Cancer

Is curcumin a natural cancer treatment?
Curcumin has many serious fans in the fight to beat cancer - Professors at UCLA, the MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Emory School of Medicine and Tufts to name but four important American Cancer Centers. Why?  [...]
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THIS golden spice in your favourite takeaway could fight cancer
EATING a curry not only spices up your life, it could save it too. Experts have found a tumeric, a spice in curry can help prevent breast cancer and have even revealed it could stop cancer spreading. [...]
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Prostate cancer: endogenous chemical castration.
We report treatment of intermediate risk prostate cancer in a patient with a brief period of androgen deprivation secondary to a pituitary adenoma. This was a patient with intermediate risk prostate cancer diagnosed in the setting of an elevated ... [...]
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Study: Medical Cannabis May Inhibit The Spread Of Prostate Cancer
In 2009, a team of researchers from the University of Alcalá in Spain published a study in the British Journal of Cancer that adds merit to the thought. It suggests that cannabinoid treatments could inhibit prostate cancer cell growth through ... [...]
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DNA research a new approach to breast cancer
A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a fuller picture of changes in DNA in breast cancer, providing potential opportunities for new treatments. A study of 560 breast cancer genomes, or complete genetic codes, turned ... [...]
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Baker, Ireland share stories at prostate cancer awareness event
"Prostate cancer is an epidemic in the African American community and we need to address it," said Ireland. The longtime judge, who retired in 2014 as he approached the mandatory retirement age of 70, said he received a cancer diagnosis after reading ... [...]
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Latest Breast Cancer Research Reveal Novel Facts
The research was carried out by sequencing the genomes of hundreds of breast cancer facts from people around the globe. The report is also being regarded as very wide in scope since it sequenced whole-genome study of a certain type of cancer. [...]
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Five new genes may lead to customised breast cancer treatment
Five new genes may lead to customised breast cancer treatment. Scientists have uncovered five new genes associated with breast cancer and 13 new mutational signatures that influence tumour development, an advance that may lead to personalised ... [...]
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Desserts to help fight cancer in RI Bakes for Breast Cancer event
Treat the special women in your life to decadent desserts while also helping fight breast cancer during Rhode Island Bakes for Breast Cancer from May 8, Mother's Day through May 14. Restaurants, bakeries, cafés, and ice cream shops throughout Rhode ... [...]
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Cancer campaign is getting its message across
“The twist of the role reversal added intrigue and the shock of the fact they were talking about prostate cancer provided significant impact." One man every hour in the UK dies of prostate cancer and the aim of the campaign is to counter what the ... [...]
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Breast cancer treatment breakthrough after 'milestone' gene discovery
The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised care for patients and help further understanding of the causes of the disease, scientists said. A study involving people from around the world has been hailed as giving a more complete ... [...]
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New Breast Cancer Genes and Mutations Pave Way for Personalized Treatment
Whole-genome profiles show the genetic details of breast cancers from different patients. Scientists hope visualizing cancer genomes in this way will one day lead to more effective, personalized cancer treatments. (Source: DOI: 10.1038/nature17676) The ... [...]
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A Date to Remember: High Schooler Takes Mom with Brain Cancer to Prom
But earlier this year, a life-altering diagnosis shattered her plan. She found out she has the most aggressive form of brain cancer, and may have only nine to 20 months to live. “I've really tried to keep my head in today,” Huffaker said last Tuesday ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Drug May Slow Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients
pills A medication developed and commercialized for treating advanced prostate cancer may also help stabilize cognitive impairment in women who suffer from Alzheimer's disease, according to a study conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ... [...]
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Is Prostate-Specific Antigen Test a Reliable Indicator of Prostate Cancer?
Many physicians suspect the risk of overdiagnosis outweighs the potential benefits of early detection and treatment. They say some men have far greater side effects from the treatment of small tumors in their early stages than they would from their ... [...]
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Breast cancer genomes discovery paves way for personalised treatment
In what is being described as a major breakthrough, a team of researchers has uncovered five genes that lead to the development of breast cancer paving the way for future personalised treatment. Breast cancer breakthroughs appear to be coming in thick ... [...]
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