....

An ongoing debate over the effectiveness of a blood test to detect prostate cancer may have contributed to fewer men getting screened for the disease....

August 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. Rates of lung cancer...

August 2, 2018 / 1 min read


Sarcoma: Advances Help Fight This Lesser-Known Cancer

Most people know the basics about breast, colon and lung cancer. But you’re not alone if you don’t know much about sarcoma. Here are some...

July 17, 2018 / 2 min read


Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And because advances in genetic screening...

July 12, 2018 / 1 min read


Vaccine Campaign to End HPV-Related Cancers Intensifies

Studies continue to confirm what most medical professionals already know: the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is important because it prevents infections that can cause cancer....

July 11, 2018 / 3 min read


How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer...

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa, M.D., a radiologist at Bethesda...

July 5, 2018 / 2 min read


Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Takes Another Promising Turn

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

June 18, 2018 / 4 min read


Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive...

June 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Fake Sunscreens, Lung Cancer Rates and...

FDA: Do Not Use Sunscreen Supplements or Pills; They Don’t Work There is no such thing as effective sunscreen supplements or pills, and the U.S....

May 25, 2018 / 3 min read