cancer prevention

Artificial intelligence can help diagnose skin cancer, but only on white skin

A new image-based AI tool can suggest clinical next steps for melanoma, but for darker skinned patients, equal outcomes are lacking

Dogs can smell silent, deadly cancers before a blood test can

Can doctors learn to detect the volatile compounds that dogs pick up?

To stop pancreatic cancer from spreading, cut out the chatter

By switching off cell-to-cell communication, researchers turned cancer’s bazooka into a rubber pistol

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Healthy and cancerous pancreatic cells fit together in a dangerous puzzle

Salk scientists are piecing together a picture of one of the deadliest cancers

X-rays of different skeletons with cancerous growth visible.

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We can detect and treat it better than ever, but preventing cancer is still far out of reach

The search for clues has led researchers to study animals who don't develop cancer at all

BRCA genes are more complicated than most people think

Genes long considered risk factors are about much more than cancer: they help DNA repair