Patients periodically ask about the use of marijuana in cancer treatment. Is there any data about this?
A large prospective postcommercialization study in patients with advanced STS in Europe confirmed the long-term anticancer activity of trabectedin (Yondelis) in different subtypes of sarcoma.
A molecule isolated from sea sponges and later synthesized can halt the growth of cancerous cells, opening the door to a new treatment for leukemia.
Researchers have shown that a certain protein becomes overabundant in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, allowing them to thrive. They also found that pairing a synthetic compound with an existing drug provides a more effective anticancer punch than a single drug.
Regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer after treatment and improve the chances of a cure, according to a new, large study.
Study uses dog sledding to demonstrate benefits of adapted physical activities for children with cancerAugust 27, 2015
The results of a new preliminary study indicate that children with cancer may benefit from a different kind of treatment: a healthy dose of adventure.
Patients consuming 4 cups/day of caffeinated coffee have lower recurrence and mortality risk.
Postmenopausal women who exercised 300 minutes per week were better at reducing total fat, which could in turn lower their postmenopausal breast cancer risk.
Can molecules derived from avocados be used as a tool to combat leukemia?
A new study indicates that the PD-1 protein pathway may niot be the only primary player in T cell exhaustion.
Two promising analogs of an old compound originally studied as a potent antitumor agent may offer a new treatment for epithelial cancer.
Women who followed a Mediterranean-style diet saw a significant reduction in their risk of endometrial cancer, according to a new study.
One more potential benefit for breastfed babies, research suggests, is a lowered risk of childhood leukemia.
A dramatic video has captured the behavior of cytotoxic T cells as they hunt down and eliminate cancer cells within the body.
In patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated with chemotherapy plus biologics, increased vitamin D levels have been linked to improved survival, according to information presented at the ASCO 2015 Annual Meeting.
For women with breast cancer using the drug tamoxifen, coffee appears to both inhibit tumor growth and reduce recurrence.
Scientists believe that targeting blood vessel cells known as pericytes may offer a potential new therapeutic approach for breast and other cancers.
A reduction in endometrial cancer risk with oral bisphosphonate use in large cohort of postmenopausal women has been observed.
This fact sheet examines possible links between consumption of cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention.
Previous studies linking moderate alcohol consumption to health benefits may have omitted some important details, according to British researchers.
A new strategy that makes it more difficult for cancer cells to spread, rather than eliminating them outright, is being examined.
Study results identified the population of white blood cells that tumors use to enhance growth and suppress the disease-fighting immune system, a step that can greater aid in immunotherapy development.
Research supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research.
An oral targeted agent has shown encouraging activity and limited side effects in patients with treatment-resistant or relapsed acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), according to research.
The most commonly used medications for osteoporosis worldwide, bisphosphonates, may also prevent certain kinds of lung, breast, and colon cancers, according to two recent studies.
Investigators have identified two compounds that appear to block the cardiac damage caused by doxorubicin. Their report indicates that inhibiting the action of an enzyme key to the generation of cellular energy in mitochondria could prevent doxorubicin-induced damage to cardiac cells without reducing the drug's antitumor effects.
A popular indigestion medication can increase survival in colorectal cancer; researchers have studied this effect for some time but the research conclusions may have been overlooked.
Researchers also found exercising seven hours or more a week boosted chances of living longer, whereas watching too much TV had the opposite effect.
This fact sheet examines the role of physical activity and exercise in cancer prevention and cancer survivorship.
This fact sheet explores the evidence that tea consumption may aid cancer prevention.
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- New Model for Breast Cancer Risk in Hispanic Women Is the First to be Based Exclusively on Data From Hispanic Women
- Blood Sample New Way of Detecting Cancer
- Liquid Biopsy of Cerebrospinal Fluid More Effective in Managing Brain Tumors
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