Tag Archives: Cancer

Holy grail cancer test? Hold on. Here’s what you need to know

December 5, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the Founder & Publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @garyschwitzer. Australian researchers at the University of Queensland reported that “a quick and easy test to detect cancer from blood or biopsy tissue could eventually result in a new approach to patient diagnosis.” A news release quoted one… Read More »

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi fails another phase 3 trial, this time in head and neck cancer

AstraZeneca is still stinging from Imfinzi’s combo flop in non-small cell lung cancer, but it’s already staring down another defeat. On Friday, the British drugmaker said the immuno-oncology drug had failed to show it could extend the lives of patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer whose disease has worsened after chemo. The… Read More »

Mouth cancer symptoms: If your breath smells like this you could have the deadly disease

Mouth cancer may not be the most common cancer in the UK, but around 7,300 people are diagnosed with he disease every year. There are a number of things that can increase your risk of mouth cancer developing, such as smoking and drinking alcohol. But whether or not you smoke and drink heavily it’s important… Read More »