Experimental treatment shows promise against triple-negative breast cancer
By simultaneously tackling two mechanisms for cancer's growth, an experimental therapy reduced the spread of triple-negative breast cancer in a study conducted in mice.
Colonoscopy alternatives: 7 other tests for colon cancer
A colonoscopy is commonly used to detect colon cancer. It involves inserting a tube into the rectum with a tiny camera at the end. However, it can be costly and invasive, and some people might prefer an alternative, such as a blood test, a barium enema, or a stool test, among others. Learn more about the options here.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease screening, study underway
To raise public awareness of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, experts have launched an awareness campaign to provide adult Houstonians with a free, FDA-approved ultrasound test that detects both fat and scarring in the liver.
HPV discovery raises hope for new cervical cancer treatments
Researchers have made a discovery about human papillomavirus (HPV) that could lead to new treatments for cervical cancer and other cancers caused by the virus, the most common sexually transmitted disease.
Men most at risk for bladder cancer but women’s survival lower
Screening may include laboratory testing, cystoscopy, biopsy and image tests.
Eating even a little bit of processed meat regularly can increase your risk of some deadly cancers
Regular, consistent consumption of processed and red meats like ham, hot dogs, bacon, and sausages can up your odds of developing some deadly cancers.