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40 percent of US cancers linked to excess weight

WASHINGTON | AFP | About 40 percent of all cancers in the United States — more than 630,000 in all —

First cancer gene therapy gets US go-ahead

by Kerry Sheridan MIAMI | AFP – US regulators on Wednesday approved the first gene therapy against cancer — a treatment

Death rates far higher for ‘alternative’ cancer cures: study

 

by Marlowe HOOD PARIS | AFP | – People who choose alternative cures for common cancers are up to five times more

An Evening of Music – A Survivor Activity

IACAN strives to connect and support the cancer patients, cancer survivors and their care givers. Towards this goal, IACAN organizes periodic social activities

Local cancer survivors celebrate life at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital event

SUGAR LAND – (June 12, 2017) — More than 300 cancer survivors and guests joined staff and physicians from Houston Methodist Sugar Land

QIAGEN expands biomarker content portfolio to support greater use of molecular diagnostics

GERMANTOWN, Maryland, Saturday, June 3, 2017 – QIAGEN (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced it has received a worldwide license from

US task force recommends against thyroid cancer screening

Screening for thyroid cancer is not recommended for adults with no symptoms, because there is no evidence it boosts survival and can lead

Hospital to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on June 2

SUGAR LAND—(April 5, 2017) — Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is joining nearly 15.5 million American cancer survivors celebrating the 30th

New technologies mean faster, more accurate radiation treatment at Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Sugar Land

SUGAR LAND – (April 3, 2017) — Houston Methodist Cancer Center at Sugar Land will soon be the first in Fort Bend to

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s new arts program for cancer survivors provides opportunity for expression — and healing

SUGAR LAND – (April 6, 2017) — Fort Bend-area cancer survivors now have a new artistic outlet to help with emotions