Cancer patients can recover faster from surgery if they are given enteral nutrition through a feeding tube, according to new research to be presented Monday at the National Cancer Research Institut
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A team of researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Delaware have received a grant from the Department of Defense to create a three-dimensional patient imaging system that
According to an extensive study review, four lifestyle interventions can prevent cancer - exercise, smoking cessation, reducing excessive sun exposure, and healthy eating.
A new technique for reconstructing the palate after surgery for tonsil cancer maintained patients' ability to speak clearly and eat most foods, a new study shows.
An experimental drug derived from cottonseed proved effective in hindering the growth of the type of brain cancer that caused Ted Kennedy’s death.
Particle beam radiation therapy, a technology used to treat several types of cancer, is considered by some clinicians to be better than traditional radiation, but there is limited evidence about it
The growth of cancerous tumors is fueled, at least in part, by the buildup of free radicals - highly reactive oxygen-containing molecules.
There may be a way around the harsh skin toxicity associated with a widely used cancer drug, according to a study published online this week in Cancer Biology and Therapy by researchers from City o
Directly inhibiting the activity of a key protein mediator of inflammation reduced radiation toxicity in zebrafish embryos, and may ultimately be of help to patients receiving radiation therapy, ac
Small interfering RNA (siRNA), a type of genetic material, can block potentially harmful activity in cells, such as tumor cell growth.
CANCER RESEARCH UK-funded scientists have shown that an early chemotherapy drug invented in the 1940s has the potential to work against a genetic fault called HNPCC which is linked to bowel and oth
A new study published by researchers at the UCLA School of Dentistry substantiates the effectiveness of measuring the microRNAs present in saliva to detect oral squamous cell carcinoma.
Each year many medical exams involving radiation are done. These tests include x-rays, fluoroscopy, computed tomography (CT) scans, and nuclear medicine scans.
Two of the most powerful approaches to cancer treatment — a stem cell transplant and an immune system-stimulating vaccine — appear to reinforce each other in patients with an aggressive, hard-to-co
There is an available HPV vaccine (Gardasil and Cervarix) for the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) which causes cervical cancer.
Hospitals that treat more black cancer patients have worse survival rates on average for patients with breast and colon cancer, regardless of race, according to a new study from the University of M
Health Minister Edwina Hart has announced how £500,000 funding is to be shared between a number of Welsh organisations to help them improve cancer care and support under the National Cancer Standar
One in seven people cannot name a single symptom of cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK survey.