Posts in: cancer

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Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

By | Posted September 21, 2017

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

Having a colonoscopy? Those bowel cleanses remain a necessary inconvenience, but doctors are working to make them less unpleasant

By | Posted April 19, 2017

Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Drugs play a crucial role in making cancer treatment bearable — but they need to be administered carefully

By | Posted January 27, 2017

A twinkle of light in a microscope’s eye

A twinkle of light in a microscope’s eye

Researchers are using biological glow sticks and finely-tuned cameras to look deeper within cells.

By | Posted December 21, 2016

Diabetes and obesity are common among childhood cancer survivors

Diabetes and obesity are common among childhood cancer survivors

After cancer, patients are likely to struggle with hormone-related conditions later in life

By | Posted October 31, 2016

cancer cells under a microscope

What is cancer?

How one cell transforms into a disease

By | Posted March 9, 2016

Illuminating tumors

Illuminating tumors

Inspired by a dangerous scorpion, ‘tumor paint’ offers a new way of seeing cancerous cells

By | Posted February 14, 2016

Proton therapy and the future of cancer

Proton therapy and the future of cancer

You’ve heard the hype, but how does it actually work?

By | Posted January 9, 2016

Like clockwork

Like clockwork

Researchers discover circadian rhythm’s role in fasting

By | Posted November 1, 2013

Should you get screened for pancreatic cancer?

Should you get screened for pancreatic cancer?

What you need to know about screening tests, and whether you should get one

By | Posted July 1, 2013

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