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.
Clinical Trials for Colorectal Cancer
WebMD explains the basics of participating in a clinical trial if you have colorectal cancer.
Is a Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial Right for You?
Scientists are looking for new ways to treat advanced prostate cancer in clinical trials. Should you participate in one?
Clinical Trials for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Find out if you would benefit from joining a clinical trial that tests experimental treatments for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), also known as chronic myeloid leukemia.
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.
Living With Cancer
Survivors, listen up: Follow these guidelines to living the healthiest life possible.
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.
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.