Latest American Association for Cancer Research Stories

2012-01-09 19:51:39

Multicentric carcinogenesis with the same genetic mutation appears to occur in lung adenocarcinoma.

2012-01-09 19:50:36

A combination of drugs that target estrogen production significantly reduced the number of tobacco carcinogen-induced lung tumors in mice.

2012-01-04 13:15:45

Women with breast cancer who take antiestrogen supplements may be decreasing their risk for melanoma.

2012-01-03 13:54:59

Scientists are one step closer to repairing the damage caused by brain metastasis, a major challenge in cancer treatment.

2011-12-29 10:32:01

Mutations in the ATM gene may increase the hereditary risk for pancreatic cancer.

2011-12-08 23:43:35

Women who underwent surgery to remove their ovaries before the age of 45 years were more likely to have arthritis and low bone mineral density compared with women with intact ovaries.

2011-12-08 23:42:09

Despite the benefits, only a small minority of women, regardless of age, are opting for immediate reconstructive breast surgery after undergoing mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer.

2011-12-08 23:41:06

Breast cancer survivors who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutation are at high risk for developing contralateral breast cancer — a new primary tumor in the other breast — and certain women within this group of carriers are at an even greater risk based on age at diagnosis and first tumor status.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.