Cancer
Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 47 minutes
Researchers have developed a way to improve the accuracy of surgery to remove ovarian tumors. Using carbon nanotubes and a near-infrared imaging system, they could find and remove tumors as small as... more
Scientists reproduce complete copy of 'anti-tumor antibiotic'  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
After 20 years of dedicated research, scientists have cracked the chemical code of an incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic' known to be highly effective against cancer cells as well as drug-resistant bacteria, and have reproduced... more
Air pollution poses risks for childhood cancer survivors  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
A new study finds that air pollution significantly increases the risk of hospitalizations for young cancer survivors. more
Neurotransmitter that helps cancers progress IDed  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Using human cancer cells, tumor and blood samples from cancer patients, researchers have uncovered the role of a neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers. Neurotransmitters are chemical ''messengers'' that transmit impulses from neurons to other... more
Exposing cancer's metabolic addictions  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers describe a new set of 'rules' that predict how the tissue of origin influences critical aspects of the genetic makeup of tumors, with potentially important therapeutic implications. more
Chemotherapy or not?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers are pushing the boundaries of how 'smart' diagnostic-imaging machines identify cancers -- and uncovering clues outside the tumor to tell whether a patient will respond well to chemotherapy. more
Scientists crack chemical code of incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic'  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
After 20 years of dedicated research, scientists have cracked the chemical code of an incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic' known to be highly effective against cancer cells as well as drug-resistant... more
First maps of two melatonin receptors essential for sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser to create the first detailed maps of two melatonin receptors that tell our bodies when to go to sleep or wake... more
BRAF protein modification could slow tumor growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Researchers have discovered a signaling pathway between cytokines and BRAF that promotes tumor growth. The finding could provide a potential therapeutic target. more
Sientists crack chemical code of incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic'  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
After 20 years of dedicated research, scientists have cracked the chemical code of an incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic' known to be highly effective against cancer cells as well as drug-resistant... more
Blocking BRAF ubiquitination may be an effective treatment approach in melanoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
The protein BRAF is a key player in the development of many different types of cancer, including melanoma. more
Despite health warnings, Americans still sit too much  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Most Americans continue to sit for prolonged periods despite public health messages that such inactivity increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, according to a major new study. more
Novel fluorescence imaging system helps surgeons remove small ovarian tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed only after it has reached an advanced stage, with many tumors spread throughout the abdomen. more
[Editors' Choice] Continuously capturing circulating cancer cells  Science Magazine · 8 hours
A wearable apheresis device allows for continuous and specific capture of circulating tumor cells. more
Nano-imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors  nanowerk · 9 hours
Real-time carbon nanotube based fluorescent imaging could boost survival rates for ovarian cancer. more
Air pollution increases risk for respiratory hospitalization among childhood cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Poor air quality days significantly increase the risk of hospitalizations for respiratory issues in young survivors of cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers at... more
Researchers create the first maps of two melatonin receptors essential for sleep  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create the first detailed maps... more
Genetic testing in women diagnosed with breast cancer decreases cost of care nationwide  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A new study suggests that Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce the cost for the first year of breast cancer care in the... more
New nanomedicine slips through the cracks, reaches brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
In a recent study in mice, researchers found a way to deliver specific drugs to parts of the body that are exceptionally difficult to access. Their Y-shaped block catiomer (YBC) binds with... more
Advances in cryo-EM materials may aid cancer and biomedical research  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Cryogenic-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) has been a game changer in the field of medical research, but the substrate, used to freeze and view samples under a microscope, has not... more
Scientists are world's firsts to reproduce complete copy of 'anti-tumour antibiotic'  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
After 20 years of dedicated research, scientists have cracked the chemical code of an incredibly complex 'anti-tumour antibiotic' known to be highly effective against cancer cells... more
7th Annual PREDiCT: Tumor Models Boston summit will help scientists to improve cancer research  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The 7th Annual PREDiCT: Tumor Models Boston summit will be held on July 16 – 18 2019 in Boston, MA.... more
Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed only after it has reached an advanced stage, with many tumors spread throughout the abdomen. Most patients undergo surgery to remove as many of these tumors as... more
New nanomedicine slips through the cracks  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
In a recent study in mice, researchers found a way to deliver specific drugs to parts of the body that are exceptionally difficult to access. Their Y-shaped block catiomer (YBC) binds with certain therapeutic materials forming... more
New nanomedicine slips through the cracks  nanowerk · 16 hours
Nanomachines aim to deliver cancer drugs to hard-to-reach areas like the brain. more
Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce cost for breast cancer care, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A new study suggests that Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce the cost for the first year of breast cancer care in the U.S. by... more
Cancer drugs reprogram genes in breast tumors to prevent endocrine resistance, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Treating breast tumors with two cancer drugs simultaneously may prevent endocrine resistance by attacking the disease along two separate gene pathways, scientists... more
Researchers engineer new molecules to help stop lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
University of Texas at Dallas scientists have demonstrated that the growth rate of the majority of lung cancer cells relates directly to the availability of a crucial oxygen-metabolizing molecule. more
DNA rearrangement may predict poor outcomes in multiple myeloma  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
A certain type of DNA marker predicts poor outcomes in multiple myeloma, researchers at Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University have found. more
Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors  MIT · 22 hours
More effective surgery could boost survival rates for ovarian cancer. more
Medical News Today: Cancer: Highly personalized therapy can improve outcomes  MNT · 1 day
A new test-of-concept study suggests that using personalized combination therapy could improve the outcome for people with stubborn metastatic cancer. more
Advances in cryo-EM materials may aid cancer and biomedical research  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Cryogenic-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) has been a game changer in the field of medical research, but the substrate, used to freeze and view samples under a microscope, has not... more
Sparse treatment options complicate cancer care for immigrants in South Texas  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Edgar carries a red folder bulging with paperwork, bills and medical records. Before his lung cancer diagnosis in September, he had about $11,000, he said, money... more
Blood test can help match cancer patients to early phase clinical trials  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists could help match cancer patients with no other treatment options to clinical trials with experimental medicines, by analyzing the genetic faults in a... more
Scientists create first billion-atom biomolecular simulation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have created the largest simulation to date of an entire gene of DNA, a feat that required one billion atoms to model and will help researchers to better understand and... more
Danish dogs to receive virus-inspired cancer vaccine treatment  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Fifteen Danish dogs with advanced cancer are to receive a new type of therapeutic vaccine which, it is hoped, will rid them of the disease and pave the way for human testing. more
NUS scientists uncover novel biomarkers linked with ‘chemobrain’  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Cognitive impairment associated with cancer, also known as "chemobrain", has gained recognition as a complication of the disease and its treatment, as it can negatively affect the daily lives of cancer patients... more
Cancer patients requiring emergency department care have better outcomes at original hospital  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Patients with cancer requiring emergency department care had better outcomes at their original hospital or a cancer center hospital than at alternative general hospitals,... more
Treating cancer patients with personalized, combination therapies improves outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Precision oncology often relies on treating patients with a single, molecularly matched therapy that targets one mutation in their tumor. more
Overlooked molecular machine in cell nucleus may hold key to treating aggressive leukemia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Many people fighting a very aggressive form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) don't survive more than five years. These very sick patients... more
Advance in CAR T-cell therapy eliminates severe side effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
An advance in the cancer treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy appears to eliminate its severe side effects, making the treatment safer and potentially available in outpatient settings. more
Anti-tumor activity of curcumin on stomach cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A review article evaluated several compounds with therapeutic potential against gastric tumors. more
Study identifies possible therapeutic effects of curcumin on stomach cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Curcumin is widely used to impart color and flavor to food, but scientists have discovered that this yellow powder derived from the roots of the turmeric plant (Curcuma... more
Advance in breakthrough cancer treatment eliminates serious side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
An advance in the breakthrough cancer treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy appears to eliminate its severe side effects, making the treatment safer and potentially available in outpatient settings, a... more
