Cancer research aims to identify causes and develop strategies for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, Immunotherapy and new kinds of clinical research derived from biotechnology, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.
High-fiber breakfast bars, cereal, oatmeal--that's one thing. But high fiber Pepsi?
2 | November 14, 2012 11:24am |
A microchip inspired by jellyfish tentacles could help capture cancer cells before they seed a new tumor.
2 | November 13, 2012 10:21pm |
"Mustache November" is taking to the skies.
November 10, 2012 11:18am |
PARIS -- Debate begins over whether or not social security should pay for exercise programs in hopes of fighting preventable diseases in France.
13 | November 9, 2012 3:00am |
Putting genomic data on the cloud could enable physicians to deliver a whole new level of personalization to patient care. The Coriell Institute's Scott Megill and IBM's Dan Pelino explain.
Sponsored | 1 | November 5, 2012 8:04am |
Yahoo will soon begin selling home genetic testing kits for the general public to find out if they are susceptible to particular diseases.
2 | November 5, 2012 4:58am |
A new cancer treatment facility is due to be built in Louisiana through an agreement between IBA and Philips.
October 28, 2012 9:04am |
With crowdfunding, the masses could help spur development of a cure for the cancer that killed Steve Jobs.
2 | October 25, 2012 8:30pm |
Innovation: overblown? The four reasons why modern efforts fail to live up to the word's original definition.
1 | October 25, 2012 7:37am |
An Austin-based cancer agency is criticized for disregarding scientific review, possibly in favor of an economic-development agenda. Can this inherent conflict be resolved?
October 23, 2012 1:51pm |
Swiss medical firm Roche is being investigated after concerns were raised over the incorrect reporting of drug side-effects.
October 23, 2012 8:38am |
Google Ventures stood apart from its investing brethren in the third quarter, putting capital into more startups, and early-stage ones, at that.
1 | October 22, 2012 4:39pm |
But not for the reasons you think.
7 | October 22, 2012 7:45am |
ThromboGenics has said that health regulators have approved eye treatment Jetrea for use in the United States.
October 18, 2012 1:46am |
A new study will help researchers better understand which symptoms are the most predictive of cancer.
October 17, 2012 8:52am |
A new HIV test meant to be done in the privacy of one's home could also be used to screen potential sexual partners. But is it a fail-proof test?
3 | October 16, 2012 3:00am |
Most cancer deaths are caused by tumor metastasis, yet the exact mechanism is unknown. New work from MIT reveals some critical molecules involved.
October 15, 2012 9:41pm |
Creator of the popular humor website The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman recently turned his talents toward philanthropic crowdfunding, raising $1.37 million for a new Nikola Tesla Museum.
3 | October 15, 2012 3:31am |
The Social Security Death Master File is at the center of a debate about the need to protect people from identity theft and the need to conduct socially beneficial research.
8 | October 14, 2012 4:55pm |
A new sports bra makes breast cancer screenings as easy as getting dressed in the morning.
October 13, 2012 8:52am |