A new study has found that heavy drinking of sugar-sweetened beverages increases the risk of colorectal cancer in women under the age of 50. Also, the study found that the risk of colorectal cancer was relatively low among women who had milk and coffee.
Rebecca Crews has recently opened up about her diagnosis of breast cancer, revealing that she had a double mastectomy. She told Health her mammogram was clear but her ultrasound detected a growth that needed biopsies, which eventually revealed stage 1 breast cancer.
There are very few generic drugs for cancer treatment available in the market. And they include generic doxetaxel, paclitaxel, gemcitabine, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan. It is important to check with your oncologist whether it is safe for you to switch from a brand name to generic cancer drugs.
The Global Prostate Cancer Diagnostics Market Report estimates a significant rise in the prostate cancer diagnostics industry by 2022, expecting a CAGR growth of more than 5%. The industry will grow from $823.5 million in 2017 to $1,000 million by 2022, according to Fact.MR.
A new study by the researchers of the University of Colorado School of Medicine has shown that hypoxia, a condition characterized by oxygen deprivation, could play a key role in cancer development, suggesting that it could help develop targeted treatments for cancer.
A new study has shown that dogs could help detect an aggressive form of prostate cancer in urine samples, suggesting that this could pave way for new diagnostic tools. The study, published in the journal PLOS One, also found that the dogs detected prostate cancer with a high degree of accuracy.
An Australian study has found that a new drug therapy given before surgery is effective in preventing the spread of melanoma, a type of skin cancer. The new drug treatment is called neoadjuvant therapy. The study found that pre-operative targeted immunotherapy was effective in patients with stage 3 melanoma.