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Improved drug delivery method is aimed at making chemotherapy easier to help treat people with various tumors.
Purdue University researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right "address" in the...
Miles Scott is now a 10-year-old who loves little league and science, according to Make-A-Wish.
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Researchers investigating new treatments for neuroblastoma -- one of the most common childhood cancers -- have found that a combination of two drugs made tumors disappear in mice, making it...
Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer field as 'austerity.' The cells' remarkable resistance to starvation is...
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Pancreatic cancer death rates in the European Union have increased by 5% between 1990 and 2016, a report launched today reveals. This is the highest increase in any...
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Scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified sodium glucose transporter 2, or SGLT2, as a mechanism that lung cancer cells can utilize to...
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital today announced the availability of one of the world's largest collections of leukemia samples from children and adults.
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Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer field as...
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Researchers have made rapid advances in understanding how to manipulate the immune system safely to destroy cancer cells. Adoptive transfer of haploidentical natural killer...
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Ovarian cancer claims the lives of more than 14,000 in the U.S. each year, ranking fifth among cancer deaths in women.
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Over 90% of malign tumors in the head and neck are originated from carcinomas of squamous cells that appear in superficial areas of the...
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Cancer scientists have combined 'liquid biopsy,' epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify cancer at its earliest stages.
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We report the development of a novel platform to enhance the efficacy and safety of follicular lymphoma (FL) treatment. Since lymphoma is a clonal malignancy of a diversity...
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The diagnostic definition of indeterminate lung nodules as malignant or benign poses a major challenge for clinicians. We...
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RB1 loss of function in small cell lung cancer causes dependency on Aurora kinases for survival, which can be targeted therapeutically.
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An implantable biomaterial recruits rare tumor cells and enables long-term observation of microenvironmental evolution.
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Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer field as "austerity." The cells' remarkable resistance to starvation is...
Cancer more... PHYS.ORG 1 day
Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D., professor at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern is the recipient of the 2019 Edith and Peter...
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New research on highly aggressive pancreatic cancers finds that a protein fuels cancer cells to the extent that they become 'addicted' to it.
New results from a long-running trial to identify which new drugs or combinations of drugs are most effective in which types of breast cancer,...
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Understanding the mechanisms that prevent our immune system damaging healthy cells, whilst fighting infection and cancer, could lead to the development of novel immune-regulating treatments.
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A new clinical trial finds that a novel drug can boost the strength of radiation therapy in the fight against cancer with 'minimal side effects.'
The speed and error rate of DNA synthesis is influenced by the three-dimensional structure of the DNA. Using "third-generation" genome-wide DNA sequencing data, a team of...
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The most aggressive type of prostate cancer, castration-resistant prostate cancer, can be treated with two different therapies: taxanes or hormone treatment. Until this day there are...
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New research has shown that many Australians with rare cancers can benefit from genomic profiling. The findings of the patient-driven trial are being presented today at...
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Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class...
An antibody that binds simultaneously to two distinct regions of the HER2 receptor to block the growth of cancer cells has shown...
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While it has long been recognized that mutated gene NPM1 plays an important role in acute myeloid leukemia, no one has determined how the normal and the mutated...
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Researchers have provided new insight on the mechanisms behind the development of clear cell Renal Cell Carcinoma (ccRCC), according to new findings published in...
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A pay it forward chain that began with two nurses in an Indianapolis has allowed a mother of three battling breast cancer to feed her 10-month-old daughter breast...
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Scientists have succeeded in significantly increasing the stability and biocompatibility of special light-transducing nanoparticles. They have developed so-called ''upconverting'' nanoparticles that not only convert infrared light into UV-visible light, but also are water-soluble, remain stable in complex body...
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The speed and error rate of DNA synthesis is influenced by the three-dimensional structure of the DNA. Using "third-generation" genome-wide DNA sequencing data, a team of researchers from Penn State...
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Kata Carter was diagnosed with breast cancer when her youngest daughter was three-months-old.
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Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class of anti-aging compounds. New research has...
Bioengineers have combined a virus that infects moths with magnetic nanoparticles to create a potential new therapy for inherited genetic diseases like muscular dystrophy, sickle cell, cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and some forms of cancer.
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Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, along with corporate partners GE Global Research and Acoustic MedSystems Inc., have received...
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Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed a new antibody that could hold the key to unlocking cancer's defense against the body's immune system.
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the major cause of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and was estimated to be responsible for 745,000 deaths in 2012.
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A new study shows that cancer stem cells switch from metabolizing sugar to metabolizing protein. Clinical trial based...
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A recent study examines the relationship between obesity and cancer from a new angle. The researchers look at the potential role of the immune...
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Sports concussions, Parkinson's disease, and hormone therapy for cancer - all can have memory loss as symptoms. But do the biochemical processes of each type of memory loss have anything...
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Think of energy metabolism like a party popper: Ripping something apart releases a bang. Most of...
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Phone calls are more effective reminders for patients to book cancer screening appointments than mailed letters but are...
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A groundbreaking new study by UC Davis researchers has uncovered why obesity both fuels cancer growth and allows blockbuster new...
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Uncovering a novel mechanism that promotes growth of breast cancer bone metastasis has revealed a potential Achilles' heel for these cancer cells. Reported in the journal Cancer Cell,...
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Researchers have discovered a possible path forward in preventing the development of cancers tied to two viruses, including the virus that causes infectious mononucleosis -- more...
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Immune cells called Gamma Delta T cells can act independently to identify and kill cancer cells, defying the conventional view...
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Scientists have made a major discovery that shines a new, explanatory light on the link between obesity and cancer. Their research confirms why the body's immune...
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Researchers from the University of Minnesota, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the University of Toronto have discovered a possible path forward in preventing...
