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A new study by University of Minnesota biomedical engineers shows how they stopped cancer cells from moving and spreading, even when the cells changed their movements. The discovery could have a major impact on millions of people undergoing therapies...
– University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering
Nature Communications, Nov. 20, 2018
People who vape and smoke cigarettes are no more likely to drop the nicotine habit than those who just smoke, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio State University studied 617 tobacco users and found no differences in quit rates for “dual ...
– Ohio State University
Nicotine & Tobacco Research
After a prophylactic double mastectomy in 2015, Tina Harrison discovered that she did, indeed, have breast cancer—it just hadn't been detected.
– University of Michigan
Breast Cancer Research
In a study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer, researchers reported they used a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning, or deep learning, to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images. ...
– University of North Carolina Health Care System
NPJ Breast Cancer, Sept-2018
Research on a bacterial toxin first discovered in Adelaide has led to the development a new blood test for the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer - a disease which kills over 1000 Australian women and 150,000 globally each year.
– University of Adelaide
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
A new frontier in the science of circadian rhythms – whose disruption is linked to major diseases like cancer and diabetes – suggests a previously unknown mechanism at work in our daily biological cycle.
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Anti-malaria drugs known as chloroquines have been repurposed to treat cancer for decades, but until now no one knew exactly what the chloroquines were targeting when they attack a tumor. Now, researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the Univer...
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Cancer Discovery; R01CA169134; P01 CA114046; P30 CA016520; SPORE P50 CA174523; 1R01CA198015; CA016672; P30CA010815 Embargo expired on 15-Nov-2018 at 11:00 ET
New research published in JNCCN-Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network found Latino men were 21% less likely to receive definitive treatment compared to non-Latino white men, with significant differences for younger patients, the uninsu...
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Embargo expired on 15-Nov-2018 at 09:00 ET
University of Nebraska Medical Center leading national team to determine if ruxolitinib is effective for treating a certain type of graft versus host disease (GVHD) called sclerotic. The grant is funded by Incyte, a global biopharmaceutical company. ...
– University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
Cancer scientists led by principal investigator Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have combined “liquid biopsy”, epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify cancer at its earl...
– University Health Network (UHN)
Nature, Nov-2018 Embargo expired on 14-Nov-2018 at 13:00 ET
Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that the cell recycling process of autophagy maintains an important tumor nutrient, arginine, in the blood supply, identifying a metabolic vulnerability of cancer.
– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Nature, Nov-2018 Embargo expired on 14-Nov-2018 at 13:00 ET
A Phase I/II study, led by investigators at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, reports an investigational drug called tagraxofusp has demonstrated high response rates in patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDC...
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition
The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has received a supplemental grant from the National Cancer Institute to ensure that all cancer patients who use tobacco have access to treatment for their tobacco use.
– Mayo Clinic
Ovarian cancer claims the lives of more than 14,000 women in the U.S. each year, ranking fifth among cancer deaths in women. A multidisciplinary team at Washington University has found an innovative way to use sound and light to diagnose ovarian tumo...
– Washington University in St. Louis
R01CA151570; R01EB002136; R25CA190190; R01CA151570; R01EB002136; R25CA190190
The study, led by UCLA professors Claudio Scafoglio and David Shackelford, suggests that a biomarker can help scientists detect lung cancer earlier, when it is much easier to treat.
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Science Translational Medicine
A new special edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics (Red Journal) focuses on the roles of imaging in radiation oncology. The collection explores topics such as improving accuracy with patient positioning, defi...
– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics, Nov-2018
The Public Resource of Patient-derived and Expanded Leukemias (PROPEL) offers patient-derived xenograft samples free of charge for researchers worldwide.
– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
New study suggests activation of the protein ISGF3 could be a novel therapeutic strategy for patients with clear cell renal cancer.
– Thomas Jefferson University
Men who are neurotic or introverted are more likely to be distressed after their prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at Tulane University.
– Tulane University
The Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania announced today that it is joining the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® as its 28th member institution.
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Embargo expired on 20-Nov-2018 at 00:05 ET
The Abramson Cancer Center joins 27 other leading academic cancer centers from across the United States in creating the most frequently updated cancer care guidelines worldwide, as an NCCN Member Institution.
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Embargo expired on 20-Nov-2018 at 00:05 ET
• $1 million in initial funding to evaluate DNA repair inhibitors in pancreatic cancer
• Aim to accelerate pancreatic cancer research and improve patient outcomes for pancreatic cancer
– Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Embargo expired on 20-Nov-2018 at 10:00 ET
The annual Polly's Run event has grown to include more than 600 runners and walkers. It raised more than $37,000 this past June, bringing the Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center to ...
– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Oral Cancers provides information about mouth cancers for patients and caregivers.
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Embargo expired on 19-Nov-2018 at 09:15 ET
The Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal and celebration for pediatric cancer and sickle cell patients and their families Nov. 17.
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Grace S. Hyun, MD, director of pediatric urology at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn, treats newborns to adolescents for conditions involving the urinary system—the kidneys, bladder, and urinary tract.
– NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn
The Association of American Cancer Institutes is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned website (aaci-cancer.org). The revamped internet presence will enhance communication between AACI and its 98 cancer center members and within the cancer...
– Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)
– Indiana University
– University of California San Diego Health