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Double mastectomy recovery: What to know

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - September 18, 2018 - 14:00
It can be difficult to know what to expect after a double mastectomy. In this article, we discuss the physical and emotional side effects of surgery and provide tips to aid recovery at home. We also cover how to prepare for the procedure and the length of the recovery time.

Double mastectomy recovery: What to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 18, 2018 - 13:00
It can be difficult to know what to expect after a double mastectomy. In this article, we discuss the physical and emotional side effects of surgery and provide tips to aid recovery at home. We also cover how to prepare for the procedure and the length of the recovery time.

Leukemia rash pictures

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 17, 2018 - 21:00
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects white blood cells. Symptoms may include petechiae, which are tiny red, brown, or purple spots on the skin that resemble a rash. Rashes and other skin conditions are common and are not usually signs of cancer. Learn what a leukemia rash looks like and when to see a doctor here.

Cancer: Scientists reveal how to boost radiotherapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 14, 2018 - 16:00
Scientists reveal that targeting a pathway in cancer cells that controls the motion of their mitochondria could make them more yielding to radiotherapy.

Cancer: New target found for drug-resistant tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 13, 2018 - 16:00
Scientists have uncovered a previously uncharted mechanism of cell growth that helps several cancers resist rapamycin and similar drugs.

Do bacteria cause stomach cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 13, 2018 - 14:00
Infections with one type of bacteria increase the risk for stomach cancer. Now, specialists have identified exactly which bacterial strain may be at fault.

Breast cancer: Discovery of new factor may improve therapy

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - September 12, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers have found a previously unknown mechanism in the development of breast cancer, involving an enzyme that plays a key role in lactation.

Breast cancer: Discovery of new factor may improve therapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 12, 2018 - 14:00
Researchers have found a previously unknown mechanism in the development of breast cancer, involving an enzyme that plays a key role in lactation.

Vaping 'pumps' cancer-causing substances into the lungs

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 11, 2018 - 15:00
A new study confirms that e-cigarette users absorb 'significant' quantities of carcinogenic substances into their lungs through vaping.

What makes aggressive brain cancer 'immortal?'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 11, 2018 - 10:00
Aggressive brain cancer cells are able to prolong their own lifespans indefinitely. How does this happen, and what strategy might curb this mechanism?

Blocking ovarian cancer's energy supply helps curb spread

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 10, 2018 - 16:00
New research reveals that, to fuel tumor invasion of nearby tissue, ovarian cancer cells recruit supporting cells to supply energy from glycogen.

New cancer vaccine is 100 percent successful in mouse model

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 10, 2018 - 07:00
A team of experts has conducted tests in mice for a potent new vaccine against melanoma. So far, the researchers have observed a 100 percent success rate.

Is regular screening for prostate cancer really necessary?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - September 7, 2018 - 16:00
A panel of experts from the United Kingdom is asking whether regular screening for prostate cancer actually brings enough benefits to outweigh the risks.

Why does hormone therapy worsen some prostate cancers?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - September 6, 2018 - 16:00
Some prostate cancers resist androgen-targeting therapy and continue to spread because the treatment alters the environment of tumor cells, a study shows.

What to know about leukemia survival rates

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 5, 2018 - 19:00
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells. A person's chances of surviving leukemia depend on a variety of factors, including their age, overall health, time of diagnosis, and response to treatment. Children and younger people have higher survival rates. Learn more in this article.

What are the health risks of hookah smoking?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - September 4, 2018 - 20:00
A hookah is a type of water pipe people use for smoking flavored tobacco. While many people believe using a hookah is safer than smoking cigarettes, it has many of the same health risks. In this article, learn about whether hookah is bad for you and what its effects on the body are. We also debunk several common myths.

Ovarian cancer: Scientists find a way to launch dual attack

Medical News Today: Oncology News - September 3, 2018 - 16:00
Antibody immunotherapy for solid tumors has shown limited success. Now, one that attacks two targets in ovarian cancer cells promises to improve prospects.

Benefits of black seed oil

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 31, 2018 - 19:00
Black seed oil has a long history of use in traditional medicine as people believe that it offers a range of health benefits. Does it really work though? In this article, we look at the scientific research on how black seed oil affects health. We explore its effects on medical conditions, skin health, and weight loss.

Cancer update: Research from August 2018

Medical News Today: Prostate News - August 31, 2018 - 16:00
In this article, we outline some of the most interesting recent findings from cancer research, covering work from a range of institutions and journals.

Cancer update: Research from August 2018

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 31, 2018 - 16:00
In this article, we outline some of the most interesting recent findings from cancer research, covering work from a range of institutions and journals.