Oncology & Cancer

FDA warns against long-term azithromycin use for some

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with cancers of the blood or lymph nodes who undergo a donor stem cell transplant not to take azithromycin, as long-term use of the antibiotic has been ...

Oncology & Cancer

The four survival strategies of tumor cells in childhood cancer

Cancer cells in children tend to develop by following four main trajectories—and two of them are linked to relapse of the disease, according to a study led by Lund University in Sweden, now published in Nature Genetics. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Iron removal as a potential cancer therapy

Researchers at Okayama University report in Oncotarget a promising method for targeting cancer stem cells that cause tumor growth and cancer relapse. The approach involves administering molecules that capture iron, an overload ...

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