CancerInfo Center

Cancel Out Cancer Comorbidities
Cancer survivors die of non-cancer related causes at much higher rates than the rest of the population, which has prompted a reexamination of nutritional recommendations for these patients.
Researchers Discover New Breast Cancer Culprit
When scientists identify concentrations of regulatory T cells (immune-system cells) in breast cancer tumors, it usually signifies an unfavorable prognosis. Now researchers have uncovered why.
Resveratrol and Rapamycin: A Power Couple
Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, may have a tumor-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells when combined with rapamycin, an immunosuppressant drug.
Fooled by Folic Acid?
According to a new study working with rat animal models, female offspring of rats who took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have twice the rate of breast cancer.
Make a Superfood More Super
Broccoli's cancer-fighting power is all in how you prepare and eat the vegetable, according to a new study from the University of Illinois.
Trials and Tribulations
Only a small number of adult cancer patients participate in clinical trials because of a low level of physician referrals, according to a new study.
The Heart of the Matter
A new development from Queens University, Belfast, may save cancer patients from heart failure and thus save lives.
Breast Cancer Surgery May Become Less Invasive
A new study finds that removing underarm lymph nodes in women with early breast cancer (and who also undergo a lumpectomy) may not be necessary, thus saving them considerable pain and complications.
Pediatric Cancer Underfunded
A report supported by the European Union-funded project Eurocancercoms says funding for children's cancer research is too low to sustain improvements.
Paternal Cancer May Influence Congenital Birth Abnormalities
A new study finds offspring from male cancer survivors face a slight increase in major congenital birth abnormalities compared to offspring from fathers with no history of cancer.