Cancer News

Optimistic News on Ovarian Cancer

August 20, 2015

Ovarian cancer has a nasty reputation. Many place ovarian cancer in the role of Grim Reaper. We’ve been told it is difficult to detect and that leads to a late-stage diagnosis. Few expect long-term survival. A new study suggests a better outlook for patients diagnosed with this often-silent form of cancer. Better Than Thought UC […]

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Twitter Chat: the Not-So-New Cancer Support Vehicle

August 17, 2015

What do you picture when you hear cancer support group? A hospital or clinic-sponsored group? Survivor-formed get-togethers? With the explosion of social media, it’s not surprising its platforms are another vehicle for support. But Twitter? Cancer Support Chat I admit, I was a bit surprised to hear of Twitter as a social media platform used […]

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Cancer News Update: October 2014

November 7, 2014

I’m a bit behind this month (seeing how it’s actually November). The following are a few cancer news stories from October. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. I may miss November news stories as I will be walking in my 11th 3-Day Walk for the Cure. […]

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Cancer News Update: September 2014

October 1, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for September. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News Victoria’s Secret Breathes Easier Over Study Results Now […]

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Cancer News Update: August 2014

August 28, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for August. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News Over-the-Counter Pharmacy Items May Slow Breast Cancer Recurrence […]

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Cancer News Update: July 2014

July 30, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for July. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News Aspirin May Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk A Yale […]

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Cancer News Update: June 2014

June 26, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for June. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News Double Mastectomy: Often Unnecessary? A study¬†published in the […]

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Cancer News Update: May 2014

May 21, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for May. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News Unemployment: Breast Cancer Side Effect? A study conducted […]

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Cancer News Update: April 2014

April 18, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for April. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News: April¬†2014 Harvard’s Take on Mammograms Researchers at Harvard […]

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Cancer News Update: March 2014

March 21, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for March. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News: March 2014 Cancer Patients Seek Non-Experts for Information […]

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