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Added to chemotherapy, this drug doubles lung cancer survival

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 19, 2018 - 14:00
Adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy doubled survival in a trial of metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer lacking EGFR and ALK mutations.

Added to chemotherapy, this drug doubles lung cancer survival

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 19, 2018 - 14:00
Adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy doubled survival in a trial of metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer lacking EGFR and ALK mutations.

Prostate cancer: Big data unlocks 80 new drug targets

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 17, 2018 - 15:00
In the largest study of its type, researchers find several new prostate cancer drug targets by harvesting and analyzing reams of genetic data.

Prostate cancer: Big data unlocks 80 new drug targets

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 17, 2018 - 15:00
In the largest study of its type, researchers find several new prostate cancer drug targets by harvesting and analyzing reams of genetic data.

Two common iron supplements may cause cancer

Researchers find that certain iron supplements — called ferric citrate and ferric EDTA — increase the levels of a cancer biomarker.

Two common iron supplements may cause cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 16, 2018 - 16:00
Researchers find that certain iron supplements — called ferric citrate and ferric EDTA — increase the levels of a cancer biomarker.

Breast cancer: Common drugs may halt post-surgery relapse

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 15, 2018 - 07:00
Some people develop early metastases following breast cancer surgery. New research sheds light on why that happens, and how it might be prevented.

Breast cancer: Common drugs may halt post-surgery relapse

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 15, 2018 - 07:00
Some people develop early metastases following breast cancer surgery. New research sheds light on why that happens, and how it might be prevented.

Personalized vaccine fights off cancer in clinical trial

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 13, 2018 - 16:00
A groundbreaking new pilot study designs personalized tumor vaccines for people with late-stage ovarian cancer. The results are promising.

Cancer: New drug may fight treatment resistance

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 12, 2018 - 14:00
A new drug that blocks a molecule that cancer cells rely on for transcribing genetic information shows promise in tackling treatment-resistant tumors.

Cancer: New drug may fight treatment resistance

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 12, 2018 - 14:00
A new drug that blocks a molecule that cancer cells rely on for transcribing genetic information shows promise in tackling treatment-resistant tumors.

How blood flow helps cancer to spread

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 11, 2018 - 15:00
A study shows that blood flow plays a key role in helping migrating cancer cells to exit the bloodstream and seed secondary tumors elsewhere in the body.

How can we stop fat cells from fueling cancer?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 10, 2018 - 15:00
Understanding just how cancer uses our body's metabolism against us is challenging. A new study describes how tumors use fat cells to power their growth.

How can we stop fat cells from fueling cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 10, 2018 - 15:00
Understanding just how cancer uses our body's metabolism against us is challenging. A new study describes how tumors use fat cells to power their growth.

Why do my gums look white?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 10, 2018 - 13:00
White spots on the gums have many causes. These include mild conditions such as mouth ulcers but could also be a sign of more severe conditions, which could potentially include cancer. White spots on the gums may cause pain or other symptoms Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about white spots on the gums here.

Could berries help to fight cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 6, 2018 - 16:00
According to new research, there's more to the berry than its delicious taste. Its pigments may offer new ways to stop cancer and slow the aging process.

Why does cancer arise? Landmark study provides unique insight

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 6, 2018 - 14:00
A huge study published in a slew of papers has analyzed over 11,000 tumors from 33 cancers and reclassified them by their genomic and molecular makeup.

Dual attack with two existing drugs destroys lung cancer

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 4, 2018 - 15:00
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. A new study finds a two-pronged approach that could significantly improve survival rates.

Dual attack with two existing drugs destroys lung cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 4, 2018 - 15:00
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. A new study finds a two-pronged approach that could significantly improve survival rates.

'Natural insecticide' kills advanced prostate cancer cells

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 4, 2018 - 14:00
Scientists identify a class of drugs that selectively targets and kills advanced prostate cancer cells that lack the tumor-suppressor protein PTEN.