Oncology & Cancer

Myths, ignorance persist around lung cancer: Poll

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, but doctors have had access to a screening tool for nearly a decade that can catch it for early treatment.

Oncology & Cancer

Hearing loss and tinnitus are common in cancer survivors

While children receiving chemotherapy routinely undergo hearing tests, adults don't, and a new study by UC San Francisco reports for the first time that significant hearing issues often occur among adult survivors of the ...

Oncology & Cancer

How organoids can guide pancreatic cancer therapy

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is at the forefront of using organoid technology to study and treat cancer. Organoids are tiny 3D clusters of cells that are miniature versions of patients' tumors. Now, CSHL Cancer Center ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mobile app helps detect skin cancer in older patients

It's no secret that older folks and those living in assisted-care facilities have had to exercise more caution during the COVID-19 era. But by protecting themselves against the virus, through isolation and fewer in-person ...

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