As Americans get heavier, obesity-linked cancers may strike earlier

Increasing numbers of middle-aged Americans appear to be developing cancers that can be associated with obesity, new data suggest. And the increase in these cancers among 50- to 64-year-olds parallels the rising... Read more »

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences and Novartis. CMS, which runs... Read more »

Can diet help cancer treatment? Study in mice offers clues

Diet is already a key part of managing diseases like diabetes and hypertension, but new research adds to a growing body of evidence that it could help cancer treatment too. The study,... Read more »

Judge cuts $2 billion verdict to $86 million in weed killer ‘cancer’ case

A California judge on Thursday reduced a $2 billion (£1.6 billion) jury verdict, slashing the award for a couple who blamed Bayer’s glyphosate-based weed killer, Roundup, for their cancer to $86.7 million.... Read more »

Consumption of sugary drinks linked with cancer risk: study

Consumption of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice is linked to a higher risk of developing certain kinds of cancer, researchers reported on Thursday. The consumption of sugary drinks has... Read more »

Murad Ali Shah expresses desire for better facilitation of cancer patients

Web Desk On Jul 2, 2019 Last updated Jul 2, 2019 KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah today (Tuesday) hosted a delegation of cancer foundation where he expressed the resolve... Read more »

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it

LONDON: Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world’s first “Darwinian” drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer’s ability to become resistant to even the... Read more »

Study finds insomnia to be common among cancer patients

Roughly half of the patients with cancer have symptoms of insomnia, and many may have sleep problems that linger for at least a year, a small study suggests. Up to 10 per... Read more »

Cancer deaths falling for half decade in EU: study

The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said Tuesday, although the overall number is expected to rise to 1.4 million this year due... Read more »

Merck to further study Keytruda in prostate cancer after early success

NEW JERSEY: Merck & Co Inc said on Thursday it was launching three late-stage studies for its cancer immunotherapy Keytruda as a combination treatment for prostate cancer after the drug showed anti-tumor... Read more »