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Who Might Benefit from Immunotherapy?

WHO MIGHT BENEFIT FROM IMMUNOTHERAPY?

While immunotherapy has made a big impact on cancer treatment, the fact remains that only about a quarter of patients respond to these...

Genes Susceptible In Lynch Syndrome May Also Pose Breast Cancer Risk

GENES SUSCEPTIBLE IN LYNCH SYNDROME MAY ALSO POSE BREAST CANCER RISK

MSH6andPMS2 genes susceptible in lynch syndrome may be associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, finds a new study.

 
 
 
Russo's New York Pizzeria Kicks Off Fundraiser for Life-Saving Cancer Research

RUSSO'S NEW YORK PIZZERIA KICKS OFF FUNDRAISER FOR LIFE-SAVING CANCER RESEARCH

Authentic New York-style Pizza Restaurant Launches Brand-wide Fundraising Campaign to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Houston,...

Holy Grail of cancer treatments is found

HOLY GRAIL OF CANCER TREATMENTS IS FOUND

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University in the US have developed a test that screens for eight common forms of cancer and helps identify...

 
 
 
One Liquid Biopsy - Screening for Many Types of Cancer

ONE LIQUID BIOPSY - SCREENING FOR MANY TYPES OF CANCER

Single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and identifies the location of the cancer has been developed at Johns...

The chemical death of cancer cells creates inflammation, which feeds cancer growth: Yet another study links chemotherapy to the SPREAD of cancer

THE CHEMICAL DEATH OF CANCER CELLS CREATES INFLAMMATION, WHICH FEEDS CANCER GROWTH: YET ANOTHER STUDY LINKS CHEMOTHERAPY TO THE SPREAD OF CANCER

Chemotherapy is no walk in the park, yet many people subject themselves to its unpleasant effects in hopes of healing their cancer....

 
 
 
Katherine Ferrara Receives Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal

KATHERINE FERRARA RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED ENGINEERING ALUMNI MEDAL

DAVIS, Calif. Jan 18, 2018. The UC Davis College of Engineering will present Katherine Ferrara a 2017 Distingushed Engineering Alumni...

9-Year-Old Boy With Cancer Fought Long Enough to Meet His Baby Sister Before Passing

9-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH CANCER FOUGHT LONG ENOUGH TO MEET HIS BABY SISTER BEFORE PASSING

Bailey Cooper, a 9-year-old boy who was told he only had a few days or weeks to live after cancer had spread throughout his whole body,...

 
 
 
Cancer drug in development stops the disease in its tracks

CANCER DRUG IN DEVELOPMENT STOPS THE DISEASE IN ITS TRACKS

Researchers from throughout Europe, including Uppsala University, found the unnamed drug does this by binding to the membrane of rapidly...

'Concussion is a red herring' for CTE

'CONCUSSION IS A RED HERRING' FOR CTE

Boston University's new study shows concussions are to CTE what a cough is to lung cancer. A cough does not predict lung cancer, and...

 
 
 
Simple, Swallowable Test for Early Detection of Barrett's Esophagus

SIMPLE, SWALLOWABLE TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION OF BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS

Rapid, minimally invasive and cost-effective swallowable balloon device , can now be used to identify cancer of the esophagus.

Blood Cancer Precursor may Increase the Risk of Cancer Even after 30 Years

BLOOD CANCER PRECURSOR MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF CANCER EVEN AFTER 30 YEARS

Patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance are at a risk of developing into multiple myeloma or a similar disorder.

 
 
 
$1.2 billion startup Flatiron Health is leaving the Flatiron neighborhood behind as it amps up its cancer technology

$1.2 BILLION STARTUP FLATIRON HEALTH IS LEAVING THE FLATIRON NEIGHBORHOOD BEHIND AS IT AMPS UP ITS CANCER TECHNOLOGY

Saskia Uppenkamp Flatiron Health will be leaving the Flatiron neighborhood in New York in spring 2018. The $1.2 billion company is...

A New Gene HSD17B4 Might Just be Enough to Ward Off Prostate Cancer

A NEW GENE HSD17B4 MIGHT JUST BE ENOUGH TO WARD OFF PROSTATE CANCER

New research finds a new gene variant - HSD17B4 linked to advanced prostate cancer.

 
 
 
Dentists may soon start asking about your sex life

DENTISTS MAY SOON START ASKING ABOUT YOUR SEX LIFE

New research from the ‎University of South Florida College of Public Health say dentists should help reduce the rate of oral cancers...

Severe gum disease could lead to cancer

SEVERE GUM DISEASE COULD LEAD TO CANCER

The bacteria responsible for periodontitis, which can be killed through brushing teeth, also play a role in pancreatic cancer, according...

 
 
 
Broccoli Sprouts: One of Nature's Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

BROCCOLI SPROUTS: ONE OF NATURE'S TOP CANCER-FIGHTING FOODS

Sometimes, powerful world-changers come in small packages. Believe it or not, this is very true for broccoli sprouts, the precursor...

AMPLIFYING AND BROADENING THE CYTOTOXIC PROFILE OF QUERCETIN IN CANCER CELL LINES THROUGH BIOCONJUGATION

Abstract Quercetin is a flavonoid presenting cytotoxicity against different cancer cell lines. We hypothesized that its core could...

 
 
 
Changes in Fat Metabolism may Initiate Metastasis in Prostate Cancer

CHANGES IN FAT METABOLISM MAY INITIATE METASTASIS IN PROSTATE CANCER

Metastasis of prostate cancer may now be initiated by changes in fat metabolism. The interplay between the genes and environment of...

DICER: AN R PACKAGE FOR CLASS DISCOVERY USING AN ENSEMBLE DRIVEN APPROACH

Given a set of features, researchers are often interested in partitioning objects into homogeneous clusters. In health research, cancer...