Cases of cancer are on the rise in teens and young adults ages 15 to 39 years old, with kidney cancer rising at the greatest rate.
yesterday • ~5 min
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A new "stealth bomber" cancer-killing virus is able to sneak through the blood without arousing a massive inflammatory reaction, researchers say.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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Telomere shortening, long thought an unwanted side-effect of aging, actually protects against cancer in humans, a new study indicates.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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Early and repeated exposure to X-rays and CT scans may increase the chance of testicular cancer. The findings support the use of more testicular shielding.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~5 min
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Young survivors of acute myeloid leukemia, notably non-white patients and those in deprived neighborhoods, have a high risk of long-term health issues.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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"It's still a bit of a miracle to us.... I've worked in this field for more than 10 years and have not seen anything like this."
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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Each patient's cancer has cells that look and act different. A new technique for recrating tumors from single cells could advance personalized treatment.
Nov. 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new nanoparticle derived from chitin, a polymer that makes up shrimp shells, could offer a way to safely deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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