Feb 12, 2014
But years of awareness campaigns and PSAs have patients asking for them, and doctors prescribing
Sep 30, 2013
Even though they are not proven to be more effective than traditional treatment methods, more than a dozen proton beam therapy centers are under construction across the country, including one in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Aug 26, 2013
Amgen and AstraZeneca have both snapped up smaller firms that make cancer drugs.
Apr 17, 2013
Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
Apr 16, 2013
China's relentless focus on GDP growth has created unchecked industrial pollution, contaminating the nation's food supply. The story of one so-called 'cancer village' in Yunnan province where residents are dying.
Apr 12, 2013
Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 1, 2013
The Supreme Court in India has rejected an attempt by the Swiss drug maker Novartis to patent an update to a cancer treatment.
Mar 25, 2013
Why one woman refused to let cancer alter her retirement planning.
Nov 15, 2012
If the folks behind the Great American Smokeout have their way, the latest frontier in the “no smoking” crusade could be apartment buildings.