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Liz is Science Editor for Cancer Health, POZ, Hep and Real Health. She has been a health journalist and medical editor for more than 20 years, covering HIV, viral hepatitis, cancer and other health issues.
Replacing 30 minutes of sedentary time with physical activity can reduce that risk, study shows.
Dexamethasone reduced mortality by up to a third among severely ill patients who needed supplemental oxygen or ventilators.
Lurbinectedin shrank tumors in a third of people with this less common type of lung cancer.
Stay in touch with your cancer care team about how the new pandemic will affect you and your treatment.
Several studies show how COVID-19 affects people with cancers based on their cancer type, disease stage and mode of treatment.
Nearly one in four cancer patients have delayed care, including nonurgent surgery.
These are the latest cancer treatments approved by the FDA.
Men who take the androgen-blocker Zytiga have higher overall quality of life scores than those on chemotherapy.
Similar to CAR-T cells, CAR-NK cells are reprogrammed with artificial receptors to recognize and attack cancer.
Gathering in large groups raises the risk of coronavirus transmission, but there are things you can do to protect yourself.
Data from a large COVID-19 and cancer registry also showed that hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin is associated with higher mortality.
Results from randomized clinical trials of the antiviral drug continue to show mixed results.
The most common symptoms are fever, cough and shortness of breath.
Children with cancer were not more likely to catch the new coronavirus or to develop severe illness.
The immune-modulating drug was approved to treat the rare cancer in HIV-positive and HIV-negative people.
The American Cancer Society estimates that about one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.
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