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Immunotherapy for prostate cancer: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 21, 2017 - 10:00
Immunotherapy is an emerging treatment for cancer that aims to boost the immune system cells' ability to fight off cancer. Learn more in this article.

Immunotherapy for prostate cancer: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 21, 2017 - 10:00
Immunotherapy is an emerging treatment for cancer that aims to boost the immune system cells' ability to fight off cancer. Learn more in this article.

Scientists step closer to drug treatment for hepatitis B

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 21, 2017 - 07:00
A major new insight into how hepatitis B virus works could pave the way for new drug treatments for the infection which is the major cause of liver cancer worldwide.

Grape extracts may protect against colon cancer

A new study examines the effect of grape compounds in mice and human cells. The compounds suppress cancer stem cells, which may drive cancerous tumors.

Grape extracts may protect against colon cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 20, 2017 - 16:00
A new study examines the effect of grape compounds in mice and human cells. The compounds suppress cancer stem cells, which may drive cancerous tumors.

Breast and ovarian cancers: Large study improves estimates of genetic risk

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 20, 2017 - 15:00
Carriers of faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Now, a large prospective study improves estimates of those risks.

Discovery could guide immunotherapy for lung cancer

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - June 20, 2017 - 13:00
Scientists have discovered a new type of immune cell that could predict which lung cancer patients will benefit most from immunotherapy treatment, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study...

Targeting immune cells that help tumors stay hidden could improve immunotherapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 20, 2017 - 13:00
Researchers at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC have discovered a clue that could unlock the potential of immunotherapy drugs to successfully treat more cancers.

Prostate cancer: Three-in-one blood test could fuel personalized treatment

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 19, 2017 - 16:00
A single blood test could identify how prostate cancer patients will respond to PARP inhibitors in as little as 4 to 8 weeks, say researchers.

Turmeric, red grape, and apple compounds 'starve' prostate cancer cells

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 19, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers have found that a compound in apple peel can prevent the growth of prostate cancer cells when combined with turmeric or red grape compounds.

Turmeric, red grape, and apple compounds 'starve' prostate cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 19, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers have found that a compound in apple peel can prevent the growth of prostate cancer cells when combined with turmeric or red grape compounds.

Kidney cancer prognosis: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 19, 2017 - 07:00
In this article, learn about kidney cancer, how it is diagnosed, and the different tests that may be undertaken. What is cancer staging?

Hair dyes, relaxers tied to raised breast cancer risk

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 16, 2017 - 14:00
New research supports the idea that use of some hair products is linked to raised risk of breast cancer, with differences between white and black women.

Hair dyes, relaxers tied to raised breast cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 16, 2017 - 14:00
New research supports the idea that use of some hair products is linked to raised risk of breast cancer, with differences between white and black women.

What happens after you quit smoking: A timeline

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 16, 2017 - 10:00
Quitting smoking can be very daunting but some of the benefits may come faster than anticipated. What happens days, months, and years after quitting?

Protein network signals found to drive myeloid leukemias

Researchers have uncovered how mutations in a protein network drive several high-risk leukemias, offering new prospects for novel therapies.

Study questions whether mistaken antibodies led cancer research down a 20-year dead end

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 16, 2017 - 07:00
For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article published in Nature Communications contends...

Study questions whether mistaken antibodies led cancer research down a 20-year dead end

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 16, 2017 - 07:00
For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article published in Nature Communications contends...

Protein network signals found to drive myeloid leukemias

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 16, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers have uncovered how mutations in a protein network drive several high-risk leukemias, offering new prospects for novel therapies.

The 10 best cancer blogs

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 15, 2017 - 15:00
Cancer blogs can help those diagnosed with cancer to receive support throughout their treatment. Medical News Today have located the 10 best cancer blogs.