Category Archives: Cancer

Gut bacteria may have role in bile duct cancer

An international group of researchers has found a link between gut bacteria in the bile duct and a raised risk of developing bile duct cancer. The team hopes the finding will lead to new, more targeted therapies for the rare … Continue reading

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Breast cancer: Existing drug shows promise for prevention in high-risk women

Researchers have identified an existing drug that they say has the potential to prevent or delay breast cancer for women at high risk of developing the disease. In a study published the journal Nature Medicine, researchers reveal how the drug … Continue reading

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Colon cancer: Primary tumor location predicts survival

Patients with colorectal cancer whose primary tumor is situated on the left side of the colon survive significantly longer than patients whose cancer starts on the right side, says new research to be presented at a meeting next month. The … Continue reading

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Cancer patients with depression less likely to recover well after treatment

New research shows colorectal cancer patients who have depression when they are diagnosed are significantly less likely to make a good recovery following surgery than patients without depression. The researchers say the groundbreaking study shows the important role mental health … Continue reading

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