There’s a Troubling Rise in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults
There’s a Troubling Rise in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults
Some experts blame our modern, sugary diet, while others think that gut microbiome changes and sedentary lifestyles may play a role. Altogether, the causes are far from clear.
There’s a Troubling Rise in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults
There’s a Troubling Rise in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults

Some experts blame our modern, sugary diet, while others think that gut microbiome changes and sedentary lifestyles may play a role. Altogether, the causes are far from clear.

Some experts blame our modern, sugary diet, while others think that gut microbiome changes and sedentary lifestyles may play a role. Altogether, the causes are far from clear.

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New Guidelines Expand <em>BRCA</em> Screening
New Guidelines Expand BRCA Screening
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 21, 2019
US Preventive Services Task Force recommends genetic testing for mutations in the cancer-related genes for more—but not all—women.
AI Accurately Detects Lung Cancer in Scans
AI Accurately Detects Lung Cancer in Scans
Shawna Williams | May 21, 2019
An artificial intelligence program called a neural network exceeds radiologists’ ability to detect malignancies, but more testing is needed before using the program clinically.
Dartmouth Professor Plagiarized His Colleague, University Says
Dartmouth Professor Plagiarized His Colleague, University Says
Jef Akst | Aug 20, 2018
H. Gilbert Welch, a health policy expert who has advocated against superfluous cancer screening, published another Dartmouth researcher’s work, according to the university administration.
Image of the Day: Cancer Spheroid
Image of the Day: Cancer Spheroid
The Scientist Staff | May 15, 2018
3-D balls of cells can be used to screen for potential cancer drugs.
Genetic Screens Provide Clues About Prognosis, Risk of Second Cancer
Genetic Screens Provide Clues About Prognosis, Risk of Second Cancer
Shawna Williams | Apr 1, 2018
Mutations in the TP53 gene appear to influence the prognosis and likelihood of future cancers in pediatric leukemia patients.
Liquid Biopsy Test May Help Screen Eight Types of Cancer
Liquid Biopsy Test May Help Screen Eight Types of Cancer
Jim Daley | Jan 22, 2018
The new diagnostic works by identifying cancer-associated proteins and DNA in patient blood.