Endocrine therapy is currently the most effective form of treatment for oestrogen-dependent breast cancer, but a significant proportion of patients relapse.
A new breast cancer test predicts whether a patient will benefit from endocrine therapy, allowing patients and their doctors to make better treatment decisions.
Cancer treatment could be revolutionised by the discovery of the origin cells which divide first.
This is a model of the adenovirus type 5 which causes respiratory infections.
When you think of viruses, you might think of the horrible illnesses they cause, like flu or Ebola. But now researchers are learning how to use the unique traits of viruses to treat disease.
Though commonly associated with food poisoning, the strain of salmonella used is a benign variety.
What started with a study of diseases transmitted by mosquitos, could end with a new way of treating cancer.
A breast cancer patient undergoes radiation treatment at a hospital in Honduras in 2012.
Researchers believe that combining immunotherapy with traditional therapies such as radiation could open up new possibilities for cancer treatment.
Different parts of the guayabano or soursop plant has cancer-fighting properties.
There are several natural remedies that have can help reduce cancer cells.
Novel drugs that reduce the spread of cancer in mice could pave the way for changing the way we fight tumours.
Is sugar the answer for tackling cancer cells?
Eating less sugar isn't enough to stop glucose-hungry cancer cells but new research points the way to how we might starve them to death.
New immunotherapy drugs that enhance the body's natural ability to fight cancer offer several key advantages over previous treatments.
Adjusting to sexual changes after cancer can be challenging, but the right support can make a difference.
After treatment ends, many cancer survivors are left with sexual changes that, when left unaddressed, can become long-term problems.
Research suggests the chemicals in chokeberry have a synergistic effect with a cancer drug.
Extracts from a berry can improve the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug, according to research published today in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. But it’s best to view this finding with caution because…