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Article ID: 708182

Small cell lung cancer may respond to combination of immunotherapy and DNA damage repair inhibitors

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a combination of immune checkpoint blockade and targeted therapies that block normal DNA damage repair (DDR) achieved significant tumor regression in mouse models of small cell lung cancer (SCLC), suggesting a promising new approach for treating patients with this aggressive cancer.

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17-Feb-2019 12:05 AM EST

Article ID: 708187

Heavy Smoking Can Damage Vision, Rutgers Researcher Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds.

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17-Feb-2019 11:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708091

Drug combination may become new standard treatment for advanced kidney cancer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

A combination of two drugs – one of them an immunotherapy agent – could become a new standard, first-line treatment for patients with metastatic kidney cancer, says an investigator from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, reporting results from a phase 3 clinical trial.

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15-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708199

Novel App Uses AI to Guide, Support Cancer Patients

Georgia Institute of Technology

Artificial Intelligence is helping to guide and support some 50 breast cancer patients in rural Georgia through a novel mobile application that gives them personalized recommendations on everything from side effects to insurance.

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Article ID: 708193

Beware of Bacteria at the Gym

UT Southwestern Medical Center

MRSA transmission between individuals has been associated with locker rooms and gyms where there is sharing of common equipment.

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15-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708192

Hypnosis Through Virtual Reality AIDS in Medical Recovery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Anesthesiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center are helping to explore the use of hypnosis through virtual reality to lessen postoperative pain and anxiety in children.

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15-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708185

Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees re-elects members, elects new members and recognizes retiring members

Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees re-elected two members, elected two internal members and recognized four emeritus trustees at its quarterly meeting on Friday, Feb. 15.

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