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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Newswise Cancer Research Wire for 05-Jul-2017
 

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Researchers Make Significant Progress in Engineering Digestive System Tissues

Researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have reached important milestones in their quest to engineer replacement tissue in the lab to treat digestive system conditions – from infants born with too-short bowels to adults with ...

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Tissue Engineering Part C; Stem Cells Translational Medicine

Embargo expired on 05-Jul-2017 at 09:00 ET


First Large-Scale Genomic Analysis of Key Acute Leukemia Will Likely Yield New Therapies

Charting the genomic landscape of T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients revealed insights that will guide research and help to lay the foundation for more targeted therapy.

– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Nature Genetics, July 3, 2017

Embargo expired on 03-Jul-2017 at 11:00 ET


Animal Study Finds High-Fat Diet in Pregnancy Increases Breast Cancer Risk Over Generations

Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer susceptibility in three generations of female offspring, reports a team of researchers led by scientis...

– Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

U54-CA149147, R01-CA164384, P30-CA51008


Air Pollution Concern, Small Skin Infections, New Antiviral Drug, Mobile Tech Explosion, and More in the Public Health News Source

The latest research, experts and features in Public Health in the Public Health News Source

– Newswise


How Family and Friends Influence Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions

When a woman walks into the oncologist’s office, she’s usually not alone. In fact, a new study finds that half of women have at least three people standing behind them, sitting next to them or waiting at home to help.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Cancer; P01CA163233; RSG-14-035-01


Announcements


CWRU Researcher Awarded Over $4.7 Million to Develop Drug-Delivery Nanotechnology

Nicole F. Steinmetz, PhD, director of the Center for Bio-Nanotechnology at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, has received two major grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop microscopic drug-delivery systems for patients living...

– Case Western Reserve University

R01CA224605; R01HL137674


Fred Hutch Elects Former Executives From CNN, Gates Foundation and Microsoft as Trustees

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s board of trustees yesterday elected three new members, adding expertise in information technology, media and global health as it works to accelerate efforts to develop cures for cancer and other diseases.

– Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


Two San Diego Nonprofits Set to Receive 2017 ASTRO Survivor Circle Grants

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will award its annual Survivor Circle grants to two San Diego-based cancer support charities: Cancer Angels of San Diego and The Seany Foundation. Each organization will receive an $8,500 grant to s...

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)


Penn Gastroenterologists Receive Funding to Continue Research Partnership on Barrett's Esophagus

A research group in the division of Gastroenterology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has received a National Cancer Institute grant to extend a Barrett's Esophagus translational research network with Columbia Univ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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