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New 'potential target' for cancer therapy found

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 22, 2018 - 16:00
A protein that causes cancer cells to release tiny bags of proteins and molecules that help tumor progression may be a new treatment target, a study says.

New 'potential target' for cancer therapy found

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 22, 2018 - 16:00
A protein that causes cancer cells to release tiny bags of proteins and molecules that help tumor progression may be a new treatment target, a study says.

Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 22, 2018 - 14:00
A recently published study investigates whether individuals with a higher BMI before menopause have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 22, 2018 - 14:00
A recently published study investigates whether individuals with a higher BMI before menopause have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

Alcohol, mortality, and cancer risk: Is moderation key?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 20, 2018 - 10:00
There have been many studies on alcohol and its impact on health, but the relationship is not fully understood. A new, large-scale study investigates.

Uses and risks of mitoxantine (Novantrone)

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 20, 2018 - 07:00
Mitoxantrone is used to treat some types of multiple sclerosis (MS) and some types of cancer. It is given as an intravenous infusion in a clinical setting. Some serious side effects are possible, and it is important to discuss the risks and any existing health conditions with the doctor. Novantrone is a trade name.

Uses and risks of mitoxantine (Novantrone)

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 20, 2018 - 07:00
Mitoxantrone is used to treat some types of multiple sclerosis (MS) and some types of cancer. It is given as an intravenous infusion in a clinical setting. Some serious side effects are possible, and it is important to discuss the risks and any existing health conditions with the doctor. Novantrone is a trade name.

Could blocking these proteins stop breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 19, 2018 - 16:00
A study suggests that blocking certain epigenetic proteins with drugs could prevent women at high risk of breast cancer from developing the disease.

Colon cancer: Scientists find new predisposition mechanism

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 19, 2018 - 07:00
New research finds a novel mechanism that genetically predisposes some people to the development of colon polyps and potentially cancer.

What to expect from a bronchoscopy

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - June 18, 2018 - 17:00
A bronchoscopy is a safe, relatively quick procedure. It allows a doctor to examine the inside of the lungs, which can help them to diagnose the cause of breathing problems or chest pain. In this article, learn what to expect before, during, and after a bronchoscopy, including recovery and possible complications.

Vitamin D may decrease breast cancer risk, study reports

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 18, 2018 - 14:00
Vitamin D is crucial to our health, and now, new research has found a 'marked' association between blood levels of this vitamin and breast cancer risk.

Vitamin D may decrease breast cancer risk, study reports

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 18, 2018 - 14:00
Vitamin D is crucial to our health, and now, new research has found a 'marked' association between blood levels of this vitamin and breast cancer risk.

Prostate cancer: Scientists find 63 'new genetic markers'

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 18, 2018 - 07:00
Research locates new genetic markers that may show an elevated risk of developing prostate cancer. This will help to identify men who need early screening.

Prostate cancer: Scientists find 63 'new genetic markers'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 18, 2018 - 07:00
Research locates new genetic markers that may show an elevated risk of developing prostate cancer. This will help to identify men who need early screening.

How could designer proteins thwart cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 15, 2018 - 15:00
Cancer boosts the abnormal growth of cells by 'hijacking' sensitive molecular mechanisms. Can researchers fight back by designing specialized proteins?

What to know about a stomach tissue biopsy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 15, 2018 - 13:00
A gastric (stomach) tissue biopsy and culture is a medical procedure used to diagnose stomach conditions. A stomach biopsy can detect bacteria, inflammation, and cancers. It is usually performed with an endoscope. Here, learn what to expect before, during, and after a gastric biopsy, including results and recovery.

What are the first symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 15, 2018 - 12:00
Ovarian cancer is a condition that can be detected and treated, the key is knowing the symptoms. The earlier these are detected and diagnosed, the better the outcome is likely to be. Symptoms include bloating, pelvic pain, and painful sex. Learn more about early signs of ovarian cancer, and when to see a doctor, here.

Low vitamin D levels may raise bowel cancer risk

Pooling data from three continents and multiple studies, researchers find a link between lower vitamin D levels and increased risk of colorectal cancer.

Using spider silk to boost our immune systems

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 14, 2018 - 10:00
Using synthetic spider silk, researchers have created a type of microcapsule that can deliver vaccines straight to the heart of our immune cells.

What to know about menopause and sore breasts

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 12, 2018 - 13:00
Sore breasts are common during menstruation, but breast pain and discomfort can also occur during perimenopause and menopause. In this article, learn why breast pain can happen at this stage of life. We cover the home remedies that people can use to relieve pain, as well as when to see a doctor for breast symptoms.