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Metastatic breast cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 25, 2017 - 07:00
Metastatic breast cancer can occur if the initial cancer treatment isn't successful and the cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Learn about it here.

Metastatic breast cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 25, 2017 - 07:00
Metastatic breast cancer can occur if the initial cancer treatment isn't successful and the cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Learn about it here.

Significant increase in number of women tested for BRCA gene, but many high-risk patients are still missing out

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 24, 2017 - 07:00
Discovery of the BRCA genetic mutation in the mid-90s represented a breakthrough in breast and ovarian cancer prevention.

Most cancer mutations result from DNA copying errors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 24, 2017 - 07:00
Random, unpredictable DNA 'mistakes' account for almost two thirds of the mutations in cancers, according to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

Surviving cancer may increase risk of birth complications

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 23, 2017 - 15:00
As more people survive cancer, research into later life effects are increasing. A new study looks at the impact on preterm birth and cesarian sections.

Lung cancer in pictures: What does it look like?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - March 23, 2017 - 13:00
In this article, learn about the different types of lung cancer, what tests are available, what the symptoms are, and what treatments are available.

AML study correlates gene mutations with 34 disease subgroups

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 23, 2017 - 13:00
A large, new study of adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with five subtypes of AML, which are defined by the presence of specific chromosomal...

Lung cancer in pictures: What does it look like?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 23, 2017 - 13:00
In this article, learn about the different types of lung cancer, what tests are available, what the symptoms are, and what treatments are available.

AML study correlates gene mutations with 34 disease subgroups

A large, new study of adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with five subtypes of AML, which are defined by the presence of specific chromosomal...

Single-cell analysis reveals subtypes of colorectal tumors

Combining single-cell genomics and computational techniques, a research team including Paul Robson, Ph.D.

PHD2 targeting overcomes breast cancer cell death upon glucose starvation

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 23, 2017 - 07:00
B55? is one of the regulatory subunits of the PP2A phosphatase. This phosphatases has been associated to the control of many biological functions but the multiplicity of complexes that can be...

Caution needed for drugs in development for most common malignant pediatric brain tumor

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 23, 2017 - 07:00
Researchers led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have worked out how a crucial cancer-related protein, a "histone writer" called Ezh2, plays a role in suppressing as well as...

Lung cancer complications: Signs, treatment, and outlook

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - March 22, 2017 - 10:00
In this article, we discuss the most common complications that can develop from lung cancer, including neuropathy, blocked airways, and pleural effusion.

Lung cancer complications: Signs, treatment, and outlook

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 22, 2017 - 10:00
In this article, we discuss the most common complications that can develop from lung cancer, including neuropathy, blocked airways, and pleural effusion.

Tethered nanoparticles make tumor cells more vulnerable

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 22, 2017 - 07:00
MIT researchers have devised a way to make tumor cells more susceptible to certain types of cancer treatment by coating the cells with nanoparticles before delivering drugs.

Breast cancer: Study identifies a molecular mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ tumors

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - March 21, 2017 - 14:00
Study suggests that a mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ breast cancers could be changes to the estrogen receptor caused by two immune system molecules.

Breast cancer: Study identifies a molecular mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ tumors

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 21, 2017 - 14:00
Study suggests that a mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ breast cancers could be changes to the estrogen receptor caused by two immune system molecules.

Small cell vs. non-small cell lung cancer: What are the differences?

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - March 21, 2017 - 11:00
In this article, we take a close look at two types of lung cancer. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and various treatments here.

Small cell vs. non-small cell lung cancer: What are the differences?

Medical News Today: Oncology News - March 21, 2017 - 11:00
In this article, we take a close look at two types of lung cancer. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and various treatments here.

Novel genes identified that help suppress prostate and other cancers

Medical News Today: Prostate News - March 21, 2017 - 07:00
New genes which help prevent prostate, skin and breast cancer development in mice have been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators.