Medical research

Shape-shifting fat cells fuel breast cancer growth

Fat cells, or adipocytes, that grow in close proximity to breast cancers can shift into other cell types that promote tumor growth, a new study by UT Southwestern researchers suggests. The findings, published in Cell Reports, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Video: Importance of exercise for men with prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. It's important that men are screened for the disease to catch it early, and a study in 2017 shows that exercise and physical activity as additional therapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate tumor biology may be influenced by genetic ancestry

Certain genetic variants found in prostate tumors of men of African descent were associated with African ancestry, according to two studies presented at the 15th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities ...

Medications

Aspirin could increase survival in cancer

Does aspirin increase survival in cancer patients? UK researchers say that despite the smaller side-effects of aspirin, taking the drug has an overall positive effect on survival for people with cancer. The team reviewed ...

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