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By comparing genetic sequences in the eye tumors of children whose cancers spread with tumors that didn't spread, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report new evidence that...
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Experimenting with lab-grown brain cancer cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a shortage of specific tiny molecules that silence certain genes is...
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Altering levels of a molecule that T cells need to grow could help the body fight cancer and lead to...
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Scientists have now found a cause for the frequent catastrophic events in the genetic material of cancer cells that have only been known for a few years: If...
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Two large new clinical trials have examined the benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements for staving off heart...
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Experimenting with lab-grown brain cancer cells, researchers have added to evidence that a shortage of specific tiny molecules that silence certain genes is linked to the...
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Immunotherapy drugs target molecule that speeds cancer growth in overweight people
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Under the leadership of Petr Cígler from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (IOCB Prague) and Martin Hrubý from the Institute of Macromolecular...
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Researchers have established the trigger for catastrophic events that occur within the chromosomes of cancer cells and lead to cancer cell death.
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New research has linked adolescent obesity with up to a four-fold increased risk of pancreatic cancer later in life. The study's results also suggest that overweight and even...
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New research looking at the data of tens of thousands of women finds that screening for breast cancer has an important impact on survival.
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Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center have now found a cause for the frequent catastrophic events in the genetic material of cancer cells that have only been known for...
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Under the leadership of Petr Cígler from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and Martin Hrubý from the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, both of which...
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New research has linked adolescent obesity with up to a four-fold increased risk of pancreatic cancer later in life.
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A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems...
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This latest study is the strongest and most definitive examination yet.
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After years of debate, a major government funded study failed to find any overall benefit of taking widely used supplements to protect against heart...
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Vitamin D supplements won’t cut your risk of heart attack or stroke, according to highly anticipated study results.
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After years of debate, a major government funded study failed to find any overall benefit of taking widely used supplements to protect against heart disease or...
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Scientists report that Hsp70s from mammalian cells behave quite differently from bacterial Hsp70s. Because of the important roles Hsp70s play in protein misfolding diseases such as cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, the new findings 'will have a major impact...
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A new oral drug significantly reduced menstrual bleeding for women with the most common gynecologic tumors in the United States - benign tumors that...
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Scientists have developed a revolutionary method for the easy and inexpensive production of irradiated nanodiamonds and other nanomaterials suitable for use in highly sensitive...
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Researchers have begun a small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer.
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Cancer cells can develop resistance to the treatments designed to eliminate them. Several studies have linked stress granules (SGs), cell organelles that form transiently in response to extracellular stress, to this phenomenon. However, how SGs protect cancer cells remains unclear.
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Estrogens are hormones that play central roles in the development and the physiology of the breast, but also are involved in breast cancer. Like all hormones, estrogens exert their biological...
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For the fourth year, SWOG Cancer Research Network and its charity, The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research, are giving military veterans better access to...
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A small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at...
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Current standard imaging techniques for initial staging of prostate cancer often underestimate the extent of disease beyond the prostate.
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According to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Health's National Cancer Institute (NCI), released yesterday (8th November...
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Long thought to suppress cancer by slowing cellular metabolism, the protein complex AMPK also seemed to help some tumors grow, confounding researchers. Now, researchers have solved the long-standing mystery around why AMPK can both hinder and...
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During the process of cross-presentation, viral or tumor-derived antigens are presented to CD8+ T cells by Batf3-dependent CD8α+/XCR1+ classical dendritic cells (cDC1s). We designed...
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Long thought to suppress cancer by slowing cellular metabolism, the protein complex AMPK also seemed to help some tumors grow, confounding researchers. Now, Salk Institute researchers have solved the long-standing mystery around...
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Human leukocyte antigen molecules are a group of proteins that help the immune system identify foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria and which impact a...
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, the accumulation of fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol, affects 1 in 3 Americans....
Dogs have an incredibly sensitive sense of smell. They are able to detect various types of cancer through odor signatures in a person’s breath, urine, and skin. Here, we look at how dogs can...
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Two recent studies find advances in radiation therapy are helping to prolong or improve the lives of people with anal cancer, including...
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The body's internal clock could play a critical role in the fight against certain types of liver cancer, according to a preclinical study by...
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Targeted tumor radiation provides a feasible treatment option for children with difficult-to-treat liver cancer, according to a new study published today in the journal Pediatric Blood...
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In a new study, researchers report that when cancer cells become invasive (metastatic), they start behaving in 'predatory' ways. Metastatic cancer cells differ from their non-metastatic counterparts not...
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The body's internal clock could play a critical role in the fight against certain types of liver cancer, according to a recent preclinical study.
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A combination of the standard-of-care chemotherapy drug known as azacitidine, with nivolumab, an immune checkpoint inhibitor, demonstrated an encouraging response rate and overall survival in patients with relapsed...
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Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules are a group of proteins that help the immune system identify foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria and which impact a wide...
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Scientists who hunt for interesting bacterial metabolites using the online tool antiSMASH now have the opportunity to use an antiSMASH database with pre-calculated results of nearly 25,000 bacterial genomes. This database will...
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Cell division is integral to understanding development, growth and disease states such as cancer. It has long been known that for replication, a complete new set of DNA and the formation of...
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Scientists led by Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered a gene signature biomarker that may predict which...
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A new study by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the...
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The interval at which an individual undergoes a repeat colonoscopy because of previous pre-cancerous polyps -- a practice known as "surveillance" -- should be tailored to the individual...
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An effective regulation of programmed cell death is crucial for the correct development of embryos, a working innate immune system, and the...
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With the growing awareness of ultraviolet exposure resulting in an increased risk of photoaging and skin cancers, consumers are using higher sun protection factor sunscreens with frequent reapplication.
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Dogs trained to sniff out malaria
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Breast Cancer as a Dynamic Disease
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