09/22/2010 // Canada // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Canada – The survival rates for patients with cancer in Canada are on the rise. As reported by Postmedia News on Canda.com, a recently released statistics report shows a six percent increase in the survival rate for Canadians who received cancer diagnoses between 2004 and 2006 from data in the early 1990s. Prithwish...

09/21/2010 // Chicago, Il, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers Two studies find stress acts as fertilizer to feed breast cancer and helps cancer survive treatment therapy. Researchers discovered that stress is biologically reprogramming the immune cells that are trying to fight the cancer, transforming them from protecting the body against disease into aiders....

09/17/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers Recently at a global cancer conference, groups like The World Health Organization and The American Cancer Society pushed for more attention to be paid to the disparity between the less than ample funding for cancer treatment and prevention and the sobering economic toll the disease takes on the world....

08/06/2010 // Milford, Auckland , New Zealand // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers A new form of Mouth Cancer treatment is being developed from a genetically engineered strain of the herpes virus. Doctors inject the virus into the cancer cells causing them to burst. To date, 17 patients that have been injected with this new form of Mouth Cancer treatment and have shown...

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a sub-section of the government’s National Institutes of Health, and serves as one of the premier global sources for cancer research and funding. Among the organization’s many goals, is a commitment to making advances in personalized cancer treatment. Personalized cancer treatment involves looking for specific biomarkers...

Dallas, TX: Limitations of mesothelioma cancer treatments and the urge of finding remedies to prolong the life span and release the mesothelioma victim from pain have led to development of treatment and therapies which go beyond the tradition and conventional methods of treatments. These conventional treatment methods and the alternative therapies are explained below: The...

Dallas, TX: Till the year 1957, no relation between the immune system of a person and the attacks of cancer, was established. Gradually, as the studies continued, the scientists found interesting evidence between the two. The immune system was found to act as a defensive line against the viruses and the bacteria, in the body. It was also found that people who were weak,...

Dallas, TX: Genes are located on the chromosomes inside the cells of a body, and are biologically made up “deoxyribonucleic’ acid. There are about 30,000 to 40,000 genes in a single person. The function of these genes is to carry instructions that permit the cells to produce specific proteins. These proteins are called enzymes. These genes are responsible for developing...

The Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic will allow lung cancer and mesothelioma patients to participate in an accelerated medical plan to figure...