Cancer
Molecular subtyping of bladder tumors outperformed by standard pathology tests  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options,... more
Novel drug shows efficacy against advanced ROS1 and NTRK fusion-positive NSCLC  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Pooled analysis of three phase 1 and 2 clinical trials published online ahead of print in the journal Lancet Oncology show that the drug entrectinib is... more
Community-based program enables donation of tumor tissue and blood samples for research  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Precision medicine with targeted therapies has led to improved treatment options and patient outcomes. These approaches were developed by studying tumors grown in laboratories... more
Mitochondria are the 'canary in the coal mine' for cellular stress  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Mitochondria, tiny structures present in most cells, are known for their energy-generating machinery. Now, researchers have discovered a new function of mitochondria: they set off molecular... more
Mitochondria are the 'canary in the coal mine' for cellular stress  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Mitochondria, tiny structures present in most cells, are known for their energy-generating machinery. Now, Salk researchers have discovered a new function of mitochondria: they set off... more
Finding non-invasive nuclear medicine technique to predict effectiveness of therapy for tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers have taken a critical step toward developing a non-invasive nuclear medicine technique that can predict the effectiveness of therapy for cancerous tumors, allowing... more
Patient-reported outcomes linked to aromatase inhibitor adherence  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
If you want to predict which breast cancer patients will most likely stop taking aromatase inhibitors, check out their own responses to the health questions patients commonly answer in cancer clinical trials, according to... more
Continuous RCB index is an accurate and reliable tool to assess breast cancer prognosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today reported results from a pooled analysis of more than... more
IU researchers discover how to predict recurrence of triple negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have discovered how to predict whether triple negative breast cancer will recur, and which women are likely to... more
Points to consider: Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer?  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer? The American College of Medical Genetics... more
Standard pathology tests outperform molecular subtyping in bladder cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options, scientists found... more
GCN2 drives macrophage and MDSC function and immunosuppression in the tumor microenvironment  Science Magazine · 1 day
General control nonderepressible 2 (GCN2) is an environmental sensor controlling transcription and translation in response to nutrient availability. Although GCN2 is a putative therapeutic... more
Miniaturized, light-adaptive, wireless dosimeters autonomously monitor exposure to electromagnetic radiation  Science Magazine · 1 day
Exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from the sun and from artificial lighting systems represents a modifiable risk factor for a broad range of health conditions including skin cancer,... more
Menopause hormones causing breast cancer risks that may last decades  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause may still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades after they stop taking the pills more
Breast cancer risk from menopause hormones may last decades  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause may still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades after they stop taking the pills more
Government insured patients with breast cancer at increased risk of death  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A retrospective study of nearly 9800 women with breast cancer who participated in randomized clinical trials was presented today at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer... more
Breast cancer cells swallow a 'free lunch' of dietary fat particles from the bloodstream  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A research team has previously shown that fatty particles from the bloodstream may boost the growth of breast cancer cells.... more
These sponge-like gels can help grow new tissue, train immune cells, and deliver medication  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In 2010, Sidi Bencherif was working in a lab at Harvard University, trying to use a surgically implantable structure to... more
New technique may lead to earlier and easier detection of mouth and throat cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Unfortunately, cancers that occur in the back of the mouth and upper throat are often not diagnosed until they become... more
ACMG recommends evaluations of breast cancer patients before genetic testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
According to a statement on behalf of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) published Dec. 13 in the organization's official journal, Genetics in Medicine, there... more
Caution is advised in interpreting the findings on radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Caution is advised in interpreting the findings of the recent JAMA Internal Medicine publication1 on radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroid patients and cancer mortality. more
New strategy could prevent side effects of targeted cancer treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Targeted, highly effective cancer treatments often produce debilitating side effects. This is the case with one commonly used therapy which works by blocking the epidermal growth factor receptor,... more
Scientists develop new method for targeted drug delivery to cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A team of scientists from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University together with their colleagues developed a method of targeted drug delivery to cancer cells. more
10-year results from clinical trial of extended letrozole therapy for women with HR+ breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In the updated results from NRG Oncology/NSABP B-42 trial through 10 years of observation, extending letrozole therapy for... more
