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Vitamin B linked to increased lung cancer risk

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - August 23, 2017 - 07:00
A study using data from more than 77,000 participants looks at the links between long-term vitamin B supplementation and lung cancer risk.

Are stem cells the link between bacteria and cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 23, 2017 - 07:00
Gastric carcinoma is one of the most common causes of cancer-related deaths, primarily because most patients present at an advanced stage of the disease.

Skin cancer and rashes: Cancerous and precancerous lesions

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - August 22, 2017 - 07:00
A rash can be a sign of skin cancer. Find out the differences between cancerous and non-cancerous rashes, and the types of cancer that cause them.

Skin cancer and rashes: Cancerous and precancerous lesions

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 22, 2017 - 07:00
A rash can be a sign of skin cancer. Find out the differences between cancerous and non-cancerous rashes, and the types of cancer that cause them.

New terahertz imaging approach could speed up skin cancer detection

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 22, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining computational approaches designed to speed up image...

Two-step process leads to cell immortalization and cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 22, 2017 - 07:00
A mutation that helps make cells immortal is critical to the development of a tumor, but new research at the University of California, Berkeley suggests that becoming immortal is a more complicated...

Avocado seed husk may help to treat heart disease, cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 21, 2017 - 16:00
Most of us discard avocado seeds without a second thought, but a new study finds that the husk of these seeds may hold a treasure trove of health benefits.

How decision-making habits influence the breast cancer treatments women consider

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 18, 2017 - 07:00
Certain values more often led women to weigh double mastectomy.A new study finds that more than half of women with early stage breast cancer considered an aggressive type of surgery to remove...

Toxic formaldehyde is produced inside our own cells, scientists discover

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 18, 2017 - 07:00
New research has revealed that some of the toxin formaldehyde in our bodies does not come from our environment - it is a by-product of an essential reaction inside our own cells.

For post-menopausal women, vaginal estrogens do not raise risk of cancer, other diseases

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 18, 2017 - 07:00
FindingsWomen who have gone through menopause and who have been using a vaginal form of estrogen therapy do not have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer than women who have not...

Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - August 17, 2017 - 16:00
New research finds that high-dose vitamin C can genetically 'reprogram' leukemic cells to mature and die normally, instead of replicating to cause cancer.

Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 17, 2017 - 16:00
New research finds that high-dose vitamin C can genetically 'reprogram' leukemic cells to mature and die normally, instead of replicating to cause cancer.

Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 17, 2017 - 15:00
High exposure to outdoor light during the night may increase women's breast cancer risk, a new study finds, particularly for women who work night shifts.

Cancer drugs that halt tumors can also shrink them

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 17, 2017 - 14:00
New research reveals how CDK4/6 inhibitors, approved cancer drugs that halt tumors, can also shrink them in some cases by promoting anti-tumor immunity.

Cancer drugs that halt tumors can also shrink them

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 17, 2017 - 14:00
New research reveals how CDK4/6 inhibitors, approved cancer drugs that halt tumors, can also shrink them in some cases by promoting anti-tumor immunity.

Jumping genes made us human, but can they cause disease?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 17, 2017 - 07:00
Ancient bacteria and viruses left their traces all over our DNA. This may have given us an edge in our quest to become human, but it comes at a price.

Processed foods linked with cancer risk in slim older women

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 17, 2017 - 07:00
Foods with high energy density, such as processed foods, are linked to a higher risk of obesity-related cancers in older women, regardless of body weight.

Scientists develop blood test that spots tumor-derived DNA in people with early-stage cancers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 17, 2017 - 07:00
In a bid to detect cancers early and in a noninvasive way, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report they have developed a test that spots tiny amounts of cancer-specific DNA in...

A metabolic treatment for pancreatic cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 16, 2017 - 13:00
Pancreatic cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer mortality. Its incidence is increasing in parallel with the population increase in obesity, and its five-year survival rate still hovers at...

Prostate cancer: Study identifies earlier clinical trial endpoint that can be used to indicate effectiveness of new treatments

Medical News Today: Prostate News - August 16, 2017 - 07:00
Scientists say they have validated a "surrogate endpoint" - a reliable statistical shortcut in a clinical trial - that could accelerate testing of new adjuvant therapies aimed at reducing deaths from...