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'Supramolecule' helps immune cells 'eat up' cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 3, 2018 - 07:00
A newly designed 'supramolecule' can stop the 'don't eat me' signal that cancer cells emit and boost the power of immune cells in the fight against cancer.

Cancer immunotherapy 'could be safer' with natural killer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 2, 2018 - 16:00
CAR cancer immunotherapy using natural killer cells from stem cells could be as effective and less toxic than using modified versions of patients' T cells.

Good news for heavy coffee drinkers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 2, 2018 - 15:00
The health benefits of drinking coffee in moderation are now known. However, a new study asks whether the benefits are the same for heavy drinkers.

Prostate cancer: New drug for aggressive, resistant cases

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 29, 2018 - 16:00
Enzalutamide reduced metastasis or death risk by 71 percent in phase III trial of castration-resistant nonmetastatic prostate cancer with escalating PSA.

How a red wine compound may prevent cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 28, 2018 - 16:00
New research shows, for the first time in the laboratory, how resveratrol stops a mutant protein from aggregating and leading to cancer.

How a red wine compound may prevent cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 28, 2018 - 16:00
New research shows, for the first time in the laboratory, how resveratrol stops a mutant protein from aggregating and leading to cancer.

Reversing autism with a cancer drug

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 27, 2018 - 10:00
Scientists may have found a new treatment for a genetic form of autism; experiments in mice successfully reverse the condition using cancer trial drugs.

Is this the 'perfect drug' to stop cancer cells' movement?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 25, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers have put years worth of effort into developing a drug that can inhibit cancer cells' ability to move around, thereby preventing metastasis.

What causes an abdominal lump?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 25, 2018 - 13:00
Abdominal lumps can be soft or hard and may feel sore. Hernias are a common cause of abdominal lumps, but a lump can also develop from other conditions. Some lumps may require surgery. In this article, we look at the symptoms and causes of abdominal lumps. We also cover diagnosis, treatment, and when to see a doctor.

What to know about gastrectomy, or stomach removal

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 24, 2018 - 12:00
A gastrectomy is a procedure to remove part or all of the stomach. Often, it is a treatment for stomach cancer. Here, we explore this and other uses of a gastrectomy. We also describe the procedure in detail and discuss the types of surgery. Learn about possible complications, life after a gastrectomy, and more.

Is it possible to kill cancer by 'overfeeding' it?

Cancer thrives on the buildup of 'nutrients' that can damage healthy cells. But can cancer cells have 'too much of a good thing?' Researchers investigate.

Is it possible to kill cancer by 'overfeeding' it?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 24, 2018 - 10:00
Cancer thrives on the buildup of 'nutrients' that can damage healthy cells. But can cancer cells have 'too much of a good thing?' Researchers investigate.

Is it possible to kill cancer by 'overfeeding' it?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 24, 2018 - 10:00
Cancer thrives on the buildup of 'nutrients' that can damage healthy cells. But can cancer cells have 'too much of a good thing?' Researchers investigate.

New 'potential target' for cancer therapy found

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 22, 2018 - 16:00
A protein that causes cancer cells to release tiny bags of proteins and molecules that help tumor progression may be a new treatment target, a study says.

New 'potential target' for cancer therapy found

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 22, 2018 - 16:00
A protein that causes cancer cells to release tiny bags of proteins and molecules that help tumor progression may be a new treatment target, a study says.

Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 22, 2018 - 14:00
A recently published study investigates whether individuals with a higher BMI before menopause have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 22, 2018 - 14:00
A recently published study investigates whether individuals with a higher BMI before menopause have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

Alcohol, mortality, and cancer risk: Is moderation key?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 20, 2018 - 10:00
There have been many studies on alcohol and its impact on health, but the relationship is not fully understood. A new, large-scale study investigates.

Uses and risks of mitoxantine (Novantrone)

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 20, 2018 - 07:00
Mitoxantrone is used to treat some types of multiple sclerosis (MS) and some types of cancer. It is given as an intravenous infusion in a clinical setting. Some serious side effects are possible, and it is important to discuss the risks and any existing health conditions with the doctor. Novantrone is a trade name.

Uses and risks of mitoxantine (Novantrone)

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 20, 2018 - 07:00
Mitoxantrone is used to treat some types of multiple sclerosis (MS) and some types of cancer. It is given as an intravenous infusion in a clinical setting. Some serious side effects are possible, and it is important to discuss the risks and any existing health conditions with the doctor. Novantrone is a trade name.