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Tomato-rich diet lowers prostate cancer risks

Medical News Today: Prostate News - 10 hours 10 min ago
Lycopene, an antioxidant abundant in tomatoes, could reduce cancer risks for men who consume over 10 portions a week, according to a new study.

Sound waves separate tumor and blood cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 15 hours 10 min ago
Tilted sound waves effectively separate different cell types without labeling or altering them, offering a new way to sort cells for research, disease diagnosis and drug testing.

Knowledge is power: UCLA study finds men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices

Medical News Today: Prostate News - 17 hours 10 min ago
They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.

To address symptoms following breast cancer surgery, patients need to be treated on an individual basis

For those affected, breast cancer is a dramatic diagnosis. Patients often have to endure chemotherapy and surgery, which, depending on the individual scenario, may mean breast conserving surgery or...

Better classification to improve treatments for breast cancer

Breast cancer can be classified into ten different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to identify which is which.

Probing cancer's molecular make-up

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 17 hours 10 min ago
Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour - paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.

New approach to treating cancer: personalized radiation therapy during - instead of after - cancer surgery

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 17 hours 10 min ago
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is finding new ways to use individualized, internal radiation delivered in the operating room immediately after a cancer tumor is removed.

Knowledge is power: UCLA study finds men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 17 hours 10 min ago
They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.

Depression untreated in many cancer patients, new approach could help

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - 18 hours 10 min ago
New research finds that nearly three quarters of depressed cancer patients do not receive treatment for their depression. A new treatment program for depression could help.

Potential to predict breast cancer outcomes with new biomarker

A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Binge-like eating behavior in female mice suppressed by new estrogen-based compound

Binge eating, an eating disorder in which a person frequently consumes unusually large amounts of food in a short period of time, affects about 5 to 10 percent of U.S.

Gentle separation of cells using tilted acoustic tweezers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 18 hours 10 min ago
Precise, gentle and efficient cell separation from a device the size of a cell phone may be possible thanks to tilt-angle standing surface acoustic waves, according to a team of engineers.

The epigenetic signature could be key to glioblastoma's therapeutic resistance

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 18 hours 10 min ago
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas - the primary form of a deadly brain cancer - are resistant to drug...

Potential for early attack on malaria offered by cancer-fighting drugs

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 18 hours 10 min ago
Scientists searching for new drugs to fight malaria have identified a number of compounds -- some of which are currently in clinical trials to treat cancer -- that could add to the anti-malarial...

Depression untreated in many cancer patients, new approach could help

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 18 hours 10 min ago
New research finds that nearly three quarters of depressed cancer patients do not receive treatment for their depression. A new treatment program for depression could help.

Potential for early attack on malaria offered by cancer-fighting drugs

Scientists searching for new drugs to fight malaria have identified a number of compounds -- some of which are currently in clinical trials to treat cancer -- that could add to the anti-malarial...

Lung cancer is rarely detected by current x-ray procedures in Norway

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - August 27, 2014 - 08:00
Each year, nearly 3000 Norwegians develop lung cancer. Current x-ray- examinations capture only 20 percent of cases.

New approach developed to identify 'drivers' of cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 27, 2014 - 08:00
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a new integrated approach to pinpoint the genetic "drivers" of cancer, uncovering eight genes that could be viable for targeted...

Discovery of navigation system used by cancer, nerve cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 27, 2014 - 08:00
Duke University researchers have found a "roving detection system" on the surface of cells that may point to new ways of treating diseases like cancer, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral...

New approach developed to identify 'drivers' of cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 27, 2014 - 08:00
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a new integrated approach to pinpoint the genetic "drivers" of cancer, uncovering eight genes that could be viable for targeted...