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Hormone loss could be involved in colon cancer

Evidence now suggests that human colon cells may become cancerous when they lose the ability to produce a specific hormone. For patients with colon cancer, replacing the hormone guanylin might prevent cancer development.

Challenges exist in treating HPV oropharyngeal cancer patients

Challenges exist in treating HPV oropharyngeal cancer patients

Mixed views have been expressed in relation to explaining the causal role of HPV in oropharyngeal cancer.

Fertility preservation research project seeks to serve young boys with cancer

Young men who have a high risk of becoming sterile the option to bank a small piece of testicular tissue prior to cancer treatment.

Factors contributing to pancreatic cancer identified

New research that provides a better understanding of pancreatic cancer may help identify those people at increased risk.

Education program helps with side effects of ovary removal for cancer prevention

Many women are having ovary-removing surgery as a cancer prevention measure, but many are often unaware of the possible side effects of the procedure.

Views on Affordable Care Act split by political affiliation

Views on Affordable Care Act split by political affiliation

Health care is third most important issue to Americans in fall elections, according to polls

Blocking STAT3 may increase antitumor immune response

Blocking STAT3 in cells of the immune system actually leads to increased antitumor immunity, according to new research.

Studies find cancer medicines may cure facilities' bottom line as well as patients' cancer

Studies examined oral cancer drug spending and the effectiveness of the federal 340B program.

Poor staging linked to mortality in bladder cancer

Poor staging linked to mortality in bladder cancer

In cases of bladder cancer, omission of muscle in specimen or its mention in pathology report is linked to increased mortality.

Adopting multiple healthy behaviors reduces risk of colorectal cancer

Adoption of five key healthy behaviors is linked with a reduction in the risk of developing bowel cancer.

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ASCO: Coping strategies typically employed for cancer-related financial distress

Most patients use lifestyle-altering strategies and about 40 percent adopt a care-altering strategy to manage financial distress associated with their cancer care.

Companion diagnostic test improves detection of BRCA mutations in patients with ovarian cancer

The Tumor BRACAnalysis CDx companion diagnostic test boosted the detection of cancer-causing BRCA1/2 mutations in women with ovarian cancer by over 40 percent.

Gigapixel camera provides resolution and whole-body imaging for taking a "skin cancer selfie"

A gigapixel camera that takes high-resolution snapshots of the entire body could prove to be a new tool for whole-body skin cancer screening.

Outcomes in nonsquamous lung cancer comparable with docetaxel or pemetrexed

The first direct comparison of treating nonsquamous lung cancer with either pemetrexed or docetaxel in addition to cisplatin has shown that the two combinations achieve similar progression-free survival.

Pertuzumab adds survival benefit for HER2-positive breast cancer

Patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has metastasized demonstrate longer survival outcomes if treated with a combination of pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and chemotherapy.

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