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Cancer stem cells destroyed by drug-filled nanoparticles

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 29, 2017 - 15:00
Scientists show how drug-laden nanoparticles can find and destroy cancer stem cells that hide in tissue for years before causing the cancer to return.

'Alarming' rise in cancer rates driven by diabetes, obesity

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 29, 2017 - 08:00
Diabetes and obesity are on the rise, and so is the number of cancer cases attributable to these metabolic conditions, researchers warn.

Prostate cancer: How immune cells promote tumor growth

Medical News Today: Prostate News - November 28, 2017 - 08:00
New research analyzes prostate cancer cells and finds the reason why the body's own immune system may promote progression of the disease.

How does cancer evade the immune system? New mechanism revealed

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 28, 2017 - 08:00
Understanding how cancer cells evade the immune system is a quickly developing area of study. Breaking research finds a new mechanism.

Prostate cancer: How immune cells promote tumor growth

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 28, 2017 - 08:00
New research analyzes prostate cancer cells and finds the reason why the body's own immune system may promote progression of the disease.

What is a bronchospasm and what causes it?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - November 27, 2017 - 17:00
Bronchospasm is when the muscles in the lungs tighten, causing restricted airflow. Learn about the causes of bronchospasm, symptoms, and treatments.

Radiotherapy-resistant tumors could be defeated with experimental drugs

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 27, 2017 - 15:00
Drugs that block an immune system mechanism involving the STING pathway may offer a way to overcome radiotherapy resistance in tumors, says new study.

What to know about double pneumonia

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - November 26, 2017 - 15:00
A look at double pneumonia, a condition where pneumonia affects both lungs. Included is detail on when to seek treatment and the recovery outlook.

Malaria drugs could help to combat cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 24, 2017 - 17:00
Researchers reveal how two drugs used to treat malaria, called chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, could help in the fight against cancer.

Seven alternatives to a colonscopy

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - November 24, 2017 - 11:00
Most medical professionals recommend the use of a colonoscopy to detect colon cancer, but it can be costly and invasive. Are there alternatives?

Seven alternatives to a colonscopy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 24, 2017 - 11:00
Most medical professionals recommend the use of a colonoscopy to detect colon cancer, but it can be costly and invasive. Are there alternatives?

Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - November 24, 2017 - 08:00
Knowledge of a connection between sugar and cancer might reach back as far as 50 years. But what is the evidence today? And can we get away from sugar?

Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - November 24, 2017 - 08:00
Knowledge of a connection between sugar and cancer might reach back as far as 50 years. But what is the evidence today? And can we get away from sugar?

Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 24, 2017 - 08:00
Knowledge of a connection between sugar and cancer might reach back as far as 50 years. But what is the evidence today? And can we get away from sugar?

More than just 'chemo brain': Cancer impacts memory, too

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - November 23, 2017 - 08:00
After chemotherapy, many people report experiencing 'chemo brain,' characterized by impaired cognitive function. But could cancer itself be to blame?

More than just 'chemo brain': Cancer impacts memory, too

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 23, 2017 - 08:00
After chemotherapy, many people report experiencing 'chemo brain,' characterized by impaired cognitive function. But could cancer itself be to blame?

Metastatic prostate cancer: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Prostate News - November 22, 2017 - 17:00
Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate grow uncontrollably. Metastatic prostate cancer means the cancer has spread beyond the prostate.

Metastatic prostate cancer: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 22, 2017 - 17:00
Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate grow uncontrollably. Metastatic prostate cancer means the cancer has spread beyond the prostate.

How do cancer cells start to spread? Study sheds light

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 22, 2017 - 17:00
Using a 3-D collagen matrix, researchers have discovered how the environment surrounding a tumor encourages cancer cells to metastasize.

Bone marrow cancer: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 22, 2017 - 08:00
In this article, learn about the types of bone marrow cancer, including multiple myeloma, leukemia, and lymphomas. How are they diagnosed and treated?