Latest War on Cancer Stories

2012-12-09 05:03:42

With the launch of his new website, PeopleBeatingCancer.org, cancer survivor David Emerson is helping the fight against cancer one post at a time. The new website provides cancer survivors and their caregivers with critical information and a location to discuss living with cancer and various treatments. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 As a cancer survivor,People Beating Cancer(PBC) director David Emerson knows how important it is to be able to find information about cancer...

Dictionary Series - Health: cancer
2012-10-31 03:58:53

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that some cancer survivors have been in poorer health the years following the diagnosis of the disease, as opposed to other cancer survivors. In total, 25 percent of cancer survivors have poor physical health while 10 percent have poor metal health; people who have not been diagnosed with cancer have 10 percent poor physical health and 6 percent poor mental health. "We did not have a good sense...

Breast And Ovarian Cancer Share Genetic Similarities
2012-09-24 18:43:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With the exhaustive amounts of research that have been focused on breast cancer over the past 2 decades, researchers have been able to recognize 4 subtypes of the cancer. Using data generated under The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), the team was able to obtain new insights into the four standard molecular subtypes of breast cancer. "TCGA's comprehensive characterization of their high-quality samples allows researchers an...

2012-09-24 15:24:17

Many survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers avoid routine medical care because it's too expensive, despite the fact that most have health insurance. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The results indicate that expanding insurance coverage for young cancer survivors may be insufficient to safeguard their long-term health without efforts to reduce their medical cost burdens. Medical care in...

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