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Study: Ginger capsules ease chemotherapy nausea

Ginger, long used as a folk remedy for soothing tummyaches, helped tame one of the most dreaded side effects of cancer treatment - nausea from chemotherapy, the first large study to test the herb for this has found.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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Test may help predict colon cancer recurrence risk

A new gene test may help predict which colon cancer patients are at higher or lower risk of having their cancer return after surgery, doctors report, but whether it is useful enough to justify its likely high price remains ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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Green tea extract shows promise in leukemia trials

Mayo Clinic researchers are reporting positive results in early leukemia clinical trials using the chemical epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an active ingredient in green tea. The trial determined that patients with chronic ...

dateMay 26, 2009 in Cancer
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New test may predict spread of breast cancer (w/Video)

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have previously shown that the co-mingling of three cell types can predict whether localized breast cancer will spread throughout the body. Now, a collaborative ...

dateMar 24, 2009 in Cancer
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