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Gene therapy tests stopped after cancer case

On Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it was stopping about 30 gene therapy trials after discovering that […]

Low-fat diet reduces breast cancer risk

According to researchers, eating a low-fat diet in adolescence may protect women against breast cancer. The study suggests it may […]

Success in predicting cancer treatment

Scientists have developed a way to predict whether tumours will respond to treatment. Researchers, from the Institute of Cancer Research […]

Anthrax’s Deadly Aim on Cancer

Scientists are working on a way to harness the destructive power of anthrax to fight cancer. Through mouse studies scientists […]

Success in predicting cancer treatment

Scientists have developed a way to predict whether tumours will respond to treatment. Researchers, from the Institute of Cancer Research […]

Initital survey of oncology patients – internet use

Two surveys conducted in 1999 and 2001 surveyed oncology patients from two teaching hospitals in central Sydney to explore the […]

Vitamins/carotenoids not likely to reduce the risk of squamous cell skin cancer

Researchers have reported that higher intakes of vitamins A, C, E and carotene apparently do not reduce the risk of […]

Surgery may help leg and hip tumors in children

A group of Italian orthopedic surgeons have found a new bone reconstruction technique that may help young children with bone […]

Meat consumption not linked to risk of breast cancer

Recent findings from epidemiologic studies have shown that the consumption of meat is not associated with an increased risk of […]

Shared protein patrols proliferation of stem cells and cancer cells

According to a new study, the same protein may control the proliferation of stem cells and cancer cells. The findings […]

Potential carcinogen in chips and bread caused by frying and baking.

Two studies now show that the compound, acrylamide, that causes cancer symptoms in animals, is formed during frying and baking […]

Several therapies may help prostate cancer patients

According to a new survey, only a small minority of men who have undergone surgery or radiation therapy to treat […]

Tamoxifen may preserve fertility through ovarian stimulation in breast cancer p…

Using tamoxifen as an ovarian stimulant may be a feasible means of fertility preservation for women who undergo chemotherapy for […]

International Mesothelioma Interest Group

Attached is a report on the two-day International Mesothelioma Interest Group. Several international and Australian speakers were involved and...

HRT after a diagnosis of breast cancer – cancer recurrence and mortality

The following is an abstract of a research article written by Eva M Durna, Barry G Wren, Gillian Z Heller, […]