Archive for the ‘Cancer’ Category

New Liver Cancer Operation Associated With Higher Survival Rates

A new treatment for liver cancer involving the removal of less than one lobe has been associated with lower mortality and overall fewer complications, an article in press published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds.

Treating Lung Cancer With Nanoparticles

Lung cancer is amongst one of the most common forms of cancer across the world and across genders. A new study hopes to show that nanoparticles could be used in the future to treat lung cancers more successfully than existing treatments.

Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis

A study reveals that approximately 19% of women in the UK diagnosed with breast cancer via mammogram were overdiagnosed (i.e. they were in no actual danger). However, some estimates go as far as to state 50% of women are overdiagnosed with breast cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer Comes in Four Types

A new study into the disruption occurring in chromosomes in pancreatic cancer indicates that there are four subtypes of pancreatic cancer, depending on the level of disruption.

Sunlight Damages Skin Long After Exposure – Increasing The Risk of Skin Cancer

Scientists at Yale University have stated that exposure to sunlight continues to damage skin and increase the risk of skin cancer long after exposure has stopped.

Do We Already Produce a Cure for Cancer?

Research from Concordia has stated that a potential cure for cancer may already be present in the human body. A report published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences has stated that lithocholic acid, a bile acid, is effective at killing cancer cells.

New Treatment for Prostate Cancer May Be More Effective

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have reported that a new type of treatment may be far more effective than current methods using current taxane family drugs. Prostate cancer is currently the second most common form of cancer amongst men in the United States. In the UK, over 40,000 new cases are identified each year so [...]

Clinical Trials Begin for Lung Cancer Breath Test

Medical researchers will begin testing a revolutionary device known as LuCID (Lung Cancer Indicator Detection) in the hopes that it will bring about a new, non-invasive method for detecting lung cancer. Currently, lung cancers such as mesothelioma or small-cell lung carcinoma are amongst the most common cancers due to behavioural and environmental factors (e.g. smoking, [...]

Eating Cabbage Can Aid in Prostate Cancer Survival

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health published an epidemiological study where they found that men with prostate cancer can improve their survival chances by eating cabbage every day. The research suggests that eating cabbage regularly can significantly decrease at which the disease develops.

Oregano Has The Potential To Kill Prostate Cancer Cells

Researchers at the Long Island University have found that a naturally occurring compound found in oregano can kill prostate cancer cells. Prostate Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer found in men and is fatal more times than not.