Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
By admin On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life

Virtual Reality during chemotherapy has been shown to improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to a recent study. Breast cancer is, to date, the most More...

By admin On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Researchers discover new regions of non-coding DNA that may lead to cancer growth

In an unprecedented pan-cancer analysis of whole genomes, researchers at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) have discovered new regions of non-coding DNA that, when altered, may lead to cancer More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Weight-loss drug Belviq increases risk of cancer, FDA warns

The popular weight loss drug, called Belviq, also called Belviq XR (lorcaserin), has been found to increase the risk of developing cancer, warns the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The regulatory board More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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‘Pulling the plug’ on calcium pumps to kill pancreatic cancer cells

UK scientists have identified a new way to kill pancreatic cancer cells by ‘pulling the plug’ on the energy generator that fuels calcium pumps on their cell surface. The study, published in the British More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Bladder cancer linked to drinking water chemicals in Europe

Over 6,500 new cases of bladder cancer in Europe are caused by exposure to chemicals called trihalomethanes (THM) found in drinking water. This number adds up to almost 5% of all bladder cancers in the continent. More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Immune system contribution to tumor heterogeneity may influence liver cancer growth

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine say the immune system might contribute to the tumor heterogeneity seen in liver cancer that can affect the rate of cancer growth. Image Credit: Sebastian Kaulitzki/Shutterstock.com Liver More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Number of operations performed in a hospital linked to success of cancer surgery

Tumors of the colon, so-called colorectal carcinomas, are the second to third most frequent tumors in women and men in Germany. The surgical removal of the tumors is a central component of the therapy. Two More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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NUS researchers discover new personalized tool for cancer diagnosis

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has discovered a new personalized tool to detect cancer, predict patient survivability and how well a cancer patient would respond to immunotherapy. More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Updated breast cancer guideline offers recommendations for handling cases with low ER expression

The updated guideline for estrogen and progesterone receptor (ER/PgR) testing in breast cancer, published jointly today by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Researchers identify how marijuana accelerates growth of HPV-related head and neck cancer

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have identified the molecular mechanism activated by the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the ingredient that causes people to More...