The new understanding could improve treatments for several deadly malignancies.
Researchers examine the best way to reduce the risk.
Proton pump inhibitors work by decreasing the amount of acid that the stomach lining makes.
If not for this disease, our present might have looked very different.
But these breakthroughs are not going to come cheap.
HPV-related cancer is many times more common in men than women.
The findings may help explain why some tumors are more aggressive than others.
Even after five years on the market, the promised benefits aren't showing up.
Normally linked to older ages, colorectal cancer is inexplicably killing more younger adults.
Pediatric oncologists must sometimes call in authorities, or ask themselves whether the care they’re providing is doing more harm than good.
When should cancer patients consider clinical trials? Where should they look? How should they evaluate options?
Some clinical trial experiences are so terrible, it's “almost as bad as dealing with Comcast or the worst airline."
Sometimes, a cancer patient’s best chance is getting into a clinical trial. But finding the right one can be as hard as finding an IV in a haystack.
“I’m pissed and you're pissed, and that’s kind of cool, because we can be pissed together.”
Among the stressors survivors were exposed to: starvation, overcrowding, infectious diseases, strenuous physical activity and physical and emotional abuse.