Tag Archives: Cancer

A Hidden Cancer Could Have Killed Me—If It Wasn’t for This Routine Test

Jen BabakhanDec 07 Jim O’Connell prides himself on being health conscious in every way, so when he received a prostate cancer diagnosis—and the news that it was aggressive—he was shocked Courtesy Jim O’ConnellWhen Jim O’Connell moved to New York City in 1997, he signed up with a new doctor who ordered a basic panel of… Read More »

Qld develops new test to detect cancer

Queensland scientists have developed a test they hope could be “the holy grail” for diagnosing cancer. The test has been developed by University of Queensland researchers who have discovered a unique DNA nanostructure that appears to be common to all cancers. Researcher Professor Matt Trau says this has enabled an entirely new non-invasive approach to… Read More »

Cancer could be 'stalled' but world will never be rid of it, Nobel laureates say

The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades, although it is unlikely the disease could be eradicated. James Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan made the assessments at a Thursday news conference ahead of receiving the 9… Read More »