Peanut is the first documented case of an orangutan undergoing a cancer treatment that is similar to that of a human. She began treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in early August and is expected to receive six treatments of chemotherapy.
AP (May 11, 2015) Liquid biopsies are starting to transform cancer treatment. The new blood tests look for cancer DNA and prevent some patients from having to undergo more invasive surgical and needle biopsies. (May ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 19, 2016) Australian researchers found that stress and sugar consumption had similar effects on rats' brains, suggesting the same could be true for humans.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 17, 2016) Researchers have successfully used stem cells to treat cats with a debilitating mouth disease. The findings could translate into potential therapies for humans suffering from similar ailments. Ben ... watch video
AP (July 22, 2013) Chemo hair loss can be as traumatizing as cancer itself, but a handful of breast cancer patients kept much of their hair through use of cold cap systems. They're not FDA approved, but one cancer ... watch video
TheStreet (June 4, 2014) One thing cancer does is teach you about life, says Mark Herzlich, New York Giant and author of "What It Takes". An All-American at Boston College, Herzlich overcame Ewing's sarcoma, a rare bonce ... watch video
Sep. 24, 2016 About 20-25 percent of adults have the metabolic syndrome and have increased risk of developing both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In a new longitudinal study, investigators examined ... read more
Sep. 24, 2016 The risk of viral infections is known to be affected by physical activity, but little information is available regarding the more serious infections caused by bacteria. In a new study, investigators ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are potentially more exposed to reproaches than typically developing children, explain researchers. A behavioral experiment on reward and ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 A set of genes they say make sarcoma cells less aggressive has been discovered by researchers. They hope to turn the discovery into new therapeutic approaches to fight metastatic ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 While searching for a non-invasive way to detect prostate cancer cells circulating in blood, researchers have identified some blood markers associated with tumor resistance to two common hormone ... read more
May 27, 2015 In Hodgkin's lymphoma -- cancer of the lymph nodes -- nine out of ten patients survive the disease, thanks to the highly effective treatments that are now available. Depending on the type of ... read more
Aug. 22, 2014 Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different ... read more