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Is green tea good for BPH?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - May 23, 2018 - 12:00
There are many potential treatments for an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Many people look to green tea to manage their BPH, and the science suggests that it may offer relief for some symptoms, and provide other health benefits. Learn more about green tea for BPH, and whether it works, here.

What is the difference between a cyst and a tumor?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 22, 2018 - 12:00
While cysts and tumors may look and feel similar, there are key differences. Hearing the word “tumor” may be frightening, but many tumors are benign, and while some cysts are harmless, others can cause problems. In this article, learn the difference between cysts and tumors. We also describe conditions that cause them.

Could Viagra and a flu shot kill cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 21, 2018 - 16:00
A Viagra, Cialis, and inactivated flu vaccine combination reduced cancer spread in a mouse model of post-surgery metastasis by helping the immune system.

Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - May 21, 2018 - 14:00
Researchers destroyed up to 80 percent of lung cancer cells using a type of nanoparticle called 'quantum dots,' which they derived from tea leaves.

Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 21, 2018 - 14:00
Researchers destroyed up to 80 percent of lung cancer cells using a type of nanoparticle called 'quantum dots,' which they derived from tea leaves.

Lowering cholesterol improves cancer-fighting immunotherapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 19, 2018 - 07:00
A recent study demonstrates that a certain type of cancer immunotherapy might be enhanced simply by reducing cholesterol levels in cells.

This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer

Medical News Today: Prostate News - May 18, 2018 - 16:00
A compound that targets a unique structure in cancer cell nuclei and has links to metastasis potential stopped cancer spread and extended survival in mice.

This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 18, 2018 - 16:00
A compound that targets a unique structure in cancer cell nuclei and has links to metastasis potential stopped cancer spread and extended survival in mice.

Do eyelashes grow back? What you need to know

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 18, 2018 - 12:00
Losing a few eyelashes from time to time is normal. However, sometimes a person loses many or all of their eyelashes, perhaps as a result of a burn, a medical therapy, or a health condition. In this article, learn how quickly the eyelashes grow back, as well as treatments and home remedies to help the process.

Why is lung cancer so difficult to treat?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - May 17, 2018 - 16:00
Immunotherapies often fail to halt lung cancer's progression. A new study attempts to understand why this is and design a new way to attack it.

Why is lung cancer so difficult to treat?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 17, 2018 - 16:00
Immunotherapies often fail to halt lung cancer's progression. A new study attempts to understand why this is and design a new way to attack it.

What could cause bone pain?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 17, 2018 - 12:00
People may feel aches or pains in their bones for a variety of reasons. Many people worry when they experience bone pain because it can be a sign of bone cancer. For this reason, prompt diagnosis is essential. Learn more about bone pain symptoms, the signs of cancer, and when to see a doctor.

What is Demodex folliculorum?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 17, 2018 - 10:00
Demodex folliculorum is a mite that lives on the face. For most people, their presence is harmless. However, in larger numbers, they can cause skin problems. This is more likely in people with certain skin conditions or weakened immune systems. We look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments of Demodex folliculorum.

Cancer: Does sex affect the outcome of immunotherapy?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 17, 2018 - 07:00
Therapies that help the immune system to fight tumors have gained popularity over time. But are we leaving a key element — sex — out of clinical trials?

Could gut bacteria drive colon cancer?

Could gut bacteria impact the development of colon cancer by interacting with molecules that help to regulate gene expression? A recent study investigates.

Could gut bacteria drive colon cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 16, 2018 - 14:00
Could gut bacteria impact the development of colon cancer by interacting with molecules that help to regulate gene expression? A recent study investigates.

Is breast asymmetry linked to breast cancer?

Many women have slight differences in the size or shape of their breasts. Breast asymmetry is usually not a cause for concern, though substantial asymmetry in the size or density of breasts may suggest an increased risk of breast cancer. A mammogram can look for abnormalities and diagnose the cause of breast asymmetry.

Colorectal cancer: Some cells are 'born to be bad'

A small study finds that genetic signatures for cell migration and metastasis are already present in early malignant — but not benign — colorectal tumors.

Colorectal cancer: Some cells are 'born to be bad'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 15, 2018 - 16:00
A small study finds that genetic signatures for cell migration and metastasis are already present in early malignant — but not benign — colorectal tumors.

Deadly brain cancer stopped with new compound

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 14, 2018 - 15:00
New research shows that using an experimental enzyme-blocker stops brain tumors from growing and limits the ability of human cancer cells to replicate.