Overlooked part of cell’s internal machinery may hold key to treating acute myeloid leukemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Many individuals forced to fight an exceptionally aggressive form of the blood cancer acute myeloid leukemia (AML) don't survive more... more
Precision-guided anticancer nanoparticles help enhance treatment of peritoneal tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Research carried out at the University of Tartu Faculty of Medicine used nanoparticles for the development of new imaging and treatment methods for peritoneal cancers. Tests showed that precision-guided anticancer... more
Hole-forming protein could help control cancer growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Sometimes cells need to die. The process of cell death is encoded within the genome of all higher organisms to kill off cancerous cells, and as a normal part of development to shape a... more
Potential of liquid biopsy in cancer biomarker detection and prenatal testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The promise and challenges of liquid biopsy, an emerging, noninvasive method for targeted disease diagnosis and detection of cancer biomarkers to enable improved and personalized therapy,... more
Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists from Far Eastern Federal University in cooperation with colleagues from Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Switzerland, and Sweden for the first time studied proteins, which constitute WNT signaling pathway... more
Insights on marijuana and opioid use in people with cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the US have increased over time. The study also found that patients... more
Hole-forming protein may suppress tumor growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A gene called gasdermin E, which is downregulated in many cancers, aids cells in dying in an unexpected way, and may also suppress tumor growth. more
Precision-guided nanoparticles help improve treatment of peritoneal tumors  nanowerk · 3 days
Tests showed that precision-guided anticancer nanoparticles have improved efficacy and reduced side effects. more
Deep-learning model better predicts survival outcomes for lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A deep-learning model developed using serial image scans of tumors from patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) predicted treatment response and survival outcomes better than standard clinical parameters. more
Many cancer patients use marijuana and prescription opioids, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the U.S. have increased over time. more
Exclusive: Major U.S. cancer center ousts ‘Asian’ researchers after NIH flags their foreign ties  Science Magazine · 5 days
Chinese American community fears ethnic targeting at MD Anderson by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Institutes of Health more
Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Recent research has shown that just a small amount of red and processed meat can cause cancer, but changing your diet is hard. So what’s the... more
Medical News Today: Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer  MNT · 6 days
A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a... more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer but not normal cell proliferation  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
Triple negative breast cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy by turning on molecular pathway  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that triple negative breast cancer cells can develop resistance to... more
Novel system enables researchers to study bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Engineering bacteria to intelligently sense and respond to disease states, from infections to cancer, has become a promising focus of synthetic biology. more
Making digital tissue imaging better  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A low-tech problem troubles the high-tech world of digital pathology imaging: There are no reliable standards for the quality of digitized tissue slides comprising the source material for computers reading and analyzing vast numbers of images. Poor-quality slides... more
Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene after a deadly wildfire last year more
Scientists advance creation of 'artificial lymph node' to fight cancer, other diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node to successfully activate and... more
Restriction of PD-1 function by cis-PD-L1/CD80 interactions is required for optimal T cell responses  Science Magazine · 6 days
Targeted blockade of PD-1 using checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapies can activate T cells to destroy tumors. PD-1 is believed to function... more
Intrinsic apoptosis shapes the tumor spectrum linked to inactivation of the deubiquitinase BAP1  Science Magazine · 6 days
Malignancies arising from mutation of tumor suppressors have unexplained tissue proclivity. For example, BAP1 encodes a widely expressed deubiquitinase for histone H2A,... more
Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Reducing this amino acid could make drugs more effective  MNT · 6 days
New research in cell cultures and mice reveals a surprising link between the essential amino acid leucine and resistance to... more
Scientists advance creation of 'artificial lymph node' to fight cancer, other diseases  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node... more
In vivo super-resolution photoacoustic computed tomography by localization of single dyed droplets  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Photoacoustic computed tomography (PACT) is a non-invasive hybrid imaging technique that excites biological tissues with light and detects the subsequently generated ultrasound to form... more
Scientists enter research collaboration to find a cure for cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Cancer is a disease that afflicts an alarming number of people, with one in two being diagnosed with a type of cancer during their lifetime. more
