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Organs are not just bystanders, may be active participants in fighting autoimmune disease
SCIENCE DAILY Findings from mouse study suggest organs affected by autoimmune disease suppress immune cells using methods similar to those used by cancer cells... 2 hours
Medical News Today: What to know about radiation dermatitis
MNT Radiation dermatitis occurs when radiotherapy, a standard cancer treatment, damages the healthy skin cells. People can ease skin redness and peeling with calming skincare routines, some of which we explain... 2 hours
9-year-old boy who had leukemia surprised with meeting bone marrow donor
ABC NEWS In a heartwarming reunion, a 9-year-old celebrating his cancer remission has met the man who saved him. 3 hours
In zebrafish, a way to find new cancer therapies, targeting tumor modulators
SCIENCE DAILY Fast-breeding zebrafish, combined with fluorescent tagging, could be a powerful way to find new cancer drugs. This study tested >3,800 drugs in high-throughput fashion... 8 hours
Lung cancer patients treated with invasive surgery more likely to become chronic opioid users
NEWS MEDICAL Patients treated with more-invasive surgical techniques for a type of early-stage lung cancer are more likely to become chronic opioid... 9 hours
Custom circuits for living cells
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A team of Caltech researchers has developed a biological toolkit of proteins that can be assembled together in different ways, like Legos, to program new behaviors in cells. As a proof-of-concept, they designed and constructed a circuit that... 12 hours
Pioneering procedure for common prostate condition offered by The London Clinic
NEWS MEDICAL The London Clinic is one of the first hospitals in the UK to offer prostate artery embolization, a new procedure for non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate,... 14 hours
New nanoplatform technology may reverse drug-resistance in renal cell carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University, has... 17 hours
Views of minority women on gender, race/ethnicity may affect how they seek help for health needs
NEWS MEDICAL Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer partly due... 18 hours
China NMPA approves LENVIMA for treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Eisai Co., Ltd. and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth N.J., U.S.A., known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, announced that the China National Medical Products... 18 hours
Study: Over 80% of people who carry identifiable genetic risk for cancer don't know it
NEWS MEDICAL Genomic screening of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80% of those who carry an identifiable... 19 hours
CHMP adopts positive opinion of Takeda’s ALUNBRIG for treatment of ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use... 19 hours
New therapeutic vaccine helps immune cells fight HPV-related head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus-related head and neck cancer. 19 hours
New spinout company to tackle drug-resistant infections with novel antibiotics
NEWS MEDICAL Drug-resistant infections are set to kill more people than cancer by 2050. Now a new University of Plymouth spinout company has been established to help tackle the problem... 19 hours
New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery
NEWS MEDICAL The lab of Leonard Zon, MD, at Boston Children's Hospital has long been interested in making blood stem cells in quantity for therapeutic purposes. 20 hours
Research shows possibility to postpone cumbersome treatment for low-risk MDS patients
NEWS MEDICAL It's possible to postpone the introduction of blood transfusions for an average of 17 months for patients with the low-risk variant of MDS blood cancer, provided... 20 hours
What can salad dressing tell us about cancer? Think oil and vinegar
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified another way the process that causes oil to form droplets in water may contribute to solid tumors, such as prostate and... 22 hours
First-in-human phase 0 study shows clinically-relevant activity of new drug in glioblastoma
NEWS MEDICAL Combating glioblastoma remains a major challenge due the complex nature of these tumors, the inability of drugs to penetrate the brain tissue, and lack... 3 days
A behavioral intervention for cancer patients that works
SCIENCE DAILY This is a story about something rare in health psychology: a treatment that has gone from scientific discovery, through development and testing, to dissemination and successful implementation nationwide. In a new study,... 3 days
New nanotherapy offers hope in treating drug-resistant renal cell carcinoma
PHYS.ORG A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University, has... 3 days
Surprise finding uncovers balancing act between birth defects and cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have made a surprise discovery about how subtle changes in the way cell survival is regulated during embryonic development can have drastic health implications. 3 days
Couple marries after meeting as kids undergoing cancer treatment
ABC NEWS Joel and Lindsey Alsup met at St. Jude's hospital in 1991. 3 days
CHMP grants positive opinion for VENCLYXTO plus rituximab for treating relapsed/refractory CLL
NEWS MEDICAL AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has granted... 3 days
New clinical trial evaluates aesthetic results of conservative surgery in breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Belén Merck Navarro, Medicine professor at Valencia and Castellón's CEU UCH university is the only Spaniard among the 17 surgeons from 11 different countries... 3 days
Overlooked immune cells could play a key role in cancer immunotherapy, claims new study
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer immunotherapy is a relatively new method of treating cancer and has succeeded with some refractory tumors. However, it doesn’t... 4 days
Medical News Today: Scientists create human esophagus in stem cell first
MNT For the first time, scientists have created a human esophagus entirely from stem cells. The organoids may help treat conditions such as esophageal cancer. 4 days
Scientists create human esophagus in stem cell first
MNT For the first time, scientists have created a human esophagus entirely from stem cells. The organoids may help treat conditions such as esophageal cancer. 4 days
Medical News Today: Fighting brain cancer with the Zika virus
MNT Scientists have found some surprising common ground between the Zika virus and brain cancer. They hope that a Zika vaccine may help combat glioblastoma. 4 days
CHMP provides positive opinion to Cabometyx for previously-treated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Ipsen announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency, provided a positive opinion... 4 days
TINY cancer detection device shows promise as point-of-care detector of KSHV
NEWS MEDICAL Its name is an acronym used to convey its size, but researchers at Cornell Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine are hoping their hand-held cancer detection device's... 4 days
New research finds that MHC-II molecules have more influence on tumors than MHC-I
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer immunotherapy -- efforts to boost a patient's own immune system, allowing it to better fight cancer cells on its own --... 4 days
Novel biomarker found in ovarian cancer patients can predict response to therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified an independent prognostic factor, cancer/testis antigen 45, that is associated with extended disease-free survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer. Patients... 4 days
Body organs undergo structural changes in response to diet
NEWS MEDICAL Body organs such as the intestine and ovaries undergo structural changes in response to dietary nutrients that can have lasting impacts on metabolism, as well as cancer susceptibility, according to... 4 days
Rare case of cancer passed from organ donor to 4 recipients, leaves 3 dead: Report
ABC NEWS Four adults in the United Kingdom developed breast cancer after receiving vital organs from a single donor. 4 days
Simulations of every woman's breast tissue address delay on enhanced MRI cancer detection
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have simulated how over 20 different breast tissue ratios respond to heat given off by MRIs at higher field strengths than... 4 days
Study reveals new way to target HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A cytokine signature found in certain kinds of breast cancer cells can not only serve as a diagnostic tool for HER2-negative cancers but also offer an effective treatment... 4 days
Scientists predict how well the body will fight lung cancer by analyzing immune cell shapes
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have discovered how to quickly and accurately predict which lung cancer patients... 4 days
CWRU receives NIH grant to learn how non-coding genes contribute to spread of colorectal cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Certain genes that code for proteins have long been known to contribute to cancer progression. But in a... 4 days
Scientists find way to boost efficacy of powerful antimalarial drug with anti-cancer medicines
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the world's most powerful antimalarial drug with the help of chemotherapy medicines,... 4 days
Understanding epilepsy in pediatric tumors
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a neuronal BRAF somatic mutation that causes intrinsic epileptogenicity in pediatric brain tumors. 4 days
Intestines modify their cellular structure in response to diet
PHYS.ORG Body organs such as the intestine and ovaries undergo structural changes in response to dietary nutrients that can have lasting impacts on metabolism, as well as cancer susceptibility, according to... 4 days
Intestines modify their cellular structure in response to diet
SCIENCE DAILY Body organs such as the intestine and ovaries undergo structural changes in response to dietary nutrients that can have lasting impacts on metabolism, as well as cancer susceptibility. 4 days
Obesity and vitamin D deficiency may indicate greater risk for breast cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. A new study supports the idea that it also may reduce... 4 days
Anti-cancer drugs may hold key to overcoming antimalarial drug resistance
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the antimalarial drug artemesinin with the help of chemotherapy medicines. Artemisinin works through a 'double whammy' attack on... 4 days
Sesen Bio to present its three-month Phase 3 VISTA Trial data at Global Congress
NEWS MEDICAL Sesen Bio, Inc., a late-stage clinical company developing fusion protein therapies for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the... 4 days
New program to reduce harmful stress effectively improves mood in cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL This is a story about something rare in health psychology: a treatment that has gone from scientific discovery, through development and testing, to dissemination... 4 days
LineaRx signs agreement with Takis/Evvivax to develop linear-DNA based anti-cancer vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL Applied DNA Sciences Inc. announced today that LineaRx, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary focused on next-generation biotherapeutics, has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Takis S.R.L. and... 4 days
AMSBIO launches circulating tumor DNA Reference Standards
NEWS MEDICAL AMSBIO announce the launch of a new range of circulating tumor DNA Reference Standards for cancer disease management research. 5 days
When a chemical tag makes the difference in cell fate and gene expression
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona, Spain, have uncovered the role of special chemical 'tags' in controlling vital genes... 5 days
UK and European research collaborations receive vote of confidence by three major cancer charities
NEWS MEDICAL UK and European research collaborations in cancer research have received a vote of confidence by three major cancer charities, with... 5 days
New guidance for treatment of bone loss in hematologic stem cell transplant Recipients
NEWS MEDICAL Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is the treatment of choice for many patients with malignant and non-malignant hematological diseases, such as leukemia and... 5 days
Researchers simulate how different breast tissues respond to heat from MRIs
NEWS MEDICAL No woman's breast tissue is the same, so MRIs detecting and monitoring cancer shouldn't treat them all the same. 5 days
Zika virus could become a weapon against brain cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Zika virus infection is a dreaded one that can lead to severe brain damage in the unborn babies of mothers who get it. 5 days
Medical News Today: Is carrageenan safe to eat?
MNT Carrageenan is a controversial food additive. It is FDA-approved, but some scientists believe that it can cause inflammation, bowel disorders, and even certain cancers. In this article, we look at the research... 5 days
Addition of CTLA4 targeted therapy to PD-1 targeted therapy may benefit patients with ovarian cancer
NEWS MEDICAL An analysis of the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-GY003 suggests that adding ipilimumab, a monoclonal antibody that targets... 5 days
New micro-platform reveals cancer cells' natural behavior
SCIENCE DAILY A new cell culture platform allows researchers to observe never-before-seen behaviors of live cancer cells under the microscope, leading to explanations of long-known cancer characteristics. 5 days
Magnetism and photo dual-controlled supramolecular assembly for suppression of tumor invasion and metastasis
Science Magazine Supramolecular nanoassemblies that respond to multiple stimuli exhibit high therapeutic efficacy against malignant tumors. We report a new type of supramolecular nanofiber... 5 days
[Editors' Choice] Identifying and targeting residual leukemic cells
Science Magazine Targeting leukemia regenerating cells following chemotherapy can prevent relapse of the disease. 5 days
[Reviews] The hallmarks of successful anticancer immunotherapy
Science Magazine Immunotherapy is revolutionizing the clinical management of multiple tumors. However, only a fraction of patients with cancer responds to immunotherapy, and currently available immunotherapeutic agents are expensive and generally associated with considerable toxicity, calling... 5 days
Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit
PHYS.ORG Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company's... 5 days
Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit
ABC NEWS Agribusiness giant Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company'... 5 days
Study reveals new therapeutic target for pediatric tumor-associated intractable epilepsy
NEWS MEDICAL Pediatric brain tumors are characterized by frequent complications due to intractable epilepsy compared to adult brain tumors. However, the genetic cause of refractory epilepsy in pediatric brain tumors... 5 days
Biopharmaceutical company fined for misleading investors
ABC NEWS A Colorado-based biopharmaceutical company must pay more than $20 million for misleading investors about the efficacy of a lung cancer drug under development before raising $300 million in a public stock offering 5 days
Medical News Today: Do low vitamin D levels increase breast cancer risk?
MNT New research finds more evidence that low levels of vitamin D are linked to a heightened risk of breast cancer. Obesity is also a... 5 days
Surprise finding uncovers balancing act between birth defects and cancer
PHYS.ORG Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have made a surprise discovery about how subtle changes in the way cell survival is regulated during embryonic development can have drastic... 5 days
Ipsen receives approval from Health Canada for CABOMETYX tablets for treating renal cell carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Exelixis, Inc. today announced that its partner Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Canada Inc. received approval from Health Canada of CABOMETYX® tablets for... 5 days
Cancer Research UK invests £14 million to transform London into cancer biotherapeutics hub
NEWS MEDICAL The city of London will be transformed into a world leading hub for cancer biotherapeutics research and treatment, with a new £14... 6 days
Despite studies, health effects of coal-burning power plants remain unknown
PHYS.ORG A review of studies over the past 30 years provides a body of evidence that people living near coal-fired power plants have higher death rates and at earlier... 6 days
Manipulating nuclear pore number could lead to new way of treating cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the Salk institute have found a way to manipulate the number of nuclear pores present in the perimeter of the nucleus. 6 days
Study: Consumption of foods with lower nutritional quality related to increased cancer risk
NEWS MEDICAL The consumption of foods with higher scores on the British Food Standards Agency nutrient profiling system (FSAm-NPS), reflecting a lower nutritional quality,... 6 days
Women with high levels of anti-Müllerian hormone more likely to develop breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Having high levels of anti-Müllerian hormone – a hormone that indicates the size of a woman’s ovarian reserve – before the menopause... 6 days
Novel micro-platform reveals never-before-seen behaviors of cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL A new cell culture platform allows researchers to observe never-before-seen behaviors of live cancer cells under the microscope, leading to explanations of long-known cancer characteristics. 6 days
Medical News Today: Foods with low nutritional quality tied to higher cancer risk
MNT A large multinational cohort study finds that eating foods with a low nutritional quality on a regular basis is linked with a... 6 days
Analysis does not find any safety concerns of bivalent HPV vaccine
NEWS MEDICAL Infection with human papillomavirus can cause certain cancers in women and men, but HPV vaccines are highly effective in preventing infection with oncogenic HPV types. 6 days
Vitamin D may reduce breast cancer mortality in women with lower BMI
NEWS MEDICAL Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. A new study supports the idea that it also may reduce... 6 days
Tweaking cells' gatekeepers could lead to new way to fight cancer
PHYS.ORG If the cell nucleus is like a bank for DNA, nuclear pores are the security doors around its perimeter. Yet more security doors aren't necessarily better:... 6 days
Researchers harness Zika virus vaccine under development to target glioblastoma
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have successfully harnessed a Zika virus vaccine under development to target and kill the brain cancer known as... 6 days
Henry Ford Health System receives $600k grant to study genetic makeup of gliomas
NEWS MEDICAL Henry Ford Health System's Department of Neurosurgery was awarded a $600,000 grant by the Department of Defense to study the genetic makeup... 6 days
Surprising research showing peptide adaptability may pave way to develop immunotherapies
NEWS MEDICAL The body's immune system is a valiant weapon against disease, and harnessing its power through a technique called immunotherapy is at the forefront of current research... 6 days
Study: CXCL14 protein is secreted by brown adipose tissue and has beneficial effects in metabolic diseases
NEWS MEDICAL A scientific team found that the CXCL14 protein, associated with tumor progression and organogenesis, causes beneficial... 6 days
Tweaking nuclear pores could provide new avenue to battle against cancer
NEWS MEDICAL If the cell nucleus is like a bank for DNA, nuclear pores are the security doors around its perimeter. Yet more security doors aren't necessarily better:... 6 days
Researchers use CRISPR screen to reveal new targets in squamous cell carcinomas
NEWS MEDICAL A little p63 goes a long way in embryonic development - and flaws in p63 can result in birth defects like cleft palette, fused... 6 days
Tweaking cells' gatekeepers could lead to new way to fight cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have devised a way to manipulate numbers of individual nuclear pores -- a breakthrough that may one day stop cancerous cells from proliferating out of... 6 days
