Patients with cancer should receive a tailored exercise prescription to protect their heart, reported a paper published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
For more than a decade, scientist Stephen Albert Johnston and his team at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have pooled their energies into an often scoffed-at, high-risk, high-reward goal in medicine: To develop a universal vaccine to prevent cancer.
The world's first urine test which detects early stage pancreatic cancer could increase longer-term survival rates from five percent to 60 percent if successfully rolled out, the professor who developed it said.
A deeper understanding of the immune system's role in controlling cancer has helped drive "an immunotherapy revolution," offering hope for many patients with previously incurable cancers, including children, doctors have concluded in a new report.
A new study looking at incidence of disease data in the US from 2000 to 2016 found a shift in obesity-associated cancers (OACs) to younger individuals. Typically, these cancers are diagnosed at higher rates among people older than 65. The most notable findings pertain to increases in these OACs among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic women and men for whom certain cancers increased by 200-400 percent.