Not just for coffee: Cinnamon found to have potent anti-cancer effects in latest research
(Natural News) A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has established that Cinnamomum cassia, or more commonly known as Chinese cinnamon, has been found to have anti-cancer effects. The study was a collaborative effort from researchers at the National Institute of Forest Science, Andong National University, and Kyonggi University in South Korea. In particular, they took an extract... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Sees Financial Windfall If More Americans Ate Healthful Foods
SUNDAY, June 10, 2018 -- If more Americans ate healthier diets, the nation could save tens of billions of dollars in health care costs for major problems such as heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, strokes, hip fractures and Alzheimer's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The cancer revolution: How you can benefit from a new test which could mean no more chemo
Mike Brandon, 34, from Bristol was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia which is deemed untreatable in the UK but he was able to undergo specialised life-saving therapy in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improving Americans' diets could save billions in health-related costs
(Nutrition 2018) New research suggests improving the quality of the average American's diet could substantially reduce costs associated with heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other major health problems. The study is the first to comprehensively analyze the potential cost implications of improved adherence to healthy dietary patterns (as measured by the Healthy Eating Index (HEI) and the Mediterranean-style diet (MED) score) among US adults across major chronic disease types. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Does your poo look like this? What your stool says about your health
BOWEL cancer risk could be spotted by looking at your poo. This is everything you need to know about your poo, and it ’s link to bowel cancer symptoms - which include a change to your toilet habits, finding blood in your stool, and stomach pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-HPV jab close to being available for boys
Campaigners have called for the NHS to vaccinate boys against the human papilloma virus after health chiefs accepted evidence that it causes more cases of cancer in men than previously thought. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attendings and Errors; Testing for Colon Ca: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include fecal transplant for primary treatment of C. diff, new colorectal cancer screening guidelines, giving chemo a miss in breast cancer, and attendings and rates of medical errors. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Irish women bare all in record-breaking skinny dip
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of Irish women shed their inhibitions and their clothes on a secluded beach fifty kilometers south of Dublin on Saturday for a world-record setting "skinny dip" to raise funds for a children ’s cancer charity. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Nutritious drinks could be causing your stomach bloat and discomfort
STOMACH bloating is an uncomfortable sensation when your stomach becomes enlarged due to a variety of reasons. It could be a bad reaction to food, or a sign of something more serious like bowel cancer. You could stop your bloating by avoiding these nutritious drinks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Next-Gen Sequencing for Lung Cancer: Do It Early, for All Next-Gen Sequencing for Lung Cancer: Do It Early, for All
Dr Mark Kris talks about the advantages of next-gen sequencing, from obtaining valuable bioinformatics to detecting rare abnormalities.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Smoking-Related Lung Cancer Remains Elevated 25 Years After Quitting
Among former heavy smokers, the risk for lung cancer remains significantly increased compared with never-smokers, even more than 25 years since quitting. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - June 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Analyzing the anti-carcinogenic potential of the Cinnamomum cassia (Chinese cinnamon)
(Natural News) A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has found that Cinnamomum cassia twigs may provide anti-cancer effects. Researchers from the National Institute of Forest Science, Andong National University, and Kyonggi University in South Korea looked at the anti-proliferative effect and the induction of apoptosis in human colorectal cancer cells mechanism of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers look at plant extracts as a natural treatment for wrinkles and skin aging
(Natural News) A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that extracts of herbal plants, such as Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, Aegle marmelos, and Musa paradisiaca flower, can be used as an anti-aging agents in skin creams and as anti-proliferation compounds against cancer cells. A team of researchers at Dayananda Sagar College of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver cancer symptoms: Signs only appear when cancer is advanced - you must act quickly
LIVER cancer symptoms are often only triggered once the cancer is advanced, meaning you should respond immediately if you see signs of the cancer. Being a heavy drinker, overweight or having a hepatitis infection puts you at “high risk” of developing the condition. These five symptoms may indicate liver cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemists finally identify the molecule responsible for a carcinogen in recycled wastewater
(Natural News) Thanks to a recent study by California-based chemists, recycled water may become much safer for consumption. The researchers announced that they have tracked down the specific chemical molecule responsible for the creation of a highly potent carcinogen in treated wastewater, according to a ScienceDaily article. Formally known as N-nitrosodimethyalmine, NDMA is a cancer-causing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking at Time of Treatment Worsens Prostate Cancer Outcomes
Current smokers at the time of primary treatment for localized prostate cancer have a higher risk of negative outcomes, including recurrence, metastasis, and mortality. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - June 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Impact and Implications of Lung Cancer Screening
In this video at ASCO 2018,James Mulshine, MD, discusses CMS coverage of low-dose CT lung cancer screening for selected Medicare beneficiaries, and clinical implications of early detection. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - June 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: James Mulshine, MD Source Type: news

