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Latest American Association for Cancer Research Stories

2012-11-15 11:32:47

A promising new approach to treating solid tumors with radiation was highly efficacious and minimally toxic to healthy tissue in a mouse model of cancer.

2012-11-13 12:15:34

The simultaneous inhibition of two separate and seemingly unrelated pathways could potentially provide an effective treatment for women with triple-negative breast cancer.

2012-10-29 11:52:18

New insight into the aggressive behavior of certain adult B-acute lymphoblastic leukemias has provided researchers with a potential new prognostic biomarker and a promising new therapeutic target.

2012-10-18 11:28:48

Screening for cervical cancer was low among women who self-identified as lesbian — a finding that places them at a potentially elevated risk for the disease.

2012-10-18 11:27:37

Two components of red meat — dietary protein and dietary iron — may combine to form powerful carcinogens, N-nitroso compounds, which increase risk for bladder cancer.

2012-10-18 11:26:09

Twenty-nine percent of patients with colorectal cancer in a nationally representative sample were diagnosed after an emergency, such as an obstruction or perforation of the bowel.

2012-10-18 11:24:21

The combination of shortened telomeres, a biological marker of aging associated with cancer development, and elevated depression significantly impacted bladder cancer mortality.

Daily Multivitamins Offer Reduced Risk Of Cancer In Men
2012-10-17 12:17:39

We all know that taking our daily vitamins help us maintain a healthy lifestyle. But did you known that men who take a daily multivitamin can help reduce the risk of cancer?


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.