Cancer Treatment Methods, Information and Research News Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-11
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Treatment of Cancer category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Treatment of Cancer Publications - (109 Articles)
MCED Blood Test for Early Cancer Detection
A simple blood test can now detect common cancer signal across over 50 types of cancer from tumor DNA in blood.
Publish Date: 2022-09-11
Desmoid Tumor Drug Shows Promise
Significant improvement in progression-free survival and response rate combined with reduced symptoms and better quality of life outcome of new treatment approach for patients with desmoid tumors.
Publish Date: 2022-09-11
Improving Access to Essential Life-Saving Cancer Medicine
Access to Oncology Medicines (ATOM) Coalition is a global partnership to increase access to quality-assured essential cancer medicines in low and lower middle-income countries and to help countries develop capacity for their proper use.
Publish Date: 2022-05-20
Cancer Care Adaptations and Innovations Through COVID-19
On World Cancer Day UICC shines a light on responses to COVID-19 pandemic by world cancer organization's and individuals struggling to maintain progress in cancer care.
Publish Date: 2021-01-20 - Updated: 2021-02-04
Molecular Profiling of Cancer Tumors : Implications for Precision Medicine
Advances in molecular profiling of tumor cells have increased potential of evolution of cancer cells and showcased need for early cancer diagnosis and personalized disease management.
Publish Date: 2020-02-18
Breakthrough Hybrid Nanomaterial Platform to Kill Cancer Cells
Hybrid nanomaterial based on magnetite gold particles can serve as a platform to detect cancer cells anywhere in the body and to complete targeted deliveries of drugs to these cells.
Publish Date: 2018-08-18
Anti-cancer Effects of Natural Alkaloid Extracted from Daffodils
Study published in the scientific journal Structure describes anti-cancer effects of natural alkaloid extracted from Daffodils.
Publish Date: 2018-03-02
Minimally Invasive Device to Treat Cancer and Other Illnesses
New medical device may revolutionize delivery of medicine to treat cancer as well as a host of other diseases and ailments.
Publish Date: 2016-12-08
Discovery Paves Way for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Patients with pancreatic cancer may soon face better treatment options due to a discovery by Dr. Reginald Hill, Archibald Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology.
Publish Date: 2016-11-12 - Updated: 2020-04-19
Multi-Million-Dollar Research to Stop Cancer Ability to Spread
The primary goal is to figure out how and why some cells break away from a tumor site and spread the disease to other parts of the body in a process called metastasis.
Publish Date: 2016-10-29
New Approach to Control Cancer Not Eliminate It
Metronomic dosage regimen uses significantly lower doses of chemotherapeutic drugs but at more frequent time intervals.
Publish Date: 2016-08-26 - Updated: 2022-01-18
Inhibiting Autophagy to Stop Cancer Tumors
Inhibiting autophagy has been shown to effectively blocks tumor cell migration and breast cancer metastasis in tumor models.
Publish Date: 2016-05-12 - Updated: 2020-06-02
Turning Plant Virus Shells Against Human Cancers
Research to customize tobacco mosaic virus to distinguish between indolent and aggressive prostate cancers, and potato virus X to deliver treatments to breast cancer tumors.
Publish Date: 2016-03-15 - Updated: 2020-11-04
T Cell Therapy: Fighting Cancer & Infections
T cell immunity has evolved to recognize and respond to health threats and provide a lifelong memory that prevents recurrent disease.
Publish Date: 2016-02-18
Cancer Information, Prognosis and Survival Statistics
Understanding your cancer and knowing what to expect may help you and your loved ones make decisions.
Publish Date: 2015-12-23 - Updated: 2020-01-17
Plant Virus Shell Triggers Immune Response Against Cancer
The cowpea virus-based nanoparticles act like a switch that turns on the immune system to recognize and fight against the tumor.
Publish Date: 2015-12-22
New Vaccines for Head and Neck Cancer Therapy
The vaccine is designed to induce an immune response against cancer cells that remain in patients who have completed conventional therapy.
Publish Date: 2015-11-30 - Updated: 2021-07-20
Chemo Brain: A Chemotherapy Side Effect
Information regarding chemo brain, a reported mental fogginess after chemotherapy treatment, resulting in a slight loss of cognitive abilities.
Publish Date: 2015-05-06 - Updated: 2022-08-25
Cancer Statistics: 22% Drop in Mortality Rate Over Past 20 Years
Annual cancer statistics report finds 22% drop in cancer mortality over two decades led to avoidance of over 1.5 million cancer deaths.
