A Mysterious Bacterium May Be a Critical Part of Cancer

Could we treat some cancers with a simple antibiotic?

November 27, 2017

A Cheap, Portable Skin Cancer Detector Has Won the Dyson Award

The student-built device took home the grand prize.

November 23, 2017

Scientists Engineer Nonimmune Cells That Kill Cancer Upon Contact

These modified cells work like "warheads."

November 20, 2017

A Cancer Vaccine Was Just Injected Into Its First Patient

Moderna Therapeutics is creating tailored vaccines for individual cancer patients.

November 16, 2017

World’s Leading Cancer Doctors Say People Need to Drink Less Alcohol

This is the first time the organization has ever taken a stance on alcohol and cancer.

November 11, 2017

Microsoft Wants to Use AI and Machine Learning to Discover a Cure for Cancer

"Making a difference in health care will require all that Microsoft can bring."

November 6, 2017

We Can Extend Human Life By Slowing Aging, But We Can’t Stop It

"Either all of your cells will continue to get more sluggish, or you'll get cancer."

October 30, 2017

AI-Assisted Detection Identifies Colon Cancer Automatically and in Real-Time

The new system is 86 percent accurate in spotting tumor growth.

October 30, 2017

Scientists Discovered a “Kill Switch” That Destroys Any Cancer Cell

An ancient fail-safe mechanism could provide a novel new avenue for cancer treatment.

October 24, 2017

New Study Puts Us One Step Closer to Being Able to Starve Cancer Cells

"Our results provide a foundation for future research in this domain."

October 18, 2017
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