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Immunotherapy successful against deadly breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 23, 2018 - 08:00
A new trial confirms that a combination of immunotherapy and chemotherapy boosts survival rates for people with triple-negative breast cancer.

Pancreatic cancer: Chinese tree compound helps destroy tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 22, 2018 - 12:00
New research finds that the derivative of a compound found in a rare Chinese tree bark can destroy drug-resistant pancreatic tumors.

Cancer: Even healthy tissue is 'riddled with mutations'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 21, 2018 - 11:00
A new study charts the slow build-up of genetic mutations. The researchers are surprised to find that even healthy human tissue carries many mutants.

Using light to destroy metastatic breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 20, 2018 - 08:00
Metastatic breast cancer may soon be treated using light to activate photo-sensitive drugs which, in turn, can target cancer cells and avoid healthy ones.

Using light to destroy metastatic breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 20, 2018 - 08:00
Metastatic breast cancer may soon be treated using light to activate photo-sensitive drugs which, in turn, can target cancer cells and avoid healthy ones.

Cancer: Could a 'universal' blood test make detection easier?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 19, 2018 - 11:00
Researchers have been developing a 'universal' blood test that can quickly detect the presence of cancer. The scientists are now working to improve it.

How a 150-year old drug might help battle cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 19, 2018 - 07:00
The potency of cancer treatments is often reduced by a lack of oxygen in and around the tumor. Researchers have found an existing drug that might help.

Can ulcerative colitis be fatal?

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - October 16, 2018 - 18:00
Doctors do not usually consider ulcerative colitis (UC) to be a life-threatening condition, but it may increase a person’s risk of some serious complications. Learn more here.

Breast cancer: Marker of deadly recurrence identified

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 16, 2018 - 15:00
Low or no NR2F1 protein in cells that metastasize from primary breast tumors to bone marrow indicates a high risk of lethal cancer recurrence, says study.

Breast cancer: Marker of deadly recurrence identified

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 16, 2018 - 14:00
Low or no NR2F1 protein in cells that metastasize from primary breast tumors to bone marrow indicates a high risk of lethal cancer recurrence, says study.

How a breastfeeding mechanism may affect breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 15, 2018 - 16:00
A molecular mechanism that is involved in the breast's adaptation to breastfeeding may sustain pre-cancerous breast cells, finds a new study.

How a breastfeeding mechanism may affect breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 15, 2018 - 15:00
A molecular mechanism that is involved in the breast's adaptation to breastfeeding may sustain pre-cancerous breast cells, finds a new study.

Aspirin may reduce liver cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 15, 2018 - 07:00
The latest study to investigate the relationship between regular aspirin use and liver cancer risk finds a significant positive interaction.

What is this white spot on my eyeball?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 12, 2018 - 15:00
A white spot on the eye is often a corneal ulcer or a pinguecula. These eye conditions are treatable. It is essential to seek immediate medical attention for a white spot on the eye, as long-lasting damage can occur without treatment. Learn more about white spots on the eye, their causes, and treatment options here.

Breast cancer: Omega-3-rich diet may stop tumors from spreading

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 11, 2018 - 15:00
A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may halt the growth of cancer cells by strengthening the immune system and curbing inflammation.

Breast cancer: Omega-3-rich diet may stop tumors from spreading

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 11, 2018 - 14:00
A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may halt the growth of cancer cells by strengthening the immune system and curbing inflammation.

New risk factor for mouth cancer uncovered

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 11, 2018 - 10:00
There are several risk factors associated with mouth cancer. A recent study conducted in Taiwan might add another to the list: air pollution.

Cancer: Alternative therapies are popular but risky

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - October 10, 2018 - 15:00
Two new studies show that the use of complementary and alternative medicines is widespread among people who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Cancer: Alternative therapies are popular but risky

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 10, 2018 - 15:00
Two new studies show that the use of complementary and alternative medicines is widespread among people who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Cancer: Alternative therapies are popular but risky

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 10, 2018 - 14:00
Two new studies show that the use of complementary and alternative medicines is widespread among people who have been diagnosed with cancer.