Imagine thousands of scientists across the globe collaborating to find a cure for cancer, or create a new malaria vaccine.
A new genetic discovery could lead to easier detection of colorectal cancer.
Some patients fear injections so much that they avoid getting proper medical treatment, sometimes with life-threatening results. Transdermal patches, which administer drugs through the skin, could make the bite of the needle a mere unpleasant memory.
Center have created a test that could help doctors identify which breast cancer patients need aggressive therapy. The study, published in the online version of Clinical Cancer Research, could prevent many women from undergoing unnecessary chemotherapy or radiation treatment.
A common prostate-cancer screening test may be largely ineffective, according to two new studies. Scientists in the U.S. and Europe found that the PSA blood test saves few lives and leads to unnecessary treatments for large numbers of men.