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Discovery Spurs Hope for Prostate Cancer Test

(Newser) - A molecule present only in men who have the deadly form of prostate cancer may be the key to a simple urine test for the disease, the BBC reports. “It raises the possibility of telling the difference between the type of cancer that does no harm—which we term... More »

Kennedy Has Malignant Brain Tumor

Senator's prognosis uncertain; treatment may include chemo, radiation

(Newser) - Sen. Ted Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, CNN reports. The 76-year-old senator has a glioma, the most common brain cancer in adults. Kennedy will spend at least 2 more days at the Boston hospital where he's been undergoing extensive tests since suffering two seizures Saturday at... More »

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