A metabolic cross-talk pathway between cancer and noncancer cells in pancreatic tumors delivers an alternative nutrient to the cancer cells, facilitating tumor growth.
Advances in funding and technology have boosted the profile (and potential) of gene mutation study. But the movement has also magnified gaps and incomplete claims.
When cancer invades one breast, many women opt to remove both. Two new studies highlight the trend toward elective double mastectomy.
Exhausting the body’s pain management system can leave those with chronic conditions unable to find relief — either naturally or via opioids.
Few tumor samples from minorities means research is likely missing key mutations that fuel cancer in different racial or ethnic groups.