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Human Genome Sciences's potential cancer drug mapatumumab failed in a midstage study, the company said Wednesday. Full story
Shares of Ziopharm Oncology Inc. climbed Friday after it said a mid-stage study of cancer treatments in patients with soft-tissue sarcoma showed effectiveness. Full story
Nov. 17: Despite new recommendations reversing breast cancer screening advice, some doctors at major U.S. cancer treatment centers say that, for now, they plan to stick with existing guidelines and screen their 40-something patients every year. NBC Chief Medical Editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
Nov. 10: TODAY’s Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford talk to actress Joan Cusack about her work with the charity Cookies for Kids' Cancer.
Oct. 19: TODAY’s Jill Rappaport looks at some of the advances being made in cancer treatment for dogs.
Oct. 14: A new study shows it’s possible for a pregnant woman to pass on cancer cells to her unborn child. Dr. Nancy Snyderman talks with gynecologist Dr. Steven Goldstein.
A flurry of new cancer drug tests results are out this morning at a big scientific conference in Germany, and CNBC's Mike Huckman has the highlights.
Geoffrey von Maltzahn has figured out ways to use tiny particles of gold to seek out and destroy cancer cells without side effects such as hair loss and nausea associated with chemotherapies. Gold nanorods rods are injected into the bloodstream and infiltrate pores in rapidly growing tumor blood ves
William Darker of Imperial Beach, Calif., prepares to undergo a unique cancer treatment that uses ultra-high doses of chemotherapy that are isolated to the liver, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, March 24, 2009. Surgeons thread balloons up blood vessels to the liver to
US First Lady Laura Bush sits next to Emirati breast cancer survivor Nabweia Hussein al-Zaabi during the Pink Majlis and Conversation with breast cancer survivors at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical Centre in Abu Dhabi, 22 October 2007. Bush is on a Middle East tour to highlight the fight against breast