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Uses and types of urinary catheter

Medical News Today: Prostate News - January 15, 2019 - 18:00
A person may need to use a urinary catheter if they have problems passing urine. There are several types of catheter, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Learn more about urinary catheters, and what to expect when using them, here.

Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 15, 2019 - 17:00
By exploiting cancer cells' innate adaptability, scientists halt invasive spread in mice by transforming malignant breast cancer cells into fat cells.

Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 15, 2019 - 16:00
By exploiting cancer cells' innate adaptability, scientists halt invasive spread in mice by transforming malignant breast cancer cells into fat cells.

What are the benefits of quercetin?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 14, 2019 - 22:00
Quercetin is a flavonoid present in many fruits and vegetables. Due to its antioxidant and other properties, it has a variety of health benefits. Learn about them here.

Can fasting help fight cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 14, 2019 - 19:00
There are many benefits to fasting. It may even play a role in the prevention and treatment of cancer. There are also some potential risks to be aware of. Learn more about fasting and cancer here.

What happens if chemotherapy does not work?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 11, 2019 - 18:00
Signs that chemotherapy is not working include tumor growth and metastasis. Radiation and immunotherapy may be effective alternative treatments. Learn more about what to do if chemotherapy is not working here.

Health benefits of mung beans

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 11, 2019 - 14:00
Mung beans are a healthful source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Some research also suggests that they may have a range of other health benefits. Learn more here.

Study reveals how much fiber we should eat to prevent disease

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 11, 2019 - 08:00
A meta-analysis of observational studies and clinical trials reveals the ideal amount of dietary fiber that we should consume each day.

What dictates how vitamin E supplements affect cancer risk?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 10, 2019 - 08:00
Taking vitamin E supplements increases the likelihood of cancer in some people, while it decreases the risk in others. Why does this happen?

Cancer: A new 'drug sponge' may reduce chemo's toxic effects

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 9, 2019 - 15:00
A new experimental device may be able to absorb chemotherapy drugs after they have reached cancer tumors but before they can reach healthy tissue.

New molecule stops cancer from 'tricking' the immune system

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 8, 2019 - 15:00
Scientists reveal how cancer 'tricks' immune cells into working for tumors rather than against them, and a molecule that may stop this deceptive mechanism.

New molecule stops cancer from 'tricking' the immune system

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 8, 2019 - 14:00
Scientists reveal how cancer 'tricks' immune cells into working for tumors rather than against them, and a molecule that may stop this deceptive mechanism.

Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 8, 2019 - 11:00
Researchers investigating a new biomarker for colorectal cancer have also uncovered a novel intervention that might help treat a range of cancer types.

Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - January 8, 2019 - 10:00
Researchers investigating a new biomarker for colorectal cancer have also uncovered a novel intervention that might help treat a range of cancer types.

Triple-negative breast cancer responds to new dual-target therapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 7, 2019 - 17:00
An experimental therapy that targets two growth pathways reduced cancer cell proliferation and spread in mice with triple-negative breast cancer.

Triple-negative breast cancer responds to new dual-target therapy

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 7, 2019 - 16:00
An experimental therapy that targets two growth pathways reduced cancer cell proliferation and spread in mice with triple-negative breast cancer.

New breath test for cancer currently under trial

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 7, 2019 - 08:00
Researchers from the United Kingdom are currently testing the accuracy of a newly developed breath test that could diagnose cancer in a noninvasive way.

Childbirth may increase risk of breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 5, 2019 - 11:00
A new study reveals that contrary to popular belief, having recently given birth may result in a slightly higher risk of breast cancer.

Childbirth may increase risk of breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 5, 2019 - 10:00
A new study reveals that contrary to popular belief, having recently given birth may result in a slightly higher risk of breast cancer.

Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 30, 2018 - 08:00
Research has linked low vitamin D levels with a range of conditions, including bowel cancer. But, without magnesium, vitamin D may not function properly.