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Newswise Cancer Research Wire for 04-Sep-2018
 

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New Clues Found to Understanding Relapse in Breast Cancer

A large genomic analysis has linked certain DNA mutations to a high risk of relapse in estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, while other mutations were associated with better outcomes, according to researchers from Washington University School of...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Nature Communications

Embargo expired on 04-Sep-2018 at 11:00 ET


Mount Sinai Launches Television Series on CUNY TV

The Mount Sinai Health System has launched a new television series called Mount Sinai Future You, featuring clinicians, researchers, and patients discussing how innovations in science, medicine, and new models of care are changing the course of healt...

– Mount Sinai Health System


Researchers Compare Chemotherapy Regimens for Best Outcomes in Invasive Bladder Cancer

Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer have been shown to benefit from chemotherapy prior to surgical removal of the bladder. But which type of chemotherapy leads to the best outcomes in terms of complete response rates or cancer control? Moffi...

– Moffitt Cancer Center

JAMA Oncology


Overcoming Resistance

In a recent paper published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research (CCR), Carmelo Nucera, MD, PhD, primary investigator in the thyroid cancer research program in the Division of Experimental Pathology in BIDMC’s Department of Pathology, and collea...

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Clinical Cancer Research; 1R21CA165039-01A1; 1R01CA18118301A1; 1R01CA175012


Mayo Clinic researchers identify a potential new approach to treat HER2 positive breast cancer

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an important new pathway by which HER2 positive breast cancers grow and have discovered that a dietary supplement called cyclocreatine may block the growth of HER2 positive breast cancer. Their findings were...

– Mayo Clinic

Embargo expired on 30-Aug-2018 at 11:00 ET


Investigadores de Mayo Clinic identifican posible método nuevo para tratar cáncer de mama HER2 positivo

Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic identificaron una nueva vía importante mediante la cual prolifera el cáncer de mama HER2 positivo y descubrieron que un suplemento alimentario llamado ciclocreatina podría obstruir esa proliferación del cáncer d...

– Mayo Clinic

Cell Metabolism


Pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic identificam uma potencial nova abordagem para tratar o câncer de mama HER2 positivo

Pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic identificaram uma nova via importante pela qual os cânceres de mama HER2 positivo se desenvolvem e descobriram que um suplemento alimentar chamado ciclocreatina pode bloquear o crescimento do câncer de mama HER2 positiv...

– Mayo Clinic

Cell Metabolism


توصل الباحثون في Mayo Clinic لأسلوب جديد محتمل في علاج أورام الثدي الإيجابية HER2

روتشستر، مينيسوتا. – توصل الباحثون في Mayo Clinic إلى مسارٍ جديدٍ مهمٍ تنمو به أورام الثدي الإيجابية HER2 واكتشفوا أن المكملات الغذائية المُسمى...

– Mayo Clinic

Cell Metabolism


Mayo Clinic的研究人员发现了治疗HER2阳性乳腺癌的潜在新方法

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– Mayo Clinic

Cell Metabolism


NUS researchers use AI to successfully treat metastatic cancer patient

A translational research team led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) has harnessed CURATE.AI, a powerful artificial intelligence (AI) platform, to successfully treat a patient with advanced cancer, completely halting disease progression. T...

– National University of Singapore


Dermatologist Develops App to Help Medical Students Spot Skin Cancer

Michael Kolodney, who chairs West Virginia University’s Department of Dermatology, has developed a smartphone app to cultivate that intuition in medical students sooner. An initial study suggests that the app, called Skinder, may improve how accura...

– West Virginia University

JAMA Dermatol.” 2018;154(6):730-731


Stem cells show promise as drug delivery tool for childhood brain cancer

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers showed they could shrink tumors in laboratory models of medulloblastoma. The study, published in PLOS ONE, is a necessary step toward developing clinical trials that would see if the approach wor...

– University of North Carolina Health Care System

PLOS One, July-2018


Surgeon Uses Magnetic Tools to Reduce Incisions in Cancer Surgery

UT Southwestern is one of the few medical centers in the country – and the first in Texas – to put the magnetic surgery device to use.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center


New Test Uncovers Metabolic Vulnerabilities in Kidney Cancer

A team of investigators used intraoperative infusions of labeled glucose in patients about to have surgery to remove the kidney cancer to assess how the tumors use glucose.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

Cell Metabolism


Success of Colorectal Cancer Intervention Program recognized by National Cancer Institute

A Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso initiative that is increasing the number of screenings for colorectal cancer across West Texas has caught the eye of the National Cancer Institute.

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso


Roswell Park Approach to Assessing Kidney Tumors May Spare Some Patients Surgery

A research team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has discovered a way to use computed tomography (CT) imaging to assess kidney tumors that test positive for the biomarker CD117 and accurately determine — before surgery — whether the ...

– Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Clinical Cancer Research


Cancer Patients Guaranteed Oncofertility Treatment Coverage Under New Illinois Law

Illinois cancer patients no longer have to choose between costly life-saving treatments and preserving their ability to one day have their own biological children, thanks to a fertility preservation bill signed  Aug. 27 by Gov. Bruce Rauner at North...

– Northwestern University


Announcements


Andrews Patel Hematology/Oncology joins Penn State Health

A practice known for providing high-level oncology and hematology services to people in central Pennsylvania for more than 30 years is now part of Penn State Health Medical Group.

– Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Breast Cancer Researcher Svasti Haricharan Joins SBP Faculty

Breast cancer researcher Svasti Haricharan joins SBP faculty

– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute


Ocean Medical Center Earns Colorectal Cancer Certification from The Joint Commission

Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for expertise in Colorectal Cancer, a distinct status within New Jersey and the nation. Ocean Medical Center is one of two hospitals in New Je...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


National Cancer Institute funds research on computer-generated patient care summaries

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received nearly $1.5 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health, to expand research and development of computer-generated patient care summaries as a tool ...

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Two Texas cancer charities selected to receive ASTRO Survivor Circle Grants

Two Texas-based nonprofits, Candlelighters of El Paso and the Light and Salt Association, have been named the recipients of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 Survivor Circle grants. Each organization will receive a $10,000 gran...

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)


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Experts available: September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

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