Tag Archives: Cancer

Like racecars and geese, cancer cells draft their way to new tumor sites

by Heidi Hall Finding gives boost to fighting through cell metabolism NASCAR has nothing on cancer cells when it comes to exploiting the power of drafting, letting someone else do the hard work of moving forward while you coast behind. Building on the relatively new discovery that metastatic cancer cells leave tumors and travel in clusters,… Read More »

Treatment Advances Making Pancreatic Cancer a Less Deadly Disease

TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 — Advances in chemotherapy and cancer monitoring can dramatically extend the lives of almost one-third of pancreatic cancer patients with tumors previously considered inoperable, researchers report. It’s good news for patients with a particularly deadly form of cancer that’s been highlighted by the recent diagnosis of “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek with… Read More »

Truth or Myth? Report Claims AirPods and Other Wireless Headphones Cause Cancer

An article that went viral suggests Apple AirPods and other wireless headphones could be increasing people’s risk for cancer. A recent story in Harper’s Bazaar looks into the claims.  The original article by Markham Heid was published on the blogging platform Medium. It questioned the safety of the array of Bluetooth devices that infiltrate our daily lives. The article has since been covered by news… Read More »