Oncology

Olivia Newton-john’s Breast Cancer Battle Update As Lifetime Biopic Debuts

Over the course of the last week or two, you may have noticed Grease being played a lot more often lately even though its one year removed from its 40th anniversary. The reason for that is due to Lifetime’s biopic Olivia Newton-John:...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Oncology, Anniversaries

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Onry Ozzborn Launches Gofundme Campaign Following Daughter's Cancer Diagnosis

#DXCLUSIVE: Fake Four Inc. co-founder Ceschi Ramos calls her "one of the brightest lights" he's ever encountered.
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Mrsa Decolonization; Perinatal Depression: It's Podmed Double T! (with Audio)

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include active surveillance for prostate cancer and reducing opioid use after hip surgery
Related topics: Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccus Aureus, Depression, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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After You Spit Into A Tube For A Dna Test Like 23andme, Experts Say You Shouldn't Assume Your Data...

It may be getting easier to link your private and anonymized DNA data to your identity. That means the genetic data you share with a testing company — which may include sensitive health information like your risk of cancer — could one...
Related topics: DNA, Genetics, DNA Test, Oncology

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Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?

A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different story -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Oncology, Medical Research

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Bruno Ganz Cause Of Death Suspected To Be Colon Cancer

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who is known best for his portrayal of Hitler during the 2004 film titled Downfall, has passed away at the age of 77. According to BBC, management of the actor has confirmed Ganz was in his Zurich home on Friday night during...
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Oncology, BBC

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News Digest – Hpv Stigma, Ultra-processed Foods, ‘simple’ Cancer Blood Test And Why Measles...

Stigma around HPV infection causes concern Misunderstanding and perceived stigma around the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is concerningly high and could put women off cervical screening, reports the Independent and others. The results of a...
Related topics: Cervical Cancer, Oncology, Blood Test, Polls

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A Weakness In A Rare Cancer That Could Be Exploited With Drugs

Researchers have identified a rare type of cancer cell that cannot make cholesterol, a key nutrient. By targeting this deficiency, scientists may be able to develop new strategies for treating the disease.
Related topics: Oncology, Medical Research, Cholesterol

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Study Examines How Compound Damaged Dna To Understand Its Connection To Cancer

In an effort to understand how colibactin, a compound produced by certain strains of E. coli, may be connected to the development of colorectal cancer, researchers are exploring how the compound damages DNA to produce DNA adducts.
Related topics: Medical Research, DNA, Genetics, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

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Hands Don't Spread Hpv, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer...
Related topics: Medical Research, Virus, Virology, Skin Cancer, Oncology

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Erin Andrews Reveals How Cervical Cancer Battle Actually Strengthened Her Relationship (exclusive)

Erin Andrews' world turned upside down when she found out that she had cervical cancer.Read more...
Related topics: Cervical Cancer, Oncology

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Why Some Brain Tumors Respond To Immunotherapy

Columbia researchers have learned why some glioblastomas—the most common type of brain cancer—respond to immunotherapy. The findings could help identify patients who are most likely to benefit from treatment with immunotherapy drugs and lead to...
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Medical Research, Oncology

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E-cigarette Use Gains Among Cancer Patients

(MedPage Today) -- But cigarette smoking rates don't drop
Related topics: Oncology, Smoking

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Justice Ginsburg Returns To Supreme Court After Cancer Treatment

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday, concluding a two-month absence that followed her treatment for lung cancer in December 2018. The Supreme Court’s Public Information Office announced that Ginsburg will attend...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Oncology

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Cancer Drug Has Money-back Guarantee -- In China

The top-selling drug is for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Oncology

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Risk Factors Id'd For Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma Mortality

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Age, stage, and Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) are risk factors for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)-specific death in older patients, according to a study published online Feb. 1 in Cancer. Caglar Caglayan, Ph.D.,...
Related topics: Lymphoma, Medical Research, Oncology

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Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival In Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence software can predict prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) above established prognostic methods, according to a study published online Feb. 15 in Nature Communications. Haonan Lu, from the...
Related topics: Ovarian Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Medicare Proposes Coverage For New, Expensive Cancer Treatment

Medicare would pay for new, expensive cancer therapies under a proposal released Friday by the Trump administration.The proposal would require that Medicare cover Food and Drug Administration–approved CAR T-cell therapies, which ...
Related topics: Medicare, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Immunotherapy Lurches Forward In Prostate Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Combination trials in mCRPC yield responses in immunologically "cold" tumor
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To The Supreme Court 2 Months After Cancer Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back at the Supreme Court. The 85-year-old Supreme Court justice returned on Friday for a regularly-scheduled closed-door meeting, CNN reports, adding that Ginsburg is expected to take part in oral arguments on Tuesday. This...
Related topics: Oral Cancer, Oncology, CNN

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