Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
By admin On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Probe could help cancer surgeons know they got it all

WASHINGTON — Patients emerging from cancer surgery want to know, “Did you get it all?” Now scientists are developing a pen-like probe to help surgeons better tell when it’s safe to stop More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Flooding disrupts care at Houston hospital, cancer center

Officials prepared Monday to evacuate one of the nation’s busiest trauma centers as flooding from Harvey threatened the hospital’s supply of medicine and food. A spokesman at Houston’s Office More...

By admin On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Could certain vitamins put you at a higher risk for lung cancer?

August 26, 2017, 7:08 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new study about certain vitamins that could increase the risk of More...

By admin On Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Can a blood test detect cancer earlier?

A new genetic blood test might pave the way for detecting early stage cancers that often prove fatal when caught too late, a new study suggests. The test scans blood for DNA fragments released by cancerous tumors, More...

By admin On Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Colon cancer deaths, stroke rates among women

August 12, 2017, 7:37 AM| Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a surprising and concerning rise in colon cancer death rates among younger Americans, More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Puzzling rise in colorectal cancer deaths among younger adults

August 9, 2017, 8:15 AM| A new study shows death rates for colorectal cancer in white men and women under the age of 55 climbed nearly 14 percent in a decade after years of overall decline. More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017

Preventing cancer with HPV vaccine

July 23, 2017, 10:09 AM| A vaccine exists that can actually prevent cancer, yet millions of people are not taking it. Dr. Tara Narula reports on how immunization against the human papillomavirus More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Glioblastoma: John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis

July 23, 2017, 10:14 AM| The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM – so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

What is glioblastoma, the brain cancer John McCain has been diagnosed with?

Last Updated Jul 20, 2017 1:13 AM EDT As the news traveled quickly about Senator John McCain’s brain tumor diagnosis, CBS News chief medical correspondent joined CBSN’s “Red & Blue” More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

New screening guidelines for prostate cancer

April 11, 2017, 7:35 AM| Recommendations from a government advisory panel suggest new screening guidelines for prostate cancer. The task force said men from ages 55 to 69 should should talk to their doctors about More...