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Why immunotherapy is such an effective cancer killer

An international team of researchers find molecular mechanism that makes new cancer drugs so effective.

Lumpy bacteria cause life-threatening infections

New bacteria growing method reveals how bacteria conceal themselves, avoiding both white blood cells and antibiotics.

Danish scientists deactivate cells to cure cancer

When special cells known as fibroblasts are active, cancer can spread throughout the body. Scientists are trying to find out how they can deactivate the fibroblast cells. In the long term, the studies may lead to treatments for otherwise incurable cancer.

Lactose intolerance lowers cancer risks

People with lactose intolerance run a lower risk of several types of cancer. A Swedish researcher attributes this benefit to their diets.

New study: we're not getting enough vitamin D

Official vitamin D recommendations are way too low, and Scandinavians are not getting anywhere near enough vitamin D.

Quicker lymphoma test for dogs

A blood sample is all that is needed in a faster and easier test to see whether dogs have lymph cancer.

Mutations in noncoding DNA also cause cancer

New discovery could lead to novel field of study within cancer research.

Cutting the liver piece by piece

New surgical methods give hope to patients with cancer that has spread from the intestine to the liver. The disease can be changed from terminal to chronic by cutting the liver piece by piece using keyhole surgery.

Scientists are getting closer to the origins of prostate cancer

New study uncovers even more genetic flaws that increase risk of prostate cancer.

Mechanism behind cell development discovered

Danish scientists have discovered a cell mechanism that can explain the development of some of types of cancer.