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Experimental drug targets prostate cancer's chief weakness

Medical News Today: Prostate News - May 7, 2018 - 07:00
In prostate cancer, recurring tumors become aggressive and treatment-resistant. Why does this happen, and how can it be prevented? A new study weighs in.

Experimental drug targets prostate cancer's chief weakness

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 7, 2018 - 07:00
In prostate cancer, recurring tumors become aggressive and treatment-resistant. Why does this happen, and how can it be prevented? A new study weighs in.

Common drug may help battle aggressive breast cancer

A new study concludes that a common osteoporosis drug may help to fight basal-like breast cancer, which is an aggressive, early-onset form of the disease.

Common drug may help battle aggressive breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 5, 2018 - 07:00
A new study concludes that a common osteoporosis drug may help to fight basal-like breast cancer, which is an aggressive, early-onset form of the disease.

Colorectal cancer: Treatment looks set for human clinical trials

An immunotherapy that engineers T cells to target only cancer cells killed tumors and prevented metastases in a mouse model of human colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer: Treatment looks set for human clinical trials

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 3, 2018 - 14:00
An immunotherapy that engineers T cells to target only cancer cells killed tumors and prevented metastases in a mouse model of human colorectal cancer.

How true are these health myths?

Over time, a number of health myths have cropped up. Some of these are true, and some of them certainly aren't. Here, we debunk the most popular ones.

Breast cancer: Innovative pill may aid diagnosis

Many cases of breast cancer are either misdiagnosed or remain undetected, due to the unclear nature of some tumors. Could a pill solve this problem?

Breast cancer: Innovative pill may aid diagnosis

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 1, 2018 - 15:00
Many cases of breast cancer are either misdiagnosed or remain undetected, due to the unclear nature of some tumors. Could a pill solve this problem?

What is the difference between leukemia and lymphoma?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 30, 2018 - 22:00
Leukemia and lymphoma are both types of blood cancer that affect the white blood cells. There are some similarities between the two conditions, but the origins, causes, diagnosis, and treatments are different. In this article, learn about the differences between leukemia and different types of lymphoma here.

This 'genetic switch' could help to fight cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 27, 2018 - 14:00
Scientists mobilize T cells inside tumors with a laser that remotely activates heat-sensitive gene switches to boost protein expression more than 200-fold.

What does it mean when you have white gums?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 27, 2018 - 10:00
Some conditions can make the gums appear white. The color change may occur in one part of the mouth or over the entire gums. There are many possible causes of white gums, including gingivitis and anemia. In this article, learn about how to get rid of white gums using home remedies and medical treatments.

Could hemp help to beat ovarian cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 26, 2018 - 16:00
Although hemp has fallen out of favor over the years, some scientists believe that a certain strain could help in the battle against ovarian cancer.

Could this vitamin A derivative cure liver cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 25, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers reveal how a compound called acyclic retinoid, which is a synthetic form of vitamin A, can target and destroy liver cancer stem cells.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

Is it lung cancer? This blood test can tell

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 19, 2018 - 15:00
To tell lung cancer from benign tumors, specialists often have to use invasive methods. Yet researchers say that a simple blood test can change that.

Is it lung cancer? This blood test can tell

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 19, 2018 - 15:00
To tell lung cancer from benign tumors, specialists often have to use invasive methods. Yet researchers say that a simple blood test can change that.