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Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - August 21, 2019 - 07:00
A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer.

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 21, 2019 - 07:00
A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer.

Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 20, 2019 - 16:00
A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a severe form of the condition.

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 20, 2019 - 00:00
There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here.

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 20, 2019 - 00:00
There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here.

The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 17, 2019 - 10:00
Electromagnetic energy could be used to halt the movement of breast cancer cells, reducing metastatic cases. New research explains how.

The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 17, 2019 - 10:00
Electromagnetic energy could be used to halt the movement of breast cancer cells, reducing metastatic cases. New research explains how.

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 16, 2019 - 10:00
The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend life.

Gleevec (imatinib)

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 15, 2019 - 07:00
Gleevec (imatinib) is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s used to treat certain types of blood cancers, including Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). It’s also used to treat certain types of skin cancer and gastrointestinal cancer. Learn about side effects and more.

Xospata (gilteritinib)

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 15, 2019 - 07:00
Xospata (gilteritinib) is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s used to treat a specific form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults whose cancer relapsed (returned) or didn’t respond to other treatments. Xospata comes as an oral tablet that you take daily. Learn about side effects, dosage, cost, and more.

Zytiga (abiraterone acetate)

Medical News Today: Prostate News - August 15, 2019 - 07:00
Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s used to treat two types of prostate cancer: metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) and metastatic high-risk castration-sensitive prostate cancer (CSPC). Zytiga comes as a tablet. Learn about side effects, cost, dosage, and more.

Talzenna (talazoparib)

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 15, 2019 - 07:00
Talzenna (talazoparib) is a prescription drug that's used to treat certain types of breast cancer. It’s prescribed for breast cancer that’s HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic, and BRCA-positive. Talzenna comes as oral capsules that are taken once daily. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 14, 2019 - 20:00
Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other reasons. Learn more here.

How might the keto diet help treat cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 14, 2019 - 07:00
Preclinical research in mice has examined the effect of ketogenic diet-induced glucose restriction on a certain type of cancer cell.

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - August 13, 2019 - 21:00
Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer.

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - August 13, 2019 - 21:00
Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer.

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 13, 2019 - 21:00
Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer.

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 13, 2019 - 21:00
Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer.

What to know about mouth sores from chemo

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 13, 2019 - 19:00
People can get temporary mouth sores from chemotherapy. Checking the mouth often helps early detection, while keeping the mouth moist and avoiding certain foods can help relieve symptoms. Learn more here.

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 13, 2019 - 07:00
Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors.