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tumors

Doctors use bacteria as weapon against cancer

Clostridium novyi-NT can cause gangrene and sepsis if infection runs amok, but when injected into a tumor, it appears to attack the cancer directly.

Drop the word ‘cancer,’ and patient choices change

'For the last 100 years, people have been taught if you find cancer, cut it out,' an American Cancer Society doctor noted. 'We need to change that teaching.'

Patient Story

‘Mom, I think I have cancer’

13-year-old Khalique Vialva is fighting a rare form of cancer that affects only four in 1 million kids.

Cancer ‘vaccine’ rids body of multiple cancer types—in mice

But will it work in humans?

‘A big move forward’

One-stop blood test shows early promise in detecting eight types of cancer.

Patient Story

Outlasting cancer

Pediatric oncologist: Cancer survivors need to watch for these issues.

Scientists spot what keeps moles from becoming melanomas

Protein that suppresses tumor puts brakes on further cell division.