Sunday, November 17, 2019

High Fiber, Yogurt Diet Associated with Lower Lung Cancer Risk

A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a study by Vanderbilt University Medical...

Study Finds Onion and Garlic Consumption May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that's a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They may also be a recipe for...

Strain of Common Cold Virus Destroys Bladder Cancer Cells

A strain of the common cold virus has been found to potentially target, infect and destroy cancer cells in patients with bladder cancer, a...

Tart Cherries Reduce Joint Pain, Sore Muscles of Breast Cancer Treatment

Tart cherry reduces the musculoskeletal effects of aromatase inhibitors in patients with non-metastatic breast cancer, according to new findings from a clinical trial by...

Broccoli Compound Shown to Suppress Tumor Growth

Your mother was right; broccoli is really good for you. Long associated with decreased risk of cancer, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables contain a...

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...