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More than 80% of people with cancer risk genes don't know it, study warns  

MORE THAN 80% OF PEOPLE WITH CANCER RISK GENES DON'T KNOW IT, STUDY WARNS  

Genetic testing is cheaper and more accurate than ever, helping people to understand how their DNA raises cancer risks. But less than...

More than 800 screened for cervical cancer by UCI medical mission to East Africa

MORE THAN 800 SCREENED FOR CERVICAL CANCER BY UCI MEDICAL MISSION TO EAST AFRICA

Eleven second year UCI medical students traveled for a month to Mwanza, Tanzania in July to conduct three unique clinical programs,...

 
 
 
Centre to Conduct Population-Based Assessment for Cancer, Diabetes

CENTRE TO CONDUCT POPULATION-BASED ASSESSMENT FOR CANCER, DIABETES

Government will be conducting population-based screenings for hypertension, diabetes, and three types of common cancers under National...

HHS to cut funds from Head Start, cancer research to pay for the detention of immigrant children

HHS TO CUT FUNDS FROM HEAD START, CANCER RESEARCH TO PAY FOR THE DETENTION OF IMMIGRANT CHILDREN

The Department of Health and Human Services is planning to divert millions of dollars in funding originally allocated for programs...

 
 
 
The 11 most common cancers in the US

THE 11 MOST COMMON CANCERS IN THE US

American Cancer Society via Getty Images In 2018, there will be about 1.7 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in the US, according...

Inaugural Dog Day of Summer in Manayunk a Tail-Waggin' Success!

INAUGURAL DOG DAY OF SUMMER IN MANAYUNK A TAIL-WAGGIN' SUCCESS!

August 26th has been designated “Dog Day” and what better way to celebrate then a day dedicated to our pups! The NCCF was excited to...

 
 
 
Trump admin to move $260M from cancer research, HIV/AIDS and other programs for migrant child-custody costs

TRUMP ADMIN TO MOVE $260M FROM CANCER RESEARCH, HIV/AIDS AND OTHER PROGRAMS FOR MIGRANT CHILD-CUSTODY COSTS

The Trump administration is planning to shift more than $260 million to cover rising costs of housing undocumented immigrant children.

Lancôme & St. Jude's Childhood Cancer Initiative Is Something You Should Get Involved In RN

LANCÔME & ST. JUDE'S CHILDHOOD CANCER INITIATIVE IS SOMETHING YOU SHOULD GET INVOLVED IN RN

In my humble but accurate opinion, the only thing better than beauty is beauty that backs up a good cause. Obviously, the team at Lancme...

 
 
 
Agarwood essential oil demonstrates promising anti-cancer properties, researchers find

AGARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL DEMONSTRATES PROMISING ANTI-CANCER PROPERTIES, RESEARCHERS FIND

Agarwood - a plant used in traditional medicine to treat vomiting, rheumatism, coughing, and asthma - could be used in treating colorectal...

Astute Observation and Early Detection Keys to Success in Treatment of Thyroid Tumor

ASTUTE OBSERVATION AND EARLY DETECTION KEYS TO SUCCESS IN TREATMENT OF THYROID TUMOR

You suddenly feel a dreaded “lump”under your dog's furry coat.You panic -the naturalresponse when something scary happens with your...

 
 
 
An anthraquinone derived from the cheese fruit is being studied as a potential cancer remedy

AN ANTHRAQUINONE DERIVED FROM THE CHEESE FRUIT IS BEING STUDIED AS A POTENTIAL CANCER REMEDY

Researchers have discovered that nordamnacanthal, an anthraquinone found in cheese fruit , possesses anti-cancer properties. In the...

Lymphedema + 7 Natural Ways to Manage Lymphedema Symptoms

LYMPHEDEMA + 7 NATURAL WAYS TO MANAGE LYMPHEDEMA SYMPTOMS

Breast cancer treatment is the most common cause of lymphedema in the United States. Worldwide, it most often occurs due to filariasis....

 
 
 
Hormone that makes women more fertile is linked to breast cancer risk

HORMONE THAT MAKES WOMEN MORE FERTILE IS LINKED TO BREAST CANCER RISK

Researchers from New York University School of Medicine examined blood samples from almost 6,000 premenopausal women across the US...

Thermal Ablation as a First Step in Treating Early-stage Lung Cancer

THERMAL ABLATION AS A FIRST STEP IN TREATING EARLY-STAGE LUNG CANCER

Lung cancer treatment using thermal ablation is a safe and effective option compared to radiation for patients with early-stage lung...

 
 
 
2-year-old boy with inoperable brain cancer celebrates Christmas early with community

2-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH INOPERABLE BRAIN CANCER CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS EARLY WITH COMMUNITY

One little boy's battle with cancer inspired people in his community and around the world to make a difference in his life.

Eating healthy foods and cutting out junk DOES cut your risk of developing cancer, finds major study

EATING HEALTHY FOODS AND CUTTING OUT JUNK DOES CUT YOUR RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER, FINDS MAJOR STUDY

Researchers at the French Institute for Health and Medical Research studied the diets of more than 470,000 Europeans to discover those...

 
 
 
Memorial Sloan Kettering in the Crosshairs

MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING IN THE CROSSHAIRS

Dr. José Baselga, the chief medical officer of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the author of numerous scientific papers...

A cancer drugmaker and 2 current and former execs will pay more than $20 million to settle charges of misleading investors about its tumor-shrinking drug

A CANCER DRUGMAKER AND 2 CURRENT AND FORMER EXECS WILL PAY MORE THAN $20 MILLION TO SETTLE CHARGES OF MISLEADING INVESTORS ABOUT ITS TUMOR-SHRINKING DRUG

REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett Clovis Oncology and its CEO and former CFO will pay more than $20 million to settle charges with the SEC. According...

 
 
 
Mother who put off cancer treatment to have baby is told 'your choices killed your daughter'

MOTHER WHO PUT OFF CANCER TREATMENT TO HAVE BABY IS TOLD 'YOUR CHOICES KILLED YOUR DAUGHTER'

Heidi Loughlin, 36, of Bristol, has revealed online abuse she has suffered from a troll who targeted her for putting off cancer treatment...