Our team of experts brings you cancer-related news and research updates.
Many Americans love their dogs, cats, hamsters, fish, birds, snakes, and other pets. Find out how your furry, feathered, and scaly friends can help you stay well – and what you may need to watch out for.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Jelmyto (mitomycin gel) for a type of urothelial cancer, which is a cancer of the lining of the urinary system.
The American Cancer Society Mission Boost grant helps rescue science that sometimes falls into the valley of death, where promising research comes to an abrupt end because it otherwise can’t get the funding it needs to cross the bridge between discovery and helping patients. Read about 4 of the cancer researchers who are using Mission Boost grants today.
Taking certain supplements while undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer may do more harm than good. A small study found that patients who took antioxidants had higher chances of cancer recurrence and death.
Taking care of someone getting chemotherapy can involve helping to make treatment decisions and many other tasks. Knowing what to expect as a caregiver allows you to be helpful while taking care of your own needs too. Learn the basics.
Research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium may result in a new standard of care for some people with HER2 positive, early stage breast cancer.
A federally funded study has found that many women with the most common type of early stage breast cancer likely do not need chemotherapy after surgery.
Darren Roblyer, PhD, and his research team at Boston University use optical imaging, specifically diffuse optical spectrometry (DOS), to study how well chemotherapy works before surgery in women with early stage breast cancer. Their work is supported by a grant from the American Cancer Society.