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What are the symptoms of stage 4 breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - July 13, 2018 - 22:00
When breast cancer reaches stage 4, it will have spread from the breast to other parts of the body. Cancer cells in new parts of the body can cause a wide variety of symptoms. Here, we explain the symptoms that occur when breast cancer spreads to the bones, liver, or brain. We also cover other symptoms and treatment.

What are the symptoms of stage 4 breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 13, 2018 - 22:00
When breast cancer reaches stage 4, it will have spread from the breast to other parts of the body. Cancer cells in new parts of the body can cause a wide variety of symptoms. Here, we explain the symptoms that occur when breast cancer spreads to the bones, liver, or brain. We also cover other symptoms and treatment.

Causes and treatment of chronic prostatitis

Medical News Today: Prostate News - July 13, 2018 - 21:00
Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate that can cause pain, sexual dysfunction, and urination issues. Chronic prostatitis might last for more than 3 months. Possible causes include bacterial infections and damage to the nerves or muscles in the pelvic area. Treatment often involves antibiotics. Learn more here.

Acupuncture may reduce cancer drug side effects

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - July 13, 2018 - 15:00
In a new study, researchers asked whether acupuncture might ease the joint pain associated with a drug used to treat early breast cancer.

Acupuncture may reduce cancer drug side effects

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 13, 2018 - 15:00
In a new study, researchers asked whether acupuncture might ease the joint pain associated with a drug used to treat early breast cancer.

What are the treatment options for BPH?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - July 12, 2018 - 16:00
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. BPH can cause difficulties with urination. Treatment options for BPH include watchful waiting, medication, minimally invasive procedures, and surgery. Lifestyle changes can also help improve a person’s symptoms. Learn more here.

Existing drug may help to treat aggressive brain cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 11, 2018 - 07:00
Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer that is often therapy resistant. New research finds hope in an existing drug that may enhance treatment.

Keto diet could make cancer therapy more effective

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 10, 2018 - 10:00
A new study suggests that the ketogenic diet, which is very low in carbohydrates but high in fats, may give cancer therapy a much-needed boost.

'Backpacked drugs' can boost immunotherapy for solid tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 10, 2018 - 07:00
Researchers have designed a drug-carrying nanoparticle capable of enhancing the effect of immune cells on solid cancer tumors without harmful side effects.

Cancer: 'Intelligent drug delivery' is on its way

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 9, 2018 - 15:00
Scientists have demonstrated a precision targeting system that only releases anticancer drugs when it encounters two tumor conditions in the right order.

Glue-like protein may be key to drug-resistant breast cancer

A Ph.D. student may have uncovered the reason why some breast cancers become drug-resistant. The answer may lie in a glue-like protein called fibronectin.

Glue-like protein may be key to drug-resistant breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 9, 2018 - 10:00
A Ph.D. student may have uncovered the reason why some breast cancers become drug-resistant. The answer may lie in a glue-like protein called fibronectin.

Hair-like cell structure may drive melanoma

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 9, 2018 - 07:00
While studying the epigenetic changes associated with melanoma, researchers found an unexpected link with hair-like projections on cells called cilia.

Using cell metabolism to battle cancer

In a recent study, researchers investigated how cancer stem cells might be stopped in their tracks by blocking their metabolic pathways.

Using cell metabolism to battle cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 7, 2018 - 10:00
In a recent study, researchers investigated how cancer stem cells might be stopped in their tracks by blocking their metabolic pathways.

What are the early symptoms of leukemia in children?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 6, 2018 - 10:00
A range of common symptoms, such as weight loss, bruising, and swelling, can indicate leukemia in children. Spotting the symptoms early may lead to a faster diagnosis and treatment with a better chance of success. Learn more about the symptoms of leukemia in children here.

Chemotherapy enhanced by disused antipsychotic

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 5, 2018 - 07:00
Tumors often become resistant to chemotherapy. A new study describes how a defunct psychoactive drug might help to reverse this process.

What are the benefits of chlorophyll?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 4, 2018 - 16:00
Chlorophyll is a natural pigment that occurs in many green vegetables. It has many potential health benefits due to its deodorant, anti-aging, wound-healing, and blood-building properties. We examine the evidence supporting these potential benefits and explain how to include chlorophyll in the diet.

Targeting the enzyme with a dual role in breast and brain health

One enzyme plays key roles in both breast cancer and intellectual disability. Knowing more about its molecular structure could help to design better drugs.

Targeting the enzyme with a dual role in breast and brain health

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 3, 2018 - 07:00
One enzyme plays key roles in both breast cancer and intellectual disability. Knowing more about its molecular structure could help to design better drugs.