Oncology & Cancer

Screening catches only one in seven cancers: Report

Only 14% of cancers diagnosed in the United States are diagnosed after the patient had a recommended screening test, according to a report released Dec. 14 by NORC at the University of Chicago.

Oncology & Cancer

Risk of side effects from cancer immunotherapy linked to genetics

Even as they've revolutionized cancer treatment, drugs known as immune checkpoint inhibitors can produce a range of adverse, immune-related side effects. In a new study, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute identify, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 in 2022: A year-end wrap-up

Omicron overstayed its welcome. At-home COVID-19 testing was routine. The bivalent booster arrived.

Neuroscience

Deep brain stimulation could help treat Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, but it is not easily treatable. One potential therapy is deep brain stimulation delivered by a kind of pacemaker. A team of researchers at Charité—Universitätsmedizin ...

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