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Can women get prostate cancer?

Medical News Today: Prostate News - May 14, 2018 - 11:00
Women do not have a prostate in the same way as men. They do, however, have Skene glands, often called the female prostate, which have many similarities to the prostate. Cancer of the female prostate is extremely rare. Find out about the functions of the Skene glands and learn more about female prostate cancer here.

Can women get prostate cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 14, 2018 - 11:00
Women do not have a prostate in the same way as men. They do, however, have Skene glands, often called the female prostate, which have many similarities to the prostate. Cancer of the female prostate is extremely rare. Find out about the functions of the Skene glands and learn more about female prostate cancer here.

What to know about multinodular goiter

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 13, 2018 - 10:00
A multinodular goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland with several nodules. It may not cause any symptoms, but a large goiter can cause difficulty breathing or swallowing or be related to hyperthyroidism. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for multinodular goiter, and its relation to cancer here.

Body clock gene may protect against breast cancer

One of the genes that regulate our circadian rhythm might also contribute to the normal development of mammary glands and protect against breast cancer.

How long will I survive after a liver transplant?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 10, 2018 - 07:00
Liver transplant surgery is the second most common transplant surgery in the U.S. Livers typically come from deceased donors, but transplants using parts of livers from live donors are becoming more frequent. Figures show that more than 50 percent of people who have a liver transplant survive for at least 20 years.

Body clock gene may protect against breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 10, 2018 - 07:00
One of the genes that regulate our circadian rhythm might also contribute to the normal development of mammary glands and protect against breast cancer.

Why ovarian cancer spreads and how we might stop it

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 9, 2018 - 16:00
A new study unlocks the mystery of ovarian cancer metastasis. The findings may lead to new treatments, using existing drugs to stop tumors from spreading.

Scientists may have found 'best time' to administer chemo drugs

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 9, 2018 - 15:00
A genome-wide map of busiest DNA repair times could reduce chemotherapy damage to healthy tissue through optimum 24-hour timing of dosage, say researchers.

New protein may help to catch lung cancer early

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - May 9, 2018 - 07:00
Japanese-based researchers have uncovered a biomarker that may help to diagnose lung cancer much earlier than the current tests can.

New protein may help to catch lung cancer early

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 9, 2018 - 07:00
Japanese-based researchers have uncovered a biomarker that may help to diagnose lung cancer much earlier than the current tests can.

Unlocking the secrets of a cancer-fighting flower

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 8, 2018 - 07:00
The Madagascar periwinkle produces a chemical that has long been used against cancer. Until now, no one knew how, making production slow and expensive.

Experimental drug targets prostate cancer's chief weakness

Medical News Today: Prostate News - May 7, 2018 - 07:00
In prostate cancer, recurring tumors become aggressive and treatment-resistant. Why does this happen, and how can it be prevented? A new study weighs in.

Experimental drug targets prostate cancer's chief weakness

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 7, 2018 - 07:00
In prostate cancer, recurring tumors become aggressive and treatment-resistant. Why does this happen, and how can it be prevented? A new study weighs in.

Common drug may help battle aggressive breast cancer

A new study concludes that a common osteoporosis drug may help to fight basal-like breast cancer, which is an aggressive, early-onset form of the disease.

Common drug may help battle aggressive breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 5, 2018 - 07:00
A new study concludes that a common osteoporosis drug may help to fight basal-like breast cancer, which is an aggressive, early-onset form of the disease.

Colorectal cancer: Treatment looks set for human clinical trials

An immunotherapy that engineers T cells to target only cancer cells killed tumors and prevented metastases in a mouse model of human colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer: Treatment looks set for human clinical trials

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 3, 2018 - 14:00
An immunotherapy that engineers T cells to target only cancer cells killed tumors and prevented metastases in a mouse model of human colorectal cancer.

How true are these health myths?

Over time, a number of health myths have cropped up. Some of these are true, and some of them certainly aren't. Here, we debunk the most popular ones.

Breast cancer: Innovative pill may aid diagnosis

Many cases of breast cancer are either misdiagnosed or remain undetected, due to the unclear nature of some tumors. Could a pill solve this problem?

Breast cancer: Innovative pill may aid diagnosis

Medical News Today: Oncology News - May 1, 2018 - 15:00
Many cases of breast cancer are either misdiagnosed or remain undetected, due to the unclear nature of some tumors. Could a pill solve this problem?