Researchers call for greater caution, but skeptics say the evidence from rat studies is not convincing
Advances in the ability to find and treat tumours that have spread around the body are changing the perception of what is possible for people with advanced disease.
Hormonal therapy has helped many people with prostate cancer to live longer, fuller lives, but mounting evidence suggests that the drugs drive or exacerbate cardiovascular problems.
By giving immunotherapies in tandem, researchers hope to broaden the benefits.
New U.S. law will require pediatric cancer clinic trials.
In May, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against screening for thyroid cancer. After reviewing the available evidence, the task force concluded…