Publish Date: 2014-12-31 - Updated: 2021-09-24
Detectable Pre-cancerous State in Human Blood
Researchers uncover easily detectable pre-malignant state in blood that increases likelihood a person will develop blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, or myelodysplastic syndrome.
Publish Date: 2014-11-27 - Updated: 2020-11-16
Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy Treatment
Leading manufacturer of scalp cooling equipment Paxman Coolers is to fund research into the science behind hair loss during chemotherapy treatment.
Publish Date: 2014-10-29
Human Immune System Key in Fight Against Cancer
Research by scientists fighting a cyber-war against cancer finds that the immune system may be a clinicians most powerful ally.
Publish Date: 2014-09-23 - Updated: 2021-11-07
Evolved Protein that May Stop Cancer from Spreading Discovered
Researchers develop protein therapy that disrupts the process that causes cancer cells to break away from original tumor sites.
Publish Date: 2014-09-21
Antibody Stops Cachexia a Cancer-related Wasting Condition
New research study pinpoints a molecular cause of cachexia, and hints at a future potential treatment for the condition.
Publish Date: 2014-07-13 - Updated: 2021-06-21
Possible 19M Cancer Survivors in U.S. by 2024
The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. currently estimated to be 14.5 million will grow to almost 19 million by 2024.
Publish Date: 2014-06-02 - Updated: 2021-07-09
Fighting Cancer with Diet Changes
Dieting may decrease chances for metastases in triple negative breast cancers by strengthening the tissue surrounding the tumor.
Publish Date: 2014-05-30 - Updated: 2021-07-09
Nano Device for Early Cancer Detection
Researchers announce development of lab-on-a-chip platform for detecting protein cancer markers in blood using advances in plasmonics, nano-fabrication, microfluids and surface chemistry.
Publish Date: 2014-05-18 - Updated: 2021-07-22
New Drug a Revolution in Cancer Treatment
A revolution in cancer treatment may soon be underway following breakthrough that could lead to dramatic improvement in cancer survival rates.
Publish Date: 2014-03-25 - Updated: 2021-01-29
Fighting Cancer on the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles Carry Chemotherapy Drugs Directly to Tumor Cells
New method to fight cancer using light activated drug delivery demonstrated using human breast cancer cells holds promise for treating cancer.
Publish Date: 2014-03-03
Potassium Iodide, Radiation and Thyroid Risks
Information regarding Potassium Iodide (KI) a substance that floods the thyroid with iodine preventing radioactive iodine from becoming absorbed.
Publish Date: 2014-01-08 - Updated: 2017-06-28
Using Nanoparticles to Battle Cancer
Research on new cancer treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer cells.
Publish Date: 2013-08-20 - Updated: 2018-03-15
Cancer Drug Shortage Toll on Patients
A national survey of health professionals showed that drug shortages are taking a heavy toll on cancer patients.
Publish Date: 2013-03-23 - Updated: 2022-02-07
Matching Cancer Tumors with Appropriate Drugs
Study finds potential to match tumors with known cancer drugs by mapping the landscape of kinases which could aid in personalized cancer treatment.
Publish Date: 2013-02-06 - Updated: 2021-05-29
New Cancer Drug 10 Times More Potent
Scientist creates new cancer drug that is 10 times more potent - Drug efficiently targets breast, lung and colon cancer; Clinical trials could start within 2 years.
Publish Date: 2012-08-29 - Updated: 2022-02-12
Daily Aspirin Equals Lower Cancer Mortality
Study of aspirin for prevention of vascular events found an estimated 37% reduction in cancer mortality among those using aspirin for five years or more.
Publish Date: 2012-08-11 - Updated: 2021-08-10
Doubling Efficacy of Radiation Therapy for Cancer Tumors
Scientists have devised a way to reduce lung cancer cells ability to repair the lethal double strand DNA breaks caused by radiation therapy.
Publish Date: 2011-12-17 - Updated: 2012-09-21
Cancer Tumor Destruction Method Also Creates Immunity
Not only are cancerous cells more reliably destroyed but in the majority of cases the body develops immunity against the return of the tumor.
Publish Date: 2011-12-06
Cure for Cancer - Can Double Suicide Virus be the Answer
Surgery free cancer treatment uses adenovirus to destroy and reduce cancer cells within the specific part of the body.
Publish Date: 2011-10-16
Lung Cancer Inhaler Treatment Using Nebuliser
New method for giving drugs by inhalation to lung cancer patients through a nebuliser instead of current approach of intravenous delivery.
