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How your gut bacteria may protect you from cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 10, 2018 - 16:00
The so-called good bacteria in our gut can influence our chances of developing colorectal cancer by altering our gene activity, suggests new research.

Night shifts raise women's cancer risk

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 8, 2018 - 17:00
Women who work long-term night shifts may be at increased risk of developing cancer, especially breast cancer, reveals a new study.

Night shifts raise women's cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 8, 2018 - 17:00
Women who work long-term night shifts may be at increased risk of developing cancer, especially breast cancer, reveals a new study.

What you should know about breast cancer in teens

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 7, 2018 - 15:00
A look at breast cancer in teens, a rare condition meaning statistics are hard to find. Included is detail on checking yourself and when to see a doctor.

Just two sausages per week may raise breast cancer risk

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 5, 2018 - 17:00
Researchers suggest that eating just 9 grams of processed meats per day, or two sausages per week, could increase women's risk of breast cancer.

Just two sausages per week may raise breast cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 5, 2018 - 17:00
Researchers suggest that eating just 9 grams of processed meats per day, or two sausages per week, could increase women's risk of breast cancer.

Your gut microbes may give melanoma treatment a boost

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 5, 2018 - 15:00
People with advanced melanoma who had healthy levels of specific gut bacteria responded better to immunotherapy than those who did not, a new study found.

Sticking to New Year's resolutions could cut cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 5, 2018 - 08:00
Resolved to eat better and exercise more in 2018? A new study finds that sticking to such lifestyle changes could lower the risk of cancer by a third.

Cancer: Virus fuels immune system to attack brain tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 4, 2018 - 15:00
From the bloodstream, a wild virus selectively entered cancer cells in patients' brain tumors and made it easier for the immune system to destroy them.

How does alcohol cause cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 4, 2018 - 08:00
It is established that alcohol can cause cancer, but the exact mechanisms behind the process are unclear. New research takes a more detailed look.

How blueberries help to kill cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 3, 2018 - 17:00
Researchers suggest that the success of radiation therapy against cancer cells could be increased significantly, thanks to blueberries.

Head and neck cancer: Acid reflux may raise risk in seniors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 30, 2017 - 08:00
A new study finds a strong association between acid reflux and cancers of the respiratory and upper digestive tracts in older adults.

Tomatoes may restore lung damage caused by smoking

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - December 29, 2017 - 08:00
A diet rich in tomatoes and other fruits may counteract the damage to lungs caused by smoking and slow down lung function decline among all adults.

What to know about breast cancer and back pain

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 27, 2017 - 11:00
A look at breast cancer and back pain, a symptom in later stages of the disease. Included is detail on the link and self-care options people can try.

Can you get cancer on the tonsils?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 26, 2017 - 13:00
Tonsil cancer is a rare form of cancer with symptoms that are often similar to other illnesses. Learn more about the risk factors and how it is treated.

Eight causes of nipple pain

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 25, 2017 - 15:00
Nipple pain is a common occurrence in menstruating, pregnant, or breast-feeding women. In this article, learn about the common causes and how to treat them

Deadly skin cancer could be halted with arthritis drug

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 22, 2017 - 16:00
Adding a drug for rheumatoid arthritis to existing treatments for melanoma skin cancer halted cancer cell growth in mice, researchers report.

What to know about mastectomy scars

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 22, 2017 - 08:00
Learn more about treatments for mastectomy scars. We run through the options for women and provide details on types of mastectomy procedures.

Key mechanism for aggressive breast cancer prevention found

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 22, 2017 - 08:00
Why are some breast cancers more aggressive than others? A new study sheds light on a key molecular interaction that makes cancer more treatment-resistant.

Electric field therapy boosts survival from deadly brain tumor

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 22, 2017 - 08:00
Glioblastoma is a deadly brain cancer with poor outcomes. But the final results of a phase III trial reveal that a novel treatment could increase survival.