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Breast cancer: Does stress fuel its spread?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 16, 2019 - 07:00
A new study from Switzerland shows how stress can act on breast cancer tumors, supporting their spread and diversification and making them harder to treat.

Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 14, 2019 - 15:00
New research in mice identifies a compound that significantly improves ovarian cancer survival by targeting stem-like cancer cells.

Marine bacteria offer new weapon against melanoma

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 14, 2019 - 10:00
Melanoma is notoriously difficult to treat. Recently, scientists have looked to marine bacteria to find novel ways of attacking this type of skin cancer.

What can cause a sensitive breast?

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 13, 2019 - 23:00
Breast sensitivity can come and go, and it is rarely a cause for concern. Causes of a sensitive breast can include hormonal changes, injuries, cysts, and breastfeeding issues. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doctor here.

Cancer: Does mental health influence a person's outlook?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 8, 2019 - 07:00
New research examines whether having a history of mental health issues influences a person's outlook after they receive a cancer diagnosis.

How does smoking affect the body?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - March 7, 2019 - 19:00
Smoking cigarettes can affect the body in many ways, raising the risk of several serious health conditions. Learn more about the effects of smoking cigarettes in this article.

How do oral bacteria make colorectal cancer more aggressive?

The common oral bacterium F. nucleatum hastens the aggressiveness of colorectal cancer by promoting the growth of cells that are already cancerous.

How do oral bacteria make colorectal cancer more aggressive?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 4, 2019 - 16:00
The common oral bacterium F. nucleatum hastens the aggressiveness of colorectal cancer by promoting the growth of cells that are already cancerous.

Has fast food become worse for our health in the past 30 years?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 2, 2019 - 10:00
Researchers warn that, despite some efforts from fast-food chains to improve their menus, what they offer is probably more harmful to health than ever.

February 2019: Nutrition research highlights

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 1, 2019 - 16:00
In this Spotlight feature, we give you an overview of some of the most remarkable nutrition-related research published in February 2019.

New compound could fight off aggressive melanoma

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 1, 2019 - 14:00
New research examines the genetic chain reaction that causes a particularly aggressive form of melanoma and finds a way to stop it.

Preventing cancer: 'Flawless' DNA repair offers insight

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 1, 2019 - 10:00
Over time, DNA mutations add up, which can eventually trigger cancer. A recent study investigated the cell's own DNA-fixing mechanisms.

Colon cancer: Could exercise halt tumor growth?

New research finds that a short burst of high-intensity interval training reduces the growth of colon cancer cells and increases markers of inflammation.

Colon cancer: Could exercise halt tumor growth?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 1, 2019 - 07:00
New research finds that a short burst of high-intensity interval training reduces the growth of colon cancer cells and increases markers of inflammation.

One injection could kill cancer

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - February 1, 2018 - 08:00
Groundbreaking cancer research might have uncovered a 'one-time application' formula that can help immune cells to eliminate cancer tumors.

What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - January 16, 2018 - 12:00
Learn all about hairy cell leukemia, a form of hematologic cancer. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for the disease.

Is chemo at the heart of cancer regrowth?

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - December 21, 2017 - 10:00
Researchers have discovered that chemotherapy provides the perfect backdrop for 'sleeping' cancer to churn out deadly cancer stem cells.

What is leukopenia?

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - December 13, 2017 - 17:00
Leukopenia is a condition where a person has a reduced number of white blood cells and an increased risk of infection. Learn more.

What are the health benefits of carrot juice?

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - December 13, 2017 - 11:00
Aside from great taste, carrot juice may provide numerous health benefits. Learn about the nutritional value and possible risks of drinking carrot juice.

Bone marrow cancer: What you need to know

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia 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?