Global Cancer News

Searching for a blood test to monitor ovarian cancer

Anne Li                                  December 23rd, 2016   Quick and simple tests to accurately detect and track tumours would make keeping…

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The cancer registry is saving lives, but you’ve probably never heard of it

Anne Li                                 December 23rd, 2016   It’s fair to say the UK has some way to go to bring…

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Male Smokers More Likely to Lose Y Chromosomes

By Gunjan Sinha   If cancer, heart disease, and emphysema weren’t bad enough, male smokers may have another thing to worry about: losing their Y chromosomes. Researchers have found that smokers are up to four times…

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Gender and Ethnicity Influence the Risk of Dying from Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers

Men who have never smoked are more likely to die from lung cancer than women, as are Asians who live in Asia compared with individuals of European decent. An international team of investigators drew these…

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