WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Some patients in remission from the blood cancer called follicular lymphoma can be considered cured, a new small study suggests.
Using DNA sequencing, researchers were able to test the patients' blood to see if mutations that caused the cancer were still present two years after treatment. If these mutations aren't found, the patient can be...
THURSDAY, Aug. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If a close relative has had blood cancer, you're more likely to get it, a large new study reports.
The researchers analyzed data from 16 million people in Sweden, including more than 153,000 diagnosed with blood cancer and more than 391,000 of their first-degree relatives: parents, siblings or children.
THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- She's cute, and perhaps a medical breakthrough.
Scientists say they have used frozen testicular tissue to achieve the birth of a healthy baby monkey named Grady -- a success they hope to eventually translate to childhood cancer survivors whose treatment has left them infertile.
Infertility is a potential side effect of the chemoth...
MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term antiviral treatment cuts the risk of cancer in HIV patients as they age, a new study says.
People with HIV are at increased risk for both AIDS-related cancers (Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma or invasive cervical cancer) and non-AIDS-related cancers (lung and larynx cancer, melanoma and leukemia).
MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A possible link between a cluster of cases in New York City of an extremely rare type of cancer and the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in Ukraine has been found by researchers.
They began their investigation after 10 people in New York City were diagnosed with vitreoretinal lymphoma (VRL) in a four-year span.