Researchers look at various ways to treat depression and anxiety in cancer patients
(Natural News) Cancer patients are already burdened with expensive, painful, and seemingly ineffective treatments for life-threatening diseases. Anxiety and depression further increase the burden on their exhausted bodies as well as their troubled minds. To counter these effects, Chinese researchers looked at different approaches to improve their moods and the quality of their lives. Traditional Chinese medicine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women suffer more chemo side effects than men
Study focused on chemo for stomach cancer Related items fromOnMedica Cancer patients using complementary meds die sooner Cancer strategies failed to improve one-year survival FOB associated with rise in all-cause mortality Antivirals cut liver cancer risk after hepatitis C NICE recommends Herceptin for gastric cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE rejects breast cancer drug for NHS funding
Decision now open to public consultation Related items fromOnMedica NICE rejects adjuvant use of breast cancer drug New breast cancer drug ‘unaffordable’ for NHS Cancer strategies failed to improve one-year survival Is crowdfunding for cancer patients paying for ‘quackery’? New cancer drug ‘refused’ by NICE (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Still no plan for joined-up care, MPs warn in report
Integration needed for health and social care Related items fromOnMedica Eight in ten stillbirths might have been avoided NHS lagging on preventing cancer and heart deaths NHS funding falls short of 4% needed for improvements Integration of health and social care lacks ‘transparency’ New areas to benefit from joined-up NHS and social care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Black Box in Cancer: Dealing With the Unthinkable
In his latest blog, Craig Hildreth explores the terror of the black box warning and how the fear of toxicities affects his patients —and his staff. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Craig R. Hildreth, MD Source Type: news

Do Some Prostate Cancer Therapies Raise Patients ’ Risks for Bladder Cancer?
Treatment for prostate cancer with external beam radiotherapy was found to be associated with an increased risk for development of bladder cancer when compared with radical prostatectomy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Monitoring Residual Disease in Colon Cancer
Dr. Luis Diaz spoke withCancer Network about monitoring for residual disease in colon cancer ahead of his presentation at ESMO 2018. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Luis Diaz. MD Source Type: news

Women Who Lead: Kelly O'Brien, mountaineer and philanthropy chief at Fred Hutch, aims high
Kelly O'Brien, vice president of philanthropy at Fred Hutch, raised $82 million for cancer research with her team this year. In her spare time, she climbs mountains. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jasmine Spearing-Bowen Source Type: news

Women Who Lead: Kelly O'Brien, mountaineer and philanthropy chief at Fred Hutch, aims high
Kelly O'Brien, vice president of philanthropy at Fred Hutch, raised $82 million for cancer research with her team this year. In her spare time, she climbs mountains. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jasmine Spearing-Bowen Source Type: news

AI colonoscopies may produce smarter results, doctors say
New test uses artificial intelligence to spot polyps, where all colorectal cancers begin. Doctors hope the technology will help save lives. CBS News' Chris Martinez reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women more likely to suffer side-effects of chemotherapy, study finds
Researchers at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust said their findings add to the growing body of evidence that gender can be an important factor in cancer treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI colonoscopies may produce smarter results, save lives, doctors say
New test uses artificial intelligence to spot polyps, where all colorectal cancers begin. CBS News' Chris Martinez reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AIUM launches new online member platform
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has launched a new...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM taps Barr as new editor in chief AIUM members elect new leaders AIUM: VA lags behind in use of point-of-care ultrasound AIUM: Double dose of US contrast helps find gastric lesions AIUM: Contrast US finds prostate cancer that MRI misses (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rachael Ray SUED over claims her Nutrish dog food brand contaminated with glyphosate (Roundup) herbicide – watch at REAL.video
(Natural News) Television personality and celebrity chef Rachael Ray is the subject of a new lawsuit alleging that her designer dog food brand, Nutrish, is loaded with glyphosate, the main chemical ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide that’s been linked to cancer and other serious chronic diseases. In a recent CounterThink video available at REAL.video, Mike... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Project Baseline Aims to Ward Off Illness Before We Get Sick
Researchers are recruiting 10,000 volunteers to discover the earliest warning signs of cancer, heart disease and other killers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANAHAD O ’ CONNOR Tags: Research Anxiety and Stress Cancer Heart Wearable Computing Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Watertown biotech Selecta halts cancer drug trial after patient dies
Selecta Biosciences has halted a small trial of one of its cancer drugs after the death of one participant, sending shares of the Watertown biotech down. Selecta (Nasdaq: SELB) said it had halted a Phase 1 trial of its cancer drug candidate SEL-403 this week after reporting problems with two of the four participants. One patient died after developing pneumonitis, while a second developed a potentially life-threatening buildup of fluid around the he art, Selecta disclosed after markets closed Wednesday. Investigators… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Study: Skin Creams May Be OK During Radiation
Contrary to the usual advice, a new study has found that, unless applied very heavily, skin creams did not raise the radiation dose to the skin during cancer treatment. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Matter: Researchers Explore a Cancer Paradox
Healthy cells carry a surprising number of cancer-linked mutations, but they don ’ t turn into tumors. What ’ s holding them back? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARL ZIMMER Tags: Genetics and Heredity DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Tumors Cancer Science (Journal) Inigo Martincorena Source Type: news