Faster MRI protocol avoids unneeded prostate biopsies
The use of a streamlined MRI protocol could help reduce unnecessary biopsies...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Quantitative MRI could advance prostate cancer detection Fewer men opt for prostate cancer treatment AI advances MRI for prostate cancer patients MRI-based risk model improves prostate cancer detection MRI confirms prostate cancer with lower dose of GBCA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

In Missouri, J & J Faces Biggest Trial Yet Alleging Talc Caused Cancer In Missouri, J & J Faces Biggest Trial Yet Alleging Talc Caused Cancer
A lawsuit by 22 ovarian cancer patients against Johnson& Johnson went to trial on Wednesday in Missouri state court, marking the largest case the company has faced over allegations its talc-based products contain cancer-causing asbestos.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Slow Medicine: Holding Firm on Our Approach to Colon Cancer Screening
(MedPage Today) -- We favor occult blood testing rather than invasive tests (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Treatment Advances Give Hope to People with Brain Metastases
Treatment TermsMetastatic Brain and Spine Tumors Author Erin Hull Overview Lisa VanTress didn ’t know why she couldn’t regain her land legs after a 13-hour fishing trip in the summer of 2016. When the dizziness caused her to stumble and fall, she went to the emergency room. She soon learned she had lung cancer that had spread to her brain. Hero Imagebrainmets1932x862.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks CTA Header Learn More CTA ButtonBrain and Spine Metastases Patient Name Lisa VanTress Patient Photo Featured Doctors Peter E. Fecci, MD, PhD Jeffrey Melson Clarke, MD Scott R. Floyd, MD, PhD Relate...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: efh7 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects Linked to Distress
Those with worse emotional distress also report worse urinary, sexual, bowel functions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does breast cancer look like on a mammogram?
A mammogram can help a doctor to diagnose breast cancer or monitor how it responds to treatment. Fatty breast tissue appears grey or black on images, while dense tissues such as glands are white. Benign and cancerous tumors, cysts, fibroadenomas, and calcifications also look white. Here, learn more about mammograms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

UAB joins other cancer centers for HPV elimination venture
The UAB Comprehensive has partnered with 69 other cancer centers to push forward an initiative for increased HPV vaccination and screening to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer.   The institutions, which are National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, have recognized that insufficient vaccination is a public health threat and will call upon the nation’s health care providers, parents and adolescents to take advantage of the vaccine and start an initiative to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Are we using the right metrics for CT lung screening?
CT lung cancer screening has been shown to reduce mortality when administered...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3 steps to personalized CT lung cancer screening ASCO: CT lung cancer screening rates continue to stagnate Risk-based CT lung screening could be more efficient USPSTF opens review of CT lung screening guidance Lung cancer risk model optimizes follow-up CT screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Daily Insight: A big promise on cancer
The must-read stories and debate in health policy and leadership (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - June 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Low-fat diet tied to improved breast cancer survival odds
(Reuters Health) - Breast cancer patients may have a better chance of survival when they follow a low-fat diet heavy in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Immune recognition of somatic mutations leading to complete durable regression in metastatic breast cancer
This research article is the science behind the headline " Remarkable therapy beats terminal cancer " . The research presents a patient with chemorefractory hormone receptor (HR)-positive metastatic breast cancer who was treated with tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) reactive against mutant versions of four proteins —SLC3A2, KIAA0368, CADPS2 and CTSB. Adoptive transfer of these mutant-protein-specific TILs in conjunction with interleukin (IL)-2 and checkpoint blockade mediated the complete durable regression of metastatic breast cancer, which is now ongoing for>22 months. The authors state it represe...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant CRT May Improve Survival in Pancreatic Cancer Neoadjuvant CRT May Improve Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
Results are preliminary, but patients who received neoadjuvant chemoradiation had better outcomes than did those who had immediate surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects Linked to Distress
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- For prostate cancer survivors, dysfunction due to treatment side effects has a bidirectional association with emotional distress, according to a study published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology. Heather Orom,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adjuvant Chemotherapy Guided by a 21-Gene Expression Assay in Breast Cancer
This research article is the science behind the headlines " Breast cancer: Test means fewer women will need chemotherapy " . The research concludes that the recurrence score based on the 21-gene breast cancer assay predicts chemotherapy benefit if it is high and a low risk of recurrence in the absence of chemotherapy if it is low; however, there is uncertainty about the benefit of chemotherapy for most patients, who have a midrange score. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The criminalization of science whistleblowers: A mind-blowing interview with Judy Mikovits, PhD
(Natural News) In one of the most shocking science videos you’ll see this year, molecular biologist Judy A. Mikovits, PhD, reveals the disturbing true story of how she was thrown in prison for blowing the whistle on deadly viral contamination of human vaccines. With a well established history of working for the National Cancer Institute... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson defends talc products in latest court proceeding
Johnson& Johnson is being sued by a group of 22 ovarian cancer patients. The New Brunswick, New Jersey-based company (NYS: JNJ) faces charges that its talc-based products contain asbestos. The trial was brought forward by women who contend that J&J-branded baby powder contained the cancer-causing substance dating back at least to the 1970s. They also contend that J&J knew its talc was contaminated but failed to warn consumers about the risks. J&J has denied the assertions and maintains that its … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Breast cancer survey found 94% said treatment killed their sex life
Sharon Brooker, 44, from Peterborough, was quoted in the Breast Cancer Care survey. She admitted her six life grounded to a halt with her partner and they eventually split two years after her diagnosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer ‘miracle’ immunotherapy treatment: Woman explains how she beat disease
BREAST cancer patient Judy Perkins was given months to live after her diagnosis. But, a breakthrough immunotherapy treated “cured” her tumour. ITV This Morning’s Dr Zoe reveals how the treatment works. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survey of breast cancer survivors found 94% said treatment side effects KILLED their sex life
Sharon Brooker, 44, from Peterborough, was quoted in the Breast Cancer Care survey. She admitted her six life grounded to a halt with her partner and they eventually split two years after her diagnosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt:French Amb. - 'Egypt-France Cancer Network' to Be Established
[Egypt Online] French Ambassador in Cairo Stephane Roumtier announced, on Wednesday, the establishment of "Egypt-France Cancer Network" to provide support in cancer therapy fields in Egypt and raise donations for 57357 Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New experimental cancer cure helping some patients when chemotherapy fails
(Natural News) There are plenty of heartbreaking stories about chemotherapy failing, but once in a while, that failure can actually have a happy ending. That’s what happened to 52-year-old Judy Perkins, who found herself a few months from death as breast cancer spread throughout her body. She had a mastectomy and had her lymph nodes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating sensibly may slash death risk for cancer survivors
New research shows that a balanced, diverse diet can cut the risk of premature mortality by 65 percent for people who survived different forms of cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Exclusive: Hunt pushes for big cancer pledge in new NHS plan
Jeremy Hunt wants an ambitious cancer pledge to be a core plank of the government’s new NHS plan, with senior figures pushing for the service’s £7.5bn cancer budget to be doubled over the longer term, HSJ understands. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - June 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Neurocognitive Function in Survivors of Childhood Cancer Neurocognitive Function in Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Chronic conditions as a result of cancer therapy can impact neurocognitive function of childhood cancer survivors.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

