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Could targeting the body clock stall brain cancer?

Brain and central nervous system (CNS) cancersare aggressive and often resilient to the normal therapies prescribed in these cases, such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimate that there were around 23,800 new cases of brain and CNS cancers last

The 7 most asked questions of a children’s cancer nurse

Every cancer diagnosis is difficult, but few things are more harrowing and frightening than hearing your child has cancer. It will come as a devastating blow to parents, siblings and other family members and you will likely have difficult emotions and

Study uncovers healthcare disparities among octogenarians and nonagenarians with advanced lung cancer

A new study reveals that, among patients of advanced age with stage III lung cancer, African Americans and individuals who live in lower income areas are more likely to not receive any treatment. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of