Medically induced comas are only used when other options are lacking
Finding individual differences in tumors is key to treating the right patient with the right medicine at the right time, researchers say
Imbibing the liquid of fermented fruit may have had its start in medicinal traditions
Could the mysterious disease that plagued comedian Bernie Mac for 25 years have played a role in his death?
Science gets closer, but a fully effective vaccine against HIV remains elusive
Also called cell-transfer therapy, it is one of a new class of approaches being developed to strengthen the innate ability of the immune system to fight cancer
Candidates are speeding toward human trials
Advancing cancer care requires more than just science. It’s a collective effort driven by passionate individuals and organizations quietly working to make a difference for those living with and affected by cancer...
An unusual enzyme called telomerase acts on parts of chromosomes known as telomeres. The enzyme has recently been found in many human tumors and is being eyed as a new target for cancer therapy...
With no time to make treatments from scratch, researchers search for existing compounds that deflect harm
Now personalized genetic medicine offers tests to avoid dangerous drug reactions—yet doctors are reluctant to use them
Recent epidemics provide clues to ways the current crisis could stop