Frontline Cancer

  • Frontline Cancer: Latest news about prostate cancer

    Frontline Cancer: Latest news about prostate cancer

    — FRONTLINE CANCER: After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common malignancy among American men, with 180,000 new cases each year. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death in men (more than 26,000 annually); only lung cancer kills more. Changing these grim statistics demands steadfast...

  • Frontline Cancer: Vaccines for HPV near guarantee

    Frontline Cancer: Vaccines for HPV near guarantee

    FRONTLINE CANCER: Dear Scott: “Our son, who is 25, went to the GP yesterday and his doc wasn’t sure about giving the Gardasil I had been bugging him to get. Didn’t you tell me about the benefits of the HPV vaccination?” The note was from a friend. It was personal, but also a topic of wide public...

  • Frontline Cancer: Studying cancer disparities among ethnicities

    Frontline Cancer: Studying cancer disparities among ethnicities

    • FRONTLINE CANCER: Cancer is not an equal opportunity killer. African-American males have the highest incidence rate of all cancers combined, for example, followed by whites, Hispanics, Asian/Pacific and American Indian/Alaska Native men. But among females, combined cancer incidence rates are...

  • Frontline Cancer: Top scientists to tackle cancer challenge

    Frontline Cancer: Top scientists to tackle cancer challenge

    • FRONTLINE CANCER: Elizabeth Blackburn has spent much of her career at the forefront, a pioneering researcher whose work has garnered virtually every major award in science: the Lasker, Gruber and Gairdner prizes, for example, and, of course, the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for...

  • Frontline Cancer: Research links lack of sleep and cancer biology

    Frontline Cancer: Research links lack of sleep and cancer biology

    • FRONTLINE CANCER: Sleep is the best meditation, says the Dalai Lama. It may also be the best medication. Sufficient sleep – seven or eight hours each night – is important to healing, proper immune function and mental health. Inadequate sleep has been associated with a host of ailments, from obesity...

74°