A new study has introduced a promising blood test that health professionals may soon use to accurately detect brain cancer. A simple blood test could make a great difference for those with brain cancer. Dr. Matthew J. Baker, a reader in the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, […]
A novel test that looks for a molecular fingerprint in needle biopsies could help improve the diagnosis of thyroid cancer and reduce unnecessary surgeries, according to new research. A new thyroid cancer test could prevent unnecessary invasive procedures. A recent PNAS paper describes the new test and how it performed in a pilot study. The […]
New research, appearing in the International Journal of Cancer, finds an association between drinking tea at very high temperatures and the risk of developing esophageal cancer. New research recommends letting tea cool down before drinking it. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, there will be approximately 17,650 new cases of esophageal cancer and […]
Recent research has tied regular use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin, to longer survival in some people with head and neck cancer. Aspirin may improve the outlook for some people living with head and neck cancer. The researchers propose that there should now be a clinical trial to test the effectiveness and safety […]
Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a rare type of thyroid cancer. The earliest sign of MTC is typically a painless lump in the neck. Later symptoms can include pain or discomfort, hoarseness, coughing, and difficulty swallowing or breathing. If caught early, the outlook for MTC is often very good. Learn more here.