Medical News Today: Oncology News
Cancer is a condition where cells in a particular part of the body develop and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy neighboring healthy tissue, including organs. There are over 200 various types of cancer, each with its method of diagnosis and treatment. In many cases, your symptoms will not be related to cancer and will be caused by other, non-cancerous health conditions.
Updated: 9 hours 46 min ago
In this article learn about breast anatomy, the early symptoms and warning signs of breast cancer, and what to do if you spot these signs.
Scientists from VIB and KU Leuven, together with colleagues from the University of California and the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research have demonstrated that , anti-angiogenic...
The discovery of a protein signature that is highly predictive of leukemia could lead to novel treatments of the leading childhood cancer, according to new study showing that competition among...
New research explains the brain chemistry behind chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction and finds a potential new therapy for preventing it.
In this article, learn about how thermography works, the process of a thermograph, what thermographs detect, the technology, and the benefits of their use.
Investigators at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have found that the gene PID1 enhances killing of medulloblastoma and glioblastoma cells.
Although global inequalities in survival from childhood leukaemia have narrowed, they still persist with five-year survival in some countries nearly twice as high as in others for children...
EPFL scientists have improved the efficacy of cancer immunotherapy by blocking two proteins that regulate the growth of tumor blood vessels.
Gut toxicity can limit the use of radiotherapy in cancer patients.Oral melatonin can protect the small intestine in rats subjected to radiotherapy of the tongue, according to a study published...
A monthly breast self-examination can identify abnormalities and help catch cancer in its early stages. Learn more about how it works in this article.
A new study of mice suggests that treating pancreatic tumors with the small microRNA molecule MIR506 may inhibit growth and spread of cancer cells.
What is the outlook for people with breast cancer and what factors may affect the outlook? What is the 5-year and 10-year survival rate by stage?
Washington State University researchers have found a promising way to preserve sperm stem cells so boys could undergo cancer treatment without risking their fertility.
A team of investigators has determined that young children participating in a clinical trial to assess the effectiveness of reduced radiotherapy did worse when there were deviations from the...
Twelve percent of childhood cancer survivors carry germline mutations that put them or their children at increased risk of developing cancer, according to a landmark study presented at the annual...
HER2 ordinarily makes proteins in the breast. When the HER2 gene is abnormal, it causes a fast and aggressive breast cancer. Learn more in this article.
What is pneumonia, what is lung cancer and who is most at risk of each? What are the overlapping symptoms and what is the outlook?
In this article learn about the role of hormone receptors in breast cancer, what the symptoms of ER-positive breast cancer are, and how it may be treated.
Study finds that priming pancreatic cancer tumors with Fasudil before chemotherapy extends survival in engineered and patient-derived mouse models.
Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, which are white blood cells produced in bone marrow that churn out antibodies to help fight infection.