Oncology Center Articles & Stories:

Cancer Cure Potential Seen in Magnetic Nanoparticles

Cancer Cure Potential Seen in Magnetic Nanoparticles Researchers from Nanoprobes, Inc. claim that magnetic nanoparticles can cure cancer in just one treatment. Their findings are published in The International Journal of Nanomedicine. The concept involves placing an iron particle inside an alternating magnetic field, it spins back and forth, cre... Read More

Reimagine's Distance Learning Program Helps Cancer Patients Learn Coping Skills

Reimagine's Distance Learning Program Helps Cancer Patients Learn Coping Skills Although cancer care continues to improve at a rapid pace, the social, emotional, and mental struggles that cancer patients encounter are often not adequately addressed by physicians. Reimagine aims to change all that with an online program that teaches coping skills to cancer patients via a d... Read More

Cancer Treatment May Be Enhanced by Blood Pressure Drug

Cancer Treatment May Be Enhanced by Blood Pressure Drug New research reveals that a common class of drug employed to control high blood pressure could enhance cancer treatment by aiding delivery of chemotherapy drugs and oxygen through tumors. A clinical trial is already underway to confirm the results of the study. Read More

Married Cancer Patients Face Better Survival Odds

Married Cancer Patients Face Better Survival Odds Individuals who are married when they receive a cancer diagnosis are more likely to live longer when compared to unmarried people. This is according to recent research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study included a retrospective analysis of over 700,000 individuals from th... Read More

Cancers Could Be Treated with Red Wine, Grape Skin Compound

Cancers Could Be Treated with Red Wine, Grape Skin Compound A new US study has found that resveratrol, a compound that exists in grape skin and red wine, could aid in the treatment of several cancers. Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine discovered that the compound made melanoma cells more susceptible to radiation treatment. Read More

Changes in Resting Brain Function May Account for 'Chemo Brain' Phenomenon Following Chemotherapy

Changes in Resting Brain Function May Account for 'Chemo Brain' Phenomenon Following Chemotherapy Breast cancer chemotherapy is known to be linked with cognitive dysfunction in treated patients. However, the precise cause of this 'chemo brain' phenomenon has been unclear to researchers. Now, a Stanford School of Medicine study led by Dr. Shelli Kesler, PhD, explores one of the most promisi... Read More

A Third of Throat Cancers Linked to HPV

A Third of Throat Cancers Linked to HPV A third of individuals with cancers in the back of the throat are infected with a certain type of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal of Clinical Oncology. Read More

DNA Damage from Chlamydia Infection May Lead to Cancer

DNA Damage from Chlamydia Infection May Lead to Cancer A new study from Germany suggests that persistent infection caused by Chlamydia may create conditions for cancer since not only does the bacterium create mutations in host cell DNA, it also blocks the cellular functions that try to repair the damage. The findings are published in the journal C... Read More

Throat Cancer Risk Increased by Frequent Heartburn

Throat Cancer Risk Increased by Frequent Heartburn Frequent heartburn elevates an individual's risk of cancer of the throat and vocal cord among nondrinkers and nonsmokers, according to a recent study. Published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, the report also suggested that the use of antacids has a protective effe... Read More

New Cancer Drug Close to Meeting Approval for Treating Multiple Myeloma

New Cancer Drug Close to Meeting Approval for Treating Multiple Myeloma Cancer medication Revlimid® has attained its main goal in the drug's phase II late-stage trial, meaning that the medication is now one step closer to receiving approval in the treatment of new multiple myeloma cases. Read More

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