Many people under 60 who develop stomach cancer have a ‘genetically and clinically distinct’ disease, new Mayo Clinic research discovered. Compared to stomach cancer in older adults, this new, early onset form often grows and spreads more quickly, has a worse prognosis, and is more resistant to traditional chemotherapy treatments, the study found. The research was published recently in the journal Surgery.
When it comes to 5G, conspiracy theories about bogus health risks abound. But while faster mobile broadband isn’t going to give you cancer, it is causing major headaches for meteorologists. And as network upgrades roll-out across the globe, weather-watchers are getting increasingly anxious about interference messing with their predictions.
Breast cancer patients who take the dietary supplements known as antioxidants, as well as iron, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids, during chemotherapy may be at increased risk of disease recurrence and death, according to new study results appearing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Flavonoids are compounds that are naturally present in fruit and vegetables. Scientists have known for 20 years that they can help prevent colorectal cancer but have not fully understood the underlying biology.
A simple urine test under development for prostate cancer detection can now use urine samples collected at home — according to new research from University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
Dr. Christopher E. Rudd, a researcher at the Center de recherche de l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont (CR-HMR) and Université de Montréal, has discovered a new cell therapy approach that boosts the immune response of T lymphocytes to malignant tumors. The results of the study have just been published in the respected journal Nature Communications.
Patients with cancer should receive a tailored exercise prescription to protect their heart, reported a paper published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).