Tag Archives: Cancer

Common Cold Virus Completely Eliminates Tumor In Patient With Bladder Cancer

A strain of the common cold virus has been used to treat people with bladder cancer in the U.K., with impressive early results. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free Getty A strain of the common cold virus has been used to treat patients with a type of bladder cancer, completely removing any trace of disease in one patient. The… Read More »

Colorectal cancer screening before age 50?

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. There is strong evidence that screening for CRC with colonoscopy, other visual exams, or stool-based tests can reduce CRC mortality. As a result, several expert organizations have long recommended regular CRC screening for US adults ages 50 to 75. In… Read More »

WHO study finds ‘strong evidence’ HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer

Ulrich Baumgarten | Getty Images International researchers say there’s “strong evidence” the HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer and should be expanded to boys and adults, according to a World Health Organization study published Wednesday in The Lancet. “Because of our finding, we believe the WHO call for action to eliminate cervical cancer may be possible… Read More »