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Colon cancer: Changes in gut bacteria may lead to new blood test

A new study conducted in mice and humans suggests that imbalances in gut bacteria may play a key role in the development of sporadic colorectal cancer.

Colon cancer: Changes in gut bacteria may lead to new blood test

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 18 hours 11 min ago
A new study conducted in mice and humans suggests that imbalances in gut bacteria may play a key role in the development of sporadic colorectal cancer.

What to know about colon pain

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 19, 2019 - 05:00
Many factors can cause colon pain, including constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and colorectal cancer. Learn more about the causes of colon pain and their treatment options here.

Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is 'rarely accurate'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 15, 2019 - 11:00
Single-number survival estimates for people with late stage breast cancer are unhelpful, research shows. So what approach would be more beneficial?

Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is 'rarely accurate'

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - November 15, 2019 - 11:00
Single-number survival estimates for people with late stage breast cancer are unhelpful, research shows. So what approach would be more beneficial?

Lymphoma rash: What to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 15, 2019 - 05:00
Lymphoma is a type of cancer that can cause symptoms on the skin, such as a rash. In this article, learn more about a lymphoma rash and how doctors diagnose it.

What to know about bone marrow transplants

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 14, 2019 - 22:00
Bone marrow transplants help treat certain health issues by replacing damaged blood cells with healthy cells. Here, we look at the types and risks of these transplants, as well as how to prepare and the recovery process.

How a virus might protect against skin cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 12, 2019 - 11:00
A recent study investigating the role of papillomaviruses in skin cancer produces surprising results. These viruses may, in fact, protect against cancer.

This vitamin D mechanism helps combat melanoma

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - November 8, 2019 - 17:00
Scientists have found that manipulating a cell signal, involving vitamin D, can slow the growth of melanoma cells and their advance to the lungs in mice.

Hair follicles can be a site of origin for melanoma

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 5, 2019 - 17:00
Using a new mouse model of human melanoma, scientists show how the aggressive skin cancer can start in immature, pigment producing cells in hair follicles.

Running, no matter how little, is linked to 27% lower death risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 5, 2019 - 08:00
Running, even infrequently and for short periods, is associated with a significantly lower risk of death from all causes, a new review suggests.

Study zeroes in on gut bacteria that may cause bowel cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 4, 2019 - 16:00
New research uses Mendelian randomization and genetic data to study potential causal relations between certain types of gut bacteria and bowel cancer.

Study zeroes in on gut bacteria that may cause bowel cancer

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - November 4, 2019 - 16:00
New research uses Mendelian randomization and genetic data to study potential causal relations between certain types of gut bacteria and bowel cancer.

Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - November 4, 2019 - 15:00
Researchers from the United Kingdom are developing a blood test that could help doctors easily detect breast cancer up to 5 years before symptoms occur.

Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 4, 2019 - 15:00
Researchers from the United Kingdom are developing a blood test that could help doctors easily detect breast cancer up to 5 years before symptoms occur.

Ovarian cancer stages: What to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 1, 2019 - 20:00
Doctors categorize ovarian cancer into four stages, depending on how far the disease has spread. Here, learn more about each ovarian cancer stage and the prognosis.

Yogurt, fiber, and lung cancer: What's the link?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - October 28, 2019 - 15:00
A new analysis using data from more than 1.4 million people concludes that eating an ample amount of fiber and yogurt may protect against lung cancer.

Cancer care: Are personalized exercise prescriptions the future?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 26, 2019 - 08:00
In a series of recent papers, a group of scientists outlines the importance of exercise for individuals with cancer and those who have survived cancer.

What causes breast itchiness without a rash?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 26, 2019 - 01:00
There are many common causes of itchy breasts without a rash, including allergens and growth. This article looks at the causes and how to treat them.

Ewing sarcoma: What to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 24, 2019 - 05:00
Ewing sarcoma is a rare form of bone cancer that most commonly affects children and teenagers. In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.