Breast Cancer – Should You Be Concerned If Your Mother Had Breast Cancer?

You, like most women, become anxious when one of the immediate members of your family is diagnosed with breast cancer....

Which Age Group Is Most Severely Affected by Cervical Cancer?

Commonly known as a slow-growing cancer; Cervical cancer develops in the tissues between the uterus and the vagina where it...

FDA Approves Irinotecan Liposome to Treat Pancreatic Cancer

Patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer that has progressed after receiving gemcitabine-based chemotherapy now have a new treatment option: irinotecan liposome...

Symptoms and Protected Measures for Breast Cancer

Breast cancer, like other cancer, is very dangerous and signs or symptoms must be readily known so that the necessary...

FDA Approves Talimogene Laherparepvec to Treat Metastatic Melanoma

The FDA has approved the first oncolytic virus therapy, talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC). The drug was approved for the treatment of...

Lung Cancer Precision Medicine Trials: Adapting to Progress

Patients with lung cancer are benefiting from the boom in targeted and immune-based therapies. With a series of precision medicine...

Patient with Brain Tumor Responds Dramatically to Targeted Therapy

A patient with a papillary craniopharyngioma saw his tumor shrink more than 80 percent after treatment with a targeted drug...

FDA Approves Trabectedin to Treat Two Types of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

The FDA has approved trabectedin for patients with advanced liposarcoma and leiomyosarcoma whose cancer has progressed after prior treatment. Source...

Study Sheds Light on Role of Inherited Mutations in Childhood Cancer

In the most comprehensive study of its kind conducted to date, more than 8 percent of children with cancer were...