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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Scientists at the IDIBAPS Biomedical Research Institute and at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) lead a study in which they have designed a new strategy to get genetically...
In this article, we take a close look at advanced lung cancer. Learn about how it is classified, as well as how we might increase early detection.
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a new drug delivery method that produces strong results in treating cancers in animal models, including...
New research examines the role of lactate - a molecule that is produced and accumulates during intense workout - in the formation of cancer cells.
Researchers have identified a mechanism by which sulforaphane - a compound found in broccoli and other vegetables - may help to prevent cancer.
Delivering a new drug directly into triple-negative breast cancer cells via nanoparticles stops the drug degrading before reaching target, study shows.
What is non-small cell lung cancer and what are the different types? Learn about its potential complications and the tests that are used to diagnose it.
Five types of pediatric brain cancer were safely and effectively treated in mice by an antibody that causes immune cells to engulf and eat tumors without hurting healthy brain cells, according to a...
Coordinated activities of protein kinases and protein phosphatases ensure phosphorylation homeostasis and amplitude of signaling response, and understandably its imbalance is linked to diseases...
In this article, learn about metastatic lung cancer and second primary cancer. What causes metastatic lung cancer and how might it be prevented?
Researchers have charted the complex molecular biology of uterine carcinosarcoma, a rare and aggressive gynecologic cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Cell.
Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have discovered that a greater number of breast cancers are genetically similar to rarer cases with faulty BRCA1 or...
Patients who are cured of Hodgkin lymphoma are at a high risk of developing a second type of cancer, particularly if they have a family history of the disease, a major new study reports.
Learn how lung cancer may cause shoulder pain and other lung cancer symptoms. What are the common causes and treatments of shoulder pain?
Targeting cancer stem cells may be a more effective way to overcome cancer resistance and prevent the spread of squamous cell carcinoma - the most common head and neck cancer and the second-most...
An international study involving multiple institutions over six years has shown that immunotherapy can cure Tasmanian devils of the deadly devil facial tumour disease (DFTD).
The intestine has a high rate of cellular regeneration due to the wear and tear originated by its function degrading and absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste.
A new study investigates the effectiveness of experimental drugs, a clinical drug, and natural compounds in stopping the growth of cancer stem-like cells.
Men get breast cancer, too. The discovery of two proteins thought to be involved in the disease could lead to new treatments for male breast cancer.
New findings from Rockefeller University researchers could guide the development of potent combination therapies that deliver more effective and durable treatment of leukemia.