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).
For more than a decade, scientist Stephen Albert Johnston and his team at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have pooled their energies into an often scoffed-at, high-risk, high-reward goal in medicine: To develop a universal vaccine to prevent cancer.
The world's first urine test which detects early stage pancreatic cancer could increase longer-term survival rates from five percent to 60 percent if successfully rolled out, the professor who developed it said.