Oncology

You Don't Have To Smoke To Get Lung Cancer

SATURDAY, Jan. 22, 2022 -- Tobacco use is far and away the leading cause of lung cancer, but non-smokers are also at risk, experts say. People who smoke have the highest risk, and smokeless tobacco is also a threat. About 90% of lung cancer cases...
Related topics: Smoking, Lung Cancer, Cancer

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University Of Hawaii Cancer Center Researcher Receives $3.1m Award For Pediatric Obesity Research

The research being funded aims to provide new body composition technologies to detect the risks of metabolic consequences of obesity among young children.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Obesity

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Man Searches For Years To Find Family Of Child Cancer Patient In Order To Give Them Painting She...

A Texas resident has returned a beautiful piece of artwork to its late creator's parents, sparking warm emotions and memories of the 8-year-old girl who created it. What are the details? A KOKH-TV report detailed that Jim Higgins, who purchased a...
Related topics: Cancer

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Lymphocyte-to-monocyte Ratio Is An Exciting Biomarker For Colorectal Surgeons

Clinicians are on a constant quest for simple markers of cancer disease status and prognostication. The lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are attractive measures. This study aims to determine if the LMR and...
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Medical Research

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Optical Imaging Highlights Metabolic Interactions That Make Pancreatic Tumor Cells Grow.

An advanced biomedical imaging techniques reveals how cancer cells can hijack the metabolic activity of certain non-cancer cells in the pancreas to fuel tumor growth.
Related topics: Pancreatic Cancer, Cancer

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Nuvation (nuvb) Gets Fda Clearance For Oncology Candidate

Nuvation Bio Inc. NUVB announced that the FDA has cleared its investigational new drug (IND) application to evaluate its pipeline candidate NUV-868., a BD2-selective oral small molecule bromodomain and extra-terminal (BET) inhibitor.The IND...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Cancer

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Louie Anderson, Legendary Stand-up Comedian, Dies Of Blood Cancer

Louie Anderson, a long-time stand-up comedian and actor, died on Friday at a hospital in Las Vegas. He was 68 years old. The veteran star had been under the care of doctors because he was undergoing treatments for B-cell lymphoma, the most...
Related topics: Cancer, Lymphoma

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Acing It: The Ambitious Early Career Researchers Driving Progress In Cancer Early Detection

In 2019, we launched our flagship early detection initiative, the International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED), to address the challenges in this critical area of unmet clinical need. Now entering its third year, the initiative is...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer

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Newly Discovered Dna Repair Mechanisms Point To Potential Therapy Targets For Cancer And...

Faulty DNA damage repair can lead to many types of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and other serious disorders. Investigators have developed high-throughput microscopy and machine learning systems that can identify and classify DNA repair...
Related topics: Medical Research, DNA, Genetics, Cancer

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Meta-analysis May Help Guide Treatment Planning For Patients With High-risk Prostate Cancer

Results of a large study could help guide treatment planning for patients with high-risk prostate cancer.
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Medical Research

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You Can Feel This Acid When You Work Out. Now It May Increase Knowledge Of Cancer Medicine

New research shows that specific enzymes can remove lactic acid marks. This finding may increase our understanding of cancer medicine and how physical exercise, among other things, can affect human epigenetics.
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research, Enzymes

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Marine Sponge Cells In 3d Could Ramp Up Production Of Drug Compounds

There are more than 9,000 species of marine sponges (Phylum Porifera) worldwide, which are a source of novel natural products. They contain promising chemical agents that may be useful in combatting cancer, COVID-19 and antibiotic-resistant...
Related topics: Cancer, Antibiotics

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'superpower' Nano Bubbles Could Treat, Prevent Current And Future Strains Of Sars-cov-2

Scientists at Northwestern Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have identified natural nano-bubbles containing the ACE2 protein (evACE2) in the blood of COVID-19 patients and discovered these nano-sized particles can block...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Proteins

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'superpower' Nano Bubbles Could Treat, Prevent Current And Future Strains Of Sars-cov-2

Scientists at Northwestern Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have identified natural nano-bubbles containing the ACE2 protein (evACE2) in the blood of COVID-19 patients and discovered these nano-sized particles can block...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Proteins

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Criss Angel Says Son's Cancer Battle Changed Him, Celebrates His Remission

Criss Angel could simply be celebrating his son's cancer going into remission, but instead, he wants to help other families feel the same hope and joy -- and he believes sharing Johnny's story is the best way to do that. The famed illusionist...
Related topics: Cancer

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What Do Scientists Know About Vitamin D And Cancer?

A growing body of research is still unraveling the link.
Related topics: Vitamins, Cancer, Medical Research

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Drug Mimics Beneficial Effects Of Fasting In Mice

An investigational cancer drug that starves tumors of their energy supply also shows evidence of improving whole body metabolism, leading to improved weight control, according to a new study in mice.
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Cancer Treatment May Inhibit Immune Response To Covid-19 Vaccination

A study has found that patients with cancer who receive chemotherapy -- and some targeted therapies, such as CDK4/6 inhibitors and therapies targeted at B cells -- may mount an inadequate immune response to COVID-19 vaccination.
Related topics: Cancer, Vaccines, Medical Research, Chemotherapy

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Swinging For The Fences: Curing Nsclc

Oncologist Jack West explores the major advances we've made in treating NSCLC and makes predictions for what's to come in the curative setting. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer

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Md Anderson And Yingli Pharma Initiate Strategic Collaboration To Advance Development Of Multiple...

MD Anderson and Yingli Pharma today announced a five-year strategic alliance to advance multiple oncology programs from preclinical discovery through clinical development.
Related topics: Yingli, Cancer, Medical Research

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