- Current Cancer News
- American Cancer
Society Newsstand. Recent cancer-related news items. Each report
is a paraphrasing of a selected, hot cancer news article from the scientific
literature and so can be very useful for people with minimal scientific
background. The ACS newsstand goes a long way toward making cancer news
accessible to the general public. Research papers are "translated"
into everyday language. The newsstand also includes ACS press releases
and official responses to cancer research news. Some examples of recent
- Mutation discovered
that causes colorectal cancer: test developed to detect it. (2 Sep
- Terminally ill
cancer patients define quality of life. (25 Aug 97)
- American Cancer Society
responds to Joe Camel's retirement . (10 Jul 97)
Medscape. Daily medical
news stories including a separate cancer section. Full-text, clinical articles
are also available. Probably of greatest use to health professionals.
Daily science news stories, including coverage of significant cancer research
advances when they occur. Of interest to both scientists and the general
public. Very informative, up-to-date, accurate, and well-written. Past
stories are archived and searchable. Sponsored by Science
Magazine. Some recent cancer-related stories include:
surge in jam-packed cells. (4 Sep 97)
kind of cancer mutation found. (25 Aug 97)
word on magnetic field-cancer link? (2 Jul 97)
- InScight. Daily
news stories from the world of scientific research, including cancer. Very
similar to ScienceNow, but with different stories and a discussion forum
on topical science issues. Sponsored by Academic
Press and Science Magazine.
Some recent cancer-related stories include:
- How cells
divide not to divide. (5 Sep 97)
- Heavy smoking
may leave permanent damage.. (21 Aug 97)
gene linked to breast cancer? (22 Jul 97)
Cancer Weekly. Database
of cancer-related articles. Viewing titles is free, but full-text is available
only for a fee. Target audience is medical professionals.
Cancer Biotherapeutics Newsletter.
Non-profit bimonthly publication devoted to the discussion and review of
basic and clinical research in cancer biotherapeutics. Geared to oncologists
and the general medical community.
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