Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify how to prevent cancer metastases

Metastases can develop in the body even years after apparently successful cancer treatment. They originate from cancer cells that migrated from the original tumor to other organs, and which can lie there inactive for a considerable ...

Oncology & Cancer

Shining new light on immunotherapy for breast cancer

Immunotherapy that enhances the body's immune response has transformed the landscape for cancer treatment. These treatments have led to unprecedented survival outcomes in some cancer types, but not all patients are seeing ...

Oncology & Cancer

Combining BMI with body shape better predictor of cancer risk

New research being presented at The European Congress on Obesity (ECO) held online this year, suggests that a measure of body shape should be used alongside body mass index (BMI) to help determine the risk of obesity-related ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lung cancer resistance: the key is glucose

Cancers are not only made of tumor cells. In fact, as they grow, they develop an entire cellular ecosystem within and around them. This "tumor microenvironment" is made up of multiple cell types, including cells of the immune ...

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