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New cancer vaccine is 100 percent successful in mouse model

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 10, 2018 - 07:00
A team of experts has conducted tests in mice for a potent new vaccine against melanoma. So far, the researchers have observed a 100 percent success rate.

Is regular screening for prostate cancer really necessary?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - September 7, 2018 - 15:00
A panel of experts from the United Kingdom is asking whether regular screening for prostate cancer actually brings enough benefits to outweigh the risks.

Why does hormone therapy worsen some prostate cancers?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - September 6, 2018 - 15:00
Some prostate cancers resist androgen-targeting therapy and continue to spread because the treatment alters the environment of tumor cells, a study shows.

What to know about leukemia survival rates

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 5, 2018 - 19:00
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells. A person's chances of surviving leukemia depend on a variety of factors, including their age, overall health, time of diagnosis, and response to treatment. Children and younger people have higher survival rates. Learn more in this article.

What are the health risks of hookah smoking?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - September 4, 2018 - 19:00
A hookah is a type of water pipe people use for smoking flavored tobacco. While many people believe using a hookah is safer than smoking cigarettes, it has many of the same health risks. In this article, learn about whether hookah is bad for you and what its effects on the body are. We also debunk several common myths.

Ovarian cancer: Scientists find a way to launch dual attack

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 3, 2018 - 16:00
Antibody immunotherapy for solid tumors has shown limited success. Now, one that attacks two targets in ovarian cancer cells promises to improve prospects.

Benefits of black seed oil

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 31, 2018 - 19:00
Black seed oil has a long history of use in traditional medicine as people believe that it offers a range of health benefits. Does it really work though? In this article, we look at the scientific research on how black seed oil affects health. We explore its effects on medical conditions, skin health, and weight loss.

Cancer update: Research from August 2018

Medical News Today: Prostate News - August 31, 2018 - 15:00
In this article, we outline some of the most interesting recent findings from cancer research, covering work from a range of institutions and journals.

Cancer update: Research from August 2018

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 31, 2018 - 15:00
In this article, we outline some of the most interesting recent findings from cancer research, covering work from a range of institutions and journals.

Cancer update: Research from August 2018

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 31, 2018 - 15:00
In this article, we outline some of the most interesting recent findings from cancer research, covering work from a range of institutions and journals.

What are the signs of prostate infection?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - August 31, 2018 - 00:00
When an infection in the prostate results in inflammation, this is called bacterial prostatitis. Symptoms include pain in the lower abdomen and difficulty urinating. The infection may be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term), and a treatment plan may include medication, or surgery. Learn more here.

Cancer: Using cell metabolism to fight stubborn tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 30, 2018 - 16:00
Targeting cell metabolism could stop cancer cells from using a survival mechanism called autophagy to escape treatment and seed new tumors, says new study.

Are red spots on the breast a sign of cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 29, 2018 - 23:00
There are many possible causes of red spots or a rash on the breast, including allergic reactions, infections, problems with the milk ducts, and several other skin conditions. However, red spots can sometimes be an early sign of inflammatory breast cancer or Paget’s disease of the breast. Learn more here.

Are red spots on the breast a sign of cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 29, 2018 - 23:00
There are many possible causes of red spots or a rash on the breast, including allergic reactions, infections, problems with the milk ducts, and several other skin conditions. However, red spots can sometimes be an early sign of inflammatory breast cancer or Paget’s disease of the breast. Learn more here.

What are the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 29, 2018 - 20:00
People living a sedentary lifestyle spend too much time engaging in behaviors that expend very little energy. A sedentary lifestyle can cause severe health issues, including cancer, diabetes, and poor cardiovascular health. Solutions include doing more exercise. Learn about the effects of a sedentary lifestyle here.

Primary breast cancer can 'shut down its own spread'

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 29, 2018 - 07:00
Groundbreaking research finds that primary breast cancers can stop their own spread. The findings may help prevent metastasis by 'freezing' tumors.

Primary breast cancer can 'shut down its own spread'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 29, 2018 - 07:00
Groundbreaking research finds that primary breast cancers can stop their own spread. The findings may help prevent metastasis by 'freezing' tumors.

Dogs: Our best friends in sickness and in health

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 26, 2018 - 10:00
Dogs really are a person's best friend — not least because they impact both our physical and our mental health. In this Spotlight, we explain why and how.

What can cause spots on the tongue?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 22, 2018 - 12:00
There are many tiny spots or bumps on the tongue that people need for taste and sensation. But spots on the tongue that are unusual in size or appearance could be the sign of a health issue. Causes of unusual spots include lie bumps, burns, canker sores, infections, and oral cancer. Learn more here.

How to create and destroy metastatic cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 22, 2018 - 07:00
By tinkering with a cancer cell's waste disposal system, its ability to metastasize can be compromised. A new study delves into the details.