Genetics and lifestyle influence protein levels in the bloodstream, and this discovery greatly influences the possibilities for using more biomarkers to identify disease.
A subset of patients with stage III colon cancer had improved survival rates when treated with irinotecan-based therapy, according to recent research.
An international scientific collaboration has revealed clues about genetic alterations that may contribute to a rare form of kidney cancer, providing new insights not only into this rare cancer but other types as well.
The percentage of women that underwent a double mastectomy increased substantially between 1998 and 2011, even though the procedure was not associated with a lower risk of death than breast-conserving surgery plus radiation.
Women with severe disabilities and multiple chronic conditions are screened for breast cancer less often than women with no disabilities or no chronic conditions.