Research is happening all the time, it's hard to keep up.   Stronger Than Cancer will be adding to this page as we come across new and interesting studies and research.  It is impossible to list everything that is currently being studied, but we hope to share what is most interesting to survivors and those wanting to learn more about the various studies that are out there.

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  • Physical Activity
  • Research

Published Epidemiologic Reviews, researchers followed a total of 100 studies, involving thousands of individual patients whose exercise behavior was assessed following the diagnosis of any type of cancer.  

  • Immune System
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Funded by Cancer Research UK, findings reported by researchers at Queen Mary University of London found that skin cancer releases molecules that 'reprogram' healthy immune cells to help the skin cancer spread.

  • Cancer Treatment
  • Immune System
  • Research

Scientists at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, have been looking into better ways to treat leukemia.  

  • Immune System
  • Research

Scientists at the Salk Institute made an interesting discovery (published in the journal Nature, on January 23, 2019), when studying how telomeres relate to cancer.  A cellular process called autophagy (the body's way of cleaning out damaged cells, in order to regenerate newer, healthier cells), can actually promote cell death, which would prevent damaged cells from…

  • Diet
  • Immune System
  • Prevention

There has been a lot of interest in the pharmaceutical potential of mushrooms.  Mushrooms have been used medicinally for a very long time in Eastern medicine to promote good health and vitality.  But mushrooms are now a focus in the search for 'biotherapeutics'.

  • Diet
  • Research

Probably the most interesting, and controversial of Linus Pauling's findings, was the impact of high doses of vitamin C in fighting cancer.  Pauling published 2 studies indicating that allegedly terminal cancer patients were surviving 4 times longer than expected with high doses of intravenous vitamin C.

  • Prevention
  • Research

In 1996, The Million Woman Study began recruiting women to participate in a long range study tracking the risk of breast cancer associated with different types of menopausal hormone therapy, but they found many participants, who had reached adulthood in the 60s had both smoked and used oral contraceptives as teens and young adults.  They also began to look at weight, as…