Cancer treatments that attack tumors based on their individual genetic traits -- not their location in the body -- far outperform traditional methods, extending survival for twice as many patients, a study said Saturday.
As counterintuitive as it may sound, newborn babies and infants need to be exposed to certain bacteria and infections in order to avoid developing childhood leukemia later on in life, according to a new study.
A potentially groundbreaking clinical trial at The Ottawa Hospital hopes to see if combining erectile dysfunction drugs with the flu shot can better help the body fight remaining cancer cells after surgery.
A scientist who developed a lab test to predict whether children with cancer are susceptible to potentially life-threatening side effects from three chemotherapy drugs is now focusing on five other medications so parents and doctors can discuss safer, personalized treatment.
After Catherine Wreford was told five years ago that she had two to six years to live, she decided to spend them doing what she loves most. The 37-year-old danced again over the weekend in a Winnipeg production of “A Chorus Line.”
Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product's manufacturer - agribusiness giant Monsanto.
Scientists suggested on Thursday a link between cancer and "ultra-processed" foods such as cookies, fizzy drinks and sugary cereals, though outside experts cautioned against reading too much into the study results.
Organizers of a small-town hockey tournament are hoping the weekend event will yield life-saving results for at least one local girl, after participants were encouraged to swab their cheeks for a bone marrow transplant database.