Diamonds

Cancer-Fighting Nanodiamonds Deliver Drugs To Cells Without Harming Them

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 16:48

Scientists have found another use for nanodiamonds, this time as biosensors to detect cancer and alter cellular components.

Doctor Patient

Cancer Survivors More Likely To Experience Poor Long-Term Physical And Mental Health

By | Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:12

Researchers say that cancer survivors often suffer physical and emotional impairment after treatment, a lot of which goes undetected or untreated.

Dr. Christine Daniel

California Doctor Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Fake Cancer Cure

By | Sat, 05/18/2013 - 12:16

Dr. Christine Daniel received a 14-year sentence for falsely promising patients that she had a cure for their terminal illnesses.

Eli Lilly

Enzastaurin, Eli Lilly's Lymphoma Drug Fails In Late-Stage Trial

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 10:53

With dashed hopes, Eli Lilly says that it will abandon the drug imminently and take a $30 million hit because of the failure.

Lab mice

Lung Cancer Cure? Gene Therapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice

By | Fri, 03/08/2013 - 19:19

A gene therapy treatment worked as a lung cancer cure in lab mice – can it work in humans?

chemotherapy

'Chemobath' Landmark Procedure Cuts Off, Treats Liver Alone

By | Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:06

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.

woman on beach

Researchers Find New Target for Infertility Treatment in Women

By | Sat, 09/22/2012 - 12:09

A new study that found how certain cells in body die has raised hope for a new kind of treatment for infertility in women.

breast cancer

For Breast Cancer Treatment, Lying on Your Stomach Is the Best Option

By | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:52

Researchers from the Cancer Institute of NYU Langone Medical Center theorize damage to the heart and lungs can be reduced by lying on your stomach rather than on your back.