Cancer

Novel Study Documents Marked Slowdown Of Cell Division Rates In Old Age

In a novel study comparing healthy cells from people in their 20s with cells from people in their 80s, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have documented that cell division rates appear to consistently and markedly slow...
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Video: The Heartwarming Moment Max Taylor Made His Manchester United Comeback After Cancer Treatment

Manchester United youngster Max Taylor had a moment he’ll never forget last night as he made his comeback for the club’s Under-23s after undergoing cancer treatment this year. Watch below... Click Story Headline Above To...
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New Organelle Discovered Inside Cells Found To Prevent Cancer

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells that helps to prevent cancer by ensuring that genetic material is sorted correctly as cells divide.
Related topics: Medical Research, Oncology, Genetics

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The Breast Cancer ‘avatar’ Mice that could help Personalise Treatment 

All cancers are different. Lung cancer is very different to breast cancer, and one person’s breast cancer may be very different to another’s. This means treatment for one group of patients won’t necessarily work for another. And without more...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology

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Uc San Diego Moores Cancer Center's J. Silvio Gutkind Joins National Academy Of Medicine

J. Silvio Gutkind elected to National Academy of Medicine for his contributions to the understanding of cancer signaling networks and pioneering the study of the PIK3CA-mTOR signaling circuitry in head and neck cancer.
Related topics: Oncology, Medical Research

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Effort To Examine Alzheimer's Impact On Pain Processing

A new multisite study funded by the National Institute on Aging will examine whether co-occurring Alzheimer's disease and stage 4 breast or prostate cancer alters pain perception, potentially leading to undertreated cancer pain.
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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Using Plasma Jets To Deliver Cancer Medication

Modern advances in oncology have significantly improved cancer survival rates. However, personalized treatment methods are necessary, since tumors may behave differently for different patients. At the AVS 66th International Symposium and Exhibition,...
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Eddie Van Halen Living Best Life Despite Cancer Treatment

Eddie Van Halen is not letting cancer kick his ass ... he's still living his rock star lifestyle to the fullest. Sources close to the Van Halen guitarist tell TMZ ... Eddie's going to the TOOL concert Monday night at Staples Center, and he's...
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Here’s Why Seattle Genetics Climbed Higher Today

Shares of Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ: SGEN) are up 15% at 11:55 a.m. EDT after the biotech reported positive results for the HER2CLIMB phase 2 study testing tucatinib in patients with late-stage breast cancer.Treatment with tucatinib plus Roche's...
Related topics: Genetics, Nasdaq, Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Oncology

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Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali Reveals Stage Four Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Frankie Banali, legendary drummer for Quiet Riot, has been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Banali is the only remaining member of Quiet Riot’s classic early ’80s lineup, and has served as the band’s manager since...
Related topics: Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology

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Uc San Diego Moores Cancer Center's J. Silvio Gutkind Joins National Academy Of Medicine

J. Silvio Gutkind elected to National Academy of Medicine for his contributions to the understanding of cancer signaling networks and pioneering the study of the PIK3CA-mTOR signaling circuitry in head and neck cancer.
Related topics: Oncology, Medical Research

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Effort To Examine Alzheimer's Impact On Pain Processing

A new multisite study funded by the National Institute on Aging will examine whether co-occurring Alzheimer's disease and stage 4 breast or prostate cancer alters pain perception, potentially leading to undertreated cancer pain.
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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Using Plasma Jets To Deliver Cancer Medication

Modern advances in oncology have significantly improved cancer survival rates. However, personalized treatment methods are necessary, since tumors may behave differently for different patients. At the AVS 66th International Symposium and Exhibition,...
Related topics: Oncology

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Scientists Create Cancer-resistant Mouse Chimeras That Age 25% Slower

A team of researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre have developed a method for creating a sort of ‘super mouse’ that’s slimmer, cancer resistant, and lives 25% longer than regular mice. Astonishingly, this feat’s been...
Related topics: Oncology, Medical Research

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Study Links Asbestos In Talcum Powder To Deadly Cancer

MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 -- As concerns about baby powder being contaminated with asbestos mount, a new study finds a link between such contamination and a rare and deadly cancer. A group of 33 people developed mesothelioma after long-term use of...
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Study Raises Fresh Dementia Concerns From Playing Pro Soccer

A study of former professional soccer players in Scotland finds that they were less likely to die of common causes such as heart disease and cancer compared with the general population but more likely to die from dementia. The results raise fresh...
Related topics: Medical Research, Dementia, Cardiovascular Disease, Oncology

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Starting Chemotherapy, When You’re Ready

It’s better if you start cancer treatment when you can jump in wholeheartedly and without regrets.
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Oncology

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Cell Stiffness May Indicate Whether Tumors Will Invade

Engineers at MIT and elsewhere have tracked the evolution of individual cells within an initially benign tumor, showing how the physical properties of those cells drive the tumor to become invasive, or metastatic. The team carried out experiments...

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Exercise Intolerance May Harm Neurocognition In All Survivors

MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 -- For adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), exercise intolerance is associated with worse neurocognitive outcomes, according to a study published online Oct. 21 in Cancer. Nicholas S. Phillips,...
Related topics: Leukemia, Medical Research, Oncology

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Can More Exercise Improve Thinking Skills In Cancer Survivors?

MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 -- Boosting exercise capacity may protect the mental functioning of childhood leukemia survivors, according to a new study. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood cancer. Due to their disease and...
Related topics: Oncology, Leukemia, Medical Research

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