Mouse Study Points to Mechanism Linking Obesity and Colorectal Cancer Risk

A missing hormone in obese mice may help explain a longstanding association between obesity and an increased risk of colorectal...

FDA Approves Eribulin Mesylate for Advanced Liposarcoma

The FDA has approved eribulin mesylate for patients with liposarcoma whose cancers are advanced or cannot be removed by surgery...

Prospective Study Links HPV Detection in the Mouth to Head and Neck Cancer

A new study confirms that infection with HPV 16 precedes the development of head and neck cancer. Source link

NCI-DOE Collaboration Paving Way for Large-Scale Computational Cancer Science

NCI and the Department of Energy have entered into a collaboration to develop a plan to use large-scale computing to...

What’s New on NCI’s Websites?

NCI is constantly publishing new information on its websites, so periodically we provide updates on new content of interest to...

Gene Fusion May Drive Rare Childhood Brain Tumor

Researchers have identified a genetic rearrangement that may drive the development of a rare benign brain tumor in children through...

Study of Cancer’s Origins Reveals Genetic Reprogramming of Single Cells

Researchers have used a new zebrafish model of cancer to characterize the early genetic changes associated with the initiation of...

How To Help Cancer Patients Deal With Hair Loss

Hair loss is a major issue among cancer patients. While you may think that their disease is their utmost concern,...

Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk of Cancer Recurrence

Patients who miss radiation therapy sessions during cancer treatment have an increased risk of their disease returning, even if they...