Oncology social workers offer advice on managing holidays with a life-threatening illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Stringing the lights, storming the malls and all those parties! Imagine facing these holiday demands while you're tired, sick, sad and worried: for people... more
Discovery of novel mechanism by which certain breast cancers can metastasize  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard Medical School have found a novel mechanism to explain the resistance of certain breast cancers that spread... more
Rice University study aims to clarify microscopic aspects of cancer initiation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
When do cancer-prone cells turn into full-blown cancer? A Rice University scientist and his colleague believe there's a way to know. more
Study shows unexpected mechanism for lipid acquisition by breast cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
High-fat diets and obesity have been shown to increase the risk of breast cancer and worsen outcomes and prognosis of breast cancer patients. A team of... more
Unique Missouri program shows access to dermatologists benefits doctors, patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Fewer than 10% of dermatologists practice in rural areas, according to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. That means primary care physicians (PCPs) are often relied... more
Metabolic adaptation ensures survival of colon cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Colon cancer cells deficient in p53, one of the most important control proteins in cell growth, activate a particular metabolic pathway to adapt to the lack of oxygen and nutrients inside the... more
Scientists use novel technology for opening blood-brain barrier with implantable ultrasound  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
One of most potent drugs for treatment of glioblastoma, the most deadly type of brain tumor, can't be used in patients because of two problems. First,... more
Researchers examine p53-deficient colon cancer cells to identify how p53 impacts metabolic adaptation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Colon cancer cells deficient in p53, one of the most important control proteins in cell growth, activate a particular metabolic pathway to... more
Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and Crohn's disease plague tens of millions of Americans and are the result of the body's immune system, whose... more
Tropical flower offers potential new route for treating pancreatic cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
An international team of scientists have made drug-like molecules inspired by a chemical found in a tropical flower, that they hope could in the future help to treat... more
A digital approach to proteins and cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
What if scientists could create more effective drugs to treat cancers and other diseases by better targeting specific sites on proteins in the body? more
Immune outposts inside kidney tumors predict post-surgery outcomes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Patients with well-supported immune cells in their tumors are more likely to control their cancers' growth for a longer time, an observation that could guide treatment decisions after surgery for kidney cancer.... more
New book provides extensive research into health effects of football  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The new book "Football as Medicine - Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion" collates 15 years of research when describing the effects of football training on cardiovascular, metabolic... more
Virus multiplication in 3D  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Vaccinia viruses serve as a vaccine against human smallpox and as the basis of new cancer therapies. Two studies now provide fascinating insights into their unusual propagation strategy at the atomic level. more
Chemists' calculations may advance cancer prediction  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
When do cancer-prone cells turn into full-blown cancer? A Rice University scientist and his colleague believe there's a way to know. more
Chemists' calculations may advance cancer prediction  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A computational study by chemists showed the dynamics of tumor formation don't necessarily correlate with clinical data on lifetime cancer risks. It suggests biomarkers may someday be able to help predict when mutations in cells will... more
Researchers making major inroads into finding the cause of different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Australian researchers are making major inroads into finding the cause of heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and other diseases after discovering a further 148 proteins affected... more
Clinical Research Pathways, WellStar Health System partner to increase diversity in oncology research  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Clinical Research Pathways is partnering with WellStar Health System to increase diversity in oncology research to help ensure that new cancer medicines... more
Anastrozole can be preventive drug-of-choice for women with high breast cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The Queen Mary University of London professor leading an international breast cancer study says anastrozole - rather than tamoxifen - should be the preventive drug-of-choice for... more
New insights to major disease pathways  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Flinders researchers have made major inroads into finding the cause of heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and other diseases after discovering a further 148 proteins affected by oxidative stress in the human body. more
Extensive tumor protein analysis reveals potential new players in cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Looking to gain a deeper understanding of cancer, a team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine conducted an extensive computational analysis of the similarities and differences... more
Researchers reprogram T cells to improve cancer immunotherapy  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a new therapeutic strategy that enhanced cancer immunotherapy, slowed tumor growth and extended the lives of mice with cancer. The research appears today in... more
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cancer Care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being tested in clinics around the world, but is it a realistic ambition to apply sophisticated algorithms to cancer care? more
