Whenever one examines any area of scientific inquiry, there are two important things to understand: where the science is today, and where it may lead us in the future.
The Hallmarks of Cancer are ten underlying principles shared by all cancers. You can read the first eight Hallmarks of Cancer articles here.
After vanquishing humans on Jeopardy!, IBM says its Watson computer is ready to help save human lives. The company on Thursday announced it has created a new business unit specifically to advance Watson and deliver its artificially intelligent wisdom to research organizations, medical institutions and businesses so that they can process big data” for detailed [...]..
For years clinicians have puzzled over the observation that people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop certain malignancies, such as pancreatic, breast and liver cancers.
The short item I wrote about cancer immunotherapy quickly went viral on Monday and became the most-read article on Scientific American's website.
The Hallmarks of Cancer focus on 10 underlying principles shared by all cancers. You can read the first four Hallmarks of Cancer articles here.
This seems to have become unofficial volcano week, here at ScienceBlogs. If you haven’t been following the coverage of the Eyjafjallaj
The quest to enlist the body's immune system in the fight against cancer is progressing slowly, but surely
An artificial intelligence system is drastically expanding its reach in Asia
Now at least half of men diagnosed with the disease opt to monitor it instead of choosing surgery or radiation
Tumor cells roam the body by evading the controls that keep normal cells in place. That fact offers clues to fighting cancer
More than 1.5 million Americans avoided death from cancer since 1991 thanks to falling smoking rates and better cancer prevention, detection and treatments
A new drug combination jump-starts the body’s ability to fight cancer
Three years after IBM began selling Watson for Oncology to recommend cancer treatments to doctors, it's falling short of the lofty expectations IBM created for it
These accoutrements to a smart phone can help users plan and track workouts, monitor important health indicators such as glucose and blood pressure, and locate nearby physicians and clinical trials...
New findings reignite controversy about current recommendations
The controversial history of her "immortal" cells will be the subject of an HBO movie
A vaccine that targets a common virus may stave off glioma tumor regrowth
Much has been made in recent years about the beverage and food industries borrowing from the tobacco industry's playbook as they fend off increasing scrutiny about their role in preventable chronic health problems, like type II diabetes and heart disease...