A new risk score can identify men and women under age 50 most likely to develop a cancer of the colon or rectum, an international study shows.
Related topics: Genetics, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research
New research suggests that chemotherapy could better target brain tumors in mouse models when it was administered at night instead of during the day. That's because the blood-brain barrier was more likely to allow the chemotherapy to pass through it...
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On Monday, several world-renowned doctors and medical experts spoke during a panel discussion in Washington DC that was hosted by Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI),
The nearly five-hour-long event, which was titled “Covid-19: A Second Opinion,” saw a...
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A circular peptide derived from violets could lead to new approaches in treating glioblastoma, a highly aggressive form of brain cancer.
Researchers report that cyclotides, small circular proteins produced by violets increase the power of TMZ, a...
Related topics: Glioblastoma, Brain Tumors, Oncology, Medical Research, Proteins
Gastric cancer (GC) is a primary cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide, and even after therapeutic gastrectomy, survival rates remain poor. The presence of gastric cancer stem cells (GCSCs) is thought to be the major reason for resistance
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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Research Highlights provides a glimpse into recently published studies in basic, translational and clinical cancer research from MD Anderson experts. Current clinical advances include combination...
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Mesenchymal stem stromal cells (MSC) are characterized by the intriguing capacity to home toward cancer cells after systemic administration. Thus, MSC can be harnessed as targeted delivery vehicles of cytotoxic agents against tumors. In cancer
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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26, 2022 -- Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening of mostly nonsmoking Asian women is associated with considerable early-stage lung cancer overdiagnosis, according to a study published online Jan. 18 in JAMA Internal...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research
PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum (PROS) is a group of rare, incurable disorders caused by mutations in the PIK3CA gene that result in the malformation and overgrowth of various parts of the body. A new report to be published January 26 in the...
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Despite its high-tech approach to treating hereditary diseases and cancers, the gene therapy biotech CRISPR Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CRSP) had a brutal 2021, with two-thirds of its market capitalization shaved off over the last 12 months. There's no...
Related topics: Oncology, Genetics, Nasdaq
As the pandemic continues to develop and new variants emerge, we will be using this article to make sure everyone has access to important information regarding COVID-19 and what it means for people with cancer. We’ll be updating this post...
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Faulty versions of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are well known to increase the risk of breast cancer in men and women, and in ovarian cancer. Now BRCA1 and BRCA2 have been linked to several other cancers, including those that affect men.
Related topics: Genetics, Prostate Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology
Recent discoveries by stem cell scientists may help make cancer treatment more efficient and shorten the time it takes for people to recover from radiation and chemotherapy.
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Researchers discovered that the chance a pathogenic genetic variant may actually cause a disease is relatively low - about 7 percent. They also found that some variants, such as those associated with breast cancer, are linked to a wide range of...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Oncology
TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 -- A four-marker protein panel (4MP), including the precursor form of surfactant protein B, cancer antigen 125, carcinoembryonic antigen, and cytokeratin-19 fragment, combined with the prostate lung colorectal ovarian cancer...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Colon Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Proteins
To encourage Americans to adopt healthier habits and help decrease the risk of cancer, The Monday Campaigns is supporting AICR's existing Healthy10 Challenge by designing a Healthy Monday for Cancer Prevention Toolkit.
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