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Latest Carcinoma Stories

2013-01-09 09:53:52

Patients with non-small-cell lung cancer survive longer if they are taking beta-blockers while receiving radiotherapy.

2012-11-30 16:11:11

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is particularly devastating since the prognosis for recovery is usually poor, with the cancer most often not detected until late stages.

2012-11-30 16:09:19

A team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has shown for the first time how cancer cells control the ON/OFF switch of a program used by developing embryos to effectively metastasize in vivo, breaking free and spreading to other parts of the body, where they can proliferate and grow into secondary tumors.

2012-11-13 10:08:48

Those individuals who work outdoors with resultant sun exposure are at increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancers, such as squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma.

In the 1970’s, as the general consciousness was being raised on the negative effects UV rays could have on skin, a fantastic solution arose. The advent of indoor tanning beds seemed the perfect way to maintain a golden hue without all the pesky side-effects that were coming to light, so to speak.
2012-10-03 14:59:50

A new study out of the University of California San Francisco estimates that over 170,000 cases of non-melanoma skin cancers are reported each year in the U.S. alone


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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