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A Cancer Conundrum: Too Many Drug Trials, Too Few Patients

Dr. Wassim Abida, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, examined Bruce Fenstermacher, a patient taking part in a clinical trial. CreditGeorge Etheredge for The New York Times With the arrival of two revolutionary treatment strategies, immunotherapy and personalized medicine, cancer researchers

Hormel aims new line at serving cancer patients

Hormel sees potential new customers for its shelf-stable foods: cancer patients. The company known for Dinty Moore stews and Spam canned meats is promoting microwavable meals it says cater to people who are going through chemotherapy and are sensitive to certain

Cancer patients’ grey hair unexpectedly darkens in drug study

Fourteen patients in the study found that their grey hair darkened after taking the new drugs. Photograph: Barry Diomede/Alamy A group of cancer patients’ grey hair has unexpectedly darkened after they took new types of drugs, researchers have revealed. Chemotherapy is