Cancer

How body may detect early signs of cancer

How body may detect early signs of cancer

Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA - a hallmark of cancer - could help explain how the body keeps disease...
Cancer cells grow by exploiting their neighbors

Cancer cells grow by exploiting their neighbors

Researchers at the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital have discovered that cancer cells grow by stealing energy from neighboring cells. Different types of...
6 ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

6 ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

Colon cancer is one of the more common cancers in the US. About 1 in 20 Americans will develop colon cancer at some point...
How to reduce stress for cancer patients during treatment and beyond

How to reduce stress for cancer patients during treatment and beyond

Unexpected and highly emotional, a cancer diagnosis may trigger internal reactions similar to those found in people with post-traumatic stress disorder from other jarring...
Early stage thyroid tumor is not cancer, research says

Early stage thyroid tumor is not cancer, research says

The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer is increasing — one of the few cancers for which this is still the case. But...
Physical activity could combat fatigue, cognitive decline in cancer patients

Physical activity could combat fatigue, cognitive decline in cancer patients

A new study indicates that cancer patients and survivors have a ready weapon against fatigue and "chemo brain": a brisk walk. Researchers at the University...
Olive Oil Nutrient Could Help Prevent Cancer in Brain

Olive oil nutrient could help prevent cancer in brain

A compound found in olive oil may help to prevent cancer developing in the brain, a study shows. Research into oleic acid -- the primary...
Want to Fight off Cancer? Get Red Onions!

Want to fight off cancer? Get red onions!

The next time you walk down the produce aisle of your grocery store, you may want to reach for red onions if you are...
Removing 1 Protein May Slow Cancer Cell Growth

Removing 1 protein may slow cancer cell growth

Researchers have identified a new way to potentially slow the fast-growing cells that characterize all types of cancer by using the gene-editing technology called...
New research suggests vitamin D decreases risk of cancer

New research suggests vitamin D decreases risk of cancer

Increasing vitamin D levels may lower risk for developing cancer, according to a study conducted by Creighton University with cooperation from the University of...