The protein galectin-1 has been identified as a possible therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer; new research has demonstrated that inhibiting this protein in mice with pancreatic cancer increased survival by 20%.
Lung cancer patients could receive more precise treatment, and their progress could be better tracked by using a new high-tech method of non-invasive medical imaging analysis, according to a new study.
Many bloggers who post recipes for do-it-yourself sunscreen claim that commercial products contain harsh chemicals that could be as bad, or worse, than using nothing. However, dermatologists are warning people that DIY recipes cannot guarantee broadband protection or ensure that the SPF is high enough.
Researchers investigating the distribution of trace elements in the tissue of bone tumors found that tumor tissue contains higher concentrations of trace elements, which could be a starting point in the development of targeted therapies for bone cancer.
A research team from Japan found that 16-core biopsy has a slightly higher detection rate than 12-core biopsy.
For pediatric patients with advanced cancer, parent-provider concordance is poor regarding prognosis and goals of care, according to a study.
An increase in incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in Hispanic adolescents and young adults in the United States has been observed.
The furanocoumarins in grapefruits interact with some medications—does eating a grapefruit allow for lower drug dosages?
Cell phone emit radiation that can be absorbed by human tissue; however, that does not mean that cell phones can cause cancer. An important factor is that cell phone emit non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation—the kind of radiation emitted by microwave—not ionizing radiation—the kind that comes from x-rays.
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