Just 5% of Terminally-Ill Cancer Patients Fully Understand Prognosis, Study Finds
Just a fraction of terminally-ill cancer patients fully understood their prognosis according to a new small study published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine followed 178 cancer patients
Obama on Science: 'It Is Fun. I Love This Stuff'
President Barack Obama recognized 17 leading scientists and innovators for work helping put "countless revolutionary discoveries within our reach."
In Yemen's War, Untreated Cancer Patients Wait for Death
The city of Taiz is home to Yemen's largest cancer hospital _ and it's also one of the worst battlegrounds in the country's civil war
Immune Drug for Deadly Skin Cancer Shows Long-Term Survival
A study shows a new kind of drug for the deadliest form of skin cancer is helping some patients survive for at least three years
Pfizer Buying Skin Drug Maker Anacor for $5.2 Billion
Pfizer buying skin drug maker Anacor Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion in 1st move after Allergan deal collapse
FDA Issues New Regulations for E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
E-cigarettes will face new regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including requirements that affect manufacturing, ingredient labeling and not selling the product to those under the age of 18, the agency announced today. The FDA announced a plan to regulate e-cigarettes two years
Why Ex-Facebook President Sean Parker Is Betting $250M on This Cancer Treatment
The battle to cure cancer just got a serious boost thanks to former Facebook President Sean Parker , who has pledged to donate $250 million to research a breakthrough area of cancer treatment called immunothearpy. Immunotherapy treatments, which work by harnessing the body's immune system to battle
Keith Smart finishes cancer treatment, hopes to rejoin Heat coaching staff soon
Miami Heat assistant coach Keith Smart was reunited with the team Friday night for the first time since completing 30 radiation treatments for a rare form of skin cancer . Just hours before Miami's Nov. 3 home game against the Atlanta Hawks , Smart was diagnosed with a slow-growing cancer called
Sanders Supporters Rally in Florida
ABC News' Mary Alice Parks takes us to Florida where Bernie Sanders supporters are rallying in Florida ahead of the primary.
The Remarkable Cancer Treatment That Helped Jimmy Carter Combat Brain Tumor
Just months after finding out he had metastatic cancer, former President Jimmy Carter announced this weekend that his doctors have said he no longer needs cancer treatment thanks in part to a groundbreaking new kind of medication that trains the immune system to fight cancer tumors. Carter