As physician Ilana Yurkiewicz writes, it can be challenging to treat a patient with a hematological emergency who is concerned about the cost of care.
Certain brain tumors wire themselves into the brain's electrical communication network, a new Stanford-led study has shown.
Mammalian cells use a label to distinguish self from non-self circular RNA molecules. Foreign molecules can trigger anti-cancer immune responses.
The Myc oncogene helps cancer cells stockpile the fat, or lipids, necessary for rapid growth. Blocking this activity causes human tumors in mice to shrink.
Scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology to decipher the genes critical to the success of a type of cancer drug, antibody-drug conjugates.
A new clinic at Stanford Health Care for cancer survivors is designed to integrate primary care with health after cancer.
On Stanford Radio's The Future of Everything, neurooncologist Michelle Monje discussed developments in the treatment of brain cancer in children.
Stanford clinicians take their cue from sports and election predictions to calculate an "in-game probability" of success when treating cancer patients.
Stanford researchers develop a machine-learning computer model for mammography assessment in hopes of aiding radiologists’ clinical decisions.
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.