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'Natural insecticide' kills advanced prostate cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology 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.

Newly created compound boosts anti-cancer immunity

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 4, 2018 - 07:00
The results of a study that took years to conduct are finally in: scientists have devised a compound that can boost our immunity against cancer.

New colon cancer drugs may arise from protein discovery

Researchers have uncovered new mechanisms by which a protein called APC can prevent colon cancer, a discovery that could lead to new drug treatments.

New colon cancer drugs may arise from protein discovery

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 3, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers have uncovered new mechanisms by which a protein called APC can prevent colon cancer, a discovery that could lead to new drug treatments.

What causes dark nipples?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 3, 2018 - 12:00
A person's nipples can change color at different times in their life. There are many different reasons why this might happen, most of which are harmless, hormone-related, and linked to pregnancy or menstruation. This article explains more about these causes of dark nipples, plus when someone might need to see a doctor.

Prostate cancer: How a full stomach could improve treatment

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 2, 2018 - 07:00
A new study finds that the prostate cancer drug Zytiga is more effective, as well as cheaper, when taken with food, as opposed to on an empty stomach.

New drug attacks cancer-causing genes

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - March 31, 2018 - 07:00
A new drug that targets cancer-causing genes may help to improve cancer survival rates. Researchers also hope that it might halt obesity-related cancers.

New drug attacks cancer-causing genes

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 31, 2018 - 07:00
A new drug that targets cancer-causing genes may help to improve cancer survival rates. Researchers also hope that it might halt obesity-related cancers.

New drug attacks cancer-causing genes

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 31, 2018 - 07:00
A new drug that targets cancer-causing genes may help to improve cancer survival rates. Researchers also hope that it might halt obesity-related cancers.

How lung cancer cells disguise themselves to evade chemo

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - March 29, 2018 - 07:00
New research finds that a genetic mutation makes lung cancer cells morph into gastrointestinal cells. The mechanism may explain drug-resistant lung cancer.

How lung cancer cells disguise themselves to evade chemo

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 29, 2018 - 07:00
New research finds that a genetic mutation makes lung cancer cells morph into gastrointestinal cells. The mechanism may explain drug-resistant lung cancer.

Foods you can eat after a colonoscopy

After having a colonoscopy, a person’s digestive system will require some time to recover. For a couple of days after the procedure, people will need to eat foods that are easy to digest. This article lists some foods that are suitable to eat, as well as those to avoid. It also gives tips for keeping the colon healthy.

Newly found organ may lead to 'dramatic medical advances'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 28, 2018 - 07:00
The discovery has a variety of implications, ranging from a better understanding of cancer metastasis to that of wrinkles and the skin aging process.

Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 23, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers have developed a drug-infused hydrogel that has the potential to stop cancer recurrence and metastasis after the surgical removal of a tumor.

Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 23, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers have developed a drug-infused hydrogel that has the potential to stop cancer recurrence and metastasis after the surgical removal of a tumor.

How a novel protein may combat cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 22, 2018 - 16:00
A Swiss team recently discovered a new tumor-suppressing protein. It may help to diagnose liver cancer earlier and could play a role in future treatments.

Viagra may cut colorectal cancer risk by half

A new study in mice finds that a small daily intake of Viagra can reduce the formation of potentially cancerous polyps by 50 percent.

Viagra may cut colorectal cancer risk by half

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 21, 2018 - 15:00
A new study in mice finds that a small daily intake of Viagra can reduce the formation of potentially cancerous polyps by 50 percent.

Breast cancer: Obesity may hinder some treatments

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 19, 2018 - 14:00
Obesity, which is linked to lower survival in many cancers, may be why drugs that inhibit growth of blood vessels that feed cancer don't work, says study.

Breast cancer: Obesity may hinder some treatments

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 19, 2018 - 14:00
Obesity, which is linked to lower survival in many cancers, may be why drugs that inhibit growth of blood vessels that feed cancer don't work, says study.