Enzo Lahr has been living with recurrent cancer for 16 years. It was diagnosed when he was still a teenager. We talk to him and his doctor Bernhard Wörmann about treatment and emotional ups and downs.
Researchers have reported success with a new type of blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer, and locate the tumor in the body. The test can identify some particularly dangerous tumors at an early stage.
Pharmaceuticals are often developed over a long period of time, and can sometimes deliver unexpected effects — as with aspirin and Viagra. Researchers have now used a drug database to discover new anti-cancer substances.
Oxygen's role in sustaining life may be a central tenet of modern biology, but at its root is immense molecular complexity. In uncovering such mechanisms, the 2019 Nobel winners show how we adapt to oxygen deficiency.
Vitrakvi, a new drug from pharmaceutical companies Loxo and Bayer, effectively fights various cancers caused by genetic mutation.
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