A group of Washington state soccer players who developed cancer did not do so at a higher-than-expected rate, compared with all soccer players of a similar age range and playing experience, the state Department of Health announced today.
Primary-care doctors make first-line decisions about which patients – say, with an abnormal mole or a gastric complaint – should be referred out for cancer tests that are often expensive, invasive or difficult to schedule quickly.
In what is being called the first-ever test of open-source drug-discovery, researchers from around the world have successfully identified compounds to pursue in treating and preventing parasite-borne illnesses such as malaria as well as cancer.
The incidence of inherited DNA-repair gene mutations appears to be significantly higher among men with more aggressive prostate cancers, according to a report today, July 6, in the New England Journal of Medicine.
For the first time, America talked together Wednesday about ending cancer — from a Cancer Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to hundreds of simultaneous gatherings in all 50 states on the “national day of action” to speed
How a key protein in cancer cells changes its shape, function and interactions with other proteins when exposed to different concentrations of cancer drugs is the topic of a University of Washington study published this week.