Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Tiny devices made of DNA detect cancer with fewer false alarms

A depiction of the double helical structure of DNA. Its four coding units (A, T, C, G) are color-coded in pink, orange, purple and yellow. Credit: NHGRI A new cancer-detecting More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Predicting opioid-related problems among cancer survivors

Opioids play an important role in how cancer patients manage pain, but the ongoing opioid epidemic has raised concerns about their potential for abuse. Pain remains one of the most difficult symptoms associated More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Cancer patients more likely to die from stroke than general public

People living with or beyond cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to new Penn State research, and certain types of cancer may boost the risk even more. Researchers at More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Atlantic Health System offers advanced lung cancer screening program

November is national Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer remains the #1 cancer killer of both men and women in the United States. Nearly 225,000 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year. More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Study shows gender differences in prognosis predictive utility of breast cancer recurrence score

The TAILORx study published last year offered good news for women with early-stage ER-positive breast cancer who scored at intermediate risk for recurrence according to a genetic assay test. The study indicated More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Cell factors decide if a cancer grows or dies, says new study

A new study published today in the journal Cell Reports by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) shows that the direction taken by a cancer cell depends on the configuration of the cell itself More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Improving the efficiency of antiangiogenic and antifibrotic drug for treatment of lung cancer

The University of Barcelona (UB) and Hospital Clínic de Barcelona collaborate with Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. to improve the efficiency of nintedanib, an antiangiogenic and antifibrotic drug, for the treatment More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Patients treated at NCI-designated centers more likely to receive high-cost lung cancer drugs

Genetically targeted drugs and immunotherapies are transforming the way we treat many forms of lung cancer. However, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the Journal of the National Cancer More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have increased dramatically over the last 15 years

Rates of new anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection, have increased dramatically over the last 15 years, according to researchers More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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A computer model has learned to detect prostate cancer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists at the TSU Laboratory of Biophotonics, working with Tomsk National Research Medical Center (TNIMC) oncologists, have developed a new approach More...