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A signaling pathway that helps promote normal cell growth worsens a form of leukemia by taking control of another pathway better known for protecting cells from biological stress, a new study shows.
– NYU Langone Health
Nature Medicine Embargo expired on 23-Jul-2018 at 11:00 ET
A new study led by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center finds many breast cancer patients are concerned about the financial impact of their diagnosis and treatment, and that they feel their doctor’s offices are not helping ...
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
Cancer; P01CA163233; P30CA46592 Embargo expired on 23-Jul-2018 at 00:05 ET
For the first-time, researchers at IMBA- Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences – develop organoids, that mimic the onset of brain cancer. This method not only sheds light on the complex biology of human brain tumo...
– Institute of Molecular Biotechnology
Bian et al., 2018, 'Genetically engineered cerebral organoids model brain tumor formation', Nature Methods; Embargo expired on 23-Jul-2018 at 11:00 ET
Surgeons report that patients with tumors on the right side may benefit from greater lymph node harvest during their operations.
– American College of Surgeons (ACS)
American College of Surgeons 2018 Quality and Safety Conference in Orlando, Fla., July 21-24, 2018. Embargo expired on 23-Jul-2018 at 15:30 ET
Technologies that are reducing costs and changing the ways in which researchers and clinicians process and use therapeutic cells are showcased in the August 2018 special issue of SLAS Technology.
– SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)
Two current drugs used to treat psychosis and depression showed anti-cancer activity in mice by blocking the movement of cholesterol within drug-resistant cancer cells, according to Penn State Cancer Institute researchers.
– Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
British Journal of Cancer
Marilyn Gibson, 81, is part of a UT Southwestern Medical Center clinical trial testing a one-time, high-dose and highly focused radiation treatment called stereotactic radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer.
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
Drinking artificially-sweetened beverages is associated with a significantly lower risk of colon cancer recurrence and cancer death, a team of investigators led by a Yale Cancer Center scientist has found. The study was published today in the journal...
– Yale Cancer Center
PLOS ONE Embargo expired on 19-Jul-2018 at 14:00 ET
People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according to researchers from Yale Cancer Center and the ...
– Yale Cancer Center
JAMA Oncology Embargo expired on 19-Jul-2018 at 11:00 ET
Using genetic sequencing, scientists have revealed the complete DNA makeup of more than 100 aggressive prostate tumors, pinpointing important genetic errors these deadly tumors have in common. The study lays the foundation for finding new ways to tre...
– Washington University in St. Louis
Cell Embargo expired on 19-Jul-2018 at 11:00 ET
In a study published in the journal Science, researchers suggest that ZHX2 is a potential new therapeutic target for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, which is the most common type of kidney cancer.
– University of North Carolina Health Care System
Science, July 2018 Embargo expired on 19-Jul-2018 at 14:00 ET
Recent articles in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics investigate metabolic quirks of cancer cells, other roles for the enzyme that generates amyloid beta, and the action mechanism of a bacterial toxin.
– American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Triple-negative breast cancer expert Dr. Priyanka Sharma discusses latest research and clinical trial efforts.
– University of Kansas Cancer Center
New Study in JNCCN focuses on women under 40 with breast cancer finds that young women who are treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer but have residual tumor in either the breast or lymph nodes have higher chances of recurrence compared to those...
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
Hospital holds status as the only currently certified organization for esophageal cancer in the country, and the only medical center in NJ with lung cancer certification.
– Hackensack Meridian Health
Loyola Medicine radiologist Jennifer Lim-Dunham, MD, and colleagues have received the Society for Pediatric Radiology's prestigious Walter E. Berdon Award for best clinical research paper appearing in the journal Pediatric Radiology in 2017.
– Loyola University Health System
Rutgers researchers, with the aid of a new $3 million National Cancer Institute grant, will be studying the effectiveness of Tobacco 21 laws in the hopes of helping determine how tobacco control policies aimed at young people can be strengthened to i...
– Rutgers School of Public Health Embargo expired on 19-Jul-2018 at 10:00 ET