Radiation therapy alone found to be cost-effective for treatment of DCIS  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) accounts for one-fifth of breast cancer cases in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. more
Flipping the script on novel cancer therapy leads to insights into lupus  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In the last decade, scientists discovered that blocking a key regulator of the immune system helped unleash the body's natural defenses against several forms... more
A way to 'fingerprint' human cells  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers say a new method to analyse data from individual human cells could be a step-change for diagnosing some of the most devastating diseases, including cancer and autoimmune disease. more
Yale scientists flip the script on novel cancer therapy to find new insights into lupus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In the last decade, scientists discovered that blocking a key regulator of the immune system helped unleash the... more
New software to help researchers study specific information about proteins  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
What if scientists could create more effective drugs to treat cancers and other diseases by better targeting specific sites on proteins in the body? more
NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit closes gaps in perspective of value in cancer care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) hosted an annual NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit: Delivering Value for Patients across the Oncology Ecosystem in... more
New drug combo promises help for triple negative breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new preclinical study on triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) reports that an experimental polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) inhibitor shrank tumor four times more powerfully when... more
Light to moderate lifetime alcohol use raises cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
There have been conflicting reports on health benefits and harm caused by drinking alcohol. A new study from Japanese researchers has proven that taking one drink a day for a... more
Study reveals mechanism that helps pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study reveals the mechanism that helps pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation within dense tumors by hijacking a process that pulls nutrients in from their surroundings. more
Mechanisms help pancreatic cancer cells avert starvation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study reveals the mechanism that helps pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation within dense tumors by hijacking a process that pulls nutrients in from their surroundings. more
Chemical found in tropical flower could help to treat deadly pancreatic cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An international team of scientists led by the University of Bath have made drug-like molecules inspired by a chemical found in a tropical flower,... more
Gastrointestinal transcription factors drive lineage-specific developmental programs in organ specification and cancer  Science Magazine · 3 days
Transcription factors (TFs) are spatially and temporally regulated during gut organ specification. Although accumulating evidence shows aberrant reactivation of developmental programs in cancer, little... more
Medical News Today: What to know about non-Hodgkin lymphoma  MNT · 3 days
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma refers to a group of cancers that start in the white blood cells. This article looks at their types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. more
Medical News Today: Cancer: Common antibiotic may boost immune system  MNT · 3 days
New research in mice suggests that administering a common antibiotic before radiation therapy can help the immune system fight off cancer. more
Congress to halt military use of toxic foam contaminating drinking water  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Congress has reached a deal on a spending bill that would require the military to stop using firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals linked to cancer, but... more
Researchers develop photoacoustic thermometry system to help guide HIFU treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment is a non-invasive method that removes unhealthy tissues and tumors by delivering high intensity ultrasound waves from outside of the body to... more
Site search: A digital approach to proteins and cancer  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
What if scientists could create more effective drugs to treat cancers and other diseases by better targeting specific sites on proteins in the body? more
Study sheds light on the factors at play in neuroblastoma metastasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Neuroblastoma can grow and spread in the body very aggressively, making it very difficult to treat. New research has shed important light on the factors at... more
Treatment combination improves survival in advanced HER2-positive breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today reported study results showing the addition of tucatinib to capecitabine (Xeloda) and trastuzumab (Herceptin) significantly improved progression-free... more
New drugs show rare promise against advanced breast cancer  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Doctors are reporting unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted treatment more
Antibiotic resistance and cancer: six surprising places scientists are looking for new drugs  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scientists recently announced the discovery of a novel antibiotic produced by bacteria living inside a nematode (roundworm). Although this molecule needs further... more
IONTAS antibody for the treatment of B-Cell ALL receives approval for clinical trials  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
IONTAS Limited, a leader in the discovery and optimization of fully human antibodies, has been informed that International Biotechnology Center Generium, a... more
Clinical trial eligibility criteria may be excessive, needlessly excluding patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Federal regulations may keep lung cancer patients out of clinical trials simply because these patients are on medications that might affect the electrical system of the heart. Drilling... more
