Oncology & Cancer

MS may not affect breast cancer prognosis

There's some reassuring news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS): Having the neurological disease won't affect health outcomes if breast cancer strikes.

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Obesity slows progress against cancer deaths

Cancer death rates have fallen dramatically in the United States, but factor in obesity, as researchers did at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, and the picture changes.

Oncology & Cancer

Mitochondrial DNA in cancer: Small genome, big impact

Mitochondria are in vogue, with devotees ranging from exercise physiologists and sports scientists to molecular biologists and clinicians all coalescing around these unusual organelles.

Medical research

Dietary amino acid determines the fate of cancer cells

A research group at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) has discovered molecular events that determine whether cancer cells live or die. With this knowledge, they found that reduced consumption of a specific ...

Medical research

FDA approves immunotherapy for dMMR endometrial cancer

The anti-programmed death receptor 1 (PD-1) monotherapy Jemperli (dostarlimab) received approval for treatment of mismatch repair-deficient (dMMR) recurrent or advanced endometrial cancer that has progressed after treatment ...

Oncology & Cancer

The future of cancer for Americans

(HealthDay)—At first glance, it appears that little will change between now and 2040 when it comes to the types of cancers that people develop and that kill them, a new forecast shows.

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