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.
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The successful application of adoptive T cell therapy to ovarian cancer steps closer with a new mouse study, but several challenges still remain.
The one-size-fits-all approach to early stage breast cancer creates a paradox: Millions of dollars are spent on unnecessary surgeries and radiation to treat women with low-risk 'in situ' lesions...
Taking a long-term course of antibiotics in adulthood may increase the risk of bowel cancer later in life, according to a recent study.
The length of the telomere "caps" of DNA that protect the tips of chromosomes may predict cancer risk and be a potential target for future therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute...
Inflammatory breast cancer accounts for just 1-5 percent of all breast cancers diagnosed in the U.S. Learn more about this rare and aggressive cancer.
Learn about the different steps involved in a mammogram including when to get a mammogram, how to prepare and understanding what the results mean.
Mammograms are an invaluable tool for early detection of breast cancer. In this article, we look at how to prepare and reduce discomfort.
The latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer from the Department of Health and Human Services finds cancer death rates are declining.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma shows a promising response to treatment with the antibody drug pembrolizumab, which is used to treat other cancers.
Learn about invasive lobular carcinoma, a type of cancer that starts in the milk glands of the breast and can spread to infect other lymph nodes.
The use of high-dose vitamin C in patients undergoing standard cancer treatment has been shown to be safe and improve health outcomes in clinical trial.
Researchers from the Turku Centre for Biotechnology (BTK) in Finland have discovered that a cellular fuel sensor, known to control energy processes in the cells, is involved in the regulation of...
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a breakthrough therapeutic technique used to treat tumors.
What if you could plaster cancer cells with glowing "Here We Are" signs, so surgeons could be confident that they'd removed every last speck of a tumor?
New study shows that in five states, half of women with cancer in one breast opt to surgically remove their unaffected breast as a preventive measure.
Mammography and thermography are two methods of detecting abnormalities that may indicate breast cancer. Learn more in this article.
Northwestern Medicine has developed a miniature female reproductive tract that fits in the palm of your hand and could eventually change the future of research and treatment of diseases in women's...
A double-blind, randomized clinical trial tests the effect of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on cancer risk in postmenopausal women.
FDA approves maintenance treatment for recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancers
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Zejula (niraparib) for the maintenance treatment (intended to delay cancer growth) of adult patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian...
A study published in Briefings in Functional Genomics investigated how epigenetics can modulate human's genetic program - it can emphasize or silence genes.