It’s called a silent killer: a disease that sneaks up on healthy, vibrant women, unleashing such a ferocious attack that most have succumbed just a few short months or years after diagnosis. But while ovarian cancer remains a formidable opponent, more women are surviving years longer while managing it as a chronic disease. To read the full article, click the image below
A devastating viral disease could actually help treat and prevent brain cancer in the future, suggests yet more research, published Tuesday in MBio. Researchers at the University of Texas and elsewhere successfully used a modified version of the Zika virus to selectively kill off certain stem cells that allow brain tumors to stay alive, at least in mice. Primarily spread by mosquitoes, Zika had long been considered a minor nuisance. For decades, following its discovery in the
ASCO and Cancer.Net have compiled the following resources for people with cancer and their loved ones to help prepare for and stay safe during a hurricane or other severe weather. Click the image to read the full article.
BPA is a chemical compound that has long been used to make plastic products including water bottles and to coat cans. But in recent years, following studies warning of the potential health consequences of minute traces, many companies have substituted similar chemicals into their food and drink containers that they then label “BPA-free.” To read the full article, click the image below.