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What side effects can result from interferon?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 16, 2018 - 16:00
Interferon is used to treat several health conditions, but it has a range of side effects. We look at how these vary in severity and duration here.

Ovarian cancer: How your father's genes can affect your risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 16, 2018 - 08:00
New research finds that fathers can pass their daughters a genetic mutation that can cause ovarian cancer. It can also cause prostate cancer in men.

Have scientists found an anti-cancer vaccine?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - February 15, 2018 - 17:00
Researchers used stem cells to create an anti-cancer vaccine, which they tested in 75 mice with various types of cancer. Here's what they found.

Have scientists found an anti-cancer vaccine?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - February 15, 2018 - 17:00
Researchers used stem cells to create an anti-cancer vaccine, which they tested in 75 mice with various types of cancer. Here's what they found.

Have scientists found an anti-cancer vaccine?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 15, 2018 - 17:00
Researchers used stem cells to create an anti-cancer vaccine, which they tested in 75 mice with various types of cancer. Here's what they found.

Cancer: 'Ultra-processed' foods may increase risk

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - February 15, 2018 - 15:00
A new study suggests a possible link between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and raised risk of overall cancer, and breast cancer in particular.

Cancer: 'Ultra-processed' foods may increase risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 15, 2018 - 15:00
A new study suggests a possible link between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and raised risk of overall cancer, and breast cancer in particular.

Huntington's 'super assassin' molecule could kill cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 13, 2018 - 15:00
The gene that causes Huntington's disease is highly toxic to cancer cells, as revealed in tests on laboratory cells and mice with ovarian cancer.

Why do some breast cancers become treatment-resistant?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - February 13, 2018 - 08:00
A significant number of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers are resistant to regular therapies. Why is that, and how can this obstacle be addressed?

Why do some breast cancers become treatment-resistant?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 13, 2018 - 08:00
A significant number of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers are resistant to regular therapies. Why is that, and how can this obstacle be addressed?

Cancer: Targeting protein may stop tumors from spreading

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 12, 2018 - 16:00
Researchers have now taken a major step in the prevention of cancer metastasis by identifying and targeting a protein that helps tumors to spread.

This protein fuels triple-negative breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - February 10, 2018 - 08:00
Researchers report that they have identified a new stem cell pathway that drives the development of highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.

This protein fuels triple-negative breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 10, 2018 - 08:00
Researchers report that they have identified a new stem cell pathway that drives the development of highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.

Asparagus amino acid helps deadly breast cancer to spread

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - February 8, 2018 - 08:00
An amino acid derived from a wide range of foods, including asparagus, helps triple-negative breast cancer to spread in the body, a new study has found.

Asparagus amino acid helps deadly breast cancer to spread

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 8, 2018 - 08:00
An amino acid derived from a wide range of foods, including asparagus, helps triple-negative breast cancer to spread in the body, a new study has found.

Cell phone radiation: Could high exposure cause tumors?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 15:00
Very high levels of exposure to the type of radiation given out by cell phones resulted in tumors in heart tissue of male rats but not female rats or mice.

Can you eat salmon skin?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 13:00
A look at salmon skin, the skin of the oily fish rich in omega-3s. Included is detail on the nutritional benefits and the potential risks of eating it.

Cancer risk may increase as immune system declines

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 08:00
Using a mathematical model, a group of researchers conclude that a declining immune system could explain our increased cancer risk as we age.

Drinking hot tea can contribute to cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 08:00
Drinking tea at high temperatures could tip the health balance in favor of esophageal cancer for those who already indulge in other guilty pleasures.

Spitz nevi vs. cancer: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 1, 2018 - 15:00
A Spitz nevus is a type of noncancerous growth. In this article, learn about the types, diagnosis, and when to see a doctor to check for melanoma.