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Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 30, 2018 - 08:00
Research has linked low vitamin D levels with a range of conditions, including bowel cancer. But, without magnesium, vitamin D may not function properly.

Prostate cancer: New, quicker test to assess metastasis risk

Medical News Today: Prostate News - December 27, 2018 - 11:00
A newly developed test can detect the risk of metastasis in people with prostate cancer at a quicker rate, lower cost, and using smaller tissue samples.

Prostate cancer: New, quicker test to assess metastasis risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 27, 2018 - 11:00
A newly developed test can detect the risk of metastasis in people with prostate cancer at a quicker rate, lower cost, and using smaller tissue samples.

Combo of existing drugs fights bowel cancer and reduces side effects

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - December 26, 2018 - 11:00
By combining two common cancer drugs, researchers have found a more effective way to treat colorectal cancer and reduce unpleasant side effects.

Combo of existing drugs fights bowel cancer and reduces side effects

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 26, 2018 - 11:00
By combining two common cancer drugs, researchers have found a more effective way to treat colorectal cancer and reduce unpleasant side effects.

Health benefits of gold, frankincense, and myrrh

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 24, 2018 - 08:00
Gold, frankincense, and myrrh are famous for one festive reason. In this feature, we ask whether any of them might harbor any health benefits.

Gold nanoparticles could destroy prostate cancer

Medical News Today: Prostate News - December 23, 2018 - 11:00
By coating nanoparticles with gold, researchers have successfully destroyed prostate cancer cells in people without damaging surrounding tissue.

Gold nanoparticles could destroy prostate cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 23, 2018 - 11:00
By coating nanoparticles with gold, researchers have successfully destroyed prostate cancer cells in people without damaging surrounding tissue.

What is fibrocystic breast disease?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 21, 2018 - 19:00
Fibrocystic breast disease causes a person to have lumpy, and sometimes painful, breasts. It is a very common condition and not harmful. Learn more in this article.

What were the most intriguing medical studies of 2018?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 21, 2018 - 16:00
As 2018 slowly but surely draws to a close, we give you an overview of some of the most read and thought-provoking medical research of this year.

Can chemotherapy help treat Crohn's?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 20, 2018 - 21:00
When traditional treatments for Crohn's disease are unsuccessful, a doctor may prescribe chemotherapy. Learn about whether chemo is safe, the different types available, and whether there are any side effects here.

Diabetes and hypertension drug combo kills cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 15, 2018 - 08:00
New research finds that combining the drug metformin with an antihypertensive drug cuts off the energy supply to cancer cells and inhibits tumor growth.

Spray gel could reduce cancer spread after surgery

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 14, 2018 - 17:00
A 'sprayable gel' embedded with nanoparticles carrying drugs that boost immunity controlled tumor recurrence at surgery site and at distant sites in mice.

IBD increases prostate cancer risk by fivefold

Medical News Today: Prostate News - December 14, 2018 - 16:00
According to a new study, inflammatory bowel disease increases the risk of developing prostate cancer. This finding opens up a challenging clinical debate.

Colorectal cancer: Loss of two genes may drive tumor formation

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - December 13, 2018 - 11:00
New research shows how the loss of two genes may drive an aggressive form of colorectal cancer. The findings also point to a potential new treatment.

Colorectal cancer: Loss of two genes may drive tumor formation

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 13, 2018 - 11:00
New research shows how the loss of two genes may drive an aggressive form of colorectal cancer. The findings also point to a potential new treatment.

LEEP procedure: What to expect

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 12, 2018 - 21:00
LEEP stands for loop electrosurgical excision procedure. This test can help diagnose and treat cervical cancer. Learn more about its uses and what to expect here.

Missed periods and ovarian cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 12, 2018 - 18:00
Most causes of missed or irregular periods are not serious. However, less commonly, a missed period can be a sign of ovarian cancer. Early detection and treatment of this type of cancer can improve a person’s outlook. Learn more here.

Prostate cancer and back pain

Medical News Today: Prostate News - December 11, 2018 - 20:00
Back pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. In some cases, chronic, unexplained back pain can occur with advanced prostate cancer. Learn more here.

Prostate cancer and back pain

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 11, 2018 - 20:00
Back pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. In some cases, chronic, unexplained back pain can occur with advanced prostate cancer. Learn more here.