Predicting risk for cancer years before the event

There is a lot of media hype about a paper just published in the online journal EBioScience. The paper suggests that it may, perhaps, be able to project risk for diagnosis of cancer (prostate cancer specifically included) as much as 13 years before the actual event. … READ MORE …

On the feasibility of a “universal” cancer vaccine (but first in prostate cancer)

As some readers may be aware, one of the great biologic discoveries of the late 20th Century was the association between the length of the telomere (a piece of repeating DNA at the tips of each chromosome) and the ability of an individual cell to divide and replicate. … READ MORE …