Cancer is older than human beings. Scientists have found dinosaurs with metastatic tumors. It’s simply not likely we’re going to outsmart all cancers with a single treatment, without drawbacks.
By Matthew Herper, STAT News
The death rate from cancer in the U.S. fell 27 percent between 1991 and 2016 due to earlier detection and a decline in smoking, according to a new study by the American Cancer Society. But obesity-related cancer deaths are increasing,…
The court next meets on Jan. 7. Despite her health problems, Ginsburg has never missed arguments.
By Associated Press
The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency solicited the advice of a controversial toxicologist, Edward Calabrese, to consider changes to how it regulates radiation.
By Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, The Conversation
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Trump administration is turning to scientific outliers who argue that a bit of radiation damage is actually good for you — like a little bit of sunlight.
James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize in in Medicine for a branch of medicine that calls on our immune systems to fight tumors.
By Dr. Howard Markel
The cause of his untimely death was most likely glioblastoma, the same type of brain cancer that killed Senators Edward M. Kennedy in 2009 and John McCain this September.
By Amanda Grennell
An EPA report on formaldehyde, more than a decade in the making, still hasn't been released to the public.
By Laura Santhanam
Breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer accounted for four out of 10 new cancer diagnoses and a fifth of all cancer deaths in recent years, the CDC says in a new report.
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