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Why do some breast cancers become treatment-resistant?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 13, 2018 - 07:00
A significant number of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers are resistant to regular therapies. Why is that, and how can this obstacle be addressed?

Cancer: Targeting protein may stop tumors from spreading

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 12, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers have now taken a major step in the prevention of cancer metastasis by identifying and targeting a protein that helps tumors to spread.

This protein fuels triple-negative breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - February 10, 2018 - 07:00
Researchers report that they have identified a new stem cell pathway that drives the development of highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.

This protein fuels triple-negative breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 10, 2018 - 07:00
Researchers report that they have identified a new stem cell pathway that drives the development of highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.

Asparagus amino acid helps deadly breast cancer to spread

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - February 8, 2018 - 07:00
An amino acid derived from a wide range of foods, including asparagus, helps triple-negative breast cancer to spread in the body, a new study has found.

Asparagus amino acid helps deadly breast cancer to spread

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 8, 2018 - 07:00
An amino acid derived from a wide range of foods, including asparagus, helps triple-negative breast cancer to spread in the body, a new study has found.

Cell phone radiation: Could high exposure cause tumors?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 14:00
Very high levels of exposure to the type of radiation given out by cell phones resulted in tumors in heart tissue of male rats but not female rats or mice.

Can you eat salmon skin?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 12:00
A look at salmon skin, the skin of the oily fish rich in omega-3s. Included is detail on the nutritional benefits and the potential risks of eating it.

Drinking hot tea can contribute to cancer risk

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 08:00
Drinking tea at high temperatures could tip the health balance in favor of esophageal cancer for those who already indulge in other guilty pleasures.

Cancer risk may increase as immune system declines

Medical News Today: Oncology News - February 6, 2018 - 07:00
Using a mathematical model, a group of researchers conclude that a declining immune system could explain our increased cancer risk as we age.

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?

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - October 16, 2017 - 17:00
Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.

FDA panel rejects Depomed menopause treatment

MSNBC Health News - March 4, 2013 - 21:32
Shares of Depomed slid Friday after a panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly voted against its drug to treat hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause.

People who exercise get better sleep, poll finds

MSNBC Health News - March 4, 2013 - 18:45
By Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily People who exercise, even lightly, report sleeping better than individuals who don't exercise, according to results from a new poll.

Monster says its drinks didn't kill girl, 14

MSNBC Health News - March 4, 2013 - 17:47
The death of a 14-year-old girl who has become the poster child for banning caffeine-fueled energy drinks can't be blamed on the beverages, lawyers for the Monster Beverage Corp. said Monday.