Better chemo drug adsorption onto targeted delivery capsules
SCIENCE DAILY One of the challenges in cancer research is improving the delivery of chemo drugs to enhance their efficacy while decreasing the risk of side effects. Scientists now perform a theoretical prediction of... 6 days
Colon cancer is caused by bacteria and cell stress
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have made an unexpected discovery while investigating the triggering factors of colon cancer: Cell stress in combination with an altered microbiota in the colon drives tumor growth. Previously, it... 6 days
New test kit for quick, accurate and low-cost screening of diseases
SCIENCE DAILY A multidisciplinary team of researchers has developed a portable, easy-to-use device for quick and accurate screening of diseases. This versatile technology platform called enVision (enzyme-assisted nanocomplexes... 6 days
Study uncovers new hurdle for developing immunotherapies
PHYS.ORG The body's immune system is a valiant weapon against disease, and harnessing its power through a technique called immunotherapy is at the forefront of current research to treat cancer and other diseases. 6 days
How cells repurpose their garbage disposal systems to promote inflammation
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have unraveled new insights into the way cells leverage G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and their cellular waste disposal systems to control inflammation. The findings suggest some existing cancer... 6 days
Aluminum inclusions help enhance adsorption of chemo drugs onto active carbon delivery capsule
NEWS MEDICAL The efficacy of chemotherapy treatment depends on how effectively it reaches cancerous cells. Increasing targeted delivery could mean decreasing side effects. 6 days
Eating foods with low nutritional quality ratings linked to cancer risk in large European cohort
SCIENCE DAILY The consumption of foods with higher scores on the British Food Standards Agency nutrient profiling system (FSAm-NPS), reflecting... 6 days
CRISPR screen reveals new targets in more than half of all squamous cell carcinomas
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers sheds light on p63 activity in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung, providing an actionable path forward to drug... 6 days
Microbiota in the intestines and cell stress cause colon cancer
NEWS MEDICAL "With our study we originally wanted to study the role of bacteria in the intestines in the development of intestinal inflammation," explains Professor Dirk Haller from the Department... 6 days
Better chemo drug adsorption onto targeted delivery capsules
PHYS.ORG The efficacy of chemotherapy treatment depends on how effectively it reaches cancerous cells. Increasing targeted delivery could mean decreasing side effects. Scientists are enhancing methods of selectively transmitting active chemotherapy agents and... 6 days
Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancer
NEWS MEDICAL As one of the most common malignant tumors, gastric cancer occupies the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide with... 6 days
Zika vaccine shows promise for treating deadly brain cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have successfully deployed a Zika virus vaccine to target and kill human glioblastoma brain cancer stem cells, which had been transplanted into mice. In a new study, the team... 6 days
Enlarged genotype-phenotype correlation for a deletion in neurofibromatosis type 1
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that while a three-base pair, in-frame deletion called p.Met992del in the NF1 gene has a mild phenotype for people with the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type... 6 days
Zika virus vaccine shows promise for treatment of fatal glioblastoma
NEWS MEDICAL An international team of researchers has successfully deployed a Zika virus vaccine to target and kill human glioblastoma brain cancer stem cells, which had been transplanted into mice. 7 days
Medical News Today: Leukemia rash pictures
MNT Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects white blood cells. Symptoms may include petechiae, which are tiny red, brown, or purple spots on the skin that resemble a rash. Rashes and other skin conditions are... 1 week
Nanoparticle therapeutic restores function of tumor suppressor in prostate cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Leveraging advances in mRNA and nanotechnology, researchers demonstrate that tumor suppressor PTEN can be restored in preclinical models of prostate cancer. 1 week
Mapping vast unknown territory of long non-coding RNA
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a powerful method for exploring the properties of mysterious molecules called long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), some of which have big roles in cancer and other serious conditions. 1 week
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