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What is osteosarcoma?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 23, 2018 - 16:00
Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer that often affects the shinbone, thighbone, or upper arm. Doctors are currently unsure of the causes, but genetics may play a role. Treatment includes chemotherapy and surgery. The outlook depends on if and how far cancerous cells have spread. Learn more about osteosarcoma here.

How does diet impact breast cancer risk?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - July 23, 2018 - 14:00
A new study analyzing health- and diet-related data collected over 30 years looks at how fruit and vegetable consumption impacts the risk of breast cancer.

How does diet impact breast cancer risk?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 23, 2018 - 14:00
A new study analyzing health- and diet-related data collected over 30 years looks at how fruit and vegetable consumption impacts the risk of breast cancer.

Eat fish for a longer life, study suggests

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 22, 2018 - 10:00
In the latest and largest study to investigate the impact of eating more fish, researchers conclude that a fish-based diet could lower mortality risk.

How does complementary medicine impact cancer survival?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 21, 2018 - 10:00
Although complementary and alternative medicine has risen in popularity, little is known about its impact on cancer survival. A new study takes a look.

Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 21, 2018 - 07:00
Researchers suggest that women with a higher sensitivity to bitter flavors have an increased risk of cancer, but they are still investigating why this is.

Bowel cancer: Low-calorie soft drinks could reduce recurrence

A new study suggests that higher consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks is tied to less chance of recurrence and death in stage 3 bowel cancer.

Bowel cancer: Low-calorie soft drinks could reduce recurrence

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 20, 2018 - 15:00
A new study suggests that higher consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks is tied to less chance of recurrence and death in stage 3 bowel cancer.

'Link between diabetes and cancer risk firmly established'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 20, 2018 - 07:00
A major new review confirms that diabetes increases cancer risk, with an added warning: the risk is much higher for women, and we need to understand why.

Eating dinner earlier could reduce cancer risk

Medical News Today: Prostate News - July 19, 2018 - 15:00
A new study concludes that the timing of our final meal of the day may influence our risk of developing prostate or breast cancer.

Eating dinner earlier could reduce cancer risk

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - July 19, 2018 - 15:00
A new study concludes that the timing of our final meal of the day may influence our risk of developing prostate or breast cancer.

Eating dinner earlier could reduce cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 19, 2018 - 15:00
A new study concludes that the timing of our final meal of the day may influence our risk of developing prostate or breast cancer.

What are the early signs of tongue cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 19, 2018 - 12:00
The symptoms of tongue cancer include a painful tongue, redness, and sores or ulcers that will not heal. The exact cause is unknown, but risk factors include smoking and heavy alcohol consumption. Treatment often involves surgery, and the outlook depends on the grade of cancer. Learn more about tongue cancer here.

Signs and symptoms of medullary thyroid cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 19, 2018 - 11:00
Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a rare type of thyroid cancer. The earliest sign of MTC is typically a painless lump in the neck. Later symptoms can include pain or discomfort, hoarseness, coughing, and difficulty swallowing or breathing. If caught early, the outlook for MTC is often very good. Learn more here.

Rapid increase in deaths due to alcohol-related liver disease

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 19, 2018 - 10:00
Specialists are expressing concern over rising mortality due to late-stage liver disease. Most cases are caused by alcohol use, they warn.

Olfactory receptors 'do more than smell'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 18, 2018 - 16:00
Human olfactory receptors are everywhere in the body — not just in the nose — and may prove useful in healthcare and medicine once we know more about them.

What does it mean when your poop is stringy?

Poop changes, depending on what a person eats, and can sometimes look stringy. Both serious and mild conditions that affect the bowels can cause stringy poop. Medical treatment depends on the underlying cause while poop may change naturally once a person changes their diet. Learn more about stringy poop here.

Is eating tilapia fish safe and healthful?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 17, 2018 - 19:00
Tilapia is a popular edible fish that is low in fat and a good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Tilapia farming occurs around the world, but some people worry about farming practices and whether or not tilapia is safe to eat. Here, we provide information about the farming, breeding, and safety of tilapia.

How emotions may impact tumor growth

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 17, 2018 - 14:00
Our emotions can impact our physical well-being, but to what extent? New research suggests that they may even play a role in the immune response to cancer.

Cancer: Can testosterone improve patients' quality of life?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 17, 2018 - 07:00
Many patients with cancer experience 'cachexia,' a condition characterized by loss of body mass and debilitating weakness. Can testosterone treat it?