Cancer specialists and researchers from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), released a statement this week, that drinking alcohol is linked with cancer. Their statement was published titled, “Alcohol and Cancer: A Statement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology”, in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Generally, prostate cancer patients who have failed standard radiation therapy have the options of surgery, radioactive seed implantation or cryoablation. These treatments are invasive and can have serious side effects.
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is continuing a program which gives thousands the opportunity to know what cancer risks they may have based on their genetics at no cost as a part of its Information is Power initiative.
New research on the origin of ovarian cancer may open the door to early detection of the disease, which could lead to the development of life-saving therapies, the chief science officer of the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Medical Research Foundation said Friday.
Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla, MD, medical oncologist, specializing in gastrointestinal malignancies, assistant professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses a clinical trial focused on the differences between left- and right-sided tumors of colorectal cancer (CRC).
Older patients with esophageal cancer had fewer heart and lung complications when treated preoperatively with proton-based chemoradiation, according to a study from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.