Skin Creams May Be OK During Cancer Radiation Therapies, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Nursing, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

RaySearch to unveil new deep-learning software at ASTRO
Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch Laboratories plans to exhibit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RaySearch signs Canadian cancer center RaySearch, Canon sign collaboration pact RaySearch signs Swedish Cancer Institute RaySearch to highlight software upgrades at AAPM RaySearch wins Canadian installation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

These Are the Best High-Fiber Foods, According to Experts
Your body doesn’t like things to be too easy. Challenging it from time to time—with exercise, with the elements, and even with short periods of going without food—is often associated with better health outcomes. The same is true of your gut and the foods it digests. Foods that break down and slip through too quickly (namely, refined starches and sugars) tend to promote overeating, out-of-control blood sugar surges, and other disease-linked side effects. Meanwhile, foods that put up a bit of a fight against digestion are often the best ones for you. That’s certainly true in the case of fiber, which i...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Quick Guide: the role of allied health professionals in supporting people to live well with and beyond cancer
This online resource is one of a series providing practical advice and case studies to support Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) into Action. This quick guide will support health and care staff who share an interest in making faster progress in improving outcomes for people living with or beyond cancer. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers Want Cancer Patients To Share Their Medical Information In Search of Cures
April Doyle, a single mom from Visalia, Cal., only lets herself look three months into her future. Since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, she’s tried a new treatment every three months to keep the cancer from spreading from her breast tissue to other parts of her body. But it returned: this time in her bone. She is almost out of options for her hard-to-treat cancer, but she finds comfort in online support groups where other women with metastatic breast cancer share their experiences. “Eventually we know we will exhaust all of our options until they keep coming up with more treatments,” ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

Breast cancer drug ‘offers precious extra months of life’ by slowing rate of tumour growth
Afinitor is billed as the biggest advance for sufferers in years after a study found it could halt the growth of tumours or even shrink them for nearly eight months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Explained: Why there is no basis to the myth that cannabis cures cancer
David Robert Grimes is a cancer researcher at Queen's University Belfast. Cannabis can ease nausea and pain for cancer patients. But Grimes explains it cannot cure cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsies Everywhere; Crowded PARP Market; Machine vs Doc
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - October 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Joe Biden, CRISPR developer among recipients of American Cancer Society's Medal of Honor
The American Cancer Society is passing out its highest honor – the Medal of Honor – to five individuals during a celebration ceremony at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center today in Washington DC. The organization, which is Atlanta's third-largest nonprofit, awards its Medal of Honor to distinguished individuals who have made valuable contrib utions in the fight against cancer through basic research, clinical research, and cancer control. The 2018 recipients include former U.S.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

150-year-old drug might improve cancer radiation therapy, study says
A 150-year-old drug used to increase blood flow throughout the body appears to improve cancer treatment radiation by making tumors more sensitive to the therapy. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes
Here's what you need to know about breast cancer disparities, and why do they still exist? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: This sign in your back, hips and legs could indicate the disease
PROSTATE cancer symptoms don ’t always appear in the early stages until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. When this happens, pain in certain parts of the body may begin to show. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer shame : Less than third of UK cases diagnosed
Worldwide ovarian cancer incidence is rising, and is expected to increase by 55 per cent by 2035. It is expected to go up by 15 per cent in the UK, according to predictions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast Tomosynthesis Better Than Mammography? Breast Tomosynthesis Better Than Mammography?
A simplified, single-view version of digital breast tomosynthesis may increase the detection of breast cancer over standard digital mammography, with lower radiation exposure, say Swedish scientists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Genome, Exome, RNA Sequencing Applied to Pediatric Cancer Cases
Combining data from the genetic testing techniques can guide patient care, scientists say. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 18, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

