Cancer
CELLINK’s I-DOT can facilitate genetic cancer diagnostic research, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 27 minutes
New research from the Karolinska Institute has demonstrated the I-DOT’s capability to facilitate genetic research in cancer diagnostics. The Karolinska Institute in Sweden is at the forefront of... more
WPI biomedical engineer is creating a new robot to detect and monitor prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A biomedical engineer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is creating a new medical robot that uses minimally invasive technologies to safely... more
Medical News Today: Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer?  MNT · 16 hours
A new study suggests that a heart drug could help treat cancer by killing a wide array of aging cells that may contribute to tumor growth... more
SEPATH: New template to detect oncogenic viruses and bacteria in human DNA  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A new study from the University of East Anglia describes a novel approach to detecting bacteria and viruses that may possibly be causing cancer.... more
ASTRO and ACR release updated practice parameters for radiation therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
The American Society for Radiation Oncology and the American College of Radiology recently released seven updated practice parameters for medical providers who use radiation therapy to treat patients... more
Researchers identify cancer symptom clusters using EHR data  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Patients with chronic diseases such as breast cancer or colorectal cancer often experience fatigue, pain, depression and other symptoms which can lead to distress and functional impairment if left untreated. more
New drug-delivery technology promises efficient, targeted cancer treatment  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
A precise and non-toxic treatment that targets lung cancer cells at the nanoscale is able to effectively kill the cells even at a low dose. more
Aggressive form of breast cancer influenced by dual action of genes and RNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Women with an aggressive, less-common type of breast cancer, known as triple-negative, versus a more common form of the disease, could be... more
New drug-delivery technology promises efficient, targeted cancer treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A precise and non-toxic treatment that targets lung cancer cells at the nanoscale is able to effectively kill the cells even at a low dose. more
Newly discovered organelle could help prevent cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells that helps to prevent cancer by ensuring that genetic material is sorted correctly as cells divide. more
Men with breast cancer more likely to die than women, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Men with breast cancer are more likely to die than their female counterparts, across all stages of disease, with the disparity persisting even when... more
New technology allows delivery of drugs directly to cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A precise and non-toxic treatment that targets lung cancer cells at the nanoscale is able to effectively kill the cells even at a low dose. more
USC study shows how tumor cells circulating in the blood target distant organs  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Most cancers kill because tumor cells spread beyond the primary site to invade other organs. Now, a USC study of brain-invading breast... more
Fullerene compounds can effectively kill non-small-cell lung carcinoma cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
The team of scientists from Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology, the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences and National Taiwan University have discovered... more
Men with breast cancer face high mortality rates  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Men with breast cancer are more likely to die than their female counterparts, across all stages of disease, with the disparity persisting even when clinical characteristics, such as cancer types, treatment and... more
Lead isotopes a new tool for tracking coal ash  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
Inhaling dust that contains fly ash particles from coal combustion has been linked to lung and heart disease, cancer, nervous system disorders and other ill effects. more
A blood factor involved in weight loss and aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Aging can be delayed through lifestyle changes (physical exercise, restricting calorie intake, etc.). Researchers have elucidated the properties of a molecule in the blood - GDF11 - whose mechanisms were... more
Johns Hopkins researchers document lower cell replication rates in old age  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
In a novel study comparing healthy cells from people in their 20s with cells from people in their 80s, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer... more
Machine learning's next frontier: Epigenetic drug discovery  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Scientists have developed a machine-learning algorithm that gleans information from microscope images -- allowing for high-throughput epigenetic drug screens that could unlock new treatments for cancer, heart disease, mental illness and more. more
Oncolytics Biotech and PrECOG collaborate to study metastatic breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Oncolytics Biotech Inc. , currently developing pelareorep, an intravenously delivered immuno-oncolytic virus, and PrECOG LLC, a leading cancer research network, today announced their collaboration in which PrECOG will... more
Researchers identify functions of key genes responsible for liver regeneration  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Researchers of the RUDN Medical Institute have identified the genes controlling the process of liver regeneration—they "instruct" hepatocyte cells, which comprise 80 percent of the liver, to divide.... more
Dual action of genes and RNA influences aggressive triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
Women with an aggressive, less-common type of breast cancer, known as triple-negative, versus a more common form of the disease, could be differentiated from each other... more
Scientists discover new process shaping red blood cell development  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Red blood cells give us life. They ferry oxygen throughout our bodies. Breakdowns in red blood cell development can be life-threatening, but scientists still have much to learn about the... more
New organelle discovered inside cells found to prevent cancer  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells that helps to prevent cancer by ensuring that genetic material is sorted... more
A million-dollar marketing juggernaut pushes 3D mammograms  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
When Dr. Worta McCaskill-Stevens made an appointment for a mammogram last year, she expected a simple breast cancer screening - not a heavy-handed sales pitch. more
Cold plasma jets as promising tool for minimally invasive cancer therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Modern advances in oncology have significantly improved cancer survival rates. However, personalized treatment methods are necessary, since tumors may behave differently for different patients. more
Study to examine whether cancer and co-occurring Alzheimer's alter pain perception  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new multisite study funded by the National Institute on Aging will examine whether co-occurring Alzheimer's disease and stage 4 breast or prostate cancer alters pain... more
IBD far more common than expected, and will only increase in future  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
There are three times as many people with the chronic and debilitating bowel disorder called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as ever thought before, according... more
Creatine powers fight against cancer, improves efficacy of immunotherapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The immune system functions as the body’s defense against pathogens and harmful substances, including cancer cells. They protect the body against potential harm. In cases of cancer, though the body... more
Researchers identify new mechanism by which cancer cells become resistant to ferroptosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
An international team of researchers has found a different way cancer becomes resistant to chemotherapy, suggesting a new target for drugs. more
Peptide-based nanoparticles can suppress pancreatic cancer growth without adverse effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Despite advances in cancer survival, more than 90 percent of people with pancreatic cancer die within five years. Most patients with pancreatic tumors (and half of those with... more
New method may offer effective treatment for pancreatic cancer with fewer side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Pancreatic cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Patients with pancreatic cancer often receive chemotherapy or radiation therapy,... more
High consumption of dairy products linked to increased prostate cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A high consumption of dairy products, like milk and cheese, appears to be associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to research published in... more
AACI launches curated online collection of cancer advocacy resources  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The Association of American Cancer Institutes is excited to announce the launch of a curated online collection of cancer advocacy resources. The AACI Public Policy Resource Library went live today... more
Coloring and open-studio art therapy benefits stressed caregivers of cancer patients, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A cancer diagnosis is incredibly stressful for the person receiving the diagnosis. But those caring for the patient, both informally and formally,... more
University Of Minnesota opens clinical trial of first-of-its-kind NK cell cancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new cancer clinical trial has opened at the M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center that leverages the groundbreaking research on stem... more
Cell stiffness may indicate whether tumors will invade  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Engineers at MIT and elsewhere have tracked the evolution of individual cells within an initially benign tumor, showing how the physical properties of those cells drive the tumor to become invasive, or... more
Cell stiffness may indicate whether tumors will invade  MIT · 2 days
Study shows tumors with softer, larger cells at their periphery are more likely to spread; may suggest new route for cancer therapy. more
HPV immunization program cuts pre-cancer rates by more than half  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program in British Columbia, Canada, is dramatically reducing rates of cervical pre-cancer in B.C. women, according to a new study. more
The art of cancer caregiving: How art therapies benefits those caring for cancer patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A recent study showed coloring and open-studio art therapy benefits stressed caregivers of cancer patients. more
Breaking the stroma barrier: Study shows a new way to hit cancer with radiation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are commonly used to treat cancer, but are not always effective and can have toxic side... more
School-based HPV immunization program dramatically reduces rates of cervical pre-cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A school-based human papillomavirus immunization program in British Columbia, Canada, is dramatically reducing rates of cervical pre-cancer in B.C. women, according to a new study. more
Silencing RNA nanotherapy shows promise against pancreatic cancer  nanowerk · 2 days
A preclinical study finds that the novel nanoparticle delivers gene-level treatment to suppress KRAS-driven cancer without adverse effects. more
Research shows promising impact of systematic PROM collection in routine breast cancer care  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR- the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of... more
Simple blood test can better identify patients at risk of relapse for B-cell lymphoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that begins in certain immune... more
Reduced exercise capacity linked to neurocognitive problems in survivors of childhood ALL  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study found a link between reduced exercise capacity and neurocognitive problems in survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer. more
New diagnostic method finds aggressive tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have developed a new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumors that tend to be very aggressive, and therefore need to be treated more aggressively. more
Creatine powers T cells' fight against cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
The study, conducted in mice, is the first to show that creatine uptake is critical to the anti-tumor activities of killer T cells, the foot soldiers of the immune system. more
Creatine serves as a molecular battery to power killer T cells' fight against cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Creatine, the organic acid that is popularly taken as a supplement by athletes and bodybuilders, serves as a molecular battery... more
Oncology pharmacists play a major role in treating cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center like Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the only such designated center in the state, is... more
Researchers identify compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells has been identified, raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity. more
A compound effective to chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs) has been identified, raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity. more
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and IAEA team up to combat childhood cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The International Atomic Energy Agency and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are joining forces to combat childhood cancers in developing countries, where... more
Researchers develop new cheap method to identify aggressive tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed a new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumors that tend to be very aggressive, and therefore need to be treated... more
Researchers uncover novel molecular clues for tumor aggression in neurofibromatosis type 1  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report that their study of tumor samples from people with the rare genetic syndrome neurofibromatosis type... more
Vaping propylene glycol and vegetable glycerine may lead to lung inflammation  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers have found that using e-cigarettes with the e-liquid refills containing propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerine (VG) may lead to inflammation of the lungs over... more
Targeted therapy to help children with deadly nerve cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have identified a targeted therapy for adolescent patients with neuroblastoma, a deadly pediatric nerve cancer, who would otherwise have no treatment options, according to a new study. more
Newly established Precision Immunotherapy Clinic matches cancer patients to latest treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A third occurrence of colon cancer and a failed immunotherapy clinical trial left Gordon Levine confined to a wheelchair with large tumors in his right hip... more
Yale scientists build powerful genomic research platform to study cervical cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Yale Cancer Center scientists have built a powerful genomic research platform to study cervical cancer, a disease that often is untreatable if it progresses after surgery... more
Adding plant-based compound to gene therapy could improve treatment outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Gene therapy has broadened the treatment possibilities for those with immune system deficiencies and blood-based conditions, such as sickle cell anemia and leukemia. more
Medical News Today: ¿Puede el dolor de cuello ser un signo de algo grave?  MNT · 6 days
El dolor de cuello puede ocurrir en el lado derecho. La mayoría de las causas son benignas, como dormir en... more
Combination of AI tool and radiologists identifies breast cancer with 90% accuracy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
An artificial intelligence tool--trained on roughly a million screening mammography images--identified breast cancer with approximately 90 percent accuracy when combined with analysis by radiologists,... more
A simpler way to make some medicines  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Organic chemists have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs -- including one most commonly used to... more
Chemists find new way to synthesize most common molecule arrangement in medicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that... more
Chemists find new way of creating the building blocks of many drugs  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that... more
Researchers obtain 3D structural snapshots of key regulator of cell biology  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Some of the greatest insights into cancer and how to treat it come when basic scientists and cancer biologists and clinicians collaborate. more
MD Anderson and Varian announce strategic collaboration to optimize radiation oncology treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Varian today announced a new strategic collaboration to develop an integrated software platform to streamline... more
Wistar receives major NIH grant to advance research on new melanoma targeted therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The Wistar Institute and collaborating institutions have received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to further research on new... more
Researchers identify targeted therapy for adolescent patients with neuroblastoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Mount Sinai researchers have identified a targeted therapy for adolescent patients with neuroblastoma, a deadly pediatric nerve cancer, who would otherwise have no treatment options, according to a study published... more
New insights into the structure and function of Cdc34, a target for cancer therapeutics  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers report they have obtained 3D structural snapshots of Cdc34 in action. Cdc34 is an enzyme important for cell cycle... more
Improving health insurance literacy may help minimize financial hardship among cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new American Cancer Society study links health insurance literacy with medical financial hardship as well as non-medical financial sacrifices among adult cancer survivors... more
Even short-term 'vaping' causes inflammation in non-smokers  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
E-cigarette use is rising at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers, and new research data suggests that even short-term e-cig use can cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults. Inflammation from smoking is an... more
