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Diet tips for a healthy gallbladder

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 28, 2017 - 13:00
What is a gallbladder diet and what foods support a gallbladder diet? Learn about which foods to avoid and the diet to follow after gallbladder surgery.

FDA expands approved use of Stivarga to treat liver cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 28, 2017 - 13:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved use of Stivarga (regorafinib) to include treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC or liver cancer) who have been...

Higher prostate cancer risks for black men may warrant new approach to screening

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 28, 2017 - 07:00
In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.

Follow-up colonoscopies associated with a significantly lower incidence of bowel cancer

Patients at risk of developing bowel cancer can significantly benefit from a follow-up colonoscopy, finds research published in Lancet Oncology.

Italian-style coffee could halve the risk of prostate cancer

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 27, 2017 - 16:00
Drinking at least three cups of Italian-style coffee every day may lower men's risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, new research suggests.

Italian-style coffee could halve the risk of prostate cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 27, 2017 - 16:00
Drinking at least three cups of Italian-style coffee every day may lower men's risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, new research suggests.

Annual flu jab may pose greater risk for lung cancer patients under immunotherapy

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 27, 2017 - 07:00
Lung cancer patients treated with PD-1/PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitors may be at increased risk of adverse events after receiving the seasonal influenza vaccination, according to the first study...

Tracking unstable chromosomes helps predict lung cancer's return

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 27, 2017 - 07:00
Scientists have found that unstable chromosomes within lung tumours increase the risk of cancer returning after surgery, and have used this new knowledge to detect relapse long before standard...

Growing body of evidence supports use of mind-body therapies in breast cancer treatment

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 27, 2017 - 07:00
In newly updated clinical guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO), researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive...

Gallbladder cancer rates decreasing in men, not women; late-stage diagnosis on the rise

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 27, 2017 - 07:00
Gallbladder cancer is a rare, but aggressive disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 3,700 people in the United States are diagnosed with gallbladder cancer each...

Breast rashes: Which symptoms suggest cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 26, 2017 - 11:00
Breast rashes or changes do not usually indicate breast cancer, but can be symptoms of two rare but aggressive types. When should you see a doctor?

Worldwide statistics on breast cancer: Diagnosis and risk factors

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 26, 2017 - 10:00
In this article, learn about statistics on breast cancer, if diet and obesity are risk factors, and racial differences within the U.S. for breast cancer.

Worldwide statistics on breast cancer: Diagnosis and risk factors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 26, 2017 - 10:00
In this article, learn about statistics on breast cancer, if diet and obesity are risk factors, and racial differences within the U.S. for breast cancer.

Implanted scaffold with T cells rapidly shrinks tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 26, 2017 - 07:00
Cellular therapy hasn't had much success in fighting solid tumors, partly because it's been difficult to deliver anti-cancer T cells to the tumors.

Advanced liver cancer: Selective internal radiation therapy safer than sorafenib

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 25, 2017 - 14:00
A phase III trial of selective internal radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma has found the treatment is safer and just as effective as sorafenib.

Nanovaccine shows potential as immunotherapy for cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 25, 2017 - 14:00
Nanoparticles that carry antigens can promote immune response that slows tumor growth and extends survival in several mouse models of cancer, study shows.

Study identifies hundreds of genes that influence timing of puberty and alter risk of several cancers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 25, 2017 - 13:00
The largest genomic analysis of puberty timing in men and women conducted to date has identified 389 genetic signals associated with puberty timing, four times the number that were previously known.

Metastatic breast cancers: Characterising the profile of metastases for improved treatment

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 25, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers at the Jules Bordet Institute - Université libre de Bruxelles, VIB and KU Leuven have published an important study offering a better understanding of the progression of breast cancer.

New bone-in technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 25, 2017 - 07:00
A new laboratory technique developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer...

A third of emergency cancer patients in England haven't seen their GP

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 25, 2017 - 07:00
Around one third (34 per cent) of cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency in England had not consulted their doctor beforehand, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published in the...