Cancer Research


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


Colorectal Cancer Screenings: More Options Than Ever

There are now more screening options than ever for detecting colorectal cancer, some from the comfort of one’s home. But for most people who are...

March 26, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: Less Nicotine in Cigarettes; Underweight Newborns;...

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes to Curb Addiction In a move that could have a drastic effect on the number of people addicted...

March 16, 2018 / 4 min read


Proton Therapy Center Unveiled at Miami Cancer...

Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance in the state, has begun...

March 15, 2018 / 2 min read


Inflammatory Foods May Increase Colon Cancer Risk

We have known for years that healthy, high-fiber foods — especially those with anti-inflammatory properties — can promote wellness and reduce your colon cancer risk....

March 13, 2018 / 2 min read