Aug 28, 2016

Alcohol abstinence reduces recurrence of esophagus cancer: study

Alcohol abstinence halves the risk of esophagus cancer from recurring, Japanese researchers have found. The team of researchers, led by Kyoto University professor Manabu Muto, conducted endoscopic examinations of esophaguses of 330 early-stage cancer patients once every six months over an 80 month period. ...

Aug 25, 2016

Being overweight is linked to eight more kinds of cancer

Being overweight can raise the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancers of the stomach and digestive tract, as well as certain brain and reproductive tumors, international researchers said Wednesday. A report in the New England Journal of Medicine adds eight more kinds of cancer ...

Scientists hunt 'anti-evolution' drugs in new cancer fight

Jul 22, 2016

Scientists hunt 'anti-evolution' drugs in new cancer fight

Scientists are opening a new front in the war on cancer with plans to develop “anti-evolution” drugs to stop tumor cells from developing resistance to treatment. Britain’s Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), one of the world’s top cancer centers, said on Friday its initiative ...

Jul 16, 2016

Hidden redhead gene may raise risk of skin cancer

Having genes that give you red hair, pale skin and freckles increases your risk of developing skin cancer as much as an extra 21 years’ exposure to the sun, researchers said Tuesday. Their study found gene variants that produce red hair and freckly, fair ...