An exhaustive analysis has been conducted of more than 12,000 distinct proteins present in an often aggressive and difficult to treat form of breast cancer, called triple-negative breast cancer.

New possibilities for tracing cancer of unknown origin back to the type of cell in which it began are reported today.

Writer Claudia Dreifus talks with University of Washington scientist Mary-Claire King about what led to her breast-cancer gene discovery, the work that has followed, and why King thinks women

A confluence of factors raises lesbians' risk for cervical cancer, according to a new study from the University of Washington School of Nursing.

A Connecticut court's decision to force a 17-year-old girl to undergo potentially life-saving chemotherapy is rational and in line with community standards, said a University of Washington professor of pediatric medicine.

In Uganda, when a woman feels a lump in her breast, she often feels resigned to getting breast cancer and dying.

A protein molecule, "BINDI," has been built to trigger self-destruction of cancer cells infected with the Epstein-Barr virus.

University of Washington cancer specialist Tony Blau hosted an "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit. When we last checked, the conversation had grown to more than 400 comments, including this question:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement April 17 that discourages surgeons from performing a common gynecological procedure because it poses a risk of spreading undetected cancerous tissues.

A common treatment for sleep apnea, continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, may be associated with the suppression of cancer-related genes.


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