Many metastatic colorectal cancers appear "born to be bad," spreading to other organs before any diagnosis has been made, say Stanford researchers.
A patient worried that cancer may run in her family finds answers through genetic testing offering by Stanford Medicine's Humanwide project.
A recent Stanford Medicine event, Celebrating Cancer Survivors, brought survivors together to share a variety of stories about living with cancer.
Stanford researchers find that colorectal cancer is being diagnosed at later stages in younger patients, suggesting risk of the disease is growing.
A radio show features a Stanford oncologist discussing ultra-fast "flash" radiation therapy, which may kill cancer cells with less collateral damage.
The prevalence of genetic testing in the United States falls short of the recommended guidelines for women with ovarian cancer, new research indicates.
Study finds that starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45 would avert deaths, but testing more older people would be more beneficial.
A push to personalize medicine can backfire when it comes to screening for colorectal cancer, says a Stanford gastroenterologist.
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Scientists have modified immune cells, imbuing them with the ability to not only detect, but reveal, the presence of a tumor.
Stanford researchers make progress in predicting which patients will suffer heart problems from chemotherapy, and may have found a drug to mitigate them.
Molecular data identifies breast cancer subgroups likely to recur decades after successful treatment, predicts probable timing and location of metastases.
Cru Silva was diagnosed with a type of eye cancer when he was 18 months old. After nearly a year of treatments, he's healthy and back home in Hawaii.
An antibody against the "don't eat me" signal on cancer cells appears safe and well-tolerated by patients with advanced cancers. A phase 2 trial is planned.
Nurse-scientist Kimberly Pyke-Grimm draws on her clinical experience when studying how teens, young adults and families make decisions about cancer care.
Stanford scientists have moved a big step closer toward using engineered immune cells to treat many forms of pediatric cancer.