Can gender play a role in determining cancer treatment choices?

MD Anderson study reveals 'sex-biased' gene signatures in review of 13 cancer types It is well known that men and women differ in terms of cancer susceptibility, survival and mortality, but exactly why this occurs at a molecular level has been poorly understood. A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reviewed … Continue reading Can gender play a role in determining cancer treatment choices?

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Cancer may drive health problems as people age

A new study indicates that cancer may have negative impacts on both the physical and mental health of individuals as they age. Published in┬áCANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study suggests that cancer increases the risk for certain health issues above and beyond normal ageing. This is likely due, in part, … Continue reading Cancer may drive health problems as people age