CancerInfo Center

Alternative Treatments, Chemo Use May Be Linked
Alternative treatments can be great for women with breast cancer, but they might get in the way of chemotherapy use, a new study found.
Exercise Vs. Cancer Risk
Getting more exercise could mean a lower risk for many types of cancer, a new study found.
Good News for Older Patients with Lung Cancer
Post-surgery survival rates for older patients with lung cancer may be improving, a new study found.
A Pain Rx That Resists Abuse
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new opioid with abuse-deterrent properties.
The Link Between Statins and Colorectal Cancer
In a new study, researchers took a closer look at the relationship between statins, cholesterol and colorectal cancer.
Cabozantinib Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for advanced kidney cancer.
Breast Cancer Rx and Heart Disease Risk
Researchers have known little about the use of aromatase inhibitors and heart disease risk in breast cancer survivors — until now.
Chemotherapy on the Brain
Despite past concerns, a new study found no link between a type of chemotherapy and cognitive decline in breast cancer survivors.
How Aspirin Might Affect Cancer Survival
Taking aspirin in low doses could help patients with cancer live longer, a new study found.
A New Job for Gilotrif
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Gilotrif (afatinib) to treat squamous cell lung cancer.