Researchers at the University of Houston have completed research that's linked gallbladder cancer with estrogen.
The scientists were able to prevent the development of tumors in mice by removing ovaries and reducing estrogen levels.
According to Lisa Merkl of the University of Houston, "There are many crucial clinical... more »
DENVER (AP) - Nuggets coach George Karl has another blood clot in his right leg as he recovers from radiation and chemotherapy treatment for throat and neck cancer.
Karl's partner, Kim Van Deraa, wrote on her blog this weekend that the 58-year-old coach was rushed to the hospital Friday afternoon... more »
DENVER (AP) - Nuggets coach George Karl has finished up his last round of chemotherapy and issued a thank-you to all his well-wishers. In a statement to the team's Web site on Wednesday, Karl said his intense six-week regimen of treatment for throat and neck cancer was the "toughest of... more »
DENVER (AP) - Denver Nuggets coach George Karl may miss the first round of the playoffs as he recovers from cancer treatments. Karl's life partner, Kim Van Deraa, tells The Denver Post that Karl won't return in the regular season and probably will also miss the first round of the... more »
Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer, a new study says.
Doctors have long worried pregnancy might spark hormonal changes in breast cancer survivors that could spur the disease's return, and many breast cancer patients... more »
Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer , a new study says.
Doctors have long worried pregnancy might spark hormonal changes in breast cancer survivors that could spur the disease's return, and many breast cancer... more »
DENVER (AP) - Denver Nuggets coach George Karl is skipping his team's game against the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday night as he continues intensive treatment for neck and throat cancer. This is the sixth game Karl has skipped since announcing a month ago that he'd been diagnosed with cancer.... more »
Nuggets coach George Karl will miss Wednesday night's game at Minnesota as he undergoes another round of cancer treatment.
Karl, who has neck and throat cancer, was scheduled for a surgical procedure Monday to have a feeding tube inserted into his stomach. He will also go through another chemotherapy... more »
A researcher at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado Cancer Center competed against more than 400 U.S. scientists to win one of 13 highly sought after Stand Up to Cancer Innovative Research Grants.
Hang "Hubert" Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at CU-Boulder,... more »
Cancer researchers say studying the disease in pet dogs could help find new treatments for human patients.
An estimated one million dogs are diagnosed with cancer each year and are treated with radiation, chemotherapy and surgery -- just like humans.
Some pet owners even try experimental treatments. Researchers... more »