First-Line Treatment of Hormone-Sensitive Metastatic PCa First-Line Treatment of Hormone-Sensitive Metastatic PCa
In addition to standard ADT, which patients with hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer should receive abiraterone, docetaxel, both, or neither?Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

$8.1 million grant funds new center to research highly aggressive form of lung cancer
(Vanderbilt University) A five-year National Cancer Institute grant will fund an interdisciplinary research center at Vanderbilt for the study of small cell lung cancer, a highly aggressive, incurable form of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Moffitt Partners with top cancer centers to endorse goal of eliminating HPV-related cancers
(H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center& Research Institute) Moffitt Cancer Center has partnered with 69 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers, as well as the American Cancer Society, American Association for Cancer Research, American Society for Clinical Oncology, Association of American Cancer Institutes and America Society of Preventive Oncology, to issue a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination and screening to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Understanding HER2-positive breast cancer
HER2-positive breast cancer? HER2-positive breast cancer is a breast cancer that tests positive for a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), which promotes the growth of cancer cells. While HER2-positive breast cancers tend to be more aggressive than other types of breast cancer, treatments that specifically target it are effective, and the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A faster way to spot the tell-tale signs of cancer-causing drugs
An EU- and industry-funded project has identified potential biomarkers that could indicate how likely a drug is to cause cancer at an earlier stage of testing than is currently possible, which could save drug companies time and money - and lead to safer drugs reaching patients faster. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - June 8, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

U.S. FDA and European Medicines Agency Accept Regulatory Submissions for Review of Talazoparib for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients with an Inherited BRCA Mutation
June 7, 2018 - Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted for filing and granted Priority Review designation to the company ’s New Drug Application for talazoparib. The submission is based on results... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - June 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

U.S lawmakers seek answers from new head of WHO's cancer agency
(Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee called on Thursday for the newly-elected director of the World Health Organization's cancer research agency to testify at a July hearing on its operations in an ongoing dispute about the agency's scientific conclusions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Karmanos Cancer Institute joins nation ’s leading cancer centers to endorse goal of eliminating HPV-related cancers
(Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute)
Source: Karmanos Cancer Institute - June 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Throat cancer symptoms: Are you at risk? Six signs to watch for - including a sore throat
THROAT cancer symptoms can be mistaken for less serious health conditions, for example a cough or sore throat, but it ’s always important to get these checked out so you can receive the appropriate treatment straight away. There are six signs you should be wary of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news