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Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer
A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. (Medical News Today)

Possible causes of a lump on the back of the neck hairline
Lumps on the back of the neck hairline can be the result of skin irritation or acne or may be a sign of a new mole. Other possible causes include muscle knots, cysts, boils, and swollen lymph nodes. Learn more about these causes and when to see a doctor here. (Medical News Today)

Alternative therapies for cancer: Do they do more harm than good?
How many people with cancer use complementary and alternative therapies? And do these interfere with conventional treatments? A new study investigates. (Medical News Today)

Is it better to get nutrients from food or supplements?
New research has found that nutrients obtained from food, not supplements, correlate with lower risks of all-cause mortality and cancer. (Medical News Today)

What to know about lip cancer
Lip cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that often starts with a lump on the lip that does not heal. Common risk factors for lip cancer include prolonged sun exposure, heavy alcohol intake, and tobacco use. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of lip cancer here. (Medical News Today)

Cancer: Scientists find 129 'jumping genes' that drive tumor growth
A study of thousands of tumors from 15 cancer types highlights the widespread role of jumping genes as cancer promoters and identifies 129 of them. (Medical News Today)

Cancer: 'Off-the-shelf' stem cell treatment enters clinical trial
In a landmark clinical trial, researchers are making use of induced pluripotent stem cells for the first time in the United States. (Medical News Today)

Chili pepper compound may slow down lung cancer
New research in mice and human cells suggests that capsaicin, the compound that gives red peppers its spicy flavor, may slow lung cancer progression. (Medical News Today)

What causes a hard lump under the skin?
There are many causes of a hard lump under the skin, including lipomas, swollen lymph nodes, and several types of cyst. Learn more about hard lumps under the skin here. (Medical News Today)

Poor diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide
A global study links 1 in 5 deaths to poor diet, suggesting that low intake of fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and legumes is a major factor. (Medical News Today)

Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men
Many symptoms can indicate colon cancer in men, including bowel changes, weight loss, cramps, and bloody stool. However, these symptoms can also be due to other causes. Learn more about colon cancer symptoms and when to see a doctor here. (Medical News Today)

Cancer: Are probiotics making immunotherapy less effective?
Probiotic supplements could be having a detrimental effect on this particular form of cancer treatment, according to new research. (Medical News Today)

Gut microbes can spur immune system to attack cancer
An international study has identified gut bacteria that activate the immune system to slow melanoma growth in mice and highlights a key signaling pathway. (Medical News Today)

A new wearable device may detect cancer with more precision
Researchers are developing and testing a wearable device that can detect the presence of cancer cells in the bloodstream with greater accuracy. (Medical News Today)

Could reused cooking oil trigger breast cancer spread?
A new study in mice finds that reused cooking oil may encourage breast cancer metastases. These preliminary results are sure to spark more research. (Medical News Today)

This drug failed to treat cancer, but it could improve dementia
Scientists have found that an experimental drug that failed against cancer may treat dementia instead. However, can they test it in clinical trials? (Medical News Today)

Plant compound could fight eye cancer
A toxin present in the coralberry plant can stop the division of cancer cells, a new study has found. The findings may lead to enhanced treatment. (Medical News Today)

Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth
New research in mice suggests that eating all daily meals within a restricted window of time may be a good preventive strategy against cancer tumor growth. (Medical News Today)

How sugary drinks can fuel and accelerate cancer growth
New research in mouse models reveals that consuming sugary drinks can boost the growth of cancer tumors, and it also explains the underlying mechanisms. (Medical News Today)

Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk
A new, large prospective study suggests that people who regularly drink very hot tea may raise their risk of developing esophageal cancer. (Medical News Today)

How does tumor acidity help cancer spread?
A pH-probe helps scientists map acidity in tumors and see how acidification alters gene expression in ways that increase cancer's invasiveness and spread. (Medical News Today)

10 minutes of leisurely activity per week may lower death risk
New observational research in a large cohort has found a strong link between leisurely physical activity — even in low amounts — and a lower death risk. (Medical News Today)

CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in the cannabis plant. It may benefit people with cancer by reducing symptoms of the disease and its treatment. Learn more about the research here. (Medical News Today)

How destroying a tumor promoter could lead to new cancer treatments
Mutated p53 tumor suppressor protein is a key driver of most cancers. Now, scientists have identified its mechanism of stability and how to disrupt it. (Medical News Today)

What are the early symptoms of cancer in men?
Men have a higher risk of dying from cancer than women in the United States. However, recognizing the early signs can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Early symptoms of cancer in men can include changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, testicular changes, and difficulties urinating. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Balversa Approved for Advanced Bladder Cancer
Title: Balversa Approved for Advanced Bladder Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 (Medicine Net)

With Weeks to Live, Many Cancer Patients Try Useless Treatments
Title: With Weeks to Live, Many Cancer Patients Try Useless Treatments
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 (Medicine Net)

Many Cancer Patients Take Alternative Meds But Don't Tell Their Doctors
Title: Many Cancer Patients Take Alternative Meds But Don't Tell Their Doctors
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2019 (Medicine Net)

Chemo Drug Shortages Have Little Effect on Cancer Care: Study
Title: Chemo Drug Shortages Have Little Effect on Cancer Care: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2019 (Medicine Net)

New 'Cancer Vaccine' Attacks Tumors From Within
Title: New 'Cancer Vaccine' Attacks Tumors From Within
Category: Health News
Created: 4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2019 (Medicine Net)

AHA News: How Can Therapy for Heart Attack Patients Help Cancer Survivors?
Title: AHA News: How Can Therapy for Heart Attack Patients Help Cancer Survivors?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2019 (Medicine Net)

When Do Women Need a Mammogram? New Guideline Tries to Clarify
Title: When Do Women Need a Mammogram? New Guideline Tries to Clarify
Category: Health News
Created: 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2019 (Medicine Net)

Erythropoietin (EPO Test)
Title: Erythropoietin (EPO Test)
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 8/1/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2019 (Medicine Net)

CA 125
Title: CA 125
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/21/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2019 (Medicine Net)

Researchers Seek Firefighters for Data on Cancer Risk
Title: Researchers Seek Firefighters for Data on Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/8/2019 (Medicine Net)

Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer
Title: Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/5/2019 (Medicine Net)

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