Running story by Dave Freedman on how a combo of AI, genomics and immunology have brought us to the threshold of being able to solve just about any form of cancer; the catch is that each one will be expensive.
"'Targeted delivery' is one of the grand challenges in cancer research."
Researchers implanted cancer cells in mice and then stimulated the reward circuits in their brains every day over two weeks. They observed a powerful response.
Genetic research has nearly excluded an entire continent. A massive effort to remedy that could change the future of cancer treatment—and of science.
Misleading headlines might encourage patients to alter their treatment—with potentially tragic consequences.
Researchers are looking for 15 people with lymphoma to test the vaccine.
The new understanding could improve treatments for several deadly malignancies.
Pediatric oncologists must sometimes call in authorities, or ask themselves whether the care they're providing is doing more harm than good.
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.
As medical crowdfunding becomes more common, we need to explore its potential risks.
Despite having a higher risk for cancer than the rest of the population, people with HIV are much less likely to get chemo, surgery and radiotherapy.
Using molecular scissors to edit immune cells has reversed blood cancer in a London baby.
A hideous rodent may hold the secret to cancer.
Drs. Joshua D. Shiffman and Matthew Breen answer questions submitted using hashtag #CancerQs.
Some species get cancer all the time; others, rarely at all. A young researcher in Salt Lake City is trying to figure out why.
Researchers are investigating centuries-old alcoholic beverages for potential medicines.
Genetic engineering will enable industrial-scale production of a previously hard-to-make pharmaceutical.
Patients diagnosed with cancer could be fined half the cost of their treatment.
The chances of surviving childhood cancer are rising, but so are the long-term effects of toxic treatments.
New cancer drugs can extend life for days, months, even years. But they can also push you and your family into bankruptcy.
"I would get blasted on the stuff and be happy as a clam, no problems," said former cancer patient Jeff Moroso.