Cancer
Cancer patients taking statin medication has lower risk of suffering a stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk of suffering a stroke, and... more
Invasive cervical cancer rates are high among women with HIV in South Africa, Latin America  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new International Journal of Cancer study indicates that rates of invasive cervical cancer are particularly high in... more
Deep sedation does not improve colonoscopy quality compared to moderate sedation  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States and colonoscopy is the most-used screening tool to detect it. more
Epithelial-type systemic breast carcinoma cells with a restricted mesenchymal transition are a major source of metastasis  Science Magazine · 13 hours
Carcinoma cells undergo epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT); however, contributions of EMT heterogeneity to disease progression remain a... more
This body-on-a-chip mimics how organs and cancer cells react to drugs  SCIENCE-NEWS · 13 hours
The multiorgan system could help test new and existing drugs for effectiveness and unwanted side effects. more
[Editors' Choice] Coaxing cancer control by modulating COX-2  Science Magazine · 13 hours
Mouse models of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma respond to immunotherapy when given in combination with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor celecoxib. more
[Research Articles] Multi-organ system for the evaluation of efficacy and off-target toxicity of anticancer therapeutics  Science Magazine · 13 hours
A pumpless, reconfigurable, multi-organ–on–a–chip system containing recirculating serum-free medium can be used to predict preclinical on-target efficacy, metabolic... more
Medical News Today: How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer  MNT · 13 hours
Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows. more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found mainly on the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Men who eat yogurt twice a week are less likely to develop bowel cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Eating two or more servings of yogurt (over 245g) per week can reduce the risk of men developing pre-cancerous growths... more
Revolutionary cancer drugs that target any tumor to be fast-tracked into hospitals by NHS  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Patients in England could be some of the first in the world to be treated with revolutionary cancer drugs that... more
Medical News Today: Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?'  MNT · 19 hours
In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel... more
New chief medical officer appointed for Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Professor Peter Johnson will be the new chief medical officer for Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development, it was announced today... more
Alcohol Boosts the Risk of Breast Cancer. Many Women Have No Idea.  LIVE SCIENCE · 21 hours
Drinking alcohol is known to raise women's risk of developing breast cancer, but many women aren't aware of this link. more
Novel microfluidic device captures and isolates circulating tumor cell clusters  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Cancer touches nearly everyone in one way or another, and regrettably, it will claim another 600,000 lives in the U.S. in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society.... more
Researchers find possible counterpunch to drug resistance of melanoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. more
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at greater risk for developing heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. more
Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A growing body of evidence suggests that traditional cancer treatments can paradoxically promote new tumor growth. more
Study shows how methods limited to physics can be of great use in cancer research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study on the behavior of water in cancer cells shows how methods usually limited to physics... more
Study links high number of copies of chromosomal region to chemotherapeutic drug resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, with the participation of collaborators from the Baylor College of Medicine and the University Institute... more
Researchers discover redundancies in immune cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at ETH Zurich have discovered redundancies in the biochemical signaling pathways of immune cells. This finding has important implications for advances in cancer immunotherapy, among other areas. more
Henry Ford Cancer Institute treats its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Henry Ford Cancer Institute has treated its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy, an approach that uses engineered cells from a patient's immune system... more
Yogurt may help to lower pre-cancerous bowel growth risk in men  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths (adenomas) which precede the development of bowel... more
Microfluidics device captures circulating cancer cell clusters  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
About 90% of cancer deaths are due to metastases, when tumors spread to other vital organs, and a research group recently realized that it's not individual cells but rather distinct clusters of cancer cells... more
Survivors of breast cancer face increased risk of heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. However, some treatment options put these women at greater risk for a... more
An ounce of prevention: Preoperative management of inflammation may stave off cancer recurrences  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Administering anti-inflammatory treatments that prevent inflammation as well as proresolution treatments that tamp down the body's inflammatory response to surgery or chemotherapy... more