FBT Outreach, Patient Navigation Boost CRC Screening FBT Outreach, Patient Navigation Boost CRC Screening
In a systematic review and meta-analysis of US randomized clinical trials, fecal blood test (FBT) outreach and patient navigation were associated with increased colorectal cancer screening rates.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Skin Creams May Be OK During Cancer Radiation Therapies, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- Countering standard advice, a new study finds that skin creams are safe to use in moderation for cancer patients receiving radiation treatment. " Patients are routinely advised not to apply anything on the skin prior to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Plasma-Based Genotyping Aids Targeted Tx of Metastatic NSCLC
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- Integration of plasma next-generation sequencing (NGS) into the routine management of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) results in an increase in the detection of therapeutically targetable mutations, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck, Pfizer combo treatment meets main goals of kidney cancer trial
Merck& Co said on Thursday a combination treatment of its cancer drug Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta met the main goals of a late-stage study in patients with the most common form of kidney cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Combos: Will Cost Put Them out of Reach? Immunotherapy Combos: Will Cost Put Them out of Reach?
Immunotherapy has already revolutionized cancer care. Combining various immunotherapies promises even greater success, but will the already high cost of these therapies put combos out of reach?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Look out for this sign in the back, hips and legs
PROSTATE cancer symptoms don ’t always appear in the early stages until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. When this happens, pain in certain parts of the body may begin to show. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate juice has DRAMATIC effects in slowing the development of prostate cancer
(Natural News) If you are one of the 2.9 million men in the U.S. with prostate cancer, you might feel powerless about your situation. As the second leading cause of cancer deaths in America, it’s quite understandable to be worried. However, too much stress can hurt your chances of survival, so why not focus your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Pain felt in this area of the body could indicate the disease
PROSTATE cancer symptoms don ’t always appear in the early stages until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. When this happens, pain in certain parts of the body may begin to show. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Flat Out: Rejecting Breast Reconstruction
After a double mastectomy, Catherine Guthrie wanted to retain her strength and challenge the idea of feminine norms. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SUSAN GUBAR Tags: Breast Cancer Women and Girls Mastectomy Surgery and Surgeons Muscles Source Type: news

US FDA grants Lynparza Orphan Drug Designation for pancreatic cancer
AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., US (Merck: known as MSD outside the US and Canada) announced that they were granted orphan drug designation (ODD) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Lynparza (olaparib) for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema
Title: Common Drug Shows Promise Against LymphedemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Biomarker May Predict Breast Cancer Relapse Biomarker May Predict Breast Cancer Relapse
NR2F1 expression may indicate whether or not a breast cancer patient's original tumor has metastasized to bone, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

UTA, Texas A & M create Texas Genomics Core Alliance
(University of Texas at Arlington) Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Arlington have established The Texas Genomics Core Alliance to increase access to and decrease costs of cutting-edge, high-throughput genomics sequencing technologies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UT Southwestern researcher wins Breakthrough Prize for innate immunity discovery
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) UT Southwestern biochemist Dr. Zhijian " James " Chen today was named winner of the prestigious 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his discovery of the cGAS enzyme that launches the body's immune defense against infections and cancers. That enzyme patrols the cell's interior and triggers the immune system in response to DNA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Environmental associations with genes may yield opportunities for precision medicine
(American Society of Human Genetics) A new approach to genetic analysis finds associations between environmental factors and pharmacogenes -- genes associated with a person's response to drugs -- sparking ideas for new research at the interface of population genetics and medicine. Findings were presented at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Diagnosis of ovarian cancer delayed by woeful lack of awareness
(World Ovarian Cancer Coalition) A global study of women with ovarian cancer has found that two thirds of women had never heard of the disease, or did not know anything about it before their diagnosis. Although nine out of ten had experienced symptoms prior to diagnosis, fewer than half of those women visited a doctor within a month of noticing symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer-associated mutations are common in normal human esophagus
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Unexpectedly, a new study finds that cancer-associated genetic mutations are surprisingly common in aged, healthy esophageal epithelium tissue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news