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Existing drug shows promise for treating aggressive breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 9, 2018 - 17:00
An antipsychotic drug that is used to treat Tourette's syndrome shows promising results against triple-negative breast cancer in a study of cells and mice.

Existing drug shows promise for treating aggressive breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 9, 2018 - 16:00
An antipsychotic drug that is used to treat Tourette's syndrome shows promising results against triple-negative breast cancer in a study of cells and mice.

Invasive lobular breast cancer: Prognosis and statistics

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 9, 2018 - 15:00
Invasive lobular breast cancer affects the lobules, which contain glands that produce breast milk. This type of cancer can spread to other parts of the breast and may affect other areas of the body. In this article, learn more about treatments, remission, and outlook.

Invasive lobular breast cancer: Prognosis and statistics

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 9, 2018 - 14:00
Invasive lobular breast cancer affects the lobules, which contain glands that produce breast milk. This type of cancer can spread to other parts of the breast and may affect other areas of the body. In this article, learn more about treatments, remission, and outlook.

What to know about age spots (liver spots)

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 9, 2018 - 14:00
Age spots, or liver spots, are common and harmless. They do not require treatment, but people can get rid of them with creams and cosmetic procedures. Age spots can resemble certain forms of skin cancer, and anyone concerned about an age spot should speak with a doctor.

Existing drug may treat triple-negative breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 9, 2018 - 08:00
Researchers have discovered that the drug estradiol may work as a new treatment for a type of triple-negative breast cancer, which is highly aggressive.

Antibiotic may prevent breast cancer recurrence

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 8, 2018 - 16:00
Metastasis and recurrence are huge challenges for breast cancer researchers. One group believes that an existing antibiotic might provide help.

Antibiotic may prevent breast cancer recurrence

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 8, 2018 - 15:00
Metastasis and recurrence are huge challenges for breast cancer researchers. One group believes that an existing antibiotic might provide help.

Existing antibiotic could help treat melanoma

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 8, 2018 - 07:00
Drug resistance is a significant problem when treating melanoma. A new study concludes that an old antibiotic might offer new hope.

What are the side effects of radiation for breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 5, 2018 - 18:00
Radiation can be an effective treatment for breast cancer, but it does have side effects. Doctors may recommend this therapy in combination with others, such as surgery and chemotherapy. Learn more about how radiation for breast cancer affects the body and what short- and long-term side effects to expect.

Nasal delivery of grape compound shows promising results in lung cancer

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - October 5, 2018 - 17:00
Administering the natural red wine anticancer compound resveratrol through the nose could protect against lung cancer, a new mouse study finds.

What are the side effects of radiation for breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 5, 2018 - 17:00
Radiation can be an effective treatment for breast cancer, but it does have side effects. Doctors may recommend this therapy in combination with others, such as surgery and chemotherapy. Learn more about how radiation for breast cancer affects the body and what short- and long-term side effects to expect.

Nasal delivery of grape compound shows promising results in lung cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 5, 2018 - 16:00
Administering the natural red wine anticancer compound resveratrol through the nose could protect against lung cancer, a new mouse study finds.

Just how harmful is it to have 1 drink per day?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 4, 2018 - 15:00
New research is piling up evidence indicating that even light drinking increases a person's risk of various health issues, as well as premature death.

Immunotherapy: 'Killer' cells get boost in fight against cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 4, 2018 - 07:00
Nanoparticles can boost the immune system's natural killer cells in the fight against cancer, making immunotherapy successful in more patients.

Ileostomy: Everything you need to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 2, 2018 - 20:00
In an ileostomy, a surgeon connects the lower part of the small intestine to an opening in the wall of the abdomen. This procedure allows stool to exit the body without passing through damaged portions of the bowel. Here, we describe ileostomy surgery, including preparation, recovery, and lifestyle adjustments.

Mediterranean diet promotes anticancer bacteria in the breast

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 2, 2018 - 17:00
Compared with following a Western diet, a Mediterranean diet alters breast metabolites and microbiome to favor anticancer effects, a mammal study shows.

What can cause flushed skin?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 1, 2018 - 19:00
Flushed skin is often a harmless and short-lived reaction to being too hot, exercising, or having emotional responses, including anxiety and embarrassment. However, flushing can sometimes be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as rosacea, certain cancers, or an endocrine disorder. Learn more here.

New cancer vaccine may tackle HER2-positive tumors

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 1, 2018 - 16:00
A new cancer vaccine shows promise for treating a range of more aggressive HER2-positive cancers in an early, phase I clinical trial.

Cancer therapy: Bacteria may help shrink tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 1, 2018 - 16:00
A new phase I clinical trial looks at whether a modified bacterial strain is safe and effective in attacking stubborn, treatment-resistant cancer tumors.