Scientists have discovered a way to potentially identify women at risk of relapsing breast cancer. Patients with high numbers of immune cell "hotspots" around tumours were 25% more likely to see the cancer return within a decade, a study suggests.
Smoking cigarettes indisputably causes lung cancer. But does smoking “light” cigarettes—those with ventilation around the filters that dilutes the smoke with air—offer any protection as compared to the regular kind? Despite what the “light” descriptor implies, light cigarettes aren’t any safer—and they may actually be behind the rise in the most common form of lung cancer today, a new review from the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center concludes.