In the few short days since his death, the legacy of Senator John McCain has been examined at length. Its final chapter highlights glioblastoma, the brain cancer that killed him. The most common form of brain cancer, 14,000 people are diagnosed each year in the US; all but…
August 13, 2019
It seems logical that large, long-living mammals would be more prone to cancer—they have more cells and more opportunities for dangerous mutations. But in a “quirk of nature” they actually die of cancer less frequently than their smaller cousins.
The Moth Method for Cancer
March 27, 2019
What if the answer to cancer was to manage it, rather than try to cure it? After all, a similar approach succeeded in keeping diamondback moths at bay, reasoned Richard Gatenby.