Financial hardship in cancer: The role of health insurance literacy  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study links health insurance literacy with medical financial hardship as well as non-medical financial sacrifices among adult cancer survivors in the United States. more
Mice with hyper-long telomeres live longer in better health, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A chance finding ten years ago led to the creation by researchers of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre of the first mice born with much... more
Digital breast tomosynthesis increases cancer detection over full-field mammography  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new article compares cancer detection rates (CDR) for screening digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) versus full-field digital mammography (FFDM). Researchers found that DBT results in 'significantly increased CDR' -- irrespective... more
Exercise guidelines for cancer survivors  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there's growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. But how much, and what type of exercise, is needed? more
Beyond Mutation: Cause of drug resistance in a type of intestinal tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers clarify mechanisms that allow hard-to-treat cancers to develop, and have identified strategies that could lead to new therapies. more
Researchers obtain the first mice born with hyper-long telomeres  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A chance finding 10 years ago led to the creation by researchers of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) of the first mice born with much longer telomeres than... more
Oregon State University awarded $8.8 million to make cancer research data more accessible  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Oregon State University has been awarded $8.8 million to help lead a 3½-year effort to make the volumes of data arising from... more
New guidance from oncology experts recommends tailored exercise prescriptions  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
New guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an "exercise prescription" by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower... more
Study: High levels of circ E7 is a positive prognostic marker in anal squamous cell carcinoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
High levels of circ E7 by quantitative RT-PCR predicted improved overall survival in ASCC and analysis... more
UChicago helps lead $8.8 million effort to make cancer research data more accessible and useful  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The University of Chicago will help lead an $8.8 million effort to make the vast quantity of cancer... more
Fluorescent tags help diagnose and monitor brain gliomas more effectively  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A new study published online in the journal eBioMedicine on October 15, 2019, describes the use of an orally ingested agent called 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) to confirm the... more
Study shows why fatty liver disease contributes to increase in liver cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Fatty liver disease is contributing to an increase in liver cancer and basic scientists at The University of Texas Health Science at Houston have... more
Study represents a major step in seeking alternative cancer treatments for non-responders  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Research led by VHIO's Alena Gros signposts a new, less invasive approach to identify killer T lymphocytes in patients with gastrointestinal tumors with low... more
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve self-reported symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy against cancer in the pelvic region, a study shows. After 30-40 sessions in a hyperbaric chamber, many... more
Epigenetic changes can lead to development of GISTs, other cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Most cases of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), a type of soft-tissue cancer (sarcoma), are caused by mutations in genes that can be effectively targeted with drugs that inhibit... more
New recommendations outline specific 'exercise prescriptions' for cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A recent review of research, conducted by an international group of experts led by the University of British Columbia, has resulted in the development of new exercise guidelines for cancer... more
Scientists harness the power of immune system to test novel cancer treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The field of immunotherapy has revolutionized the way people with incurable cancers are treated, saving the lives of many people whose disease would have... more
Cryo-electron microscopy structure and analysis of the P-Rex1-G{beta}{gamma} signaling scaffold  Science Magazine · 7 days
PIP3-dependent Rac exchanger 1 (P-Rex1) is activated downstream of G protein–coupled receptors to promote neutrophil migration and metastasis. The structure of more than half of the enzyme and... more
Study unveils the intricate way two proteins interact to promote cell movement, metastasis  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
When cells in our bodies need to move—to attack an infection or heal a wound, for example—cellular proteins send and receive a... more
New marker for tumor aggression in neurofibromatosis type 1  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A new study of tumor samples from people with the rare genetic syndrome neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) has uncovered novel molecular clues about which tumors are most likely to be... more
Pioneering cell therapies for non-responders to current immunotherapies  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
New research signposts a new, less invasive approach to identify killer T lymphocytes in patients with gastrointestinal tumors with low mutational burden who are refractory to approved immune-based treatments. more
Oxygen in hyperbaric chamber provides relief after radiotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can relieve self-reported symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy against cancer in the pelvic region, a study shows. After 30-40 sessions in a hyperbaric chamber, many patients experienced reductions... more
Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The Cancer Atlas, 3rd edition, a comprehensive global overview of cancer around the globe, concludes that progress in the fight... more
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