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Newswise Cancer Research Wire for 14-May-2019

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Cancer Research

Pitt Study Finds Direct Oxidative Stress Damage Shortens Telomeres

First causal evidence that oxidative stress works directly on telomeres to speed cellular aging

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Molecular Cell; K99ES027028, R01ES022944, R01CA207342, R01ES028242, R21/R33ES025606, R01EB017268, P30CA047904

Embargo expired on 14-May-2019 at 11:00 ET

Researcher studies incurable blood disease usually diagnosed in children

Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University. Wei Du, an assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy, is investigating the link ...

– West Virginia University

Stem Cells Journals

Embargo expired on 13-May-2019 at 08:30 ET

Cancer Screening Rates Decline When Patients See Doctors Later in Day

Decision fatigue and doctors falling behind schedule may lead to lower cancer screening rates, Penn study finds

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

JAMA Network Open

Embargo expired on 10-May-2019 at 11:00 ET

Study shows MD Anderson-developed drug effective in overcoming ibrutinib resistance in mantle cell lymphoma

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center demonstrated how a small molecule drug discovered at the institution may help overcome resistance to treatment with ibrutinib in patients with mantle cell lymphoma.

– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Science Translational Medicine

Embargo expired on 08-May-2019 at 14:00 ET

Conquering Cancer’s Infamous KRAS Mutation

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys and PHusis Therapeutics have shown that a compound called PHT-7.3 shrinks KRAS-driven tumors in mice. In contrast to directly targeting mutant KRAS, the potential drug candidate targets the protein’s partner i...

– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Cancer Research; CA185054; CA201707 ; P30CA030199

Earlier, More Frequent Removal of Some Pancreatic Cysts May Decrease Cancer Risk for Some Patients

By analyzing medical records of 901 adults who had surgery for a certain type of precancerous pancreatic cyst, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and The Karolinska Institute in Sweden have updated parameters for an anatomical “marker” that ca...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Annals of Surgery; 5T32CA126607-09, CAN 2014/634, CAN 2014/621, 20150113

البحث يُفسر إحدى طرق العلاج للبقاء على قيد الحياة لمرضى السرطان، ويقترح طريقة للوقاية من الإصابة به

تحتوي الخلايا السرطانية على العديد من الخدع في جعبتها المجازية للبقاء في وجه المعالجة الكيميائية والإشعاعية وعلاجات السرطان الأخرى. الآ...

– Mayo Clinic

NUS study: Six plants native to Southeast Asia are promising cancer warriors

Researchers from the National University of Singapore examined the anti-cancer properties of seven medicinal plants native to Southeast Asia, and found three to be promising against seven different types of cancers.

– National University of Singapore

Journal of Ethnopharmacology

Bone Cells Suppress Cancer Metastases

A subpopulation of bone cells releases factors that can halt the growth of breast cancer that’s traveled to the bone, putting the cells in stasis.

– Thomas Jefferson University

Breast Cancer Research

How to starve triple negative breast cancer

A team of Brazilian researchers has developed a strategy that slows the growth of triple negative breast cancer cells by cutting them off from two major food sources.

– American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Journal of Biological Chemistry

Study touts new method to reduce cognitive side effects of brain cancer radiation treatment

Irvine, Calif., May 13, 2019 — In hopeful news for brain cancer patients, researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the University of Lausanne in Switzerland have discovered how an experimental technology called FLASH radiotherapy d...

– University of California, Irvine

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, May-2019

Mastectomia menos invasiva é uma opção mais segura para pacientes com câncer de mama, segundo estudo da Mayo Clinic

Uma mastectomia menos invasiva que deixa a superfície da mama intacta se tornou uma opção mais segura para pacientes, incluindo aquelas em que o câncer de mama espalhou para os ganglios linfáticos próximos ou aquelas que têm fatores de risco p...

– Mayo Clinic

Sociedade Americana de Cirurgiões de Mama

UNC-Led ACCURE Trial Remedies Racial Disparities in Treatment for Early-Stage Lung and Breast Cancer Patients

Results from a study published in The Journal of the National Medical Association show that a pragmatic system-based intervention within cancer treatment centers can nearly eliminate existing disparities in treatment and outcomes for black patients w...

