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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Women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ have a slightly higher risk of dying from breast cancer, but a significantly lower all-mortality risk.
Delays in access to new cancer medicines and unjustifiable price rises for old ones disadvantage patients unnecessarily
Cancer patients are living longer and in many cases the disease is becoming chronic rather than acute.
Researchers may have found a way to stop the growth of glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer. This may soon lead to new therapies.
An oxygen-starved primary tumor environment produces dormant cells that evade therapy after spreading and may be the cause of disease relapse, study shows.
Mechanical pressure caused by cancer growth plays a key role in the development and distribution of blood vessels in tumors, according to a new UCL (University College London) study published in...
When a cell is dividing, two identical structures, called centrosomes, move to opposite sides of the cell to help separate its chromosomes into the new cells.
Past studies have shown that diet affects the risk of colorectal cancer. New research suggests that this may be down to how diet alters the gut microbiome.
A study published by The BMJ suggests that higher levels of psychological distress (anxiety and depression) may be associated with an increased risk of death from certain cancers.
An international team of scientists, including MIPT researchers, has defined the way their promising anti-cancer molecules work.
The rate at which Americans die from cancers varies dramatically by where they live, according to a new scientific analysis.
For decades, scientists have tried to halt cancer by blocking nutrients from reaching tumor cells, in essence starving tumor cells of the fuel needed to grow and proliferate.
An analysis of the New York State's Medicaid expansion, which predated the 2010 Affordable Care Act, finds substantial decrease in uninsured rate but little change in racial disparities when it...
Glioblastoma is the most common form of primary brain tumour in adults and is essentially lethal.
The time of day that breast cancer chemotherapy drugs are given affects the amount of damaging inflammation in the body, a new study in mice suggests.
Scientists who study a molecule known to play a role in certain types of cancers and neurodegenerative disorders have a powerful new tool to study this compound due to research conducted at Indiana...
Current guidelines recommend limiting our intake of red meat, due to the health risks it poses. We take a closer look at what these risks are.
Researchers at from the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that the BRCA1 gene is required for the survival of blood forming stem cells, which could explain why patients with...
B cells, the lymphocytes best known for making antibodies, live a complex life.
In the human body, so-called dendritic cells are responsible for activating our immune system.
A compound called beta-cryptoxanthin - found in many fruits and vegetables - might lower the risk of smoking-related lung cancer, new research suggests.