Bone Cancer

Iof Offers Bone Health 'blueprint' For Child Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors are at risk for poor skeletal outcomes and require careful monitoring as they enter long-term follow-up care to help preserve bone health. Medscape Medical News
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Uci Team Pioneers Cancer Treatment That Targets Bone Metastases While Sparing Bone

Irvine, Calif., July 8, 2019 -- University of California, Irvine researchers have developed and tested on mice a therapeutic treatment that uses engineered stem cells to target and kill cancer bone metastases while preserving the bone.  This new...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Stem Cells

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Indians Pitcher Carlos Carrasco Announces He Is Fighting Leukemia, Hopes To Pitch Again In 2019

The Indians right-hander told a Dominican TV station that he has leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow.       
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Cancer Research Institute And Chordoma Foundation Partner To Advance Immunotherapy Research In Rare...

Two nonprofits team up to fund research aimed at discovering and developing immunotherapeutic approaches to treating chordoma, a rare type of bone cancer.
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Hydrogel Offers Double Punch Against Orthopedic Bone Infections

Surgery prompted by automobile accidents, combat wounds, cancer treatment and other conditions can lead to bone infections that are difficult to treat and can delay healing until they are resolved. Now, researchers have a developed a double-duty...
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Timed Release Of Turmeric Stops Cancer Cell Growth

A new research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy bone cells.
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Physics Could Answer Questions About Breast Cancer Spreading To Bones

To fully understand why breast cancer spreads, or metastasizes, you must also consider the how. That's what researchers in a biophysics and imaging laboratory in the School of Science at IUPUI did as they studied the mechanics of cell migration,...
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Vitamin D Could Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

Physicians have found that vitamin D, if taken for at least three years, could help cancer patients live longer. The findings suggest that the vitamin carries significant benefits other than just contributing to healthy bones.
Related topics: Vitamins, Cancer, Oncology

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How Prostate Cancer Cells Mimic Bone When They Metastasize

Researchers describe how prostate cancer cells develop the ability to mimic bone-forming cells called osteoblasts, enabling them to proliferate in the bone microenvironment.
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Improving Isotope Supply For A Cancer-fighting Drug

Production of actinium-227 ramps up for use in a drug to fight prostate cancer that has spread to bone.
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Bone Cells Suppress Cancer Metastases

A subpopulation of bone cells releases factors that can halt the growth of breast cancer that's traveled to the bone, putting the cells in stasis.
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Dr. O'reilly Has Been Treating Children With Cancer For Nearly 50 Years — Here's Why He Thinks A...

Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Richard O'Reilly began his career as a pediatric oncologist at Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Considered the "God of bone marrow transplantation," Dr. O'Reilly's research has been instrumental in...
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Does Hormone Therapy For Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk?

SUNDAY, May 5, 2019 -- When men with prostate cancer have to take drugs that block the testosterone fueling their tumors, they can suffer a host of side effects that include impotence, bone loss, heart trouble and obesity. But new research...
Related topics: Hormones, Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Dementia, Obesity, Medical Research

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Tackling Side Effects In Head And Neck Cancer Treatment – The End Of The Road For Hyperbaric...

Some side effects appear years after cancer treatment. That’s the case for one side effect of radiotherapy for head and neck cancer, called osteoradionecrosis. This painful condition results from damage to the jaw bone, which often doesn’t heal...
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Drug Takes Aim At Cancer Metastasis

Many cancers are relatively harmless at their site of origin, and it is only when they metastasize to sites like the brain, bones, lungs, and liver that they become especially dangerous. And so, in addition to stopping the growth of cancer at its...
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oncology, Metastasis

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Breast Cancer May Be Likelier To Spread To Bone With Nighttime Dim-light Exposure

Exposure to dim light at night, which is common in today's lifestyle, may contribute to the spread of breast cancer to the bones, researchers have shown for the first time in an animal study.
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240-million-year-old Prehistoric Turtle Is ‘oldest’ Bone Cancer Case In Fossil Record

An ancient creature that roamed the Earth during the time of the dinosaurs has just been diagnosed with bone cancer. The “patient” is a prehistoric shell-less turtle called Pappochelys rosinae and was alive 240 million years ago during...
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Fossilized Femur Reveals 240-million-year-old Case Of Rare Bone Cancer

Researchers have discovered one of the oldest known case of bone cancer via a 240-million-year-old fossil, a study has revealed. The malignant tumor was identified in the femur of a Pappochelys, a type of extinct reptile similar to modern day...
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Canine Bone Cancer Vaccine Hints At A Human Version

TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 -- An experimental vaccine for bone cancer in dogs could offer a road map for a human version of the treatment, researchers report. More than 10,000 cases of bone cancer in dogs occur in the United States each year. But the...
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A Boy Told My Girl To Cover Up Her 'scary' Cancer Scars And He Almost Won

Post by CafeMom Contributor. My daughter was diagnosed with cancer at four years old. Four. Years. Old.Bone cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma.She didn’t know how to ride a bike, had never stepped into a classroom, and spent most of her days in a tutu.
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