Cancer

5 articles
Just the Vax, Please: HPV Vaccination - Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
Jan 6, 2014 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

It happens often. I’m at a dinner party or book club meeting, and a new acquaintance asks me what I do. “I work in vaccine education,” I say. And...

Hitchhiking Virus Escapes Immune System to Fight Cancer
Jun 19, 2012 | David Bui

A new study published in the Science Translational Medicine journal reveals the discovery of how the reovirus, the virus associated with the common...

HPV Vaccine: Controversy and Solution
Mar 28, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

We all remember Michele Bachmann’s insidious comments from last September, in which she insinuated that the HPV vaccine had potential ties to mental...

First Steps Towards Controlling Deadly Ebola Virus
Mar 6, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

New research suggests that certain cancer drugs may control ­the lethal Ebola virus. On February 29, a new study investigating the effects of two...

Tasmanian Devils Face Extinction Due to Contagious Cancer
Feb 23, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

Researchers have mapped the genome of the Tasmanian devil and the fatal tumorous cancer that threatens to decimate the already endangered species....