New methods from material sciences in physics find their way into cancer research  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study on the behavior of water in cancer cells shows how methods usually limited to physics can be of great... more
Molecular switch for 'exhaustion mode' of immune cells discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Tumors and certain viral infections pose a challenge to the human body which the immune system typically fails to hand. In these diseases it switches to hypofunctional state that prevent... more
Immunity: Redundancies in T cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have discovered redundancies in the biochemical signalling pathways of immune cells. This finding has important implications for advances in cancer immunotherapy, among other areas. more
Study links proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause... more
Research links fracking to higher radon levels in Ohio homes  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause of lung cancer in... more
Gold nanoparticle clusters for simultaneous photo-thermal imaging and therapy  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
NUS chemists have found that gold nanoparticle clusters can be used in photo-thermal therapy for imaging and treatment of human prostate cancer. more
Researchers develop promising reconstruction method based on 3D-printed esophageal grafts  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The loss of complete segments of the esophagus often results from treatments for esophageal cancer or congenital abnormalities, and current methods to re-establish continuity are inadequate. more
Duke researchers identify enzyme involved in regulating growth, spread of breast cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Immunotherapies have transformed cancer care, but their successes have been limited for reasons that are both complex and perplexing. more
Gold nanoparticle clusters for simultaneous photo-thermal imaging and therapy  nanowerk · 2 days
Chemists have found that gold nanoparticle clusters can be used in photo-thermal therapy for imaging and treatment of human prostate cancer. more
Three beagles successfully identify lung cancer by scent, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Three beagles successfully showed they are capable of identifying lung cancer by scent, a first step in identifying specific biomarkers for the disease. more
Researchers find way to reinvigorate exhausted immune cells and stop cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The human immune system relies on a delicate balance of finely tuned cell types that keep germs and cancerous cells in check. more
Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers spread to far areas before diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers are likely to have spread to distant locations in the body before the original tumor... more
Researchers investigate why many cancer clinical trials fail to enroll enough patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The increasing sophistication of cancer treatments threatens to outpace the ability of health care providers to enroll patients in clinical trials to test those... more
Researchers successfully grow mini-tumors of head and neck cancers to test therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Head and neck cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that often grows back, despite patients undergoing harsh treatments. more
Use of molecular biomarkers shows promise in early detection of endometrial cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The use of molecular biomarkers in minimally invasive sampling opens a promising perspective for the early detection of endometrial cancer. more
Tanning industry uses promos, cheap prices to lure adolescents and young adults, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Everyone knows cigarette smoking causes cancer and as a result, prices and advertising are closely regulated to discourage youth from... more
Poor oral health linked to a 75% increase in liver cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, new research has... more
Cell biology: Preventing drugs from being transported out of the cell  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. The transport proteins, called ABC exporters, are... more
Personalized medicine: Testing therapies on mini-tumors of head and neck cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Head and neck cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that often recurs, despite patients undergoing harsh treatments. Researchers have succeeded in growing mini-tumors (or organoids)... more
Preventing drugs from being transported from cells  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
An international research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. The transport proteins, called ABC exporters, are present, for instance, in the cell membranes... more
Harvard chemists achieve landmark in drug discovery with synthesis of potent anti-cancer agent  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
It's a feat three decades in the making: Harvard University chemists have achieved what a new paper calls a "landmark in drug... more
Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are taking advantage of a unique phenomenon of nanoparticles to develop a test for early detection of different... more
Researchers develop DNA nanorobots that target breast cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
According to the Mayo Clinic, about 20% of breast cancers make abnormally high levels of a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). more
