Cancer

Obesity inhibits key cancer defense mechanism

Obesity is a known risk factor for certain types of cancer, including colon, pancreatic and breast cancer. Studies have shown its role in promoting tumor growth and malignant progression. But its role in cancer initiation ...

Apr 26, 2018
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Bringing the heat to abdominal cancers

A thin wall called the peritoneal lining surrounds the abdominal cavity, which contains the stomach, intestines, kidneys and other organs. While the lining supports and protects these vital organs, it makes it difficult to ...

Apr 26, 2018
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Belief in fake causes of cancer is rife

Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife according to new research jointly funded by Cancer Research UK and published today (Thursday) in the European Journal of Cancer.

Apr 26, 2018
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