Cancer

New survey brings out financial stress in cancer patients

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct.

Fatty food ups bowel cancer risk

Fatty food ups bowel cancer riskWashington D. C, Mar 5 : A team of researcher has found that a diet high in fat increases the risk of bowel cancer as it causes cells in the gut to mutate.

The study on laboratory mice fed on fatty food found that they were more likely than normally-fed mice to suffer changes to the cells of the gut lining that can lead to the formation of cancerous tumours.

Obesity linked with colorectal cancer risk: Study

Obesity linked with colorectal cancer risk: StudyWashington D. C., Jan. 16 - A new study has revealed the link between obesity and colorectal cancer.

Thomas Jefferson University researchers have revealed the biological connection between obesity and colorectal cancer and have also identified an approved drug that might prevent development of the cancer.

New cancer treatment kills prostate tumor cells

New cancer treatment kills prostate tumor cellsWashington D. C., Dec. 13 - A new study has revealed that prostate tumor cells can be killed by combining radiation treatment with suicide gene therapy, a technique in which prostate cancer cells are genetically modified.

Scientists put final pieces into place for seeing cancer with protons

Scientists put final pieces into place for seeing cancer with protonsNew Delhi, Dec 3 - Scientists are currently putting together a unique medical imaging platform that could improve treatment for millions of cancer sufferers by making proton therapy a viable option.

Prostate cancer patients can benefit from Yoga

Prostate cancer patients can benefit from YogaWashington D. C., Nov. 17 - A new study has revealed that men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy can benefit from practicing yoga.

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