Two babies with advanced leukemia are cancer-free following a first-in-human experimental treatment in Britain.
Bart Zagami was running out of options to treat his lymphoma when a cancer trial for the drug ibrutinib gave him new hope.
California scientists say new treatments could be developed if cancer cells are treated as foreign invaders like infectious diseases.
Officials say doctors and parents aren’t doing enough to encourage teens to get inoculated against this cancer-causing virus.
Researchers say resistant starches can help with weight loss, and perhaps even reduce risks associated with diabetes and colon cancer.
A significant decrease in the overall cancer death rate shows we are making progress, but issues such as obesity and lack of health insurance are problems.
Juno Therapeutics halted clinical trials twice due to patient deaths. But Juno and other pharmaceutical firms are still moving ahead with promising cancer therapy.
Researchers say they have discovered genetic conditions other than Lynch syndrome that may be hereditary causes of colorectal cancer.
Sometimes a drug intended for one purpose turns out to have other uses. Metformin, a treatment for type 2 diabetes, may prove effective in treating cancer.
Research and pharmaceutical executives unveil encouraging clinical trial data at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology.