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Newswise: Roswell Park Team Identifies New Tumor Suppressor Protein in Prostate Cancer
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3-Dec-2019 11:10 AM EST
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Turning Key Metabolic Process Back On Could Make Sarcoma More Susceptible to Treatment

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Soft tissue sarcoma cells stop a key metabolic process which allows them to multiply and spread, and so restarting that process could leave these cancers vulnerable to a variety of treatments

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Cancer, National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cell (journal), Grant Funded News,

Released:
26-Nov-2019 3:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Anal cancer rates and mortality have risen dramatically among Americans
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    19-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST

Anal cancer rates and mortality have risen dramatically among Americans

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Rates of new anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection, have increased dramatically over the last 15 years, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The results of their study will be published in the November issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Public Health, Vaccines, National Cancer Institute (NCI), Grant Funded News,

Released:
18-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST
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    6-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST

Mailed self-sampling kits helped more women get screened for cervical cancer

University of Washington

Signaling a potential major change in cervical cancer screening options for American women, a new study found that mailed self-sampling kits that test for HPV — the virus that can cause cervical cancer — helped significantly more women get screened for the cancer.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, In the Home, Women's Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), JAMA,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 3:00 PM EST
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Newswise: National Cancer Institute awards UCLA prostate cancer program with Research of Excellence grant

National Cancer Institute awards UCLA prostate cancer program with Research of Excellence grant

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The prostate cancer program at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA Health has been awarded an $8.7 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence, or SPORE, grant from the National Cancer Institute.

Channels: Men's Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI), All Journal News,

Released:
31-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT
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New $5.7 Million Grant Aims to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening, Follow-Up Care in Appalachia

University of Kentucky

Cancer-control researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) aim to increase colorectal cancer screening and follow-up care among underserved individuals in Appalachia through a $5.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Education, Healthcare, Rural Issues, National Cancer Institute (NCI),

Released:
29-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center is the unique oncology expertise exhibited by its clinical team, including board certified oncology pharmacists. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more on their role in patient care.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Patient Safety, National Cancer Institute (NCI),

Released:
18-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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    17-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT

MD Anderson and Varian partner to optimize radiation oncology treatment

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Varian today announced a new strategic collaboration to develop an integrated software platform to streamline review of radiation oncology treatment plans.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Technology, National Cancer Institute (NCI),

Released:
16-Oct-2019 3:15 PM EDT
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Newswise: NCI grant to help patients navigate costs of cancer care

NCI grant to help patients navigate costs of cancer care

University of North Carolina Health Care System

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a four-year, more than $1.87 million grant to University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers to study the impact of implementing financial navigation services at five rural cancer centers in North Carolina to help patients cope with the financial burden, or financial toxicity, related to cancer care.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, National Cancer Institute (NCI), Grant Funded News,

Released:
14-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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