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Could blocking these proteins stop breast cancer?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 19, 2018 - 16:00
A study suggests that blocking certain epigenetic proteins with drugs could prevent women at high risk of breast cancer from developing the disease.

Colon cancer: Scientists find new predisposition mechanism

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 19, 2018 - 07:00
New research finds a novel mechanism that genetically predisposes some people to the development of colon polyps and potentially cancer.

What to expect from a bronchoscopy

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - June 18, 2018 - 17:00
A bronchoscopy is a safe, relatively quick procedure. It allows a doctor to examine the inside of the lungs, which can help them to diagnose the cause of breathing problems or chest pain. In this article, learn what to expect before, during, and after a bronchoscopy, including recovery and possible complications.

Vitamin D may decrease breast cancer risk, study reports

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 18, 2018 - 14:00
Vitamin D is crucial to our health, and now, new research has found a 'marked' association between blood levels of this vitamin and breast cancer risk.

Vitamin D may decrease breast cancer risk, study reports

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 18, 2018 - 14:00
Vitamin D is crucial to our health, and now, new research has found a 'marked' association between blood levels of this vitamin and breast cancer risk.

Prostate cancer: Scientists find 63 'new genetic markers'

Medical News Today: Prostate News - June 18, 2018 - 07:00
Research locates new genetic markers that may show an elevated risk of developing prostate cancer. This will help to identify men who need early screening.

Prostate cancer: Scientists find 63 'new genetic markers'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 18, 2018 - 07:00
Research locates new genetic markers that may show an elevated risk of developing prostate cancer. This will help to identify men who need early screening.

How could designer proteins thwart cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 15, 2018 - 15:00
Cancer boosts the abnormal growth of cells by 'hijacking' sensitive molecular mechanisms. Can researchers fight back by designing specialized proteins?

What to know about a stomach tissue biopsy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 15, 2018 - 13:00
A gastric (stomach) tissue biopsy and culture is a medical procedure used to diagnose stomach conditions. A stomach biopsy can detect bacteria, inflammation, and cancers. It is usually performed with an endoscope. Here, learn what to expect before, during, and after a gastric biopsy, including results and recovery.

What are the first symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 15, 2018 - 12:00
Ovarian cancer is a condition that can be detected and treated, the key is knowing the symptoms. The earlier these are detected and diagnosed, the better the outcome is likely to be. Symptoms include bloating, pelvic pain, and painful sex. Learn more about early signs of ovarian cancer, and when to see a doctor, here.

Low vitamin D levels may raise bowel cancer risk

Pooling data from three continents and multiple studies, researchers find a link between lower vitamin D levels and increased risk of colorectal cancer.

Using spider silk to boost our immune systems

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 14, 2018 - 10:00
Using synthetic spider silk, researchers have created a type of microcapsule that can deliver vaccines straight to the heart of our immune cells.

What to know about menopause and sore breasts

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - June 12, 2018 - 13:00
Sore breasts are common during menstruation, but breast pain and discomfort can also occur during perimenopause and menopause. In this article, learn why breast pain can happen at this stage of life. We cover the home remedies that people can use to relieve pain, as well as when to see a doctor for breast symptoms.

What is the first sign of multiple myeloma?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 12, 2018 - 11:00
Spotting the early signs of multiple myeloma means it is easier to treat the disease. However, this type of cancer has no cure and can lead to other conditions developing. Treatment options depend on the individual case. Learn more about the signs of multiple myeloma, and when to see a doctor, here.

Gene editing for cancer prevention may actually cause cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 12, 2018 - 10:00
Gene editing tools have been hailed as promising in cancer prevention therapy. However, new research warns that they may, in fact, help to trigger cancer.

What causes coffee ground vomitus?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 12, 2018 - 07:00
Coffee ground vomitus is dark-colored vomit that has blood in it. Possible causes include gastric ulcers, gastritis, liver disease, and cancer. Anyone who vomits blood should seek immediate medical attention. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of coffee ground vomitus.

What does breast cancer look like on a mammogram?

A mammogram can help a doctor to diagnose breast cancer or monitor how it responds to treatment. Fatty breast tissue appears grey or black on images, while dense tissues such as glands are white. Benign and cancerous tumors, cysts, fibroadenomas, and calcifications also look white. Here, learn more about mammograms.

What does breast cancer look like on a mammogram?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 8, 2018 - 16:00
A mammogram can help a doctor to diagnose breast cancer or monitor how it responds to treatment. Fatty breast tissue appears grey or black on images, while dense tissues such as glands are white. Benign and cancerous tumors, cysts, fibroadenomas, and calcifications also look white. Here, learn more about mammograms.

Eating sensibly may slash death risk for cancer survivors

New research shows that a balanced, diverse diet can cut the risk of premature mortality by 65 percent for people who survived different forms of cancer.

Eating sensibly may slash death risk for cancer survivors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - June 8, 2018 - 07:00
New research shows that a balanced, diverse diet can cut the risk of premature mortality by 65 percent for people who survived different forms of cancer.