Health & Medicine

A common combination screen proved no more effective than non-screening, but scientists are finding new ways to prevent and treat the disease.

UAB and Specialists on Call are working together to introduce telemedicine for stroke care in community hospitals throughout Alabama.

Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely than whites to spend their life savings to extend life; preferences could inform cancer care.

By mapping a patient’s genome, and their tumor’s, with whole-genome sequencing, physicians can use more targeted therapies.

Tigatuzumab, developed at UAB with Daiichi-Sankyo, targets aggressive, hard-to-treat tumors that make up 25 percent of all breast cancers

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center helps drop cancer disparities while brain tumor research holds promise for new therapies to fight gliomas

NASA-developed technology designed to grow plants in space proves effective at treating cancer patients’ mouth sores in a UAB clinical trial.

There are 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S., but poor nutrition is increasing deaths from heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

Results from a recent study show robotic surgery offers a technically feasible and oncologically sound alternative treatment for some patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
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