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Exclusive: Major U.S. cancer center ousts ‘Asian’ researchers after NIH flags their foreign ties  Science Magazine · 2 days
Chinese American community fears ethnic targeting at MD Anderson by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Institutes of Health more
Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Recent research has shown that just a small amount of red and processed meat can cause cancer, but changing your diet is hard. So what’s the... more
Medical News Today: Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer  MNT · 2 days
A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a... more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer but not normal cell proliferation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
Triple negative breast cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy by turning on molecular pathway  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that triple negative breast cancer cells can develop resistance to... more
Novel system enables researchers to study bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Engineering bacteria to intelligently sense and respond to disease states, from infections to cancer, has become a promising focus of synthetic biology. more
Making digital tissue imaging better  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A low-tech problem troubles the high-tech world of digital pathology imaging: There are no reliable standards for the quality of digitized tissue slides comprising the source material for computers reading and analyzing vast numbers of images. Poor-quality slides... more
Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene after a deadly wildfire last year more
Scientists advance creation of 'artificial lymph node' to fight cancer, other diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node to successfully activate and... more
Restriction of PD-1 function by cis-PD-L1/CD80 interactions is required for optimal T cell responses  Science Magazine · 3 days
Targeted blockade of PD-1 using checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapies can activate T cells to destroy tumors. PD-1 is believed to function... more
Intrinsic apoptosis shapes the tumor spectrum linked to inactivation of the deubiquitinase BAP1  Science Magazine · 3 days
Malignancies arising from mutation of tumor suppressors have unexplained tissue proclivity. For example, BAP1 encodes a widely expressed deubiquitinase for histone H2A,... more
Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Reducing this amino acid could make drugs more effective  MNT · 3 days
New research in cell cultures and mice reveals a surprising link between the essential amino acid leucine and resistance to... more
Scientists advance creation of 'artificial lymph node' to fight cancer, other diseases  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node... more
In vivo super-resolution photoacoustic computed tomography by localization of single dyed droplets  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Photoacoustic computed tomography (PACT) is a non-invasive hybrid imaging technique that excites biological tissues with light and detects the subsequently generated ultrasound to form... more
Scientists enter research collaboration to find a cure for cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cancer is a disease that afflicts an alarming number of people, with one in two being diagnosed with a type of cancer during their lifetime. more
Cervical cancer subtype increasing in several subpopulations of women  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study reports that a type of cervical cancer that is less amenable to Pap testing is increasing in several subpopulations of women, pointing to the growing importance of... more
HPV-negative cervical cancers are more aggressive with worse prognosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cervical cancer negative for the human papilloma virus (HPV) is rare but more aggressive: it is more frequently diagnosed at advanced stages, with more metastasis and reduced survival. more
Bacterial therapy in a dish  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Biomedical engineers have developed a system that can study 10s to 100s of programmed bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish, condensing study time from months to days. The speed and high throughput of their technology allows for stable... more
Factors behind embryonic stem cell state  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
An international collaboration has found for the first time that two new epigenetic regulators, TAF5L and TAF6L, maintain self-renewal of embryonic stem cells. The scientists also found that these proteins activate c-Myc (a well-known cancer gene),... more
Fragments of cellular machinery reveal unexpected variability among cancers  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
New research shows the mitochondrial genome may play a significant role in these fragment interactions with cancer. more
Researchers pinpoint tumor-related protein, slow progression of cancers  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study has identified a potential strategy for treating multiple forms of cancerous tumors: targeting a protein that maliciously rewires immune cells and impedes cancer therapies. The researchers showed that inhibiting... more
New study targets Achilles' heel of pancreatic cancer, with promising results  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Advanced pancreatic cancer is often symptomless, leading to late diagnosis only after metastases have spread throughout the body. Now, researchers have uncovered the role of a... more
[Editors' Choice] An aspirin a day keeps metastasis at bay  Science Magazine · 4 days
Aspirin’s inhibition of COX-1/thromboxane A2 prevents metastasis by blocking adhesion between platelets, circulating tumor cells, and the endothelium. more
Medical News Today: House dust microbes degrade cancer-causing chemical  MNT · 4 days
A new study finds that the microbes in our household dust can break down cancer-causing environmental chemicals. However, this benefit comes at a cost. more
Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to resist radiation therapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Treg cells turn off the immune system. Three recent studies show that targeting tregs may increase the effectiveness of anti-cancer immunotherapies. more
The Leukemia Atlas: Researchers unveil proteins that signal disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Only about one in four people diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) survive five years after the initial diagnosis. To improve that survival rate, researchers have created an online atlas... more
Carriers deliver controllable cancer chemotherapy  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Cancer kills more than half a million men, women, and children each year in the U.S, and chemotherapy is only slightly more discriminating than the disease it treats. As a result, many cancer treatments kill cells throughout the... more
Online atlas created to identify, classify protein signatures present at AML diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Only about one in four people diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) survive five years after the initial diagnosis. more
Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Three children Alejandro Gutierrez, MD, treated for leukemia during his fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital still haunt him more than a decade later. more
Partner status influences link between sexual problems and self-efficacy in breast cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse are some of the more common adverse events of post-breast cancer treatment therapies and often lead to... more
Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
More than a decade ago, radiation oncologists noticed a nifty phenomenon: Sometimes radiation used locally against a tumor could excite the immune... more
Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
UT Southwestern researchers have found that a protein in the body's innate immune system that responds to gut microbes can suppress the most common type of... more
‘PRO-cision Medicine’ approach helps personalize care for patients with cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Patient-reported outcomes are an important target for efforts to improve healthcare - focusing on the most important problems and outcomes identified by patients themselves. more
PCORI’s newly approved awards focus on cancer pain and opioid use disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $44.6 million to fund 12 studies comparing the best ways to treat a... more
Majority of men struggle to understand diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
UBC researchers have determined the majority of men struggle when it comes to understanding the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. more
AI detects prostate cancer with same level of accuracy as experienced radiologists  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
UCLA researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer. more
Magic mouthwash effectively reduces mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
"Magic mouthwash," an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of... more
Study uncovers new biomarker for personalized cancer treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Cancer cells are characterized by the ability to evade apoptosis, a type of programmed cell death that allows the organism to remove damaged cells. more
Japanese researchers explain how inflammation causes gastric tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In 1982, researchers reported a link between chronic gastritis and stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori, triggering a flurry of research into this newly-identified pathogen. more
Magic mouthwash effective treatment for mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
'Magic mouthwash,' an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for... more
The fluid that feeds tumor cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Biologists have found that the nutrient composition of the interstitial fluid that normally surrounds pancreatic tumors is different from that of the culture medium normally used to grow cancer cells. more
Probing the mystery of drug resistance: New hope for leukemia's toughest cases  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A medical researcher has made it his mission to figure out why leukemia treatments cure some patients but not others. He and his team... more
First U.S. Patients Treated With CRISPR As Human Gene-Editing Trials Get Underway  NPR · 5 days
This could be a crucial year for the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR as researchers start testing it in patients to treat diseases such as... more
Discovery of oral cancer biomarkers could save thousands of lives  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Oral cancer is known for its high mortality rate in developing countries, but an international team of scientists hope its latest discovery will change that. Researchers have discovered... more
Scientists 'reverse engineer' brain cancer cells to find new targets for treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Glioblastoma is one of the most devastating forms of cancer, with few existing treatment options. It is also a leading cause of cancer-related death... more
Medical News Today: Alternative therapies for cancer: Do they do more harm than good?  MNT · 5 days
How many people with cancer use complementary and alternative therapies? And do these interfere with conventional treatments? A new study... more
First U.S. Patients Treated With CRISPR As Gene-Editing Human Trials Get Underway  NPR · 5 days
This could be a crucial year for the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR as researchers start testing it in patients to treat diseases such as... more
Cause of cancer is 'written' in our DNA as unique 'fingerprints'  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists have discovered that the cause of cancer is “written” within the DNA of tumors, a finding that could help doctors to decide on the best... more
How inflammation causes gastric cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have solved the decades-old mystery of how stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori causes gastric cancer. Using mouse models and human cancer cell lines, they showed that inflammation resulting from bacterial infection leads to the proliferation of gastric epithelial... more
Scientists Plan To Start Human Trials Testing CRISPR Soon  NPR · 5 days
The powerful gene-editing technique is moving out of the lab and into the clinic. Trials will use CRISPR to try to treat a variety of diseases, ranging from cancer and... more
CRISPR-scanning could lead to more effective treatments for cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
11,000 people are predicted to die from acute myeloid leukemia in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society. The cancer starts in the bone marrow. There, mutated genes fail to... more
Spatial orgnization of the genome can be altered using small molecules  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers have discovered that the spatial organization of the genome can be altered using small molecule compounds which are considered as promising anti-cancer drugs. more
Precise decoding of breast cancer cells paves way for new treatment option  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at the University of Zurich and from IBM Research have investigated the varying composition of cancer and immune cells in over one hundred... more
Researchers complete large analysis of new gene fusion responsible for development of cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A consortium of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center investigators have completed the largest analysis of a new gene fusion... more
The fluid that feeds tumor cells  MIT · 5 days
The substance that bathes tumors in the body is quite different from the medium used to grow cancer cells in the lab, biologists report. more
New catalog of DNA mutation 'fingerprints' could help doctors pinpoint cancer culprits  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists in Cambridge and London have developed a catalog of DNA mutation 'fingerprints' that could help doctors pinpoint the environmental culprit responsible for a... more
Researchers uncover cellular resistance mechanisms to BRAF inhibitors in melanoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Melanoma is one of the most aggressive types of skin cancer, but recent advances in targeted therapies have improved the prognosis for many patients. Unfortunately, for some patients... more
Mechanism of resistance to BRAF inhibitors in melanoma identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Melanoma is one of the most aggressive types of skin cancer, but recent advances in targeted therapies have improved the prognosis for many patients. Unfortunately, for some patients these positive... more
UTA scientist receives $1.17 million grant for cancer research  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A scientist's research at The University of Texas at Arlington could lead to more effective, targeted treatment of cancer cells--adding to the University's diverse array of projects focused on advancing... more
Scanning for cancer treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
11,000 people are predicted to die from acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in 2019. Recently, drug developers designed a new treatment to target the cancer's mutated genes. But, these drugs don't always work. Now, in a new study, researchers investigate both... more
Precise decoding of breast cancer cells creates new option for treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have investigated the varying composition of cancer and immune cells in over one hundred breast tumors. They've found that aggressive tumors are often dominated by... more
Scientists present a new approach to fight cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In recent years, it's become clear that RNA-binding proteins play a major role in cancer growth. These proteins, active in all cells but especially so in cancer cells, bind to RNA molecules... more
'Fingerprint database' could help scientists to identify new cancer culprits  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists have developed a catalogue of DNA mutation 'fingerprints' that could help doctors pinpoint the environmental culprit responsible for a patient's tumor - including showing some of the... more
Turning silenced cancer genes back into fighters  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Working with human colon cancer cells and mice, researchers led by experts at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have successfully blocked the activity of portions of a protein known as UHRF1... more
Leica Microsystems receives FDA De Novo clearance for blue light fluorescence module  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Leica Microsystems has received DeNovo clearance from the FDA to market its FL400 surgical microscope filter in the United States for characterization of tumor... more
Cancers 'change spots' to avoid immunotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Cancers can make themselves harder for new immunotherapies to see by 'changing their spots' -- and switching off a key molecule on the surface of cells that is otherwise recognised by treatment. more
Turning silenced cancer genes back into fighters  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Working with human colon cancer cells and mice, researchers led by experts at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have successfully blocked the activity of portions of a protein known as UHRF1... more
Restoring function of 'misregulated' cancer-fighting genes  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Working with human colon cancer cells and mice, researchers led by experts at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have successfully blocked the activity of portions of a protein known as UHRF1 and restored... more
Can we cure cancer by finding out how two proteins interact?  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In a paper published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Dr. Özdemir has studied two protein families named Rho GTPases and IQGAPs, which are known to... more
Cancer cells use tactics to avoid being recognised by immunotherapy agents  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers have found that bowel cancer cells have a mechanism by which they can switch off some key molecules on their surfaces and thus escape being... more
Meta-analysis of glyphosate-based plant protection products and NHL involves uncertainty  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In the meta-analysis, Luoping Zhang, University of California, Berkeley, and her team pursued the question of whether people who used plant protection products containing glyphosate had an increased... more
Cancers avoid immunotherapies by 'changing their spots'  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Cancers can make themselves harder for new immunotherapies to see by 'changing their spots' - and switching off a key molecule on the surface of cells that is otherwise recognized by treatment. more
Research group develops extremely sensitive pancreatic cancer diagnostic method  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Thus, the prospects for early pancreatic cancer detection are of enormous importance. Innovation Fund Denmark has just granted 13.1 million kroner for new and promising pancreatic cancer diagnostic technologies. more
Potential new therapeutic approach identified for neuroblastoma tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Research led by Michael Lan, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, found that a compound named 5'-iodotubercidin (5'-IT) suppresses the growth of neuroblastoma cells... more
New minimally invasive technique to help men regain erectile function after prostate cancer surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Melbourne surgeons have modified a minimally invasive technique to help men regain erectile function lost after prostate cancer surgery. more
FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Balversa (erdafitinib), a treatment for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer that has a... more
One-third of cancer patients use complementary and alternative medicine  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements. more
Medical News Today: Is it better to get nutrients from food or supplements?  MNT · 1 week
New research has found that nutrients obtained from food, not supplements, correlate with lower risks of all-cause mortality and cancer. more
Shutting down deadly pediatric brain cancer at its earliest moments  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Cell-by-cell genetic analyses of developing brain tissues in neonatal mice and laboratory models of brain cancer allowed scientists to discover a molecular driver of the highly aggressive, deadly,... more
Discovery of 'kingpin' stem cell may help in the understanding of cancerous tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Bhatia's team spent more than six years delving down to the cellular level to examine what they say are previously overlooked cells... more
Remedy for painful jaw disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers report a breakthrough to prevent osteonecrosis of the jaw, a side effect suffered by some people undergoing treatment for cancer or osteoporosis. more
Loss of a DNA repair system creates a unique vulnerability in many cancer types  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Cancer cells adapt to potentially fatal mutations and other molecular malfunctions by adjusting one or more other genes' activity, in... more
Johns Hopkins scientists design new cell model of aging-associated colon cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers say a new study of clusters of mouse cells known as "organoids" has significantly strengthened evidence that epigenetic... more
Study finds wide variations in Medicaid reimbursements for radiation therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study finds wide state-by-state variations in Medicaid reimbursements to physicians who treat cancer patients with radiation therapies. more
Unusually small antibodies could help CAR T-cell therapies to kill solid tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In 1989, two undergraduate students at the Free University of Brussels were asked to test frozen blood serum from camels, and stumbled on a... more
FDA offers funding to create the most advanced living mimicry of a human lung  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus announced the funding of $3.4 million by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... more
Study estimates how many cancer patients and survivors use complementary, alternative medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
This study used data from a nationwide survey to estimate how many patients with cancer and cancer survivors use complementary and alternative medicines in... more
Combined inhibition of EGFR and c-RAF kinase shows regression of most aggressive pancreatic cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from the Experimental Oncology Group, led by Mariano Barbacid at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, have published in... more
Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B10 enzyme found in advanced liver diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is associated with liver inflammation in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and it can progress to liver fibrosis at an advanced... more
Analysis of bright spot in confocal microscopy images to diagnose brain tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Photodynamic diagnosis using 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is now widely used for neurosurgical resection of brain tumors. more
Study describes vulnerability shared by large subset of cancer cell lines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cancer cells adapt to potentially fatal mutations and other molecular malfunctions by adjusting one or more other genes' activity, in the process becoming dependent on those... more
One-third of people with cancer use complementary and alternative medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements. more
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