Posted by
Hair follicles can be a site of origin for melanoma

Hair follicles can be a site of origin for melanoma

New research argues that melanoma can start not only in the skin, but also inside hair follicles. When they become cancerous, the cells then leave the follicles and move into the skin’s outermost layer, or epidermis. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that melanoma could originate in hair follicles, shown here. The scientists demonstrated this effect […]

Posted by
Study zeroes in on gut bacteria that may cause bowel cancer

Study zeroes in on gut bacteria that may cause bowel cancer

Scientists have identified a certain type of gut bacteria that may raise the risk of bowel cancer by up to 15%. The research method used in the new study indicates that these gut bacteria may likely play a causal role in the development of this form of cancer. Scientists have homed in on a bacterial […]

Posted by
Ovarian cancer stages: What to know

Ovarian cancer stages: What to know

You have chosen to share the following article: How elderberries can help you fight the flu To proceed, simply complete the form below, and a link to the article will be sent by email on your behalf.Note: Please don’t include any URLs in your comments, as they will be removed upon submission. We do not […]

Posted by
Cancer care: Are personalized exercise prescriptions the future?

Cancer care: Are personalized exercise prescriptions the future?

As scientists design novel ways to attack cancer with chemicals, some researchers are focusing on exercise. Researchers believe that keeping active is an effective additional way to manage cancer and cancer-related health issues. A series of recent papers promotes exercise as a vital part of cancer treatment. Today, it is common knowledge that exercise provides […]

Posted by
Ewing sarcoma: What to know

Ewing sarcoma: What to know

Ewing sarcoma is a form of bone cancer that usually affects children and adolescents. Ewing sarcoma can be very aggressive, but the cells tend to respond well to radiation therapy. Ideally, doctors will diagnose the cancer before it has spread. According to the National Library of Medicine, an estimated 250 children in the United States […]

Posted by
Prostate cancer: Investigating the impact of diet

Prostate cancer: Investigating the impact of diet

A recent review searches for links between dietary choices and prostate cancer. The authors conclude that there may be an association between plant based diets and a decreased risk of prostate cancer, as well as a link between dairy intake and increased risk. Share on PinterestThe relationship between diet and disease will not give up […]

Posted by
Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer?

Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer?

When cells in the human body age incorrectly, this can sometimes make it easier for cancer to develop or spread. For this reason, scientists are looking for new drugs able to act on processes that relate to cell aging. But could an existing drug come in handy? Share on PinterestResearchers believe an existing heart drug […]

Posted by
New blood test detects brain tumors with 87% accuracy

New blood test detects brain tumors with 87% accuracy

A new study has introduced a promising blood test that health professionals may soon use to accurately detect brain cancer. A simple blood test could make a great difference for those with brain cancer. Dr. Matthew J. Baker, a reader in the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, […]