Cancer
Why plants don't die from cancer  PHYS.ORG · 33 minutes
Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name, caused thousands of cancers, turned a once populous... more
Adult survivors of pediatric brain tumors may experience cognitive, socioeconomic burdens  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Survivors of childhood brain tumors who received radiotherapy and were very young at the time of diagnosis may experience cognitive and socioeconomic burdens decades after treatment,... more
New chemoimmunotherapy regimen for aggressive form of lymphoma gets FDA approval  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A cancer therapy based on the work of Ben Seon, PhD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... more
Researchers estimate the prevalence of chronic pain among cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the rate in the general population, according to a study published by Mount... more
Study identifies proteins that interact with processes regulating gene p53  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have discovered that the loss of a protein called DBC1 in breast cancer cells leads to the dysregulation of normal anti-cancer functions,... more
MSK receives approval for new molecular assay from New York State Department of Health  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center announced that the New York State Department of Health has issued an approval for a... more
Elite group of immune cells plays key role in fighting tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Immunotherapies hold promise as a way to prompt a patient's own immune system to fight cancer cells. Yet immunotherapies only work in about 30 percent of... more
Study calls for more aggressive treatments to improve 5-year survival in glioblastoma patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Despite improvements in median and short-term survival rates for patients with glioblastoma, the most common brain tumor in adults, the percentage of... more
More than 5 million cancer survivors experience chronic pain, twice the rate of the general population  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the... more
Could an Injection of Dead Cells Help Fight Cancer?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Dead cells in the body don't sound very useful, but they might provide a new way to fight cancer, a new study in animals suggests. more
Intratumoral activation of the necroptotic pathway components RIPK1 and RIPK3 potentiates antitumor immunity  Science Magazine · 3 days
Although the signaling events that induce different forms of programmed cell death are well defined, the subsequent immune responses to dying cells... more
Study reveals genetic signature of failed immune response to cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Our immune system is programmed to destroy cancer cells. Sometimes it has trouble slowing disease progression because it doesn't act quickly or strongly enough. more
New study points out simple problem with existing model of cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The saying "God doesn't play dice" is meant to suggest that nothing happens by chance. On the other hand, cancer seems like the ultimate happenstance: Don't... more
Timed release of curcumin inhibits cancer cell growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A Washington State University research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy... more
Chemotherapy can wreak havoc on the heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cheryl Krafft was diagnosed with an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and was put on a very high-powered chemotherapy regimen to rid her body of the cancer. What she was not counting on was... more
More insights into transport protein used by cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Certain cancer cells depend on exporting the metabolite lactate, which accumulates during the generation on energy. Lactate plays an important role in many biochemical and cellular processes. more
Researchers report new way for creating tracers used with medical imaging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In an advance for medical imaging, scientists from University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a method for creating radioactive tracers to better... more
Targeted therapies benefit many elderly patients with metastatic kidney cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Many elderly patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma-who are often underrepresented in clinical trials to treat the kidney cancer-are seeing overall survival benefits from treatment with targeted therapies,... more
New genetic marker linked to higher risk of premenopausal breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
University of Alberta researchers have added a new genetic marker to the breast cancer map, helping to expand the list of genetic mutations clinicians can watch... more
Curing cancer: easy politics, difficult science  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
President Donald Trump made a new promise if voters grant him a second term: "We will come up with the cures to many, many problems, to many, many diseases, including cancer." more
Study reveals link between WTC dust and prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
World Trade Center responders with prostate cancer showed signs that exposure to dust from the World Trade Center site had activated chronic inflammation in their prostates, which may have contributed... more
Researchers invent graphene-based biosensor to detect stomach-cancer causing bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Biosensors are currently used in healthcare to monitor blood glucose; however, they also have the potential to detect bacteria. more
Sugars that coat proteins are a possible drug target for pancreatitis  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
CA19-9 is a complex sugar structure that coats proteins. Elevated levels of CA19-9 was found to cause inflammation in the pancreas in mice and promote rapid... more
Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers discovered a method for creating radioactive tracers to better track pharmaceuticals in the body as well as image diseases, such as cancer, and other medical... more
The glycan CA19-9 promotes pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer in mice  Science Magazine · 4 days
Glycosylation alterations are indicative of tissue inflammation and neoplasia, but whether these alterations contribute to disease pathogenesis is largely unknown. To study the role of glycan changes in... more
Medical News Today: Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk  MNT · 4 days
A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in... more
Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk  MNT · 4 days
A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U.S. more
Medical News Today: Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer?  MNT · 4 days
New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it... more
Timed release of turmeric stops cancer cell growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy bone cells. more
Using graphene and tiny droplets to detect stomach-cancer causing bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A research team has used graphene and microfluidics to identify stomach-cancer causing bacteria by detecting chemical reactions of the bacteria at the surface of the biosensor. The sensor... more