AGA publishes clinical guideline for managing patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM), which is linked to non-cardia gastric cancer, is often detected during routine endoscopy, leading to questions about how patient care should be... more
Study provides most detailed classification of acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Results from a study conducted by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Munich Leukemia Laboratory were presented today as a late-breaking abstract at the American... more
Combination regimen shows promising results in preclinical models of triple negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Tumor volume in a preclinical model of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) was reduced four times more when an experimental polo-like kinase... more
Study explores cost-effectiveness of transient elastography for detecting liver fibrosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD) and alcohol-related diseases (ALD) are currently the leading cause of chronic disease, cancer and mortality associated with this organ in developed countries. more
Study finds that even light alcohol consumption may increase overall cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new study suggests that even light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may increase overall cancer risk. more
Immunotherapy more effective than chemotherapy for children, young adults with relapsed B-ALL  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
New findings from a clinical trial show that treatment with the immunotherapy drug blinatumomab is superior to standard chemotherapy for children and young adults... more
Watching a drug in action: Precise action anti-cancer drugs in the cell clarified  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists from Utrecht University have applied advanced microscopy to visualize the activity of the widely used drug Taxol. Taxol is often used... more
Risk of specific genetic translocation is higher in patients of African ancestry, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Multiple myeloma is a plasma cell cancer that is more common in patients of African American descent than of European... more
Retrospective review: Proton therapy well tolerated in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
While the assessment of proton therapy in breast cancer treatment continues through clinical trials, data relating to early toxicity and cosmetic outcomes for this... more
Rutgers researchers identify small mutations for AML and MDS through deep DNA sequencing  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Deep DNA sequencing analysis conducted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators examining genomic differences within tumors for prediction of disease... more
New strategies needed to manage ibrutinib-related toxicities in CLL patients, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
New findings by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers show that as the use of the drug ibrutinib climbs in patients with... more
Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The antibiotic vancomycin alters the gut microbiome in a way that can help prime the immune system to more effectively attack tumor cells after... more
Even light alcohol consumption linked to higher cancer risk in Japan  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
In a new study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks. more
Experts publish new book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
As U.S. Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030, UT Health San Antonio leaders gathered international cancer experts to publish a new book... more
Relapsed mantle cell lymphoma patients may benefit from CAR T-cell therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A one-year follow-up study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed a majority of patients with mantle cell lymphoma resistant to prior... more
Aspirin may no longer provide benefit as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new paper in Family Practice, published by Oxford University Press, found that the widespread use of statins and cancer screening technology may have... more
New software tool uses AI to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
UT Southwestern researchers have developed a software tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images - giving... more
Pairing chemotherapy azacitidine with enasidenib boosts complete remission in AML patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A multi-institutional, Phase II study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that pairing standard chemotherapy azacitidine (AZA) with a drug called... more
Yale study highlights the need to develop effective, less toxic approaches to treat AML patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new study by Yale Cancer Center researchers shows understanding treatment patterns for patients with acute myeloid leukemia... more
Innovative experimental therapy may stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast cancer, which... more
Small, thin metal mesh loaded with T cells shrinks tumors in ovarian cancer models  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
New findings published Dec. 9 in Nature Biomedical Engineering from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center show for the... more
Researchers design experimental therapy to stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast... more
Study shows how a new combination approach helps overcome resistance to cancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Cancer immunology drugs, which harness the body's immune system to better attack cancer cells, have significantly changed the face of cancer treatment.... more
Short-term exercise could help to reduce side-effects of prostate hormone therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research from the... more
Medical News Today: Physical activity may protect against prostate cancer  MNT · 5 days
A large study that took a different approach has found that higher levels of physical activity could lower the risk of prostate cancer by 51%. more
Venetoclax in combination with azacytidine aids therapy for myelodysplastic syndromes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new study by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers suggests that the drug venetoclax aids therapy for relapsed/refractory myelodysplastic syndromes, especially when paired with azacytidine. more
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