Yoga can help improve well being of women with breast cancer

Researchers suggest that breast cancer patients who practice yoga, experience better quality of life.

Moderate radiation therapy on unaffected breast could prevent second breast cancers

A study conducted in mice suggests that survivors can dramatically reduce that risk of developing breast cancer in the other breast through treatment with moderate doses of radiation to the unaffected breast at the same time that they receive radiation therapy to their affected breast.

New radiation therapy boon for head, neck cancer patients

An advanced radiation therapy can improve outcomes in head and neck cancer patients, shows research.

Understanding Male Breast cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Male breast cancer is a relatively rare cancer in men that originates from the breast. Most people don’t know about it, but men have a small amount of non-functioning breast tissue that is concentrated in the area directly behind the nipple on the chest wall. Cancer of the male breast is the uncontrolled growth of the abnormal cells of this breast tissue.

Ovarian tissue transplant - A new hope for female cancer survivors

Cancer treatments, like chemotherapy or radiation therapy, highly hinder both hormonal production and reproductive potential in women, as the treatments attack fast growing cells in the body.

Cancer radiation therapy if given in evening may minimize hair loss

Researchers believe that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day.

New radiation therapy puts cancer into remission

Researchers at University of Missouri have developed a new form of radiation therapy that successfully puts cancer into remission in mice.

Novel radiation therapy `safely treats prostate cancer`

A new combination of radiation therapies developed escalates radiation doses to safely and effectively treat prostate cancer and lower the risk of recurrence with minimal radiation exposure to nearby healthy tissue and organs, a new study has found.

Chavez travels to Cuba for radiation treatment

Hugo Chavez has not identified the type of cancer nor the precise location where the tumours have been removed.

Breast cancer treatment affects memory

Breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment.

Radiation therapy to become more effective and safe

Radiation therapy may soon have fewer side effects and doubled efficiency.

Quicker radiation therapy doubles mastectomy risk

Women who get a quicker, localized form of radiation treatment for early-stage breast cancer are more likely to need to have their breast removed later on than women treated with traditional radiation of the whole breast.

Yoga helps breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients who practice yoga experience lower stress and improved quality of life.

Effect of radiotherapy differs from person to person

A new study has revealed that the effect of radiation therapy to treat cancer differs from one individual to another.

Overtreatment of thyroid cancer rampant

Researchers have found troubling signs that some doctors may be too quick to treat thyroid cancer patients with radioactive iodine.

New discovery could stop stem-cell loss during cancer therapy

Loss of stem cells during chemotherapy is the main side effect for human cancer patients.

New discovery could stop stem-cell loss during cancer therapy

Loss of stem cells during chemotherapy is the main side effect for human cancer patients.

DRDO medicine to counter side effects of radiation therapy

Cancer patients undergoing
radiation therapy will now be able to escape its side effects.

DRDO medicine to counter side effects of radiation therapy

Cancer patients undergoing
radiation therapy will now be able to escape its side effects.

No long-term sexual side effects after radiation therapy: Study

American scientists have claimed that sexual function does not continuously decline after
radiation therapy treatments for prostate cancer.