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Incidence of colorectal cancer increasing in young people: family doctors urged to be on the alert for alarm symptoms

United European Gastroenterology (UEG) is calling for primary care physicians to be more alert to the symptoms of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young people, as worrying evidence emerges of a growing...

New data supporting Arno Therapeutics' HDAC inhibitor AR-42 published

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 13 hours 40 min ago
Arno Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development of oncology therapeutics, has announced that data from a preclinical study demonstrate its...

Prostate cancer: Astellas announces new enzalutamide data

Medical News Today: Prostate News - 14 hours 40 min ago
Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. has announced new data from the Phase 2 TERRAIN trial of enzalutamide compared to bicalutamide in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), as well as an...

Driving tumour cells to their death

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 14 hours 40 min ago
B cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, or B-ALL, is the most common tumour disease in children and also occurs in adults.

Driving tumour cells to their death

B cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, or B-ALL, is the most common tumour disease in children and also occurs in adults.

New insights into survival outcomes of Asian-Americans diagnosed with cancer

Medical News Today: Prostate News - 15 hours 40 min ago
New research shows Asian-Americans more likely to survive cancer than non-Hispanic whites, highlights importance of examining subgroups of Asian-AmericansNumerous studies have documented racial...

New insights into survival outcomes of Asian-Americans diagnosed with cancer

New research shows Asian-Americans more likely to survive cancer than non-Hispanic whites, highlights importance of examining subgroups of Asian-AmericansNumerous studies have documented racial...

Brain tumor cells decimated by mitochondrial 'smart bomb'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 15 hours 40 min ago
An experimental drug that attacks brain tumor tissue by crippling the cells' energy source called the mitochondria has passed early tests in animal models and human tissue cultures, say Houston...

Marketing, prescribing testosterone and growth hormone for aging is disease mongering

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 15 hours 40 min ago
The marketing, prescribing and selling of testosterone and growth hormone as panaceas for aging-associated problems is disease mongering.

New insights into survival outcomes of Asian-Americans diagnosed with cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 15 hours 40 min ago
New research shows Asian-Americans more likely to survive cancer than non-Hispanic whites, highlights importance of examining subgroups of Asian-AmericansNumerous studies have documented racial...

Could a tampon one day help predict endometrial cancer? Mayo Clinic researchers say yes

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 15 hours 40 min ago
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that it is possible to detect endometrial cancer using tumor DNA picked up by ordinary tampons.

Implementing decision aids affects care decisions in urology

Medical News Today: Prostate News - 16 hours 40 min ago
Fewer invasive treatments after Group Health implemented decision aidsAfter Group Health Cooperative implemented video-based decision aids for men with two common prostate conditions, rates of...

Combining the old and new to kill cancer cells

A team of Singapore based scientists have found that pairing a new approach with an old drug may be an effective approach to treat common cancers. In a landmark study, Professor David Virshup and Dr.

Metformin and vitamin D3 show impressive promise in preventing colorectal cancer

Case Western Reserve scientists collaborate with China's Lanzhou University investigators in exploring the dual compound strategyThe concept was simple: If two compounds each individually show...

Combining the old and new to kill cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 16 hours 40 min ago
A team of Singapore based scientists have found that pairing a new approach with an old drug may be an effective approach to treat common cancers. In a landmark study, Professor David Virshup and Dr.

TSRI team discovers enzyme that keeps blood stem cells functional to prevent anemia

Stem cells can generate any type of cell in the body, but they are inactive most of the time--and for good reason.

Ovarian cancer treatment set to improve following biomarker discovery

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 25, 2015 - 10:00
The discovery of a biomarker that predicts the response to chemotherapy in patients with the most malignant form of ovarian cancer will help lead to better treatment options.

New results suggest combining MRI with conventional prostate surveillance may give a generally effective prostate screening system

Medical News Today: Prostate News - March 25, 2015 - 09:00
Initial results from the Göteborg randomised screening trial indicates that using MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) alongside conventional prostate cancer screening seems to offer improved cancer...

European experts reveal new survey data that demonstrates a need for increased focus on 'the man behind the prostate cancer'

Medical News Today: Prostate News - March 25, 2015 - 09:00
Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd., in partnership with the Every Moment Matters Steering Committee, today announce results from a new survey of men living with prostate cancer across Europe.

Favorable 15-year survival outcomes for older prostate cancer patients with low-risk disease

Medical News Today: Prostate News - March 25, 2015 - 09:00
Results from a population-based study from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey show favorable survival outcomes among patients with low-risk prostate cancer treated with...