Biden Relaunches 'Cancer Moonshot' Initiative Aimed at Halving Rate of Cancer Deaths by 2047 President Joe Biden on Wednesday relaunched the White House's "Cancer Moonshot" initiative, committing the nation to working toward reducing the death rate from cancer by at least 50% over the next 25 years. Read more...
New Treatment Target ID’d for Radiation-Resistant Cervical Cancer Understanding how cells die is key to developing new treatments for many diseases, whether the goal is to make cancer cells die or keep healthy cells alive in the face of other illnesses, such as massive infections or strokes. Two new studies
Improving Drug Options for Colorectal Cancer Patients Patients with colorectal cancer were among the first to receive targeted therapies. These drugs aim to block the cancer-causing proteins that trigger out-of-control cell growth while sparing healthy tissues. But some patients are not eligible for these treatments because they have cancer-promoting mutations
Antipsychotic Drugs May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer Tracking medications provided to over a half million U.S. women, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that many commonly prescribed older antipsychotic medications, and some newer ones, are associated with a significant increase in risk of