By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 01/08/2014 - 14:09
When Brittany Mathis found out she had a brain tumor, doctors told her they wouldn't be able to treat her without insurance. Generously, her boss decided to sell his restaurant to help cover her medical expenses.
By John Ericson | Wed, 01/01/2014 - 15:39
Knocking out a single gene inhibits the development of tumors in mouse models of breast cancer.
By John Ericson | Sun, 12/29/2013 - 19:00
Low levels of oxygen may trigger hypoxia-inducible factors that promote the spread of cancerous cells.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 19:24
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) may be reversed by targeting the growth factor that sustains the cancer.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 18:53
Under current CT scan screening protocols, nearly 20 percent of lung cancer diagnoses may involve tumors that are too slow-growing to cause any actual damage.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 18:42
Small, carefully administered doses of carbon monoxide were shown to amplify the effect of chemotherapy and restrict the proliferative capacity of cancerous cells.
By John Ericson | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 18:49
A high fat diet may speed up the development of certain genetic signatures associated with breast cancer in teenage girls.
By John Ericson | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 19:19
A new combination of enzyme inhibiting drugs that causes cancerous cells to digest themselves could soon enter clinical trials.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 09/20/2013 - 15:29
New York doctors removed a 6-lb. tumor from 13-year-old Aster Degaro's neck.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 08/30/2013 - 12:55
Larry West, of California, had a 200-lb., 14-year old tumor partially removed from his abdomen Tuesday.