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A new biomedical research study finds a transcription factor called Slug contributes to breast cell fitness by promoting efficient repair of DNA damage. The absence of Slug leads to unresolved DNA damage and accelerated aging of breast cells.
– Tufts University
Cell Reports; R01GM124491
A new reusable device created by the Johns Hopkins University can help women with breast cancer in lower income countries by using carbon dioxide, a widely available and affordable gas, to power a cancer tissue-freezing probe instead of industry-stan...
– Johns Hopkins University
PLOS One, July-2019
A new study finds that trends in colonoscopy rates did not fully align with the increase in colorectal cancer (CRC) in younger adults
– American Cancer Society (ACS)
Journal of Medical Screening
For a patient, a diagnostic error can mean the difference between life and death. While estimates vary, likely more than 100,000 Americans die or are permanently disabled each year due to medical diagnoses that initially miss conditions or are wrong ...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
A team led by a Baylor University researcher has published a breakthrough article that provides a better understanding of the dynamic process by which sunlight-induced DNA damage is recognized by the molecular repair machinery in cells as needing rep...
– Baylor University
Nucleic Acids Research
Preventing a protein from doing its job may keep a certain type of ovarian cancer cell from growing and dividing uncontrollably in the lab, according to a new study from Penn State College of Medicine.
– Penn State College of Medicine
Molecular Cancer Research
A dysfunctional enzyme involved in building cancer cell membranes helps fuel tumor growth; when it’s disabled or depleted in mouse models, tumors shrank significantly.
– University of California San Diego Health
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have outlined the delivery mechanism tumor cells use to move nucleic acids into small sacs shed from their surfaces — information that is eventually shared with other cells within the tumor, causing the c...
– University of Notre Dame
Nature Cell Biology
Findings published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggest that a type of white blood cell called tumor associated macrophages that have been deceived by pancreatic cancer cells into not attacking them can be “reprogrammed” by...
– Rush University Medical Center
Science Translational Medicine, July 2019
New study analyzed 2 million birth records and 3,000 cancer registry records and found that children born to obese mothers were 57% more likely to develop cancer, independent of other factors. This finding offers a rare opportunity for childhood canc...
– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh
American Journal of Epidemiology; T32CA186873
New research may help change treatment practices for patients diagnosed with low risk thyroid cancer.
– Thomas Jefferson University
A worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians has agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis, painful ulcers in the mouth resulting from cancer therapy.
– University at Buffalo
Supportive Care in Cancer, July 2019
The UVA Cancer Center is reaching out to the people it serves to identify and overcome barriers to care.
– University of Virginia Health System
In response to today’s announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to propose an advanced alternative payment model (APM) for radiation oncology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued the following stat...
– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
On September 19 and 20, 2019, SCCA will celebrate its second Immunotherapy Symposium in Seattle, WA.
– Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
– Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)
Frontiers in Oncology Embargo expired on 12-Jul-2019 at 00:00 ET