Researchers in California discovered that dogs can smell cancer on a human’s breath with 99 percent accuracy. Now, new technology mimics a dog’s olfactory sense to sniff out cancers.
The daffodil is the signature flower of hope. And, during the American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days campaign in March, it symbolizes hope for cancer patients and their families.
A new study suggests that the 6 to 10 percent of Americans who use prescription sleep medications such as Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata are more likely to develop cancer, and far more likely to die prematurely, compared to those who take no sleep aids.
(Columbus, OH) -- Many times, members of Amish communities view things differently than the rest of the world, including the role of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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How do cancer rates in the Amish community compare to cancer rates in the rest of the population? A geneticist at the Ohio University set out to answer that question.
In our new "Ask the Experts" video blog series, expert oncologists in Central PA help us answer thought-provoking questions about cancer.
We asked Dr. Shanthi Sivendran, a hematologist/oncologist at Lancaster General Health to help us answer these questions:
Is there more cancer today then ever?
Can stress cause cancer?