A Profile of Electric Fields in Cancer Therapeutics

Reading time: 5 minutes Michael Marand For decades, cancer therapy has been dominated by surgical resection, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. But each of these methods comes with its limitations. Surgery fails when there are scattered, small bits of tumor that escape to other areas of the body, called metastases. Radiation therapy fails when said metastases... Continue Reading →

Biological Sex and Brain Cancer

Reading time: 5 minutes Sara Musetti If someone were to ask you whether biological sex is related to the risk of cancer, you would might say yes--cis men can suffer from prostate and testicular cancer while cis women may suffer from cervical and ovarian cancer (and are at higher risk of breast cancer). Those all... Continue Reading →

Players in Cancer Metastasis and Relapse

Reading time: 5 minutes Rachel Cherney Patients with metastatic cancer usually have a lower survival rate than patients without metastatic cancer, so it is important to understand how metastatis occurs, so we can learn how to improve patient survivability. Metastatic cancer makes up about 90% of cancer deaths. Cancer metastasis occurs when tumor cells break... Continue Reading →

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