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'Synthetic gene circuit' may improve effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 19, 2017 - 16:00
A synthetic gene circuit that elicits tumor-specific immune responses may overcome some of the problems with current cancer immunotherapies, study finds.

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk

Medical News Today: Prostate News - October 18, 2017 - 15:00
Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined.

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 18, 2017 - 15:00
Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined.

Colorectal cancer: New, less toxic drug target uncovered

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - October 18, 2017 - 07:00
New research uncovers a novel, less toxic drug target for treating colorectal cancer, which currently affects approximately 135,000 people in the U.S.

Colorectal cancer: New, less toxic drug target uncovered

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 18, 2017 - 07:00
New research uncovers a novel, less toxic drug target for treating colorectal cancer, which currently affects approximately 135,000 people in the U.S.

Cancer recurrence may be stopped with immunotherapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 17, 2017 - 07:00
A new study shows how the body's immune system is 'tricked' into not attacking cancer cells, causing relapse. Immunotherapy proves effective in mice.

How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 16, 2017 - 16:00
We look at axillary lymph nodes and their relation to breast cancer. We look at the diagnosis and the outlook, as well as more information, here.

How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 16, 2017 - 16:00
We look at axillary lymph nodes and their relation to breast cancer. We look at the diagnosis and the outlook, as well as more information, here.

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 16, 2017 - 16:00
Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - October 16, 2017 - 16:00
Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.

Cribriform breast cancer: What to know

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 15, 2017 - 16:00
Cribriform breast cancer is a slow-growing, low-grade breast cancer that may be present alongside other forms of breast cancer. Learn more here.

Cribriform breast cancer: What to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 15, 2017 - 16:00
Cribriform breast cancer is a slow-growing, low-grade breast cancer that may be present alongside other forms of breast cancer. Learn more here.

How can you cope with a cancer diagnosis?

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - October 13, 2017 - 15:00
A cancer diagnosis always comes as a shock. What are some coping strategies you can use to stay in control of the situation? We gathered some suggestions.

How can you cope with a cancer diagnosis?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 13, 2017 - 15:00
A cancer diagnosis always comes as a shock. What are some coping strategies you can use to stay in control of the situation? We gathered some suggestions.

How can you cope with a cancer diagnosis?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 13, 2017 - 15:00
A cancer diagnosis always comes as a shock. What are some coping strategies you can use to stay in control of the situation? We gathered some suggestions.

Everything you need to know about prostate nodules

Medical News Today: Prostate News - October 12, 2017 - 16:00
A prostate nodule is a firm, knuckle-like area on the prostate. There are several causes of prostate nodules, including prostatitis and prostate cancer.

Everything you need to know about prostate nodules

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 12, 2017 - 16:00
A prostate nodule is a firm, knuckle-like area on the prostate. There are several causes of prostate nodules, including prostatitis and prostate cancer.

'Cell of origin' for Barrett's esophagus identified

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 12, 2017 - 14:00
Researchers have found an area of unique cells in the lining of the food pipe that can give rise to Barrett's esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition.

All you need to know about the PCA3 test

Medical News Today: Prostate News - October 12, 2017 - 13:00
The PCA3 test can help doctors diagnose prostate cancer. Learn about the test, what to expect, and other testing options with this article.

All you need to know about the PCA3 test

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 12, 2017 - 13:00
The PCA3 test can help doctors diagnose prostate cancer. Learn about the test, what to expect, and other testing options with this article.