Receptors that mediate activity of the female sex hormones (estrogen and progesterone) interact with DNA to control the growth of a large majority of breast cancers, research indicates.
Results of blood tests to detect DNA shed from tumors were found to predict cancer recurrence far earlier than standard imaging methods.
The protein keratin 17 is not just a biomarker for the disease, but may play a larger role in tumor growth.
A simple protein may enable cancer cells to endure the rigors encountered during metastasis.
Multiple myeloma uses a trick akin to a wolf in sheep's clothing to grow in and spread to new bone sites.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and near-infrared spectral tomography (NIRST) is feasible and more accurate than MRI alone
A single molecule appears to be the central regulator driving metastasis in prostate cancer.
An online registry that matches women with research studies and clinical trials enrolled study participants more quickly.
Tumors can leverage glucose and acetate to resist targeted therapies directed at specific cellular molecules.
Combining chemotherapy with new drugs that target a protein that helps cancer cells withstand chemotherapy could improve treatment.
- Arthritis drug shows potential for blood cancer treatment
- In breast cancer survivors, lidocaine may relieve pain during intercourse
- Certain nutrients may fuel cancer therapy resistance
- Multiple myeloma uses "wolf in sheep's clothing" tactic to avoid immune response in bone
- Likelihood of lung cancer screening update
- Missed diagnostic testing has negative impact on lung cancer treatment
- Veterans returning from Iraq, Afghanistan may have increased risk of skin cancer
- Certain patients with germ cell cancer should receive life-long follow-up
- Chemo testicular nonseminoma may increase risk of short-term CVD death
- Progesterone may improve breast cancer survival rates
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