Lungs Microbiome Might Play Role in Cancer

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2020 -- Lung cancer patients who harbor certain bacteria in the airways may have a poorer prognosis, a new study finds, adding to evidence that the body's "microbiome" may play a role…

Alex Trebek Dies at 80 From Pancreatic Cancer

MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2020 -- Alex Trebek, beloved by millions as the calm, authoritative host of 'Jeopardy!' for a record-setting 37 years, died Sunday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Trebek's death at age…

Why pancreatic cancer is so deadly – CNN

The cause of his death was not immediately announced. Trebek revealed in March 2019 he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, triggering an outpouring of support. Earlier this year, Supreme Court Justice Ruth…

Delaying Cancer Care Costs Lives

  THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2020 -- Even as the coronavirus pandemic has postponed the delivery of many kinds of health care, a new study suggests that delaying cancer treatment by even a month can raise…

Watchful Waiting OK for Black Men With Prostate…

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 -- A 'watchful waiting' approach to care may be safe for Black Americans with low-risk prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Black patients are less likely than whites to be offered…