Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
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...

By admin On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study More...

By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Teen model beats ovarian cancer, inspires others

16-year-old Peyton Linafelter beat ovarian cancer, which usually strikes much older women, and now wants to inspire others. CBS Denver Colorado teen Peyton Linafelter recently worked out at CrossFit South More...

By admin On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

When is it OK not to treat cancer?

The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first do no harm … words many doctors today are taking to heart when it comes to decisions about cancer treatment. Here’s Barry Petersen:  Lisa Mann was readying More...