Cancer News: Generic
A new report provides evidence and key recommendations for medical clinicians to improve cancer prevention and treatment of people with mental illness.
U.S. regulators approved the drug uridine triacetate (Vistogard) for the treatment of overdoses of the chemotherapy drugs fluorouracil and capecitabine.
Cancer patients who shared their symptoms online improved their quality of life and stayed on treatment longer, a new research points out.
Counseling before and after a genetic cancer screening helped BRCA 1/2-negative patients make informed decisions and deal with anxiety, a new research reveals.
Warfarin can be used for the long-term treatment of cancer-associated thrombosis, in place of standard treatment low-molecular-weight heparin, a new study suggests.
A new meta-analysis study reveals that complete response rate to chemotherapy treatment remain low to common types of late-stage cancer despite of new treatment methods.
Two recent clinical studies shed light on the health challenges faced by survivors of childhood or young adult cancer.
According to latest five year survival clinical results, patients with metastatic melanoma were benefited by IMM-101, a pancreatic cancer immunotherapy drug.
A new study reveals the relationship between psychological factors and nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy of cancer.
Methylnaltrexone, a drug approved to treat opioid-induced constipation showed promise when administered to advanced cancer patients, a new study reveals.
Cancer patients with painful bone metastases experienced fewer and less severe radiation-induced pain flare episodes with the steroid dexamethasone.
A new study sheds light on the dietary habits of cancer survivors pointing out the need for dietary interventions in order to prevent a variety of health problems.
Children born to mothers affected by cancer had no significant differences in mental development compared to children from the general population.
A new analysis of 70 existing studies revealed that in patients diagnosed with cancer, physical activity extended survival rates.
Tesaro’s Varubi got approved by the FDA for the prevention of delayed phase chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Senior oncology patients often use alternative medications together with their cancer treatment without knowing the potential drug-drug interactions.
Given the absence of scientific evidence relating cancer and food, experts have created four articles describing cancer and obesity, antioxidants and biomarkers.
A study reveals that for patients with end-stage cancer, still able to perform many life functions, chemotherapy worsened their quality of life.
Combining weight loss with vitamin D had better results in reducing chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation is linked to the development of some cancers.
The drug Akynzeo® gained European approval for the prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV).
Cancer patients who experience stress and fear of treatment both before and during interventions reduced their stress levels by using stress-relief techniques, a new study shows.
Taking aspirin regularly and for a long time may decrease the risk of gastrointestinal cancer. However, the potential risks of prolonged aspirin use should be considered.
A new online tool promotes better nutrition practices in cancer survivors, and helps them improve their quality of life and prevent future relapses.
Certain compounds found naturally in foods such as green tea and apples have been found to help prevent chronic diseases, a new study says.
A study focused on coffee, alcohol and liver cancer, showing that regular coffee intake could reduce liver cancer risk caused by daily alcohol consumption.
Having first-degree relatives with a history of prostate cancer increases a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.
A gene mutation, previously related with early-onset Parkinson's disease, was found to be associated with lung cancer.
Scientists disapprove of a new study which supports the idea that bad luck is to blame for cancer, more than hereditary or external environmental factors.
Researchers have succeeded in amplifying genes altered by activities possibly causing lung cancer such as smoking, enabling deeper analysis of cancer causes.
A study confirms that patients getting low-molecular-weight heparin are better protected against recurrence of clots (deep-vein thrombosis) compared to warfarin