A team has reported the first successful use of a targeted therapy drug to treat a patient with a debilitating, recurrent brain tumor.
High levels of vitamin C kill certain kinds of colorectal cancers in cell cultures and mice, according to a new study. The findings suggest that scientists could one day harness vitamin C to develop targeted treatments.
American College of Radiology (ACR) Releases Updated Appropriateness Criteria, Including 3 New Criteria
American College of Radiology updated its Appropriateness Criteria for 19 topics, including 3 new criteria. These guidelines assist clinicians in the most efficacious use of radiology.
Immunotherapy treatments have proven successful in treating some patients with cancer; however, most patients do not respond. A new study reveals molecular changes within the tumor prevent immunotherapy drugs from killing off the cancer.
A new study has found an additional mechanism explaining how EGFR, a molecule long linked to cancer progression appears, to seed the body with metastatic cells long before doctors would typically detect a primary tumor.
A radiotherapeutic bandage is being evaluated by researchers for efficacy against squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in an animal model. Their results could confirm the viability of a new and improved strategy for the radiotherapeutic treatment of skin cancer in the clinic.
A large international study shows that breastfeeding is associated with a lower risk of developing hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer. This breastfeeding meta-analysis shows the risk was reduced by up to 20% in women who breastfed.
Certain drugs currently used to treat breast, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers could also be used to treat certain gastric cancers with a particular genomic molecular fingerprint.
Among more than 1500 adults who underwent cardiac surgery, those who were divorced, separated, or widowed were more likely to have died or develop a new functional disability after the surgery compared with the married participants.
Inherited Gene Variation Linked to an Increased Risk of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
Researchers studying two generations of a family affected by pediatric ALL identified an inherited variation in the ETV6 gene that is associated with an increased risk of developing the disease.
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- Gut Bacteria Can Dramatically Amplify Cancer Immunotherapy
- Breastfeeding Associated With A Reduced Risk of Aggressive Breast Cancer
- Hospitals Should Enact Bereavement Programs, Researchers Urge
- Physical Activity Communications Should be Part of Oncology Care Clinic Visits With Patients
- Communication Practices of Many US Physicians May Be Discouraging HPV Vaccination
- Navigation Program Tackles Cancer Care on Two Fronts
- Liquid Biopsy of Cerebrospinal Fluid More Effective in Managing Brain Tumors
- Nivolumab Indications Extended to Include Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
- S-1 as First-line Chemo for HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Nanoliposomal Irinotecan Extends Survival in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
- Blood Test Identifies Mutations Behind Drug Resistance in Patients Taking Antiandrogen for Prostate Cancer
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