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lung cancer may go undetected in kidney cancer patients




image: (l to r): dr. james brugarolas, dr. isaac bowman, dr. ivan pedrosa, and dr. payal kapur studied lung cancer tumors in kidney cancer patients. view more credit: ut southwesterndallas - march 7, 2017 - could lung cancer be hiding in kidney cancer patients? researchers with the harold c. simmon...



soy may help breast cancer patients to live longer




maximilian stock ltd.—getty imagesthere is perhaps no more complicated and fraught connection between cancer and food than the one between breast cancer and soy.when studies first revealed that women in asian countries who eat a significant amount of soy daily were less likely to die of breast can...



soy food consumption linked to prolonged survival in some breast cancer patients




new research indicates that dietary soy products are safe and even beneficial for women diagnosed with breast cancer. published early online in cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the american cancer society, the findings may help resolve controversies over soy's potential link to breast cancer outco...



city of hope researchers discover how breast cancer spreads to the brain




duarte, calif. -- ninety percent of cancer deaths are from cancer spread. breast cancer patients, for example, typically do not die because cancer returns in their breast, they die because it spreads to other parts of their body. the most dangerous of which is the brain. approximately 40 percent of ...



two migration proteins boost predictive value of pancreatic cancer biomarker




image: this is ann killary, ph.d. view more credit: md anderson cancer centeradding two blood-borne proteins associated with cancer cell migration increases the predictive ability of the current biomarker for pancreatic cancer to detect early stage disease, a research team from the university of te...



study finds not all women get appropriate care for cervical cancer




image: this is shitanshu uppal, mbbs. view more credit: michigan medicineann arbor, michigan -- women with locally advanced cervical cancer whose treatment follows national guidelines for care have better survival, regardless of race, ethnicity or stage of cancer. but fewer than three out of five w...



scientists stimulate immune system, stop cancer growth




a chemical found in tumors may help stop tumor growth, according to a new study.researchers at the university of illinois at chicago report that increasing expression of a chemical cytokine called light in mice with colon cancer activated the immune system's natural cancer-killing t-cells and caused...



no, cellphones don’t cause cancer. probably




this is the first entry in our new series is that a thing, in which we explore tech's biggest myths, misconceptions, and---every so often---actual truths. the post no, cellphones don't cause cancer. probably appeared first on wired.



a better way to measure the stiffness of cancer cells




biomedical engineers at duke university have discovered a way to detect signs of cancer on a cell-by-cell basis using two lasers and a camera.



thyroid cancer patients opting for non-intervention report lack of support




image: dartmouth institute associate professor louise davies recently led a study which examined the experiences of patients who opted not to intervene after receiving a diagnosis of thyroid cancer, despite the... view more credit: the dartmouth institutepatients who choose not to intervene after a...



lifestyle choices condition colon and rectal cancer risk more than genetics




image: dr. moreno's team. view more credit: idibellresearchers of the colorectal cancer research group of bellvitge biomedical research institute (idibell), led by dr. víctor moreno, and linked to the catalan institute of oncology (ico), the university of barcelona (ub) and the epidemiology and pu...



fluciclovine pet/ct improves radiotherapy targeting for recurrent prostate cance




image: ctvpost (red) = ctvpre (yellow) union ctvpet (pink). also shown (upper right corner) are the pre (square) vs post (triangle) dose volume histograms for ptv1, ptv2, rectum, bladder, and penile... view more credit: ashesh b. jani, md, and david schuster, md, emory university.reston, va. (march...



newly discovered vulnerability in an aggressive breast cancer provides therapeut




triple-negative breast cancer quickly becomes resistant to current therapies, leaving patients no therapeutic options. bidmc researchers discovered that tnbc cells increase production of pyrimidine nucleotides in response to traditional chemotherapy. discovery represents a vulnerability that can be ...



a vulnerability in triple-negative breast cancer could improve treatment outcome




image: alex toker is an investigator at the ludwig center at harvard. view more credit: ludwig cancer researchmarch 2, 2017, new york -- a team of researchers led by alex toker of the ludwig center at harvard has discovered a metabolic weakness in triple-negative breast cancer (tnbc) cells that may...



women at high risk for breast cancer more likely to get mri when informed direct




a study published in the journal health communications shows that women at high risk for breast cancer who received a letter informing them of their options for additional imaging with contrast-enhanced mri of the breast (in addition to a letter sent to their primary care physician) were more likely...



fdg pet/ct found useful in certain lung cancer patients




leesburg, va, march 1, 2017-- fdg pet/ct is a valuable imaging tool for treatment assessment of patients with lung cancer, though systematic evidence for its comparative effectiveness with conventional imaging, such as chest ct, is still evolving. authors of the study titled "the value of fdg pet/ct...



antioxidants and lung cancer risk




an epidemiological study published in frontiers in oncology suggests that a diet high in carotenoids and vitamin c may protect against lung cancer. the study authors found that vitamin c appears to reduce the risk of lung cancer in heavy smokers while beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthi...



former vice president joe biden to speak at sxsw




former vice president joe biden has been added to the lineup of speakers at sxsw, festival organizers announced monday morning.biden will attend the annual tech, film and music confab to outline his plans for a new cancer initiative, his follow-up to the work he did while in office via the white hou...



mammography trends show improved cancer detection, more biopsies




image: distribution of diagnostic mammography imaging performance metrics by radiologist (a) cancer detection rate, (b) abnormal interpretation rate, (c) ppv2, (d) ppv3, (e) sensitivity, and (f) specificity. dashed lines indicate location... view more credit: radiological society of north americaoa...



study identifies common gene variants associated with gallbladder cancer




by comparing the genetic code of gallbladder cancer patients with those of healthy volunteers at nearly 700,000 different locations in the genome, researchers say they have found several gene variants which may predispose individuals to develop the disease.the findings, published march 5 in the lanc...



breast cancer survivor on aca repeal: 'it's dehumanizing'




jump to navigationsharetweetemailsaveembedall in with chris hayes 02/27/17 obamacare beneficiary xeni jardin, who had access to treatment for breast cancer through the affordable care act, says, 'it's not ok to turn cancer into a political football.' descriptionlimit"> ...moreduration: {{video.durat...



poor adolescent, early adult diet associated with increased risk for premenopaus




bottom line: women who consumed a diet as adolescents or young adults associated with chronic inflammation had a higher risk for premenopausal breast cancer compared with those whose adolescent and early adulthood diet was not associated with chronic inflammationjournal in which the study was publis...



tanning devices cost us healthcare $343 million a year




tanning devices cost the us $343.1 million a year in medical costs because of the skin cancers their use is associated with, according to a new study published in the journal of cancer policy. in a new study, dr. hugh waters and his colleagues from the university of north carolina established how pr...



two clovis shareholders accuse cancer drug maker of violating fda rules




patrick mahaffy, president and chief executive officer at clovis oncology in boulder june 1, 2010. (kathryn scott osler / the denver post)two shareholders of clovis oncology (nasdaq: clvs) are accusing the boulder company of regulatory violations during clinical trials for its failed lung cancer dru...



new structural studies reveal workings of a molecular pump that ejects cancer dr




sometimes cells resist medication by spitting it back out. cancer cells, in particular, have a reputation for defiantly expelling the chemotherapy drugs meant to kill them. researchers at the rockefeller university have shed new light on a molecular pump that makes this possible, by determining its ...