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Oncology

A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistan...

Oncology

A joint effort among various governmental bodies, the new 'Annual Report to the Nation' offers fresh insights on cancer incidence and mortality.

Oncology

Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055...

Oncology

New research in mice suggests that a high intake of dietary salt triggers the immune system in a way that enables it to fight off tumors.

Oncology

Lower back and testicle pain can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Possible causes include kidney stones, urinary t...

Oncology

Liver metastases occur when cancer spreads to the liver from another part of the body. Diagnosis may involve ultrasound. Prognosis depends on how f...

Oncology

Leukemia is a genetic condition, but in most cases, it is not hereditary. In this article, we explore the links between leukemia and family history...

Oncology

A first-of-its-kind study compares the cure rates and side effects of proton therapy and X-ray radiation for people with various forms of cancer.

Oncology

Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic...

Oncology

New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer be...

Pancreatic Cancer

Floating poop is not usually a cause for concern when it happens occasionally. Gas and dietary changes are common culprits. However, some medical i...

Breast Cancer

The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn...