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Medical News Today: ‘Reprogramming’ immune cells to attack cancer tumors

Macrophages, the immune cells that 'eat' pathogens and cell debris, are often ineffective against cancer cells. How can we co-opt them to attack tumors?
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Medical News Today: The best cancer-fighting foods

Cancer-fighting foods include apples, berries, and fatty fish. These foods may help prevent cancer and promote general health. Learn more about the best cancer-fighting foods here.
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Medical News Today: Can fasting help fight cancer?

There are many benefits to fasting. It may even play a role in the prevention and treatment of cancer. There are also some potential risks to be aware of. Learn more about fasting and cancer here.
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Medical News Today: What happens if chemotherapy does not work?

Signs that chemotherapy is not working include tumor growth and metastasis. Radiation and immunotherapy may be effective alternative treatments. Learn more about what to do if chemotherapy is not working here.
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Medical News Today: Cancer: A new ‘drug sponge’ may reduce chemo’s toxic effects

A new experimental device may be able to absorb chemotherapy drugs after they have reached cancer tumors but before they can reach healthy tissue.
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Medical News Today: New molecule stops cancer from ‘tricking’ the immune system

Scientists reveal how cancer 'tricks' immune cells into working for tumors rather than against them, and a molecule that may stop this deceptive mechanism.
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Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment

Researchers investigating a new biomarker for colorectal cancer have also uncovered a novel intervention that might help treat a range of cancer types.
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Medical News Today: New breath test for cancer currently under trial

Researchers from the United Kingdom are currently testing the accuracy of a newly developed breath test that could diagnose cancer in a noninvasive way.
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Medical News Today: Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

Research has linked low vitamin D levels with a range of conditions, including bowel cancer. But, without magnesium, vitamin D may not function properly.
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Medical News Today: Combo of existing drugs fights bowel cancer and reduces side effects

By combining two common cancer drugs, researchers have found a more effective way to treat colorectal cancer and reduce unpleasant side effects.