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Prostate cancer: Scientists reveal new way to target stubborn cells

Medical News Today: Oncology 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.

Cancer ribbon colors: A guide

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - October 24, 2018 - 18:00
Ribbons come in a variety of colors to promote awareness and raise funds to support people fighting many types of cancer. Learn about the ribbons here.

Cancer ribbon colors: A guide

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 24, 2018 - 18:00
Ribbons come in a variety of colors to promote awareness and raise funds to support people fighting many types of cancer. Learn about the ribbons here.

Acute myeloid leukemia: New treatment overcomes chemo resistance

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 24, 2018 - 17:00
A treatment that alters gene expression overcame chemotherapy resistance and resulted in complete remission in a mouse model of acute myeloid leukemia.

Can Crohn's disease be fatal?

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - October 24, 2018 - 15:00
Crohn’s disease is a long-term condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. People do not usually die from the disease, but it can increase the risk of severe or fatal complications. In this article, learn about life-threatening complications of Crohn’s disease, including their symptoms.

Does eating organic food protect against cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 24, 2018 - 15:00
We tend to assume that eating organic food is good for our health. A recent, large-scale study looks more closely at whether it might reduce cancer risk.

What to know about cardiac tamponade

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 23, 2018 - 16:00
Cardiac tamponade is a fluid buildup around the heart that constitutes a medical emergency. We discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment of cardiac tamponade here.

Immunotherapy successful against deadly breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 23, 2018 - 08:00
A new trial confirms that a combination of immunotherapy and chemotherapy boosts survival rates for people with triple-negative breast cancer.

Immunotherapy successful against deadly breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 23, 2018 - 08:00
A new trial confirms that a combination of immunotherapy and chemotherapy boosts survival rates for people with triple-negative breast cancer.

Pancreatic cancer: Chinese tree compound helps destroy tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 22, 2018 - 12:00
New research finds that the derivative of a compound found in a rare Chinese tree bark can destroy drug-resistant pancreatic tumors.

Cancer: Even healthy tissue is 'riddled with mutations'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 21, 2018 - 11:00
A new study charts the slow build-up of genetic mutations. The researchers are surprised to find that even healthy human tissue carries many mutants.

Using light to destroy metastatic breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 20, 2018 - 08:00
Metastatic breast cancer may soon be treated using light to activate photo-sensitive drugs which, in turn, can target cancer cells and avoid healthy ones.

Using light to destroy metastatic breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 20, 2018 - 08:00
Metastatic breast cancer may soon be treated using light to activate photo-sensitive drugs which, in turn, can target cancer cells and avoid healthy ones.

Cancer: Could a 'universal' blood test make detection easier?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 19, 2018 - 11:00
Researchers have been developing a 'universal' blood test that can quickly detect the presence of cancer. The scientists are now working to improve it.

How a 150-year old drug might help battle cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 19, 2018 - 07:00
The potency of cancer treatments is often reduced by a lack of oxygen in and around the tumor. Researchers have found an existing drug that might help.

Can ulcerative colitis be fatal?

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - October 16, 2018 - 18:00
Doctors do not usually consider ulcerative colitis (UC) to be a life-threatening condition, but it may increase a person’s risk of some serious complications. Learn more here.

Breast cancer: Marker of deadly recurrence identified

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 16, 2018 - 15:00
Low or no NR2F1 protein in cells that metastasize from primary breast tumors to bone marrow indicates a high risk of lethal cancer recurrence, says study.

Breast cancer: Marker of deadly recurrence identified

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 16, 2018 - 14:00
Low or no NR2F1 protein in cells that metastasize from primary breast tumors to bone marrow indicates a high risk of lethal cancer recurrence, says study.

How a breastfeeding mechanism may affect breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - October 15, 2018 - 16:00
A molecular mechanism that is involved in the breast's adaptation to breastfeeding may sustain pre-cancerous breast cells, finds a new study.

How a breastfeeding mechanism may affect breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - October 15, 2018 - 15:00
A molecular mechanism that is involved in the breast's adaptation to breastfeeding may sustain pre-cancerous breast cells, finds a new study.