Fall 2010 | CURE

Yoga Can Reduce Common Side Effects

September 14, 2010

Integrative Medicine

While several small studies have suggested the benefits of yoga in reducing the side effects of cancer treatment, the largest study to date is also the most definitive.

Tasigna and Sprycel Outshine Gleevec

September 07, 2010

Special Report

Oncologists have begun trading in what had become a miracle pill for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia for more potent, newer-generation drugs that appear to work even better as first-line treatment for CML.

The Promise of Metformin

September 01, 2010


Metformin, a drug commonly used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, is showing promise in the treatment of certain types of hormone-stimulated cancers, such as breast cancer and prostate cancer.

Gene Linked to Heart Failure

August 31, 2010

Childhood Cancer

Researchers found that in some childhood cancer survivors, a late effect called cardiomyopathy, a condition where the heart cannot pump properly, was tied to a specific gene and drug dose.