Publish Date: 2011-10-13
Public Still Ignorant Regarding Diet and Cancer
Research reveals widespread lack of knowledge of the importance of diet and obesity as contributing causes towards the development of cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-09-27 - Updated: 2013-02-05
Unequal Access to Cancer Care Can Not Be Tolerated
Report from The Lancet Oncology Commission tries to tackle the problem of how to deliver affordable high quality and equitable cancer care in developed countries.
Publish Date: 2011-09-26
Speeding Drug Development for Rare Cancers Including Ependymoma
New approach to drug development identified dozens of potential new treatments of ependymoma a rare tumor of the brain and spinal cord.
Publish Date: 2011-09-15
Development of Cancer Treatment Device
The Government of Canada is supporting development of new cancer radiation therapy device that may lead to more precise and life-saving treatment methods.
Publish Date: 2011-08-18
Urine Test for Diagnosis of Cancer
Cancers of the gut stomach and pancreas could be detected much sooner with a simple urine test.
Publish Date: 2011-06-13
Breakthrough in Understanding Common Cancer
Mechanism which potentially affects many more genes and can account for a wider palette of lymphomas.
Publish Date: 2011-06-09
Pain, Fatigue, Insomnia and Confusion in Cancer Survivors
Many cancer survivors still suffer moderate to severe problems with pain fatigue sleep memory and concentration years after treatment has ended.
Publish Date: 2011-06-07
Good Cholesterol Nanoparticles Seek and Destroy Cancer Cells
High-density lipoprotein's hauls excess cholesterol to the liver for disposal, but new research suggests good cholesterol can also act as a special delivery vehicle of destruction for cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-04-02 - Updated: 2022-04-28
Patients Willing to Undergo Multiple Tests for New Cancer Treatments
Cancer patients are willing to undergo many tests to receive advanced experimental treatment in clinical trials.
Publish Date: 2011-03-04
Erlotinib Cancer Treatment Drug
The targeted cancer drug erlotinib has comparable efficacy to chemotherapy, and is better tolerated.
Publish Date: 2011-02-27
Genetic Differences Between Cancer and Non-Cancer Patients
New technology detects distinct genetic changes differentiating cancer patients.
Publish Date: 2011-02-23
Wiping Out Cancer - Cancer Stem Cell Targeting
Chemical antibody that acts like a guided missile to seek out and bind only to cancer stem cells.
Publish Date: 2011-02-19
Genetic Evidence Antioxidants Help Treat Cancer
Antioxidant drugs currently used to treat lung disease, malaria, and even the common cold, can also help prevent and treat cancers.
Publish Date: 2011-02-15 - Updated: 2022-06-02
Cancer Breakthrough May Prevent Heart Failure and Increase Survival Rates
Cancer treatment breakthrough could help reduce heart failure in cancer patients around the world and ultimately increase survival rates.
Publish Date: 2011-02-10
Childhood Cancer Research in Danger
Long-term funding and better collaboration are needed to maintain improvement in the cancer survival rate.
Publish Date: 2011-02-09 - Updated: 2022-06-08
New Treatment for Childhood Cancer - Protein May be Key
A protein may be central to a new treatment for the often-fatal childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
Publish Date: 2011-02-08
Lifestyle Factors Key to Saving Lives - Millions of Preventable Cancer Cases
Global trend of unhealthy sedentary lifestyles responsible for putting millions at high risk of cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-02-04
Fight Against Cancer - Blue Cross
Gold Standard accreditation by meeting criteria of workplace programs by reducing the risk of cancer for employees and their families through healthy lifestyle choices.
Publish Date: 2011-02-03
Antibiotic Offers Potential for Anti-Cancer Activity
The potential for developing anti-cancer agents grew out of an attempt to determine how the compound tautomycetin exerts its immune suppression activities.
Publish Date: 2011-01-28
Light Therapy for Early Stage Laryngeal Cancer is Voice Saver
Light or photodynamic therapy helps preserve voice and vocal cord function for patients with early stage laryngeal or voice box cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-01-28 - Updated: 2018-12-08
Does Chocolate Hold the Key to Curing HPV
Applications for the antioxidant-rich beans which could spur an innovative approach to treating human papillomavirus (HPV) a precursor to cervical cancer.
Publish Date: 2011-01-24
Treating Head and Neck Cancer
Combining radiation therapy chemotherapy safely treats head and neck cancer patients.
Publish Date: 2010-11-06
Breakthrough in Cancer Vaccine Research
Vaccines created to prompt the immune system to attack cancerous cells in tumors have shown to activate an immune response in the body.
