Cancer Research

Statins Starve Cancer Cells to Death

Baltimore, MD — More than 35 million Americans take statin drugs daily to lower their blood cholesterol levels. Now, in experiments with human cells in the laboratory, researchers at Johns Hopkins...

Arming Body’s Immune Cells

Cincinnati, OH — Researchers at UC have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that could explain the reason behind decreased immune function in cancer patients and could be a new therapeutic target...

Tracking Down False Parkers in Cancer Cells

Würzburg, Germany — Squamous cell carcinoma is a very unusual type of cancer. They occur in many tissues – for example in the lungs, esophagus, pancreas, throat and pharynx, and on the skin....

Low-Dose Chest CT Leaves DNA Intact

Oak Brook, IL — The low-dose chest CT scans used in lung cancer screening do not appear to damage human DNA, according to a study appearing in the journal Radiology. The results could help allay fears...

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