A 'homing beacon' for cancer drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Killing tumor cells while sparing their normal counterparts is a central challenge of cancer chemotherapy. If scientists could put a “homing beacon” in tumors, they could attract these medicines and reduce side effects caused by the... more
Applying cutting-edge technology to radiotherapy for improving cancer patient outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The impact that cancer has on society cannot be underestimated. Throughout our lives one in two of us will be diagnosed with a form of cancer, with the... more
Innovative technique uses sensory nanoparticles to detect disease  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are taking advantage of a unique phenomenon of nanoparticles to develop a test for early detection of different types of diseases, including cancer. more
Innovative technique uses sensory nanoparticles to detect disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Like dipping a donut hole in powdered sugar, nanoparticles collect a unique coating of proteins from the blood. In a new study, researchers present a nanoparticle sensor array that they are developing... more
Harvard chemists' breakthrough in synthesis advances a potent anti-cancer agent  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Chemists have achieved what a new article calls a 'landmark in drug discovery' with the total synthesis of 11.5g of halichondrin. Known to be a potent anti-cancer agent... more
Early cancer detection with sensory protein corona 'fingerprints'  nanowerk · 3 days
When nanoparticles enter the blood stream or other biological fluids, they are quickly surrounded by a layer of proteins. This so-called protein corona on the nanoparticles hinders interactions between the targeting ligands... more
Chemists' breakthrough in synthesis advances a potent anti-cancer agent  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
It's a feat three decades in the making: Harvard University chemists have achieved what a new paper calls a "landmark in drug discovery" with the total synthesis of halichondrin. Known... more
Genetic study on liver iron content may pave way for better treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
High levels of iron in the liver are linked to a number of serious health conditions including cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular... more
Artificial nose helps neurosurgeons to identify cancerous tissue during surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An artificial nose developed at Tampere University, Finland, helps neurosurgeons to identify cancerous tissue during surgery and enables the more precise excision of tumors. more
Researchers find characteristics related to better outcomes in HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Using a new blood test that's in development, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers identified characteristics that could be used to personalize treatment... more
Cancer patients share survivorship story, celebrate strength and self-care  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
To survive in his struggle against an aggressive form of prostate cancer, Bin McLaurin didn't only have to overcome the disease attacking his body. He said he also had to... more
Special fibroblasts help pancreatic cancer cells evade immune detection  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A subpopulation of fibroblasts called apCAFs can interact with the immune system to help pancreatic cancer cells avoid detection. Understanding how they work can be key in developing therapeutics for... more
Better prognosticating for dogs with mammary tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
For dogs with mammary tumors, deciding a course of treatment can depend on a variety of factors, some of which may seem to contradict one another. With a new, practical system developed by veterinarians,... more
Better prognosticating for dogs with mammary tumors  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Mammary tumors in dogs are the equivalent of breast cancers in people, and, as in the human disease, the canine tumors can manifest in a variety of ways. Some are diagnosed early, others late,... more
Artificial nose identifies malignant tissue in brain tumours during surgery  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
An artificial nose developed in Finland helps neurosurgeons to identify cancerous tissue during surgery and enables the more precise excision of tumors. more
Vitamin D metabolite may stop mechanism by which cancer cells become drug-resistant  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
What's good for our bones may also help stop cancer cells that develop resistance to multiple chemotherapy drugs. more
Researchers develop new 3D tissue imaging technique to study disease at cellular level  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
To diagnose and treat diseases like cancer, scientists and doctors must understand how cells respond to different medical conditions and treatments. more
NHS performance figures reveal a deepening crisis in health service, BMA warns  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Responding to the latest NHS performance figures, which show waiting lists growing to the highest levels since records began and cancer patients experiencing record-long... more
Researchers identify effective drug combinations for malignant brain tumor in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Usually, scientists study the molecular biology of cancer to find new treatments, but sometimes, it is the other way round: when trying to find new treatments,... more
New small drug-targeting molecules may improve cancer treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed small drug-targeting molecules that may be hundreds to thousands of times more effective at delivering potent drugs to desired sites of disease, including... more
