Is there such a thing as a “cure for cancer”?

Well, “cure” is a strong word, and no one in oncology really likes it, whether medical doctors, pathologists, or scientists, because cancer has the bad habit of coming back, even years later, and so the word “cure” holds a promise that no professional feels comfortable in giving. The closest thing to a “cure” for cancerContinue reading “Is there such a thing as a “cure for cancer”?”

The Tale of the Cancer Hydra

Most stories start with the adventures of a hero, who goes on an adventure to discover his/her powers and how he/she can use them to save others. However, it would be misleading to start this story with a hero – instead, it begins with a monster. Around 1600 BC, in the sandy land of theContinue reading “The Tale of the Cancer Hydra”