By Anoopa Singh | Jun 11, 2013 05:38 PM EDT
Cancer treatments used in children are very likely to have long term effects that last well into their adulthood, as many survivors suffer from at least one chronic illness.
By Anthony Rivas | May 26, 2013 04:14 PM EDT
Meditating with Qigong has been shown to lower symptoms of depression in women undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer.
By Ashik Siddique | May 22, 2013 05:24 PM EDT
Bassist Trevor Bolder dies at 62 after battling pancreatic cancer. A former member of David Bowie’s Spiders From Mars and the band Uriah Heep, the musician underwent a partial pancreas removal and chemotherapy.
By Makini Brice | Jan 18, 2013 02:34 PM EST
A hospital in Sweden subjected a woman to two years of chemotherapy before realizing that she had never had cancer.
By Ivan Oransky | Jan 11, 2013 10:25 AM EST
Doctors relying on studies published in top journals for guidance on treating women with breast cancer may not be getting the most accurate information.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 07, 2012 01:20 PM EST
Researchers suggest that "chemo brain" may have more to do with the stress and fatigue caused by the disease rather than the result of chemotherapy.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 30, 2012 01:47 PM EST
Standing under the mistletoe may get you more than just a Christmas kiss, after scientists discovered that the festive foliage may also help fight colon cancer.
By Amber Moore | Nov 27, 2012 11:37 AM EST
People undergoing chemotherapy experience problems with concentrating or remembering things as the physiology of the brain changes.
By Makini Brice | Nov 12, 2012 11:06 AM EST
Researchers performed a landmark procedure called chemosaturation that "bathes" the liver in chemotherapy drugs and sends only small amounts of the drug to the rest of the body.
By Makini Brice | Oct 26, 2012 11:10 AM EDT
A study has found that most patients with advanced forms of certain deadly cancers believe that chemotherapy will cure them.
By Amber Moore | Sep 28, 2012 01:24 PM EDT
Cancer treatments may be creating more dangerous and persistent cancer cells that are resistant to both chemotherapy and radiation.
By Makini Brice | Aug 28, 2012 03:56 PM EDT
The tumor has shrunk so much that it is imperceptible to brain scans.