CancerInfo Center

Antibiotic an Anti-Cancer Therapy?
An antibiotic known to suppress the immune system may lead to the development of new anti-cancer agents, according to research at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Fibroblasts Make a Big Noise in Cancer Research
The fibroblast, the most common connective tissue cell, plays a vital role in healing wounds. But can also cause harm.
Liver cancer patients who are HIV-positive and waiting for a liver transplant are less likely to receive the surgery, according to new research from France.
Friendly Flashes
Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have discovered hot flashes may help protect women against breast-cancer risk by up to 50 percent.
Enough to Leave You Speechless
Cancers of the tonsil and base of the tongue have increased in the U.S. among middle-aged and young adults, most of which are related to human papillomavirus (HPV).
Deadly Transformation
By transforming themselves into blood-vessel cells, brain-cancer cells have the ability to defy drugs that attempt to cut off blood in order to starve a brain tumor.
Miracle Workers
According to a new report from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, preserving a patient's voice and rebuilding the trachea is possible after removing an invasive throat tumor.
Some Noise About Internal Alarm Clocks
Shifts and disruption in internal alarm clocks (known as the circadian clock) caused by shift work and erratic sleep patterns can contribute to cancer, diabetes and depression, among other health problems.
Life, Lemons and Lemonade
A new international study finds that cancer patients are not as depressed as one would assume.
Follow-up Therapy Shown to Improve Lymphoma Survival Rates
Follicular lymphoma patients fare better after receiving two years of rituximab-maintenance therapy following immunochemotherapy, according to a new study.