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Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 3 hours 21 min ago
A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U.S.

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer?

New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be.

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 4 hours 21 min ago
New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be.

Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths?

A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer.

Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 12 hours 21 min ago
A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer.

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 19, 2019 - 16:00
Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows.

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?'

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - June 19, 2019 - 10:00
In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening tests?

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?'

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 19, 2019 - 10:00
In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening tests?

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 19, 2019 - 10:00
In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening tests?

Is decaf coffee harmful to health?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 18, 2019 - 21:00
Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regular coffee. Learn more here.

What causes a lump on the areola

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 18, 2019 - 20:00
A lump on the areola may have a variety of causes, including skin irritation and bacteria. Treatments depend on the cause. Learn more about the causes and treatments of a lump on the areola here.

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 18, 2019 - 10:00
In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin.

Could gut bacteria drive the spread of breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 12, 2019 - 07:00
New research in mice finds that having an unhealthful balance in the gut microbiome can cause breast cancer to spread more aggressively.

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 9, 2019 - 10:00
A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it.

New report shows overall cancer mortality on the decline

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 9, 2019 - 07:00
A joint effort among various governmental bodies, the new 'Annual Report to the Nation' offers fresh insights on cancer incidence and mortality.

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 7, 2019 - 15:00
Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people.

High-salt diet blocks tumor growth in mice

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 7, 2019 - 10:00
New research in mice suggests that a high intake of dietary salt triggers the immune system in a way that enables it to fight off tumors.

What to know about liver metastases

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 4, 2019 - 22:00
Liver metastases occur when cancer spreads to the liver from another part of the body. Diagnosis may involve ultrasound. Prognosis depends on how far the cancer has spread. Learn more about liver metastases here.

What can cause lower back and testicle pain?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 4, 2019 - 20:00
Lower back and testicle pain can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Possible causes include kidney stones, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and spinal problems. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doctor here.

Is leukemia hereditary?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 31, 2019 - 00:00
Leukemia is a genetic condition, but in most cases, it is not hereditary. In this article, we explore the links between leukemia and family history, genetics, and lifestyle and environmental factors.