Publish Date: 2010-11-05 - Updated: 2018-03-15
Women Fight Effects of Chemotherapy Long After Treatment Ends
For some women the effects of breast cancer the most common cancer affecting women do not end when they leave the hospital.
Publish Date: 2010-10-20
Soft Drink Could Enhance Effects of an Anti-cancer Drug
Experiments suggest a popular lemon-lime soft drink could play unexpected role in improving effectiveness of an oral anticancer drug.
Publish Date: 2010-10-14
Surgical Technique Relieves Painful Spine Fractures in Patients with Metastatic Cancer
Many patients with multiple myeloma suffer compression fractures in their spine because the spine is one of the most common sites for metastatic spread of the disease.
Publish Date: 2010-10-09 - Updated: 2018-04-05
Less Chemotherapy Works Well for Some Childhood Cancer
Childhood cancer can be fought successfully with far less chemotherapy than previously believed.
Publish Date: 2010-09-30
New Therapy Boosts Cure Rate for Neuroblastoma Childhood Cancer
First substantial increase in over 10 years in cure rates for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
Publish Date: 2010-09-29 - Updated: 2018-03-16
Researchers to Activate Anti Cancer Gene
Researchers hope to stop colon cancer by activating special anti-cancer genes.
Publish Date: 2010-08-30
Revolutionary Way to Treat Eye Cancer
Silicone oil already used to treat retinal detachment could screen out a majority of harmful radiation.
Publish Date: 2010-08-27
Palliative Care Prolongs Life for Cancer Patients
Early referrals to palliative care prolongs life for patients living with metastatic lung cancer.
Publish Date: 2010-08-21
US Oncology Helps Deliver Latest Cancer Therapies
US Oncology Helps Deliver Latest Cancer Therapies Through Local Community Access to Cutting Edge Research.
Publish Date: 2010-08-19
SonoPhotoDynamic Therapy for Cancer Treatment
Photodynamic therapy uses photo-sensitizers and harmless visible light with oxygen which kill cells by apoptosis and/or necrosis.
Publish Date: 2010-08-06
Reducing Cancer Pain and Depression
Pain and depression associated with cancer are often unrecognized and under-treated in cancer treatments.
Publish Date: 2010-07-13
Cancer Care Guidelines Updated
Enhanced and revised documents provide vital evidence based information for treating cancer.
Publish Date: 2010-07-09
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Proton Therapy for Cancer Patients
Childrens Hospital Philadelphia announces availability of proton therapy cancer radiation that offers potentially life changing benefits to children.
Publish Date: 2010-05-27 - Updated: 2020-11-16
Medical Costs of Cancer have Nearly Doubled over Last 20 Years
Analysis finds costs of treating cancer have nearly doubled over the past two decades.
Publish Date: 2010-05-10
Radiation Therapy for Terminal Cancer Patients
Proportion of patients with end-stage or terminal cancer do not benefit from palliative radiation therapy.
Publish Date: 2010-04-12
Variations in How Women with Early Breast Cancer are Treated
Global study of women with early breast cancer has found wide variations in how they were treated.
Publish Date: 2010-04-12 - Updated: 2016-03-14
Radiotherapy Can Cause Lasting Vascular Disease
New research suggests that sustained inflammation induced by post-radiotherapy changes in the gene expression in the arteries could be the cause.
Publish Date: 2010-03-22 - Updated: 2023-01-05
Cryotherapy Radiology Freeze Treatment for Cancer Tumors
Cryotherapy is an interventional radiology treatment to freeze cancer tumors.
Publish Date: 2010-03-16
New Cancer Treatment for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients
New cancer drug being assessed in a Phase I clinical trial gives hope to treatment for lymphoma and leukemia patients.
Publish Date: 2010-02-26
Celastrol Plant Extract Could Help Refine Cancer Treatment
Cancer treatment research with an anti-inflammatory plant derivative long used in Chinese medicine.
Publish Date: 2010-02-04
Radiation Therapy AAPM
Number of rare but tragic events in the last decade involving people undergoing radiation therapy.
Publish Date: 2010-01-29 - Updated: 2018-06-04
Benefits from Radiation Therapy Outweigh Risks for Cancer Patients
Radiation therapy is one of the safest most effective ways to treat cancer.
Publish Date: 2010-01-25
Researching Treatment for Rare Cancers - Scott & White Healthcare
Clinical trials targeting cancers that affect both adults and children.
Publish Date: 2010-01-05
Mushroom Derived Drug Promising for Cancer Treatment
Promising cancer drug discovered in a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine.
