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New data analysis could change smoking policies worldwide to protect non-smokers and reduce their risk
– Mount Sinai Health System
JAMA Network Open Embargo expired on 17-Mar-2020 at 11:00 ET
A UK study of patients participating in low-dose CT lung cancer screening highlights the importance of spirometry (breathing tests) in the assessment of possible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and demonstrates that over-reliance on rad...
– American Thoracic Society (ATS)
Annals of the American Thoracic Society Embargo expired on 13-Mar-2020 at 00:15 ET
New research from the American Cancer Society in the March 2020 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network finds that younger cancer survivors are more likely to experience significant financial strain for food, housing, an...
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Embargo expired on 12-Mar-2020 at 08:40 ET
Many breast cancer survivors suffer from lymph collection known as lymphedema. It causes arms to swell, and sufferers often become severely depressed. A new app detects it early, and its makers hope it will help spread awareness of the disease.
– Georgia Institute of Technology
More than 35 million Americans take statin drugs daily to lower their blood cholesterol levels. Now, in experiments with human cells in the laboratory, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have added to growing evidence that the ubiquitous drug may ...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences; R35 GM118177, FA95501610052, Q:9HR0011-16-C-0139, S10 OD016374, BCRF-18-048, U01CA217846, 3P30CA006973
Of 1,881 patients under age 19 diagnosed with cancers of the brain and central nervous system between 2000 and 2015, 52 percent of White patients lived five years from diagnosis, whereas only 44 percent of African American patients and 45 percent of ...
– University of Colorado Cancer Center
Researchers at Tulane University have identified a protein on tumor-derived extracellular vesicles that indicates if a NSCLC tumor is likely to metastasize, according to a new study in Science Advances.
– Tulane University
There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of bowel cancer in adults under the age of 50, according to new research from the University of Bristol, UWE Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol).
– University of Bristol
British Journal of Surgery
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a new imaging agent that could let doctors identify not only multiple types of tumors but the surrounding normal cells that the cancer takes over and uses as a shield ...
– Washington University in St. Louis
Nature Biomedical Engineering
UCLA Oncologists Gary Schiller, MD, and Joshua Sasine, MD, PhD, help explain what cancer patients need to know about COVID-19.
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
At a presentation at UAB, NIH director Francis Collins outlined the top 10 area of excitement and promise in science.
– University of Alabama at Birmingham