Online Tool Helps Users Distinguish Moles from Melanoma

“Moles to Melanoma: Recognizing the ABCDE Features” presents photos that show changes in individual pigmented lesions over time, and describes...

Protect Your Liver With Artichoke Extract

The artichoke is a member of the milk thistle family and first came to the attention of researchers in 1966...

Andrographis – An Immune Boosting Herb

Andrographis paniculata is a commonly used herb in India and China, but it is not that well known here in...

Charting a Course toward Precision Cancer Prevention

Cancer researchers are increasingly exploring how cancer risk is influenced by genetic predisposition to cancer and the effects of environmental...

Colorectal Cancer Survival Linked to Primary Tumor Location

A blog post on a study showing that in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, the location in the colon where...

FDA Approves First Immunotherapy for Lymphoma

A blog post on the FDA approval of the immunotherapy drug nivolumab for the treatment of some patients with Hodgkin...

Enhanced Risk-Based Lung Cancer Screening May Prevent More Deaths than Current Approaches

A blog post on a modeling study from NCI researchers suggesting that individualized, risk-based selection of ever-smokers for lung cancer...

Two New Therapies Approved by FDA for Advanced Kidney Cancer

The FDA has approved two drugs, cabozantinib and lenvatinib, for patients whose advanced kidney cancers have progressed after prior treatment...

Patient-Derived Antibody Appears to Selectively Target Tumor Cells, Spur Immune Attack

The CFH antibodies killed tumor cells in cell lines of several cancer types and slowed tumor growth in mouse models...