– University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Journal of the National Medical Association, March-2019

Mayo Clinic研究发现,微创乳房切除术已成为更多乳腺癌患者的安全选择


– Mayo Clinic

What Do Parents of Children with Cancer Search for Online?

When a child has cancer, what kind of information do parents seek out? Analyzing their online searches to obtain health-related information offers one window into their concerns, and provides insight into how healthcare providers may offer family edu...

– Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Pediatric Blood and Cancer, online May 9, 2019; HD060550

Unlocking odd DNA structure could open up new approaches for treating cancer

An unusual form of DNA, G-quadruplex, is known to exist under laboratory conditions, but a research team led by Sean Kerwin of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University has developed an innovative technique to detect if i...

– Texas State University


Good genes: Researchers break down DNA of world’s largest mammals to discover how whales defy the cancer odds

In examining the DNA of a variety of whales, Northern Arizona University researcher Marc Tollis and an international team of scientists found these giant mammals have genetically adapted to protect against cancer. They want to know how this could pre...

– Northern Arizona University

Molecular Biology and Evolution

New Brain Tumor Imaging Technique Uses Protein Found in Scorpion Venom

A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial. The imaging system enables neurosurgeons to better see malignant growths that often are difficult to fully elimin...

– Cedars-Sinai


Technology Better Than Tape Measure for Identifying Lymphedema Risk

Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema, painful swelling in the arm after breast cancer surgery.

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Annals of Surgical Oncology; NIH/NCATS UL1 TR000445

New Insights into Treatment Targets for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancers

A study published recently in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Precision Oncology, an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) journal, outlines findings from the largest-ever prospective genomic analysis of advanced prostate cancer tumors. Using...

– Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah

Journal of Clinical Oncology Precision Oncology, May-2019

Cancer Experts and Features

CRISPR Screening and Acetaldehyde Tolerance; Systems Toxicology for Predicting Renal Toxicity; and More Featured in May 2019 Toxicological Sciences

Editor’s Highlights include papers on CRISPR screening, predicting renal toxicity, PAHs and endocrine effects on testicular gap junctions, and vincristine-induced atresia in ovarian follicles

– Society of Toxicology

Toxicological Sciences, Volume 169 Issue 1, May 2019

Patients’ Own Cells Do the Work in Roswell Park Immunotherapy Study Incorporating Adult Stem Cells

A clinical trial underway at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center will assess a brand-new immunotherapy approach — reprogramming a patient’s blood stem cells to generate a lasting supply of two types of immune cells — in patients with recur...

– Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Dermatologists Share 5 Common Sunscreen Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting one in five Americans in their lifetime. Yet according to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, most cases of skin cancer can be prevented by protecting your ski...

– American Academy of Dermatology

Cancer Announcements

Endowed Gift Establishes Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director at GW Cancer Center

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, thanks to a generous gift from GW alumnus and former Board of Trustee member, Jay Katzen, BA ’67, MD ’72.

– George Washington University

The Tisch Cancer Institute and Precision Immunology Institute at Mount Sinai Launch Center for Computational Immunology

The Tisch Cancer Institute and the Precision Immunology Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have launched the Center for Computational Immunology, a hub that will help researchers studying cancer, genomics, machine learning, and ...

– Mount Sinai Health System

NCCN Advances Cancer Research and Oncology Career Development with Young Investigator Awards, Poster Presentations, and Fellows Program

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network announces 2019 Young Investigator Award recipients, and provides information about abstract poster presentations and fellows program from NCCN 2019 Annual Conference.

– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

2019 Andrew Sabin Family Fellows share passion for Making Cancer History

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has named eight researchers to the fourth annual class of Andrew Sabin Family Fellows. Each researcher will receive $100,000 in funding over two years thanks to a $30 million endowment established by ...

– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

St. Jude Physician-Scientist Receives AACR Award

The American Association for Cancer Research has named Esther Obeng, M.D., Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital recipient of the 2019 Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award.

– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital





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