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What is the difference between leukemia and lymphoma?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 30, 2018 - 22:00
Leukemia and lymphoma are both types of blood cancer that affect the white blood cells. There are some similarities between the two conditions, but the origins, causes, diagnosis, and treatments are different. In this article, learn about the differences between leukemia and different types of lymphoma here.

This 'genetic switch' could help to fight cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 27, 2018 - 14:00
Scientists mobilize T cells inside tumors with a laser that remotely activates heat-sensitive gene switches to boost protein expression more than 200-fold.

What does it mean when you have white gums?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 27, 2018 - 10:00
Some conditions can make the gums appear white. The color change may occur in one part of the mouth or over the entire gums. There are many possible causes of white gums, including gingivitis and anemia. In this article, learn about how to get rid of white gums using home remedies and medical treatments.

Could hemp help to beat ovarian cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 26, 2018 - 16:00
Although hemp has fallen out of favor over the years, some scientists believe that a certain strain could help in the battle against ovarian cancer.

Could this vitamin A derivative cure liver cancer?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 25, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers reveal how a compound called acyclic retinoid, which is a synthetic form of vitamin A, can target and destroy liver cancer stem cells.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 22, 2018 - 07:00
Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long.

Is it lung cancer? This blood test can tell

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 19, 2018 - 15:00
To tell lung cancer from benign tumors, specialists often have to use invasive methods. Yet researchers say that a simple blood test can change that.

Is it lung cancer? This blood test can tell

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 19, 2018 - 15:00
To tell lung cancer from benign tumors, specialists often have to use invasive methods. Yet researchers say that a simple blood test can change that.

Added to chemotherapy, this drug doubles lung cancer survival

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - April 19, 2018 - 14:00
Adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy doubled survival in a trial of metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer lacking EGFR and ALK mutations.

Added to chemotherapy, this drug doubles lung cancer survival

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 19, 2018 - 14:00
Adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy doubled survival in a trial of metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer lacking EGFR and ALK mutations.

Prostate cancer: Big data unlocks 80 new drug targets

Medical News Today: Prostate News - April 17, 2018 - 15:00
In the largest study of its type, researchers find several new prostate cancer drug targets by harvesting and analyzing reams of genetic data.

Prostate cancer: Big data unlocks 80 new drug targets

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 17, 2018 - 15:00
In the largest study of its type, researchers find several new prostate cancer drug targets by harvesting and analyzing reams of genetic data.

Two common iron supplements may cause cancer

Researchers find that certain iron supplements — called ferric citrate and ferric EDTA — increase the levels of a cancer biomarker.

Two common iron supplements may cause cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 16, 2018 - 16:00
Researchers find that certain iron supplements — called ferric citrate and ferric EDTA — increase the levels of a cancer biomarker.

Breast cancer: Common drugs may halt post-surgery relapse

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - April 15, 2018 - 07:00
Some people develop early metastases following breast cancer surgery. New research sheds light on why that happens, and how it might be prevented.

Breast cancer: Common drugs may halt post-surgery relapse

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 15, 2018 - 07:00
Some people develop early metastases following breast cancer surgery. New research sheds light on why that happens, and how it might be prevented.

Personalized vaccine fights off cancer in clinical trial

Medical News Today: Oncology News - April 13, 2018 - 16:00
A groundbreaking new pilot study designs personalized tumor vaccines for people with late-stage ovarian cancer. The results are promising.