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29

Jul

Thyme: A new breast cancer drug?The flavorful herb has been found to kill cancer cells in tests.

Thyme: A new breast cancer drug?
The flavorful herb has been found to kill cancer cells in tests.

25

Jul

Your cat’s poop could one day treat cancerThe Toxoplasma gondii parasite could be used by jump-starting certain immune system cells that are normally shut down by cancer cells.

Your cat’s poop could one day treat cancer
The Toxoplasma gondii parasite could be used by jump-starting certain immune system cells that are normally shut down by cancer cells.

10

Jun

Tomato-rich diet may lower kidney cancer riskWomen who consumed the highest amount of lycopene had a 45 percent lower risk of kidney cancer compared with those who ate the lowest amount.

Tomato-rich diet may lower kidney cancer risk
Women who consumed the highest amount of lycopene had a 45 percent lower risk of kidney cancer compared with those who ate the lowest amount.

20

May

Dogs know you have cancer before you doStudies show that man’s best friend can detect cancer with surprising accuracy. Researchers hope to one day develop an electronic nose that mimics canines’ extraordinary noses.

Dogs know you have cancer before you do
Studies show that man’s best friend can detect cancer with surprising accuracy. Researchers hope to one day develop an electronic nose that mimics canines’ extraordinary noses.

16

May

Man walks 2,000 miles to help save dogsAfter losing his Great Pyrenees to canine cancer in 2006, Luke Robinson set out to raise awareness about a disease that kills 4 to 6 million dogs each year.

Man walks 2,000 miles to help save dogs
After losing his Great Pyrenees to canine cancer in 2006, Luke Robinson set out to raise awareness about a disease that kills 4 to 6 million dogs each year.

01

May

Nail salons and skin cancer: 8 things that should worry you more than a manicureNail salons may not be the healthiest places on the planet, but skin cancer from drying lamps probably needn’t top your list of concerns. However …

Nail salons and skin cancer: 8 things that should worry you more than a manicure
Nail salons may not be the healthiest places on the planet, but skin cancer from drying lamps probably needn’t top your list of concerns. However …

05

Mar

A high-protein diet increases cancer risk as much as smokingResearchers point to the the Mediterranean diet, which is low in animal protein and high in carbohydrates, as a life-lengthening alternative.

A high-protein diet increases cancer risk as much as smoking
Researchers point to the the Mediterranean diet, which is low in animal protein and high in carbohydrates, as a life-lengthening alternative.

25

Feb

What’s the cancer risk for those still living near Fukushima?While only looking at traces of cesium, researchers say that the amount of radiation exposure matches what Japanese are exposed to from natural sources.

What’s the cancer risk for those still living near Fukushima?
While only looking at traces of cesium, researchers say that the amount of radiation exposure matches what Japanese are exposed to from natural sources.

27

Jan

'World's Most Interesting Man' joins fight against dog cancerJonathan Goldsmith, best-known for his Dos Equis beer commercials, is helping to raise money for research in the fight against cancer in dogs.

'World's Most Interesting Man' joins fight against dog cancer
Jonathan Goldsmith, best-known for his Dos Equis beer commercials, is helping to raise money for research in the fight against cancer in dogs.

25

Nov

Risk of endometrial cancer rises with increase in sugar-sweetened drinksResearchers can’t establish a cause-and-effect link, but sugar-sweetened beverages contributes to obesity, which in turn increases the cancer risk.

Risk of endometrial cancer rises with increase in sugar-sweetened drinks
Researchers can’t establish a cause-and-effect link, but sugar-sweetened beverages contributes to obesity, which in turn increases the cancer risk.