Cancer

Overall cancer mortality continues to decline in the US

Cancer death rates continued to decline in men, women, and children in the United States from 1999 to 2016, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.

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Promising urine DNA test could facilitate detection of urothelial cancer

Scientists at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in collaboration with researchers at the Protestant Clinic of Lyon (France), the Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (Portugal), and Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russian Federation), have developed a simple, sensitive, and specific urine test (called UroMuTERT) that is capable of detecting urothelial cancer (carcinoma of the bladder and of the upper urinary tract).