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New virus could help destroy cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 5, 2018 - 11:00
A new study investigates the potential use of a virus against cancer. Researchers hope that the findings will be useful for different types of cancer.

Everything you need to know about penile cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - November 1, 2018 - 16:00
Penile cancer is cancer that affects the penis and other male genitals. It often begins on the skin. Penile cancer is relatively rare and is highly treatable in the early stages. In this article, learn more about penile cancer, including its signs and symptoms, potential risk factors, and treatment options.

Forms of tobacco that give you cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 31, 2018 - 19:00
Many people try nicotine replacement or vaping as an alternative to smoking cigarettes. However, people often speculate as to whether there is a link between nicotine consumption and cancer. The consensus is also unclear as to whether smokeless tobacco causes cancer. Learn more here.

Does brain size predict brain cancer risk?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 31, 2018 - 08:00
New research suggests that having a larger brain may increase the risk of developing aggressive brain cancer. The higher number of brain cells may be why.

Does baby powder cause cancer? What to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 30, 2018 - 18:00
Baby powder manufacturers have recently faced lawsuits that their product, a type of talc, may cause ovarian cancer. Learn about the claims and research here.

Nature's 'kill code' may destroy cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 30, 2018 - 08:00
Two new studies explain how each cell in the body embeds a code that may become active when a healthy cell mutates into a cancerous one.

Common drugs lead to millions of cases of lung disease

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 29, 2018 - 16:00
Many common drugs affect lung health negatively, and these problems are more common than specialists previously thought, concludes a new review.

What are the advantages of oral chemotherapy?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 29, 2018 - 15:00
Oral chemotherapy in the form of pills, liquids, or tablets is a treatment option for some types and stages of cancer. Advantages include not having to visit a clinic as frequently, while disadvantages include the risk of making dosing errors when taking the medication at home. Learn more about oral chemotherapy here.

What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - October 29, 2018 - 13:00
Side effects of chemotherapy include illness and infection, bleeding easily, hair loss, and nausea or vomiting. Learn more about 10 of the most common side effects, and how to combat them here.

What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 29, 2018 - 13:00
Side effects of chemotherapy include illness and infection, bleeding easily, hair loss, and nausea or vomiting. Learn more about 10 of the most common side effects, and how to combat them here.

What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 29, 2018 - 13:00
Side effects of chemotherapy include illness and infection, bleeding easily, hair loss, and nausea or vomiting. Learn more about 10 of the most common side effects, and how to combat them here.

What are the symptoms of skin cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 29, 2018 - 13:00
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. People should check every month for signs of melanoma and other skin cancers. In this article, we take a close look at the types of skin cancer and the symptoms to look for. We also discuss risk factors and prevention.

What are the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 26, 2018 - 18:00
Neuropathy from chemo can cause tingling and numbness in the hands and feet. It is a side effect of the chemotherapy drug that a person uses in their cancer treatment. Learn more about the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo, including natural and alternative remedies, such as vitamins, massage, and acupuncture.

Pancreatic cancer: New approach may prolong survival

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 26, 2018 - 15:00
Pancreatic cancer is often treatment-resistant, but new light shed in a mouse study has 'more than doubled survival' and may lead to new therapies.

Common drug may increase lung cancer risk

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - October 26, 2018 - 11:00
According to a recent study, a common drug used to treat blood pressure might increase the risk of lung cancer when it is taken over a long period of time.

Treatment for opioid-induced constipation

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 26, 2018 - 08:00
Many people use opioids to relieve pain, but they can lead to further problems, including constipation. Find out how to reduce the symptoms of constipation resulting from the use of opioids.

What causes opioid-induced constipation (OIC)?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 26, 2018 - 08:00
Opioids are important for controlling pain, but they can lead to opioid-induced constipation (OIC). Why does this happen and what other effects do opioids have on digestion?

What you should know about pancreatic cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 26, 2018 - 08:00
Pancreatic cancer accounts for 3 percent of all cancers in the United States. It can be difficult to manage because symptoms often do not appear until the later stages. However, treatment is available, and some lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of developing it. Find out more about this type of cancer.

What is opioid-induced constipation?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 26, 2018 - 08:00
Opioids are often crucial pain relievers, but they can have adverse effects, including constipation. Find out more about opioid-induced constipation here.

Prostate cancer: Scientists reveal new way to target stubborn cells

Medical News Today: Prostate News - October 25, 2018 - 11:00
Prostate cancer is common, so findings new ways to destroy it is very important. Now, researchers believe that they may have found a new drug target.