Study emphasizes need for more aggressive treatments for glioblastoma patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Despite improvements in median and short-term survival rates for patients with glioblastoma, the most common brain tumor in adults, the percentage of patients achieving five-year survival remains low,... more
Cancer test, plastic recycling win Europe inventor awards  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A diagnostic tool to assess the risk of a cancer relapse, machines for plastic recycling, an alternative to toxic ship paint— all were among the inventions honoured at the European Inventor Awards... more
Using graphene and tiny droplets to detect stomach-cancer causing bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Biosensors are currently used in healthcare to monitor blood glucose; however, they also have the potential to detect bacteria. Researchers at Osaka University have invented a new biosensor... more
New blood test offers more precise diagnostics of ovarian cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The majority of women who undergo surgery for suspected ovarian cancer do not have cancer. A novel blood test developed by researchers at Uppsala University and the Sahlgrenska... more
Using graphene and tiny droplets to detect stomach-cancer causing bacteria  nanowerk · 4 days
Scientists have invented a new biosensor using graphene to detect bacteria such as those that attack the stomach lining and that have been linked to stomach cancer. When... more
Study finds link between poor oral health and increased risk of liver cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer, new research... more
Medical News Today: Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths?  MNT · 4 days
A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer. more
Researchers highlight need for ethnic and ancestral diversity in large-scale genomic studies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new multicenter analysis led by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and other... more
Research findings lead to new clinical trial for people with myelofibrosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah (U of U) discovered in laboratory studies that an experimental drug called selinexor may block a... more
Study reveals potential consequences of limiting ovarian cancer surgery to high-volume hospitals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Limiting ovarian cancer surgery to high-volume hospitals could improve survival but may also reduce access for many rural and underserved patients, a new study... more
Cancer patients taking statin medication has lower risk of suffering a stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk of suffering a stroke, and... more
Invasive cervical cancer rates are high among women with HIV in South Africa, Latin America  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new International Journal of Cancer study indicates that rates of invasive cervical cancer are particularly high in... more
Deep sedation does not improve colonoscopy quality compared to moderate sedation  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States and colonoscopy is the most-used screening tool to detect it. more
Epithelial-type systemic breast carcinoma cells with a restricted mesenchymal transition are a major source of metastasis  Science Magazine · 5 days
Carcinoma cells undergo epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT); however, contributions of EMT heterogeneity to disease progression remain a... more
This body-on-a-chip mimics how organs and cancer cells react to drugs  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
The multiorgan system could help test new and existing drugs for effectiveness and unwanted side effects. more
[Editors' Choice] Coaxing cancer control by modulating COX-2  Science Magazine · 5 days
Mouse models of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma respond to immunotherapy when given in combination with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor celecoxib. more
[Research Articles] Multi-organ system for the evaluation of efficacy and off-target toxicity of anticancer therapeutics  Science Magazine · 5 days
A pumpless, reconfigurable, multi-organ–on–a–chip system containing recirculating serum-free medium can be used to predict preclinical on-target efficacy, metabolic... more
Medical News Today: How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer  MNT · 5 days
Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows. more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Sigma receptors are proteins found mainly on the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Men who eat yogurt twice a week are less likely to develop bowel cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Eating two or more servings of yogurt (over 245g) per week can reduce the risk of men developing pre-cancerous growths... more
Revolutionary cancer drugs that target any tumor to be fast-tracked into hospitals by NHS  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Patients in England could be some of the first in the world to be treated with revolutionary cancer drugs that... more
Medical News Today: Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?'  MNT · 5 days
In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel... more
New chief medical officer appointed for Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Professor Peter Johnson will be the new chief medical officer for Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development, it was announced today... more
Alcohol Boosts the Risk of Breast Cancer. Many Women Have No Idea.  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Drinking alcohol is known to raise women's risk of developing breast cancer, but many women aren't aware of this link. more
Novel microfluidic device captures and isolates circulating tumor cell clusters  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Cancer touches nearly everyone in one way or another, and regrettably, it will claim another 600,000 lives in the U.S. in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society.... more
Researchers find possible counterpunch to drug resistance of melanoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. more
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at greater risk for developing heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. more
Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A growing body of evidence suggests that traditional cancer treatments can paradoxically promote new tumor growth. more
Study shows how methods limited to physics can be of great use in cancer research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new study on the behavior of water in cancer cells shows how methods usually limited to physics... more
Study links high number of copies of chromosomal region to chemotherapeutic drug resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, with the participation of collaborators from the Baylor College of Medicine and the University Institute... more
Researchers discover redundancies in immune cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at ETH Zurich have discovered redundancies in the biochemical signaling pathways of immune cells. This finding has important implications for advances in cancer immunotherapy, among other areas. more
Henry Ford Cancer Institute treats its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Henry Ford Cancer Institute has treated its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy, an approach that uses engineered cells from a patient's immune system... more
Yogurt may help to lower pre-cancerous bowel growth risk in men  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths (adenomas) which precede the development of bowel... more
Microfluidics device captures circulating cancer cell clusters  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
About 90% of cancer deaths are due to metastases, when tumors spread to other vital organs, and a research group recently realized that it's not individual cells but rather distinct clusters of cancer cells... more
Survivors of breast cancer face increased risk of heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Thanks to advanced medical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer today will likely survive the disease. However, some treatment options put these women at greater risk for a... more
An ounce of prevention: Preoperative management of inflammation may stave off cancer recurrences  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Administering anti-inflammatory treatments that prevent inflammation as well as proresolution treatments that tamp down the body's inflammatory response to surgery or chemotherapy... more
New methods from material sciences in physics find their way into cancer research  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study on the behavior of water in cancer cells shows how methods usually limited to physics can be of great... more
Molecular switch for 'exhaustion mode' of immune cells discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Tumors and certain viral infections pose a challenge to the human body which the immune system typically fails to hand. In these diseases it switches to hypofunctional state that prevent... more
Immunity: Redundancies in T cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have discovered redundancies in the biochemical signalling pathways of immune cells. This finding has important implications for advances in cancer immunotherapy, among other areas. more
Study links proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause... more
Research links fracking to higher radon levels in Ohio homes  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause of lung cancer in... more
Gold nanoparticle clusters for simultaneous photo-thermal imaging and therapy  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
NUS chemists have found that gold nanoparticle clusters can be used in photo-thermal therapy for imaging and treatment of human prostate cancer. more
Researchers develop promising reconstruction method based on 3D-printed esophageal grafts  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The loss of complete segments of the esophagus often results from treatments for esophageal cancer or congenital abnormalities, and current methods to re-establish continuity are inadequate. more
Duke researchers identify enzyme involved in regulating growth, spread of breast cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Immunotherapies have transformed cancer care, but their successes have been limited for reasons that are both complex and perplexing. more
Gold nanoparticle clusters for simultaneous photo-thermal imaging and therapy  nanowerk · 6 days
Chemists have found that gold nanoparticle clusters can be used in photo-thermal therapy for imaging and treatment of human prostate cancer. more
Three beagles successfully identify lung cancer by scent, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Three beagles successfully showed they are capable of identifying lung cancer by scent, a first step in identifying specific biomarkers for the disease. more
Researchers find way to reinvigorate exhausted immune cells and stop cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The human immune system relies on a delicate balance of finely tuned cell types that keep germs and cancerous cells in check. more
Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers spread to far areas before diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Up to 80% of metastatic colorectal cancers are likely to have spread to distant locations in the body before the original tumor... more
Researchers investigate why many cancer clinical trials fail to enroll enough patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The increasing sophistication of cancer treatments threatens to outpace the ability of health care providers to enroll patients in clinical trials to test those... more
Researchers successfully grow mini-tumors of head and neck cancers to test therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Head and neck cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that often grows back, despite patients undergoing harsh treatments. more
Use of molecular biomarkers shows promise in early detection of endometrial cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The use of molecular biomarkers in minimally invasive sampling opens a promising perspective for the early detection of endometrial cancer. more
Tanning industry uses promos, cheap prices to lure adolescents and young adults, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Everyone knows cigarette smoking causes cancer and as a result, prices and advertising are closely regulated to discourage youth from... more
Poor oral health linked to a 75% increase in liver cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, new research has... more
Cell biology: Preventing drugs from being transported out of the cell  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. The transport proteins, called ABC exporters, are... more
Personalized medicine: Testing therapies on mini-tumors of head and neck cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Head and neck cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that often recurs, despite patients undergoing harsh treatments. Researchers have succeeded in growing mini-tumors (or organoids)... more
Preventing drugs from being transported from cells  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
An international research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. The transport proteins, called ABC exporters, are present, for instance, in the cell membranes... more
Harvard chemists achieve landmark in drug discovery with synthesis of potent anti-cancer agent  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
It's a feat three decades in the making: Harvard University chemists have achieved what a new paper calls a "landmark in drug... more
Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital are taking advantage of a unique phenomenon of nanoparticles to develop a test for early detection of different... more
Researchers develop DNA nanorobots that target breast cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
According to the Mayo Clinic, about 20% of breast cancers make abnormally high levels of a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). more
A 'homing beacon' for cancer drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Killing tumor cells while sparing their normal counterparts is a central challenge of cancer chemotherapy. If scientists could put a “homing beacon” in tumors, they could attract these medicines and reduce side effects caused by the... more
Applying cutting-edge technology to radiotherapy for improving cancer patient outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The impact that cancer has on society cannot be underestimated. Throughout our lives one in two of us will be diagnosed with a form of cancer, with the... more
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