Topics :: cancer

Syndax Pharma Starts Phase III Trials for Breast Cancer Drug

By EDGE | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., have begun clinical trial of Syndax’s entinostat in treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer.

NSFW:: Hotties Raise Cancer Awareness With #CockInASock Campaign

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
NSFW but for a good cause: hot guys with Instagram and other social media accounts are putting their penises into socks to raise cancer awareness.

Study Reveals LGBT Youths Face Greater Cancer Risks

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario has revealed that LGBT youth are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with future cancer risks.

Sloan Kettering Holds One-Day Conference on LGBT Cancer

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 17, 2014
The National LGBT Cancer Network, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are presenting a one-day conference on Cancer in the LGBT Communities on January 18 in NYC.

Cancer’s Early Warning Signs

By John Maroussas | Saturday Jan 4, 2014
Most of us are aware that the recovery rate from most cancers is markedly better if the treatment comes at an early stage. Here are some warning signs that should be taken seriously.

U.S. Ignores HPV Threat

By J. Montgomery Buchanan | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
HPV may have infected up to 80% of the U.S., but rumors about the vaccine hinder widespread use, especially unfortunate if infected with HIV as well.

Study Ties Nuts to Lower Cancer, Heart Death Risk

By Marilynn Marchione | Friday Nov 22, 2013
Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease -- in fact, were less likely to die of any cause -- during a 30-year Harvard study.

Online Support Groups Help LBT Breast Cancer Survivors

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
In an effort to help lesbian, bisexual and transgender breast cancer survivors across New York state, the National LGBT Cancer Network has initiated an online forum and support group that can help those who may find it difficult to attend evening groups.

Colon Cancer Testing May Be Leveling Off in US

By Mike Stobbe | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
After years of steady increases, testing for colon cancer may be leveling off, a federal report suggests.

WHO Agency: Air Pollution Causes Cancer

By Maria Cheng | Friday Oct 18, 2013
The International Agency for Research on Cancer declared on Thursday that air pollution is a carcinogen, alongside known dangers such as asbestos, tobacco and ultraviolet radiation.