Cancer Research


How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some of the most serious, including...

October 11, 2018 / 2 min read


‘Great Step Forward’: Vaccine Against HPV-Related Cancers...

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of the HPV vaccine to include men and women between the ages of 27 and 45. This approval will...

October 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Infant Walker Injuries and Junk Food’s...

Doctors Renew Call for Ban on Infant Walkers, Which are Causing Too Many Injuries Infant walkers have been a concern among healthcare professionals for years,...

September 21, 2018 / 3 min read


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