First clinical test could enable personalized prognosis for triple-negative breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A personalized prognosis for patients diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer was the goal of a new study by Katherine Varley, PhD, researcher at Huntsman... more
New 'virtual biopsy' device developed to detect skin tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Using sound vibrations and pulses of near-infrared light, a Rutgers University scientist has developed a new "virtual biopsy" device that can quickly determine a skin lesion's depth and potential malignancy... more
'Virtual biopsy' device to detect skin tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Using sound vibrations and pulses of near-infrared light, a scientist has developed a new 'virtual biopsy' device that can quickly determine a skin lesion's depth and potential malignancy without using a scalpel. more
Heart failure drug could be effective in treating leukemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Canadian researchers followed their intuition that a drug initially intended for heart failure could be effective in treating cancer. Those efforts have borne fruit, as demonstrated by their work published... more
Study uncovers trigger for cachexia  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Among all major cancers, pancreatic cancer has the highest rate of death - 93 percent of patients die within five years of diagnosis. more
New approach could help in treating brain tumors, other rare cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Large randomized clinical trials can uncover biomarkers that indicate which cancer treatments are likely to work best for individual patients. But it's been challenging to find... more
UAMS-developed noninvasive device detects melanoma in earliest stages  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to detect and kill circulating tumor cells in the blood using a noninvasive... more
New robust and efficient methods for the production of new peptide drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Many important natural products such as antibiotics, immunosuppressants, or anti-cancer drugs are produced by microorganisms. more
Community pharmacies can help improve physical activity and diet of men with prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cardiovascular health and physical activity levels of prostate cancer patients improve following successful interventions by community pharmacies, new research in... more
Identifying colorectal cancer subtypes in patients could help provide better care  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., expected to cause about 51,000 deaths in 2019. But until now, it was... more
A gut feeling: Microbiome changes may mean early detection of colorectal cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Most sporadic colorectal cancers can develop over decades. Recent studies showed that the gut microbiome has possible diagnostic potential for health and disease. Researchers... more
Women caught in a pickle by their own immune systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A team of scientists is presenting a new hypothesis to explain why there are differences between women and men when it comes to human diseases. Called 'The Pregnancy... more
[Editors' Choice] A workout plan to prevent metastasis  Science Magazine · 1 week
Stimulating osteocytes with mechanical forces representative of exercise reduces breast cancer extravasation in a microfluidic model. more
[Focus] Twists and turns to translating 4-1BB cancer immunotherapy  Science Magazine · 1 week
Previous shortcomings of CD137-targeted immunotherapy may be overcome by engineered bispecific agents (Claus et al., this issue). more
UCLA physicians find more effective method for detecting prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Each year, 1 million men in the U.S. undergo biopsies to determine whether they have prostate cancer. The biopsy procedure traditionally has been guided by ultrasound imaging, but... more
How the cell protects itself  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The cell contains transcripts of the genetic material, which migrate from the cell nucleus to another part of the cell. This movement protects the genetic transcripts from the recruitment of 'spliceosomes'. If this protection does not happen, the... more
A homing beacon for chemotherapy drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Killing tumor cells while sparing their normal counterparts is a central challenge of cancer chemotherapy. If scientists could put a 'homing beacon' in tumors, they could attract these medicines and reduce side effects caused by the... more
Identifying colorectal cancer subtypes could lead to improved treatment decisions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Identifying a metastatic colorectal cancer patient's Consensus Molecular Subtype could help oncologists determine the most effective course of treatment. For example, Survival for CMS1 patients on bevacizumab was... more
How the cell protects itself  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The cell contains transcripts of genetic material, which migrate from the cell nucleus to another part of the cell. This movement protects the genetic transcripts from the recruitment of "spliceosomes." If this protection does not happen, the entire... more
Study aims at developing new therapies to fight childhood cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from the Department of Cellular Biology at the University of Seville and the Seville Institute of Biomedicine, Pablo Vicente and Doctor Luisma Escudero, in close collaboration with... more
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