Oncology & Cancer

ASCO: Mortality high for cancer patients with COVID-19

For patients with cancer and COVID-19, mortality is high and is associated with risk factors such as age, male sex, comorbidities, and active cancer, according to a study published online May 28 in The Lancet to coincide ...

Oncology & Cancer

Gene inactivation of PTEN drives cancer predisposition

An international team of researchers co-led by Cleveland Clinic have identified why patients without PTEN mutations may still experience the high cancer risk associated with PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS).

Oncology & Cancer

Climate change threatens progress in cancer control

Climate change threatens prospects for further progress in cancer prevention and control, increasing exposure to cancer risk factors and impacting access to cancer care, according to a new commentary by scientists from the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Geography of childhood cancer in Switzerland studied

While cancer is rare in children, it is the second most common cause of death during childhood in Switzerland and other European countries. In Switzerland, about 250 children and adolescents under the age of 16 are diagnosed ...

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