Scientists Inch Closer to Detecting Cancers With a Blood Test

Once fully developed, the test could drastically improve early diagnosis.

January 19, 2018

The First American CRISPR Trial in Humans Will Target Cancer

Doctors hope to engineer immune cells to be better cancer fighters.

January 18, 2018

Bill Gates Thinks Cancer Therapies Could Serve a Much Wider Purpose

"I'm confident that a decade from now, we'll see a headline that says, 'How Cancer Tools are Helping Cure HIV.'"

January 11, 2018

AI Can Diagnose Heart Disease and Lung Cancer More Accurately Than Doctors

These AIs can see details doctors may miss.

January 3, 2018

The Doctors of Tomorrow Will Be Supercomputers

"Our findings demonstrate that cognitive computing might have a role in identifying more therapeutic options for cancer patients."

December 25, 2017

Mature Cells May Play an Important Role in the Onset of Cancer

The next step for researchers will be to identify drugs that could prevent a precancerous condition from arising.

December 18, 2017

New CAR-T Cancer Studies Aim to Treat Those With No Other Options

"We are taking a very measured approach to this new therapy, which is effective, but also potentially toxic."

December 11, 2017

A New Treatment Fights Endometrial Cancer With Nanoparticles

Every year, roughly 6,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with type II endometrial cancer.

December 4, 2017

Breakthrough Cancer Test Identifies Which of 15 Drugs Most Likely to Eradicate Tumors

The device detects 324 genetic mutations in tumors with an accuracy of about 94.6 percent.

December 2, 2017

A Mysterious Bacterium May Be a Critical Part of Cancer

Could we treat some cancers with a simple antibiotic?

November 27, 2017
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