Cancer

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...
Related topics: Bone Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Remembering Dr. Eugene P. Frenkel, Who Led Division Of Hematology And Oncology For 30 Years At Ut...

Dr. Eugene P. Frenkel, an internationally recognized cancer researcher and admired clinician and educator who pioneered UT Southwestern Medical Center's Division of Hematology and Oncology, died June 21, 2019. He was 89.
Related topics: Hematology, Oncology, Medical Research

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Science Snaps: Seeing The Effects Of Proteins We Know Nothing About

Anh Hoang Le, a PhD student at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow, studies two proteins that we know curiously little about: CYRI-A and CYRI-B. “We have some hints that they might be involved in cancer, and it’s my teams’ job...
Related topics: Proteins, Oncology, Medical Research

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Why Plants Don't Die From Cancer

Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name, caused thousands of cancers, turned a once populous area into a ghost city, and...
Related topics: Oncology, Chernobyl

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Rt's Role Questioned In Stage Iii Uterine Ca

(MedPage Today) -- Better local control with CRT, but more distant recurrences than chemo alone
Related topics: Chemotherapy

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Dog The Bounty Hunter's Wife Beth Placed In Medically Induced Coma

Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman’s wife, Beth Chapman, has been placed in a medically induced coma amid her ongoing cancer battle.Read more...
Related topics: Coma, Oncology

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What Should A Cure For Cancer Look Like?

Words have meaning. And when it comes to cancer, especially advanced cancer, there aren’t many words that have more meaning than the word “cure.” It is that very word and concept that is top of mind for some of us these days. We clinicians are...
Related topics: Oncology

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'dog The Bounty Hunter' Star Beth Chapman In Hospital Amid Report She's In An...

"Dog the Bounty Hunter" star Duane Chapman asked fans to pray for wife Beth, who's fighting cancer, after a report she's in a medically induced coma.       
Related topics: Coma, Oncology

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Chronic Hbv Also Linked To Higher Risk Of Non-liver Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Findings highlight importance of early screening for digestive cancers in HIV-infected individuals, researchers say
Related topics: Liver Cancer, Oncology, HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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First-line Treatment Selection In Metastatic Lung Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Grace Dy explains the different biomarkers that factor into her treatment decisions
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Oncology

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Recurrent Vte In Cancer Still Problematic

(MedPage Today) -- Cumulative incidence of 6%, major bleeding in 5.7% in international cohort study
Related topics: Oncology, Medical Research

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More Than 5 Million Cancer Survivors Experience Chronic Pain, Twice The Rate Of The General...

More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the rate in the general population, according to a new study.
Related topics: Oncology, Chronic Pain, Medical Research

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Mksap: 62-year-old Woman With Ovarian Cancer

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 62-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for recently diagnosed stage IIIA high-grade serous ovarian cancer. She...
Related topics: Ovarian Cancer, Oncology

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Genetic Defects At Birth May Have Hidden Consequences

(MedPage Today) -- Study finds link to childhood cancers, but absolute risk still very low
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Oncology

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Yogurt: Prophylaxis For Colorectal Cancer?

(MedPage Today) -- Large observational studies show fewer polyps in frequent consumers -- but only for men
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

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Chronic Cancer Pain; Sniffing Out Lung Cancer; Prevention In A Toothbrush?

(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues
Related topics: Chronic Pain, Lung Cancer, Oncology

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To Kill Tumors, Activate This Elite Group Of T Cells

Tissue-resident memory T cells (TRMs) are known to help the body fight infection, but they are also key tumor fighters. A new study reveals that these cells are unique in their ability to seek out and kill tumor cells without suffering from the...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Poor Oral Health Not Linked To Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 -- Self-reported poor oral health is not associated with gastrointestinal cancer risk, although it may be associated with hepatobiliary cancer, specifically hepatocellular carcinoma, according to a study published online June...
Related topics: Oral Cancer, Oncology, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Medical Research

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Seniors Who Develop Cancer Have Better Memory, Slower Decline

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 -- Older individuals who develop cancer have better memory and slower memory decline than those who remain cancer-free, according to a study published online June 21 in JAMA Network Open. Monica Ospina-Romero, M.D., from the...
Related topics: Oncology, Medical Research

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Steadying Patients’ Fears About Shaking Hands

A patient walks into the doctor’s office and says: I hate feeling this way. Yes, I know it’s not cancer and it won’t kill me, but this shaking has made me a different person. I can’t sign my name. I drop and spill things all the time....
Related topics: Oncology

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