Infections caused 13% of cancers in 2018

2.2 million new cases worldwide Date: January 6, 2020 Source: Healio.com Infectious Disease News Author: de Martel C, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Excerpt: "In 2018, infections were the cause of 13% of [...]

Cancers ‘rising around the world’

There will be 18.1 million new cases of cancer and 9.6 million people will die with the disease this year worldwide, a report predicts. Date: 12 September 2018 Source: BBC News - Health Author: Smitha [...]

Gut bacteria ‘boost’ cancer therapy

Bacteria living in the murky depths of the digestive system seem to influence whether tumours shrink during cancer therapy, say French and US researchers. Date: Nov 3, 2017 Source: BBC News - Health Author: By [...]

BBC News – ‘Handful of changes’ make cancer

British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform a healthy cell into a cancer. Date: Oct 19, 2017 Source: BBC Health News Author: James Gallagher Excerpt: The researchers analysed the DNA from [...]

Can we win the war on cancer?

While statistics show that victory is still far off, scientists still have hope that we will succeed. So many of us develop this horrible disease because cancer is a byproduct of the process of [...]