Monday, May 20, 2019

New Approach “Locks-n-Blocks” Cancer Cells to Prevent Metastases

"They got all of it" are the reassuring words people hope to hear following cancer surgery, but a growing understanding of the science of...

Liver, Colon Cancer Cells Thwarted by Compounds Derived From Hops

Hops, the plant that adds flavor, color and bitterness to beer, also produces a primary compound that thwarts cancer cells, and two important derivatives...

Drinking Hot Tea Doubles Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Previous studies have revealed a link between hot tea drinking and risk of esophageal cancer, but until now, no study has examined this association...

Study Identifies Coffee Compounds That May Inhibit Prostate Cancer

For the first time, scientists have identified compounds found in coffee which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. This is a pilot study,...

Garlic and Onion Consumption Linked to 79 Percent Reduction in Colorectal...

Consumption of allium vegetables — which include garlic, leeks, and onions — was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study...

Aspirin and Ibuprofen Improve Patient Survival in Head and Neck Cancers

Regular use of a common type of medication, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, significantly improves survival for a third or more patients with head...

Bacterial-Based Cancer Drug Delivery System Outperforms Conventional Methods

An interdisciplinary team of Virginia Tech faculty members has created a drug delivery system that could radically expand cancer treatment options. The conventional cancer treatment...

Virus Kills Carcinoma Cells, Offers New Approach to Treating Cancer

Scientists have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells, in what they...

Vitamin C May Encourage Blood Cancer Stem Cells to Die

Vitamin C may “tell” faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This...

Study Shows High Dose Vitamin C Improves Treatment of Brain and...

Clinical trials have found that regularly infusing brain and lung cancer patients with 800 to 1000 times the daily recommended amount of vitamin C...

Daily Tomato Consumption Reduces Skin Cancer Tumors by Half in Study

Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a new study into nutritional interventions to reduce the incidence of skin cancers....

New Study Shows How Chinese Medicine Kills Cancer Cells

Austrailian researchers at the University of Adelaide have shown how a complex mix of plant compounds derived from ancient clinical practice in China –...