Denying cancer cells one key amino acid might destroy treatment-resistant tumors

Attack the enemy where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.

Scientists find new therapeutic targets that block as much as 99.5% of cancer metastasis in living cells

This could be a game-changer in medicine.

A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

Anti-smoking measures really work.

AI is better at diagnosing skin cancer than even some of the best human experts

We’re about to witness a paradigm shift in how diseases are being diagnosed.

Most common type of childhood leukemia is partly due to lack of exposure to microbes during infancy

After a century-long debate, doctors think they finally know what’s causing ALL.

Mock lunar dust kills cultured cells, alters DNA — raising concerns about the real thing’s toxicity


Radiotherapy offers new treatment avenues for liver cancer

A new study brings new hope for liver cancer therapy.

Human skin bacteria might protect against skin cancer, scientists say

Maybe you should stop using antibacterial soap.

Doctors remove what’s possibly world’s largest brain tumor from Indian man’s skull

It was like the tumor “sat like a head on top of another head,” doctors recalled.  

Novel cancer ‘assassin’ discovered: Huntington’s Disease

Repetitive RNA molecules found in Huntington’s disease are toxic to cancerous cells.

Strong link found between ultra-processed foods and cancer

Bottom line: cut down on the processed foods.

New cancer vaccine successfully eliminates tumors in mice

This could be BIG.

Scientists inch closer to having a universal cancer blood test

This could be a game changer.

Gene mutation doesn’t make women diagnosed with breast cancer more likely to die

A gene mutation that makes it likely for women to develop breast cancer doesn’t actually make the disease worse.

Fluffy robot duck plans to befriend and comfort children with cancer

…I want one too.

Alcohol byproduct causes DNA mutations that might lead to cancer

An alcohol metabolite, acetaldehyde, caused significant DNA  alterations in mice stem cells.

Almost half of all US cancers can be prevented through lifestyle, study shows

Put that cigarette down, skip the beer, and eat more fruits and veggies — your cancer risk will go down dramatically.

Many cancer survivors are still battling with PTSD

As if cancer wasn’t problematic enough…

Even casual drinking increases cancer risk

Put that glass down, researchers warn.

Scientists figure out how many mutations it takes for healthy cells to turn cancerous

This could be a revolution in cancer prevention and therapy.