Tag Archives: Cancer

Medical News Today: What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer

Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation in the large intestine and rectum. This inflammation damages the cells and causes the symptoms of the condition, but it can also give rise to larger issues, including cancer. There appears to be a link between ulcerative colitis (UC) and certain types of cancer. People with UC seem to be at… Read More »

New cancer drug sees disease ‘put to sleep’ instead of chemo and radiotherapy

A pioneering cancer treatment that could stop the disease killing people will be developed at a new £75million British research centre. Instead of blitzing cancerous cells, the new drugs will put tumours to sleep – meaning patients will be able to live with the disease in a similar way to HIV. It is a radical… Read More »

Cancer screening rates decline when patients see doctors later in day

Compared to patients who see their primary care doctor earlier in the day, cancer screening rates decline significantly as the day goes on, according to a new study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School both of the University of Pennsylvania. The researchers, whose findings were published today in JAMA… Read More »