US Cancer Death Rate Dropped for 25 Years Starting in 1991
US Cancer Death Rate Dropped for 25 Years Starting in 1991
Better treatment and diagnoses have helped more people survive, but economic disparities in outcomes for some preventable cancers have gotten worse.
US Cancer Death Rate Dropped for 25 Years Starting in 1991
US Cancer Death Rate Dropped for 25 Years Starting in 1991

Better treatment and diagnoses have helped more people survive, but economic disparities in outcomes for some preventable cancers have gotten worse.

Better treatment and diagnoses have helped more people survive, but economic disparities in outcomes for some preventable cancers have gotten worse.

colon cancer
Locally-Injected Immunotherapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice
Locally-Injected Immunotherapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice
Diana Kwon | Feb 1, 2018
The treatment also curbed the growth of nearby metastases that did not receive the drug.
<em>Streptococcus gallolyticus</em> Spurs Colorectal Tumor Growth in Mice
Streptococcus gallolyticus Spurs Colorectal Tumor Growth in Mice
Diana Kwon | Jul 14, 2017
The bacteria also promoted the growth of human colon cancer cells in a dish.
Gut Organoid Transplants Produce Colorectal Cancer in Mice
Gut Organoid Transplants Produce Colorectal Cancer in Mice
Diana Kwon | Apr 30, 2017
By implanting patient- or rodent-derived mini-guts into mice, scientists can rapidly create more-accurate murine models of the disease
Next Generation: Mobile Microscope Detects DNA Sequences
Next Generation: Mobile Microscope Detects DNA Sequences
Abby Olena | Jan 17, 2017
A cell phone–based microscope can identify mutations in tumor tissue and image products of DNA sequencing reactions.
Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti: Immersed in Immunology
Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti: Immersed in Immunology
Karen Zusi | Jun 1, 2016
Member, Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Age: 43
Guts and Glory
Guts and Glory
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 1, 2016
An open mind and collaborative spirit have taken Hans Clevers on a journey from medicine to developmental biology, gastroenterology, cancer, and stem cells.
Managing Methylation
Managing Methylation
Karen Zusi | Jan 1, 2016
A long noncoding RNA associated with DNA methylation has the power to regulate colon cancer growth in vitro.
Organoid Biobank
Organoid Biobank
Kerry Grens | May 11, 2015
From the tissue of numerous colon cancer patients, researchers build 3-D cultures of tumors.
High-Tech Yogurt Could Detect Disease
High-Tech Yogurt Could Detect Disease
Molly Sharlach | Oct 16, 2014
Nanoparticle-producing bacteria may simplify the diagnosis of cancer and other medical conditions.