The human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for many sexually transmitted forms of cancers. Knowing the cancer's early symptoms leads to early detection, which is crucial in determining the most effective treatment, which often include, surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
A group of collaborating researchers studied and compared 5,000 cancerous tumors from those who are habitual smokers and those who have not smoked a single cigarette in their life. The results were staggering with 150 different kinds of mutations in different parts of the body.
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Medical officers from the United Kingdom have invited the public to take part in the formulation of the guidelines promoting awareness on the relationship between alcohol intake and cancer.
A study on a new kind of blood test for cancer or liquid biopsy revealed that it is less painful than a standard biopsy and more effective at tracking tumor changes.
Cancer is one of the top diseases that many people try to avoid though there is no telling how a person can lower the chances of inheriting the “Big C”. Medication could help but at the end of the day, it is all about following healthy lifestyles.
UN committee confirms that the Weed Killer Glyphosate does not cause cancer and contradicts WHO' s report.
Thyroid cancer which registers about 56, 000 new cases each year in the U.S., according to Endocrine Web will start as a trouble-free lump in the thyroid which augments in size over a period of time.
Each year, Relay For Life is being celebrated in over 20 countries including the United States and the United Kingdom to raise the much needed funds and awareness to save people from cancer. Anyone can join the event as a team, as a survivor or as an organizer for the relay.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have highlighted the dangers of smokeless tobacco on its advertisements for the first time. Their goal is to educate the rural, white male teenagers who are usually the victims of this cancer causing habit.
A clinical trial stated that some breast cancer patients do not need chemotherapy. A genetic test learned that almost half of the breast cancer patients who are scheduled for chemotherapy did not really have to undergo the painful therapy.
A study at the University of Iowa revealed that kids with autism are 94% more likely to block cancer even though they have more cancer-related gene mutations.
Tech billionaire guru Sean Parker further extended his personal crusade on cancer immunotherapy as he will be handing over $250 million for research via his organization The Parker Foundation.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has step forward in their study of patients with Hepatitis C virus (HCV) which they recently linked with the probability of the former to developed cancer in the mouth, throat and larynx.
Shafi Ahmed, a surgeon at the Barts Health NHS Trust performed an actual surgery on a cancer patient that was streamed in real time video from the Royal London Hospital.