Cancer – A Modern Day Scourge

Cancer – known large as a disease of our modern establishment – ravages our bodies, our minds, and our spirits...

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines: An Interview with Douglas R. Lowy, M.D.

NCI’s Dr. Doug Lowy discusses HPV vaccines, including their efficacy, safety, and the development of next-generation vaccines. Source link

Building on Opportunities in Cancer Research: NCI’s Annual Plan and Budget Proposal for FY 2016

NCI’s Director, Dr. Harold Varmus, introduces the NCI Annual Plan and Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2016. Source link

Debate, Research on E-Cigarettes Continue

Since they first began to be sold in North America in the mid-2000s, electronic cigarettes have been the subject of...

Method for Identifying Combination Therapies to Combat Treatment Resistance Shows Promise

Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston have reported on a method for studying treatment resistance that...

Which Patients Will Benefit from Immunotherapy for Cancer? Some Hints Emerge

Researchers have identified a “genetic signature” in the tumors of patients with advanced melanoma who responded to a form of...

New on Cancer.gov: Resources on Melanoma Therapies

Several new resources that provide more details about the changing treatment landscape for advanced melanoma have recently been added to...

Report Offers Comprehensive Look at Global Smokeless Tobacco Use

The first report of its kind finds that more than 300 million people worldwide use smokeless tobacco products and that...

Analyzing the Gut Microbiome to Help Detect Colorectal Cancer

New research suggests that identifying specific changes in the gut microbiome could potentially help screen patients for colorectal cancer. Source...