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WHO: 14 million people developed cancer in 2012

According to the latest report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the number of cancer cases will rise to 19.3 million by 2025. Death caused by cancer around the world have risen, and fatality rates are higher in less developed countries. Read more

New technique to detect brain cancer in 30 minutes

Brain cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer death. It usually takes 2 to 3 days to be diagnosed with current medical technique and skill, however a new technique has been created and the diagnosis of brain cancer takes only 30 minutes. Read more

11 alternative cancer treatment options

These alternative cancer treatment options do not cure cancer, but they may help to relief from the signs and symptoms.

People with cancer usually are interested in trying different treatments or medicines that may help them, including complementary and alternative cancer treatments.  Read more

Research reveals 3-way genetic switch for cancer metastasis

The operating principles of a genetic switch that cancer cells use to determine when to metastasize and invade other parts of the body is recently been deciphered by the cancer researchers at the Rice University. The study found that the on-off witch’s dynamics also allows a third choice that lies somewhere between “on” and “off”. This extra setting explains the confusing experimental results previously and gives a new direction to cancer treatment. Read more