Publish Date: 2009-12-23 - Updated: 2017-05-19
Tracking Cancer Killing Particles with MRI
Single nanoparticle can be tracked in real time with MRI as it homes in and kills cancer cells with heat.
Publish Date: 2009-12-14
Why Cancer Cells Will Not Die
New cancer cell discovery has implications for both the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Publish Date: 2009-12-09
Radiation Therapy Treats Pain in Patients with Advanced Cancer
Radiation to tumors effectively controls pain in patients with cancer that has spread to the spine.
Publish Date: 2009-11-03
New Cancer Research Priorities Needed
Cancer research is too focused on new drug development not enough money and effort is devoted to pursuing advances in knowledge.
Publish Date: 2009-09-22
Oncology Radiation Therapy Methods to Treat Cancer
Examines a variety of oncology methods for the radiotherapy treatment of cancer and tumor growths.
Publish Date: 2009-07-20
Cancer and Trojan Horse Therapy
An editorial presenting the Trojan Horse Therapy research being done in Australia related to Cancer.
Publish Date: 2009-07-01 - Updated: 2010-04-15
MicroRNA Replacement Therapy may Stop Cancer
New study suggests that delivering microRNAs to cancer cells could help to stop the disease in its tracks.
Publish Date: 2009-06-12 - Updated: 2018-01-26
New Treatment Safe for Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Patients undergoing treatment for advanced head and neck cancers may respond well to the addition of gefinitib to chemotherapy.
Publish Date: 2009-05-31 - Updated: 2015-04-17
Personalized Cancer Treatment: New Direction for RNAi Delivery
Researchers have developed an efficient system for delivering siRNA into primary cancer cells.
Publish Date: 2009-05-17 - Updated: 2009-07-20
Gel Studied as Treatment for Esophageal Cancer
Drug therapy delivers a dose of chemotherapy injected directly on to the tumors in the esophagus to reduce the size of cancerous throat tumors.
Publish Date: 2009-04-15 - Updated: 2009-07-20
Acupressure Wristbands Ease Nausea with Cancer Treatment
Cancer patients who wore acupressure wristbands had much less nausea while receiving radiation treatment.
Publish Date: 2009-04-08 - Updated: 2009-07-20
Researchers Discover Molecular Interplay that Moves Cancer Cells
Cancer that spreads elsewhere in the body known as metastasis is the process that most often leads to death from the disease.
Publish Date: 2009-03-29 - Updated: 2009-07-20
High Dosage Brachytherapy for Head and Neck Cancer Tumors
High dosage perioperative brachytherapy obtains excellent results in the treatment of head and neck tumors.
Publish Date: 2009-03-27 - Updated: 2015-04-17
Radiation Therapy: Overview and General Information
Overview of radiation therapy for both internal and external cancer treatment including types and possible side effects.
Publish Date: 2009-03-24 - Updated: 2022-06-02
Chemotherapy: General Overview and Information
Defines the use of Chemotherapy as a treatment for cancer and lists some side effects of receiving Chemotherapy.
Publish Date: 2009-03-23 - Updated: 2022-06-02
Starve Cancer Tumors of Blood
New mechanism involved in cancer tumor development could lead to an innovative cancer cure treatment.
Publish Date: 2009-02-11 - Updated: 2009-07-20
Top Cancer Fighting Food Groups
List of foods that have the ability to fight cancer many of the cancer fighting foods identified are found to contain phytochemicals.
Publish Date: 2009-01-15 - Updated: 2018-03-16
Radiation Treatments - Preparing for and Having Radiation Treatments
Discusses preparing for and under going radiation treatment for cancer a real life story.
Publish Date: 2009-01-15 - Updated: 2010-06-30
New Genes that Fuse in Cancer
New technology for detecting gene fusions opens field in cancer research at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Publish Date: 2009-01-11 - Updated: 2016-11-05
Research Shows Cell Inactive State Critical for Cancer Treatment
A new study shows biological process called quiescence which enables blood forming stem cells to exist in a dormant or inactive state.
Publish Date: 2009-01-09 - Updated: 2009-07-20
Should We Treat or Prevent Cancer
If cancer is caught in the early stages of development it can be treated and cured.
Publish Date: 2008-11-15 - Updated: 2010-10-13
Is There a Cure for Cancer
As a cancer survivor who now dedicates much of my time to giving cancer support I am often asked if there is a definitive cure for cancer.
Publish Date: 2008-07-20 - Updated: 2010-01-17
Ways to Prevent or Fight Cancer
How you can possibly prevent and fight cancer with healthy foods.
Publish Date: 2008-07-20 - Updated: 2015-04-19
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