TUESDAY, Jan. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many insured cancer patients still experience serious money problems linked to their illness, new research affirms. For example, nearly 3 out of 4 insured patients with colon cancer have major financial hardship in the year after their diagnosis, which affects their social functioningContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers say they may be closer than ever to detecting ovarian cancer earlier and improving the odds for women with this life-threatening disease. In a new study, scientists used stem cells created from the blood samples of women with BRCA mutations and ovarianContinue Reading

MONDAY, Dec 27, 2021 (HealthDay News)– When fully vaccinated cancer patients develop a breakthrough case of COVID-19, most will become seriously ill and end up hospitalized, a new study finds. The conclusion stems from the experience of 54 cancer patients who developed COVID-19. Sixty-five percent were hospitalized following infection, whileContinue Reading

MONDAY, Dec. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Genes in human embryos become active far sooner than once thought, according to a study that provides fresh insight into development. Contrary to the old view that gene activity begins two to three days after conception when the embryo is made up ofContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Dec. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Tempting as it is to mingle with friends and relatives, anyone with cancer should take extra precautions this holiday season to avoid COVID-19. Their families also need to be cautious to help protect them, experts say. Yale Cancer Center reminds people who areContinue Reading