Cervical cancer subtype increasing in several subpopulations of women  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A new study reports that a type of cervical cancer that is less amenable to Pap testing is increasing in several subpopulations of women, pointing to the growing importance of... more
HPV-negative cervical cancers are more aggressive with worse prognosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Cervical cancer negative for the human papilloma virus (HPV) is rare but more aggressive: it is more frequently diagnosed at advanced stages, with more metastasis and reduced survival. more
Bacterial therapy in a dish  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Biomedical engineers have developed a system that can study 10s to 100s of programmed bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish, condensing study time from months to days. The speed and high throughput of their technology allows for stable... more
Factors behind embryonic stem cell state  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
An international collaboration has found for the first time that two new epigenetic regulators, TAF5L and TAF6L, maintain self-renewal of embryonic stem cells. The scientists also found that these proteins activate c-Myc (a well-known cancer gene),... more
Fragments of cellular machinery reveal unexpected variability among cancers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research shows the mitochondrial genome may play a significant role in these fragment interactions with cancer. more
Researchers pinpoint tumor-related protein, slow progression of cancers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study has identified a potential strategy for treating multiple forms of cancerous tumors: targeting a protein that maliciously rewires immune cells and impedes cancer therapies. The researchers showed that inhibiting... more
New study targets Achilles' heel of pancreatic cancer, with promising results  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Advanced pancreatic cancer is often symptomless, leading to late diagnosis only after metastases have spread throughout the body. Now, researchers have uncovered the role of a... more
[Editors' Choice] An aspirin a day keeps metastasis at bay  Science Magazine · 1 week
Aspirin’s inhibition of COX-1/thromboxane A2 prevents metastasis by blocking adhesion between platelets, circulating tumor cells, and the endothelium. more
Medical News Today: House dust microbes degrade cancer-causing chemical  MNT · 1 week
A new study finds that the microbes in our household dust can break down cancer-causing environmental chemicals. However, this benefit comes at a cost. more
Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to resist radiation therapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Treg cells turn off the immune system. Three recent studies show that targeting tregs may increase the effectiveness of anti-cancer immunotherapies. more
The Leukemia Atlas: Researchers unveil proteins that signal disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Only about one in four people diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) survive five years after the initial diagnosis. To improve that survival rate, researchers have created an online atlas... more
Carriers deliver controllable cancer chemotherapy  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Cancer kills more than half a million men, women, and children each year in the U.S, and chemotherapy is only slightly more discriminating than the disease it treats. As a result, many cancer treatments kill cells throughout the... more
Online atlas created to identify, classify protein signatures present at AML diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Only about one in four people diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) survive five years after the initial diagnosis. more
Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Three children Alejandro Gutierrez, MD, treated for leukemia during his fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital still haunt him more than a decade later. more
Partner status influences link between sexual problems and self-efficacy in breast cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse are some of the more common adverse events of post-breast cancer treatment therapies and often lead to... more
Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
More than a decade ago, radiation oncologists noticed a nifty phenomenon: Sometimes radiation used locally against a tumor could excite the immune... more
Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
UT Southwestern researchers have found that a protein in the body's innate immune system that responds to gut microbes can suppress the most common type of... more
‘PRO-cision Medicine’ approach helps personalize care for patients with cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Patient-reported outcomes are an important target for efforts to improve healthcare - focusing on the most important problems and outcomes identified by patients themselves. more
PCORI’s newly approved awards focus on cancer pain and opioid use disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $44.6 million to fund 12 studies comparing the best ways to treat a... more
Majority of men struggle to understand diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
UBC researchers have determined the majority of men struggle when it comes to understanding the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. more
AI detects prostate cancer with same level of accuracy as experienced radiologists  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
UCLA researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer. more
Magic mouthwash effectively reduces mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
"Magic mouthwash," an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of... more
Scientists create first billion-atom biomolecular simulation
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Researchers develop new platform that recreates cancer in a dish to quickly determine the best bacterial therapy
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Protein 'spat out' by cancer cells promotes tumor growth
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