Oncology & Cancer Articles & Stories

Integrative Approach Shown to Double Life Expectancy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

Integrative Approach Shown to Double Life Expectancy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

Research conducted by the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment has demonstrated a doubling of life expectancy among metastatic breast cancer patients who received integrative treatments. Diagnosed prior to 1998, the women participating in the clinical program received a combination of... Read More


Understanding Breast Cancer Subtypes: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

Understanding Breast Cancer Subtypes: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

Although breast cancer has been a human disease for thousands of years, ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS is a relatively new diagnosis. Researchers are continuing to find new information about this breast cancer subtype. Before mammography was a routine part of medical care, DCIS was not found... Read More


Walnut Diet Protects Against Prostate Cancer

Walnut Diet Protects Against Prostate Cancer

Recent research from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio suggests that consuming a modest amount of walnuts can protect against the development of prostate cancer. The study was published in the journal Cancer Investigation. Read More


Inflammation Driven Pancreatic Cancer's Origins Discovered

Inflammation Driven Pancreatic Cancer's Origins Discovered

Investigators from Mayo Clinic in Florida have recently decoded the process that transforms chronic inflammation of the pancreas, or pancreatitis, into pancreatic cancer. They claim their findings reveal new means of identifying pancreatitis patients who face pancreatic cancer risk and new pot... Read More


Understanding Breast Cancer Subtypes: Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Understanding Breast Cancer Subtypes: Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Following a typical diagnosis of breast cancer, a physician will then seek to determine what type of tumor it is. If inflammatory breast cancer is the suspected type of cancer, the doctor will likely order a diagnostic mammogram, among other imaging tests, to gather more data. Next, the doctor... Read More


Battling Breast Cancer by Curbing its Sugar Craving

Battling Breast Cancer by Curbing its Sugar Craving

Investigators have found a means of potentially battling chemotherapy-resistant breast cancer. This is according to a study published in the journal Chemical Science. This new approach, developed by University of Southampton researches, involves curbing breast cancer cells' sugar craving. Read More


There Are Signs of Lung Cancer Even Among "Healthy" Smokers

There Are Signs of Lung Cancer Even Among

Smokers who have received a clean bill of health from their physician following routine evaluation results could still have early indications of lung cancer. This is according to a study published in the journal Stem Cells. Read More


Vaccination of Boys Critical in HPV Prevention

Vaccination of Boys Critical in HPV Prevention

Improving rates of vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) in boys aged 11 to 21 is critical to protecting both men and women. This is according to new research from the University of Toronto. HPV has been found to be associated with anal, penile, and certain variants of throat canc... Read More


Colon Cancer Metastasis May Be Reduced by Ingestion of Soy Peptide

Colon Cancer Metastasis May Be Reduced by Ingestion of Soy Peptide

A novel University of Illinois study has recently demonstrated that an injection of the soy peptide lunasin greatly lowered colon cancer metastasis in mice. Researchers are now eager to see how incorporating the compound into the animals' daily diet would impact the spread of the disease. Read More


Breakthrough Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Breakthrough Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

A new treatment for advanced prostate cancer which has spread to the bones has been discovered by researchers from The Institute of Cancer Research in the UK. This new method delivers a burst of "high energy" radiation to cancer cells, according to this new study published in the New England J... Read More



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