Cancer drug shortage impacts hospitals around country
Hospitals around the country, including here in Michigan, are being impacted by a shortage of a drug that treats several cancers.
Artificial intelligence model to help scientists predict whether breast cancer will spread
Oncologists in the U.K. have developed an AI model to help predict whether aggressive forms of breast cancer will spread based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes.
Groundbreaking vaccine trial aims to prevent cancers associated with Lynch syndrome
Lynch syndrome affects 1 in 279 individuals, or an estimated 1.1 million people in the United States.
Federal judge ruling makes it so insurers don't have to cover some preventive care services
This includes screenings for cancer, diabetes and mental health
Former NBA player Eric Montross battling cancer, family says
Montross’ family issued a statement through the school on Saturday announcing the 51-year-old’s diagnosis, though it didn’t specify the nature of the cancer.
US cancer death rate has fallen 33% since 1991, report says
The American Cancer Society credited the overall decline to less smoking, advances in treatment, and other factors. Still, one form of cancer has increased in recent years.
What is Mohs surgery? Jill Biden to undergo preventative skin cancer surgery
First lady Jill Biden is having a procedure known as Mohs surgery to remove a potentially cancerous lesion above her right eye. Here’s what the surgery entails.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova diagnosed with two forms of cancer
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova revealed she has been diagnosed with throat and breast cancer. "It’s going to stink for a while, but I’ll fight with all I have got," she said.
AstraZeneca’s targeted therapy shows benefits for those with advanced breast cancer, trial shows
Results showed the therapy demonstrated a 40% reduction in the risk of disease progression or death versus its placebo.
Screenings only detect 14% of cancer cases, study suggests
Researchers in Chicago conducted a study highlighting the importance of recommended cancer screenings and early detection to improve survival rates.
Merck, Moderna share positive progress of potential skin cancer vaccine
A potential skin cancer vaccine being developed using the same technology behind COVID shots fared well in a small study, the drug companies said.
‘It was my home’: Pediatric cancer survivor returns for wedding photo shoot at hospital that cured her
Riley Wagner, the bride, basically lived at Children’s Medical Center Dallas after she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma at just 6 weeks old.
Experimental cancer vaccine shows promising results in animal studies, NIH researchers find
The study found the vaccine boosted the number of cytotoxic T cells capable of infiltrating and attacking tumor cells.
Watch: Girl, 9, cries tears of joy as mother reveals she's cancer-free
Earlier this year, Leeanne O’Donoghue was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and underwent weeks of treatment — which she said had been "soul-destroying" for her kids.
Frequent chemical hair straightening linked to higher uterine cancer risk, NIH study finds
The study authors highlighted how the risks may be more heightened for Black women, who reported using hair straightening products more frequently than other groups.
Most women can't spot signs of aggressive form of breast cancer — here's what to know
Inflammatory breast cancer, a rare yet deadly form of the disease, often doesn’t cause a breast lump, and it might not show up on a mammogram, doctors say.
Woman attends rodeo, gets struck by bull and realizes she has cancer
Paige King credits a runaway bull and a rodeo for saving her life.
Genetically modified herpes virus shows promise in killing advanced cancer, study says
The experiment yielded promising results including cancer tumors shrinking and disappearing completely in some patients.
Sitting less, more physical activity 'highly likely' to lower breast cancer risk, study says
The findings of the study, published this month, were consistent across all types and stages of breast cancer, the authors said.
Blood test can detect multiple cancers early, study finds
A blood test may be able to detect the early stages of several cancers in which routine screening options aren’t available.