cancer

  • Ancient Egyptians Tried to Surgically Treat Cancer, Study Finds

    Ancient Egyptians Tried to Surgically Treat Cancer, Study Finds

    Humans have been waging war against cancer longer than assumed, new research suggests. Scientists have discovered archaeological evidence that ancient Egyptians attempted to surgically remove cancerous lesions, pushing the practice back to over 4,000 years ago. Previous research has found compelling evidence that medical practitioners in ancient Egypt accurately described certain types of cancer, even…


  • Study Finds Specific Cancers Could Be Prevented by Exercise

    Study Finds Specific Cancers Could Be Prevented by Exercise

    Regular exercise is linked to a lower risk of developing certain cancers, such as those of the head, neck and the lungs, according to a new study. The researchers also found that people who were diagnosed with cancer but exercised still tended to live longer than those who didn’t exercise. Countless studies have found that…


  • Experimental Pill Shows Promise Against Leukemia in Early Trial

    Experimental Pill Shows Promise Against Leukemia in Early Trial

    In a study out this week, scientists describe a novel experimental pill that may be able to help patients with a difficult-to-treat form of leukemia. Nearly half of patients in the Phase I trial responded to the treatment, called revumenib, while about a third experienced a complete remission of their cancer. More research will be…