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Cancer is a condition where cells in a particular part of the body develop and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy neighboring healthy tissue, including organs. There are over 200 various types of cancer, each with its method of diagnosis and treatment. In many cases, your symptoms will not be related to cancer and will be caused by other, non-cancerous health conditions.
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Spread of triple-negative breast cancer could be halted with existing drug

January 9, 2017 - 16:00
Researchers find a class of drugs used to treat estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer might also reduce the spread of triple-negative breast cancer.

Lung cancer: Delayed chemotherapy after surgery may still be beneficial

January 9, 2017 - 15:00
Non-small cell lung cancer patients who need time to recover from surgery may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy started up to 4 months afterward.

Has the Affordable Care Act reduced socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening?

January 9, 2017 - 14:00
Out-of-pocket expenditures are thought to be a significant barrier to receiving cancer preventive services, especially for individuals of lower socioeconomic status.

Cancers evade immunotherapy by 'discarding the evidence' of tumor-specific mutations

January 9, 2017 - 14:00
Discovery could explain widespread acquired resistance among patients treated with immune checkpoint blockade drugs.

Enzyme target for slowing bladder cancer invasion

January 9, 2017 - 14:00
Researchers at Okayama University have uncovered a potential new therapeutic target for invasive bladder cancer.