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.
A recent study has demonstrated that the malaria drug chloroquine normalizes the abnormal blood vessels in tumors, which can aid in blocking cancer cell dissemination and metastasis.
Diet and nutrition are significant factors in preventing hepatic diseases progressing to hepatocellular carcinoma, and coffee is high on the list of good foods.
Data from two randomized controlled trials suggest that bisphosphonate use does not protect against postmenopausal breast cancer, according to research.
Daily aspirin appears beneficial for men and women between ages 50 and 65 in the general population.
So-called "resistant" starch, found in root vegetables, grains and legumes, may reverse some of the cancer risks of red meat consumption.
New research raises the prospect that some cancer patients with aggressive tumors may benefit from a class of anti-inflammatory drugs currently used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
A research meta-analysis suggests that the anti-cancer properties of antioxidants may have been overstated, and that, in some cases, antioxidants could even have an adverse effect with regard to cancer.
Can one of the most popular beverages in the world limit or even prevent the growth of certain cancers?
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- Multiple myeloma uses "wolf in sheep's clothing" tactic to avoid immune response in bone
- Comparison of zoledronic acid dosing schedules finds less frequent schedule noninferior
- HPV16 detection after oropharyngeal cancer treatment may increase risk for recurrence
- Delayed referrals, diagnoses undermine cancer patients' faith in health care system
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