• Study questions exclusion of cancer survivors from trials

    18 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A quarter of newly diagnosed cancer patients 65 or older are survivors who had a prior cancer - often preventing them from participating in clinical trials, researchers have found.
    Read more ...


  • You can make yourself more intelligent with brain training

    You can make yourself more intelligent with brain training

    18 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A study by Goethe University Frankfurt found the brains of clever people really are wired differently. Challenging tasks may help in development of brain networks - so different parts can interact.
    Read more ...


  • How common are new cancers in cancer survivors?

    19 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    One quarter of adults 65 or older and 11 percent of younger patients diagnosed with cancer from 2009 to 2013 had a prior cancer history.
    Read more ...


  • Schizophrenia drug development may be 'de-risked' with new research tool

    19 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Biomarkers that can help with development of better treatments for schizophrenia have now been identified, report investigators.
    Read more ...


  • Your Cancer Game Plan helps patients proactively address communication, emotional needs

    19 days ago - By Healio

    Your Cancer Game Plan is designed to help individuals with cancer and their families address their communication, emotional and nutritional needs.
    The awareness campaign is a collaboration between Merck and CancerCare, a national organization that provides free professional support services to patients.
    Members of the care team can help patients considerably by keeping the three key components of Your Cancer Game Plan at the forefront of care, according to Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA, LCSW-R, director of social service in CancerCare's office in Long Island, New York.
    “Physicians need
    Read more ...


  • UVA researchers developing new tool to help cancer patients make complex care decisions

    19 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers at the University of Virginia Cancer Center are developing a tool to help patients with prostate cancer better understand the potential risks and rewards of their treatment options. And that tool could ultimately benefit not just those patients but a broad spectrum of patients making complex care decisions based on their tumor's genomic information.
    Read more ...