Cancer Research and Studies Directory
A cancer diagnosis prompts many questions like "What caused my cancer?" and "Will I recover?" Research and studies help researchers and doctors to answer these questions and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how cancer research and studies are done and how clinical trials work. Also learn how you can participate.
Which Cancers Take the Most Lives?
The leading causes of cancer deaths, and new screening tests and treatments on the horizon to combat them.
Cancer: A Manageable Chronic Disease?
People are living longer with cancer. What would it look like if you could treat cancer as a chronic condition?
Colorectal Cancer Clinical Trials
Participation in colorectal cancer clinical trials can provide up-to-the-minute treatment. WebMD directs you to organizations that list ongoing clinical trials.
Brain Cancer Clinical Trials
Is participation in a clinical trial right for you? Learn more about brain cancer research and how you can get involved.
Advances in Cancer Research
Researchers are finding new ways to stop cancer cells, paving the way to better treatments -- and possibly cures -- for some types of cancer.
Closer to a Cancer Cure? New Treatments That May Change the Game
Re-engineered T cells and man-made antibodies bring new optimism to cancer treatments.
When One Discovery Leads to Another
Not all great breakthroughs are born from a big idea. Sometimes, it’s about being at the right place at the right time.
The Latest Research on Advanced Prostate Cancer
New treatments and combinations of treatments are giving folks with advanced prostate cancer more options than ever.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Top Cancer-Fighting Foods
You can't control your genetic risk, but you can control what and how you eat. Find out what foods and what approaches to eating can help you lower your overall risk for cancer.
Slideshow: Does This Cause Cancer?
Everything gives you cancer, right? Not really. WebMD's slide show tells you about the research into cancer and cell phones, X-rays, plastic bottles, coffee, and more.