New colon cancer treatment

Posted: January 1, 2018
The treatment of metastatic colon cancer had until recently hit a wall.  A few chemo drugs, two antibodies and one…
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Calcium, Vitamin D and fractures

Posted: December 12, 2017
For years Americans have been encouraged to take calcium and vitamin D supplements to prevent fractures.  These recommendations have targeted…
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Premature aging in Cancer Survivors

Posted: December 12, 2017
Oncologists have been aware since the field was born in the 1960′s that there were short-term and long-term side effects…
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Lung Cancer Prevention

Posted: December 12, 2017
Lung cancer prevention received a huge if unitended boost as analysis of the CANTOS trial has begun.  Canakinumab, a blocker…
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Breast Cancer and Birth Control Pills

Posted: December 12, 2017
It has long been known that birth-control pills (oral contraceptives) increased a woman’s risk of getting breast cancer by about…
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