Investigating How ‘Chemo Brain’ Develops in Cancer Patients

(ACS) – During and after chemotherapy, many cancer patients describe feeling a mental fog, a condition that has been dubbed “chemo brain.” Why this happens is unclear, but researchers have

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This Biotech Company Wants the Power to Deny Patients Access to Their Own Genetic Information

(ALTERNET) – Myriad Genetics has already provoked ire for its former monopoly on testing for genes associated with breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. The biotechnology company Myriad Genetics is infamous

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Rice University Researchers Use Spectral Triangulation to Pinpoint Location of Tumors

HOUSTON – (May 20, 2016) – Bathing a patient in LED light may someday offer a new way to locate tumors, according to Rice University researchers. The spectral triangulation system

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Lung Cancer Breathalyser in UK Clinical Trials

(Reuters) – A breathalyser that could detect the early signs of lung cancer in patients’ exhaled breath is undergoing clinical trials in Britain. Matthew Stock reports. A simple breath test

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Tissue Probe Aims to Improve Cancer Diagnosis

(Reuters) – IBM Research says its microfluidic probe (MFP) can extract more and better quality information from human tissue for more accurate disease diagnosis. Matthew Stock reports. Scientists from IBM

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Baidu CEO tells staff to put values before profit after cancer death scandal

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Baidu Inc’s CEO has called on employees to put values before profit in response to a scandal around the death of a student who

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Tissue Probe Aims to Improve Cancer Diagnosis

(Reuters) – IBM Research says its microfluidic probe (MFP) can extract more and better quality information from human tissue for more accurate disease diagnosis. Matthew Stock reports. Scientists from IBM

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‘Exciting’ Cancer-Killing Antibody Discovered Which Leaves Healthy Cells Unscathed

(HUFF POST) – A ‘neutron bomb’ antibody, which kills cancer cells but leaves healthy ones unscathed, could be used to treat the disease. Researchers have developed an antibody from the body’s

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Breaking Down Brain Barriers to Fight Cancer

(Reuters) – Neurosurgeons using lasers to treat brain cancer have discovered the technique breaks down the blood-brain barrier, a finding that could potentially lead to new treatment options for the

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Breaking Down Brain Barriers to Fight Cancer

(Reuters) – Neurosurgeons using lasers to treat brain cancer have discovered the technique breaks down the blood-brain barrier, a finding that could potentially lead to new treatment options for the

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