Tag Archives: cancer

Cancer could be 'stalled' but world will never be rid of it, Nobel laureates say

The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades, although it is unlikely the disease could be eradicated. James Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan made the assessments at a Thursday news conference ahead of receiving the 9… Read More »

Can a blood test detect cancer? Scientists use nanoparticles of gold for new early warning method

A blood test can detect cancer within just 10 minutes, scientists have found, raising hopes that hard-to-spot diseases could be picked up early when treatment is most effective. Currently, doctors use symptoms and a range of tests and biopsies to determine if cancer is present, a process that can sometimes take months. The new method… Read More »

Holy grail cancer test? Hold on. Here’s what you need to know

December 5, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the Founder & Publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @garyschwitzer. Australian researchers at the University of Queensland reported that “a quick and easy test to detect cancer from blood or biopsy tissue could eventually result in a new approach to patient diagnosis.” A news release quoted one… Read More »