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Diabetes linked to different forms of cancer in males vs. females

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 10, 2019 - 15:00
A study in a large Chinese cohort shows that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of cancer, and the types of cancer vary in males and females.

What to know about raisins

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 8, 2019 - 19:00
Raisins have many nutritional benefits and can aid digestion, as well as improve eyesight. People can easily add them to their diet. Learn more about the benefits of raisins here.

Physical fitness might protect against lung and bowel cancers

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - May 8, 2019 - 16:00
A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases.

Physical fitness might protect against lung and bowel cancers

A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases.

Can diabetes influence cancer's spread?

People with cancer may have a higher risk of tumors spreading to other sites in the body if they also have diabetes. New research explains why.

Can diabetes influence cancer's spread?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 8, 2019 - 10:00
People with cancer may have a higher risk of tumors spreading to other sites in the body if they also have diabetes. New research explains why.

How do cancer-causing bacteria take over our stomachs?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 8, 2019 - 07:00
H. pylori live in the stomachs of around 50% of all humans. Despite their prevalence, little is known about how they can survive inside us for a lifetime.

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks

Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them.

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 7, 2019 - 10:00
Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them.

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 6, 2019 - 10:00
Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants.

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials

Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 5, 2019 - 07:00
Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal cancer.

What to know about a blood clot in the leg

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 3, 2019 - 18:00
A blood clot in the leg can cause swelling, red skin, and warmth in the surrounding area. Risk factors include age. Maintaining a healthy weight and doing regular exercise can prevent blood clots from developing.

Deleting just one gene may 'completely prevent' pancreatic cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 2, 2019 - 15:00
Using a mouse model that "faithfully mimics" human pancreatic cancer, researchers have found a gene that wholly prevents the disease when knocked out.

Is it better to 'contain' rather than destroy cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 29, 2019 - 14:00
New research in mice suggests that we could stop some cancers from making a comeback by maintaining metastatic cells in a 'dormant' state.

Is it better to 'contain' rather than destroy cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 29, 2019 - 14:00
New research in mice suggests that we could stop some cancers from making a comeback by maintaining metastatic cells in a 'dormant' state.

This neurotransmitter helps aggressive tumors spread

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 26, 2019 - 15:00
New research in mouse models of human-derived cancers has found a new key factor that supports the growth and spread of aggressive tumors.

Could invigorating the immune system prevent lung cancer?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 25, 2019 - 16:00
Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study suggests.

Cancer: Highly personalized therapy can improve outcomes

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 23, 2019 - 15:00
A new test-of-concept study suggests that using personalized combination therapy could improve the outcome for people with stubborn metastatic cancer.

Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer

A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer.