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20.07.2019
19:41 Yahoo ScienceMy Advice for Talking About Your Child s Cancer With Their Healthy Siblings

If one of your kids has been diagnosed with cancer, these tips can help you help your healthy children understand what is happening and process their own emotions.

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14:54 Yahoo.com Business Nowhere to turn : Homeless with cancer, a Louisville man struggles each day to survive

For the homeless living with serious, chronic illnesses, there are few places to turn in Louisville as they deal with true matters of life and death.

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03:00 News-Medical.NetNon-invasive diagnostic method could aid in early detection, monitoring of bladder cancer

This non-invasive diagnostic method could help detect the disease in its earliest stages with a small urine sample.

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19.07.2019
21:22 ScienceDaily.comTransfer of oncogene in colon cancer cells demonstrated

For years, doctors and scientists have known very little about why patients can receive drugs successfully for months, or even years, before developing a drug resistance. Now researchers propose that there is a cellular as well as molecular cause to this phenomenon in colon cancer, with potential application to other similarly aggressive cancers as well.

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21:18 Yahoo ScienceSmokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery

Researchers examined outcomes after "Mohs reconstruction," a procedure to remove a skin cancer lesion. Once the cancer is removed, often from the head or neck, surgeons may close the site using a flap made from surrounding tissue or a graft of skin taken from another area of the body. For the study, researchers examined outcomes for 1,008 patients who had Mohs reconstruction with flaps or grafts, including 128 current smokers and 385 former smokers.

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21:16 Reuters.com HealthSmokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery

(Reuters Health) - Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study suggests.

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20:07 Yahoo ScienceBroken heart syndrome found more commonly in people with cancer, study shows

One in six people with broken heart syndrome had cancer, according to an international study across nine countries, including the U.S. Broken heart syndrome, otherwise known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy or Takotsubo syndrome, is a real phenomenon. Emotional or physical stress causes the heart to stop pumping well.

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19:53 CancerNetwork.comHER2 Heterogeneity Impacts Response Rates in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

A trial presented at ASCO 2019 found HER2 heterogenity can impact response rates to some treatments in HER2-positive breast cancer patients.

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19:42 Yahoo ScienceCancer survivor pays it forward by fundraising for wedding of couple both battling cancer

A woman who survived cancer is now jumping at the chance to do good and support the couple, both battling cancer, through “the most difficult part of their lives.”

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19:19 Yahoo ScienceMother wrongly diagnosed with breast cancer has double mastectomy before doctors realise their mistake

A mother who was wrongly diagnosed with breast cancer underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy before the NHS hospital realised its mistake. Sarah Boyle has been left traumatised after doctors at Royal Stoke University Hospital misdiagnosed her with triple negative breast cancer at the end of 2016. The hospital only recognised the error several months later in July 2017, by which time the 28-year-old had already received several rounds of gruelling treatment and major surgery. The mother of two also had to cope with the knowledge that the breast implants may put her at added risk of developing cancer. Her lawyers said the mistake occurred because a biopsy sample was incorrectly recorded. Mrs Boyle has suffered psychological trauma as a result the ordeal and also continues to endure ongoing symptoms caused by

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18:55 CancerNetwork.comGenomic Analysis of Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) demonstrates a myriad of genomic alterations, which could represent targets for therapy, according to the results of a study published in Head & Neck.

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18:20 CancerNetwork.comFracture Risk in Men With Thyroid Cancer

In a cohort of male veterans, osteoporosis was more common in those with thyroid cancer, according to the results of a study published in The Oncologist. Fractures, however, were not. 

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17:20 News-Medical.NetAbiraterone acetate included in World Health Organisation’s Essential Medicines List for prostate cancer treatment

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson is delighted with the recent announcement from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to include abiraterone acetate (ZYTIGA®) for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

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15:36 FierceBiotech.comHow a faulty gene that drives muscular dystrophy also shields cancer cells from immunotherapy

A team at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has discovered that the mechanisms that activate the normally silenced gene DUX4 in a type of muscular dystrophy also help some cancer cells evade immune checkpoint inhibitors.

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13:03 Technology.orgMore cancer patients get help to quit smoking

When patients who smoke begin cancer treatment at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine

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09:22 GizmagFDA approves risky new type of cancer drug – with caveats


The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to a new cancer drug called selinexor. This pill, which also goes by the market name Xpovio, has been found to be successful in treating multiple myeloma in patients that hadn't had success with other treatments. But at this very early stage the drug comes with some major caveats.
.. Continue Reading FDA approves risky new type of cancer drug – with caveats Category: Medical Tags: Blood Cancer Cells Drug Drugs FDA Tumor University of Pennsylvania

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09:20 News-Medical.NetStudy finds new way to help cancer doctors predict blood clots in patients with multiple myeloma

New research from the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research- which is based at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center- along with the University of Washington and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, identifies a simple way to help cancer doctors caring for patients with multiple myeloma to predict blood clots in order to take preventive action.

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01:09 ScienceDaily.comNew research identifies gene that hides cancer cells from immunotherapy

A team has identified a gene that could make immunotherapy treatments, specifically checkpoint inhibitors, work for a wider variety of cancer patients. The study found that when the DUX4 gene is expressed in cancer cells, it can prevent the cancer from being recognized and destroyed by the immune system.

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00:31 Yahoo ScienceIf You ve Finished Cancer Treatment, You ll Relate to This Woman Breaking the Cancer-Free Bell

A video of a woman ringing the bell after cancer treatment so hard she broke it goes viral.

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00:30 CancerNetwork.comExamining the Potential of Preoperative CT Lymphography with ICG in Oral Cancer

Potential new developments have been made in detecting sentinel lymph nodes for patients with localized oral cancers.

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18.07.2019
23:11 ScienceDaily.comLow doses of radiation promote cancer-capable cells

New research finds that low doses of radiation equivalent to three CT scans, which are considered safe, give cancer-capable cells a competitive advantage over normal cells.

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23:03 News-Medical.NetStudy reveals how aggressive prostate cancer metastasizes by evading the immune system

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered how an aggressive form of prostate cancer called double-negative prostate cancer (DNPC) metastasizes by evading the the immune system.

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22:16 CancerNetwork.comNew Combination Shows Early Promise in Gastric Cancer

Patients responded relatively well to the phase I trial testing a new treatment for several malignancies, including gastric and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinomas.

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21:26 Medscape.ComBiden Cancer Initiative Hits 'Pause'

The organization has suspended operations while the former vice president conducts his 2020 campaign for president.

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21:18 Yahoo ScienceWoman ringing cancer-free bell accidentally breaks it at Houston s Smith Clinic

Darla Jaye of Kansas reached a milestone in her life when she found out she was officially cancer-free. Darla moved to Houston, Texas, last January to help out with family before she found out she had breast cancer.

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21:18 Yahoo ScienceThese chickens eggs could be used to fight cancer. Thanks, biotechnology

Roslin Institute researchers at the University of Edinburgh say their study shows chickens are a cheap method for making drugs.

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21:01 News-Medical.NetChemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

A combination of chemotherapy drugs during brain cancer surgery using a biodegradable paste, leads to long-term survival, researchers at the University of Nottingham have discovered.

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20:44 ScienceDaily.comBiomaterial-delivered chemotherapy leads to long-term survival in brain cancer

A combination of chemotherapy drugs during brain cancer surgery using a biodegradable paste, leads to long-term survival, researchers have discovered.

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18:38 CancerNetwork.comStudy Examines Genetic Landscape of Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women

Researchers examined the germline DNA of Hispanic women with BRCA-negative breast cancer to pinpoint pathogenic variants.

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16:41 Benzinga.comInterpace Diagnostics Partners With AI Specialist To Diagnose Thyroid Cancer

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16:37 News-Medical.NetEmbrace your natural skin tone to prevent skin cancer, say experts

According to a new report by Cancer Research UK, the incidence of skin cancer has “soared” over the last ten years.

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16:24 News-Medical.NetNew research links “broken heart syndrome” to cancer

Researchers have discovered a new link between broken-heart syndrome, or takotsubo syndrome, and the second leading cause of death in the world: cancer.

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16:13 Technology.orgUnmasking mutant cancer cells

As cancer cells progress, they accumulate hundreds and even thousands of genetic and epigenetic changes, resulting in protein

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15:26 SeekingAlpha.comMedicare to cover Novocure's Optune for brain cancer

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14:16 SeekingAlpha.comBayer, Bristol-Myers and Ono team up in colorectal cancer study

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12:14 News-Medical.NetCancer stem cells elude the body's immune cells by deactivating danger detector

Acute myeloid leukemia stem cells elude the body's immune cells by deactivating a danger detector. The underlying mechanisms and the potential new therapeutic approaches that this gives rise to have been detailed in the journal Nature by researchers from the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel in collaboration with colleagues in Germany.

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11:15 Yahoo ScienceTeen with cancer to wed high school sweetheart: We wanted to spend as much time together as we could

A Pennsylvania teen won't let a rare form of bone cancer stop him from saying "I do" to his high school sweetheart. Brady Hunker says he was "instantly drawn" to Mollie Landman the moment he saw her in seventh grade at their school in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania. "Even before Brady's diagnosis, we were always seen as a very different couple because we were always seen as very big Christians and put God first," said Landman, whose father is a pastor.

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10:10 GizmagNew study says daily coffee has no impact on cancer risk


Adding fuel, or removing it – depending on your position – to the bonfire of endless coffee debates comes the latest large study. This time, researchers looked at data from over 300,000 people for possible links between coffee and cancer, and found it neither gave, nor prevented us from getting cancers. It's just a tasty beverage after all then.
.. Continue Reading New study says daily coffee has no impact on cancer risk Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: Caffeine Cancer Coffee Epidemiology QIMR Berghofer

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08:10 BBC HealthSkin cancer risk 'not just from holiday sun'

Cancer Research warns people in the UK to protect their skin at home and not only when they are away.

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02:25 Yahoo ScienceSkin cancer rates have soared by 45 per cent in a decade as legacy of package holidays hits

Skin cancer rates have soared by 45 per cent over the course of a decade, with young people also developing the disease, new figures show. Cancer Research UK found rates of melanoma - the most deadly type of skin cancer - rose dramatically between 2004-2006 and 2014-2016, the most recent figures available. The charity said the rise of package holidays in the 1970s and more recent surges in cheap flights for weekends abroad have meant a sharp rise in risks. Rates of melanoma increased by 35 per cent for women and by 55 per cent for men. Overall, the jump was from 18 cases per 100,000 people to 26. Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in the UK, with around 16,000 diagnoses is annually and 2,285 deaths.  While the condition is most common in those aged over 65, rates for 25 to 49-year-olds have increased by 70

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01:07 Yahoo Science10 Mental Health Challenges Cancer Survivors Go Through

People who have survived cancer share the ways their mental health has been affected even in the post-cancer phase, and a therapist explains how to cope.

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00:44 CancerNetwork.comStudy Explains the Uptick of Prostate Cancer in World Trade Center First Responders

Researchers conducted gene expression analyses on prostate cancer tumor samples from World Trade Center first responders and general population patients to see if there were any differences between the two.

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00:22 Yahoo ScienceThe Growths on This Child’s Tongue Led to an Extremely Rare Medullary Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

The growths singled to doctors that the kid had a genetic condition—that’s associated with a fatal cancer.

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17.07.2019
23:39 ScienceDaily.comMaking cancer stem cells visible to the immune system

Leukemia stem cells protect themselves against the immune defense by suppressing a target molecule for killer cells. This protective mechanism can be tricked with drugs. Scientists now describe a new therapeutic approaches that can possibly be derived from these results.

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23:16 ScienceDaily.comCrunching the numbers of cancer metastasis

While revealing that metastatic breast cancer cells alter their shape to spread to other regions of the body, researchers develop a mathematical model that can be applied to study similar cellular systems.

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21:48 CancerNetwork.comGastric Cancer Incidence Increasing in Younger Population in Latin America

A new study found an upward trend over the last 12 years of cases of gastrointestinal cancer in young patients in Latin America.

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19:20 Medscape.ComNew Targets in Lung Cancer Shape Treatment Options

Thoracic oncologist Jack West talks about research presented at ASCO 2019 on new targets in lung cancer that may now be ready to move out of the research setting and into the clinic.

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18:16 Yahoo ScienceCancer could be a trigger for broken heart syndrome, according to new research

A new study from the American Heart Association has found the first evidence that takotsubo syndrome — or "broken-heart syndrome"— may be linked to cancer.

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17:40 Drugs.comCan a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?

WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 -- "Broken heart syndrome" may harm more than just the heart, new research suggests. While the extreme stress of losing a loved one has been linked to heart troubles in prior research, a new study found that one in six...

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16:52 Technology.orgEisai’s Anticancer Agent Halaven Approved for Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer in China

Eisai has received a New Drug Approval for its in-house developed anticancer agent Halaven (eribulin mesylate) for use

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16:40 FierceBiotech.comInovio axes staffers, cancer program to 'sharpen focus,' save cash

A few months after AstraZeneca’s MedImmune unit walked away from some of its R&D work with the biotech, Inovio Pharmaceuticals is cutting 28% of its workforce and swinging the ax on a bladder cancer test.

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15:20 SeekingAlpha.comAnixa Bio teams up with Cleveland Clinic to investigate breast cancer vaccine

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14:20 FinancialExpress.comRishi Kapoor: Veteran actor talks about his Cancer and says he is ‘missing home’

Rishi Kapoor is taking treatment for his cancer in New York for over nine months now and expected to return to India soon.

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11:43 Technology.orgCancer Device Created at Rutgers to See if Targeted Chemotherapy is Working

Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer

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10:29 News-Medical.NetRutgers researchers create new device to see if targeted cancer therapy is working

Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer patients.

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10:19 GizmagPortable platform predicts chemo effectiveness for individual cancer patients


Rutgers researchers have created a portable device that they say can determine the efficacy of chemotherapy drugs, for a specific patient, in real time, with an accuracy of almost 96 percent. Teaming biosensors with machine learning, the device provides immediate results, aiding the selection of better drugs while reducing potential side effects.
.. Continue Reading Portable platform predicts chemo effectiveness for individual cancer patients Category: Medical Tags: Cancer Chemotherapy Drugs Rutgers University Tumor Tumors

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08:56 News-Medical.NetFour young scientists receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named four outstanding young scientists as recipients of the prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award, committing nearly $1 million to help address a critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research.

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07:00 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Facts about skin cancer in black people

Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here.

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16.07.2019
22:48 Reuters.com HealthWhen hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner

(Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests.

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22:19 ScienceDaily.comCancer device created to see if targeted chemotherapy is working

Researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer patients. The portable device, which uses artificial intelligence and biosensors, is up to 95.9% accurate in counting live cancer cells when they pass through electrodes, according to a new study.

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22:15 Benzinga.comMid-Afternoon Market Update: Crude Oil Down 4%; Cancer Genetics Shares Spike Higher

Toward the end of trading Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.04% to 27,347.76 while the NASDAQ fell 0.44% to 8,222.18. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.33% to 3,004.35.
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22:02 StemCellsPortal.comlNewly discovered molecules show promise targeting and killing cancer stem cells

TOLEDO, OH (US), July 2019 — Scientists at the University of Toledo investigating improvements to a commonly used chemotherapy drug have discovered an entirely new class of cancer-killing agents that show promise in eradicating cancer stem cells.
Their findings could prove to be a breakthrough in not only treating tumors, but ensuring cancer doesn’t return years later — giving peace of mind to patients that their illness is truly gone.
“Not all cancer cells are the same, even in the same tumor,” said William Taylor, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in the UToledo College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. “There is a lot of variability and some of the cells, like cancer stem cells, are much nastier. Everyone is trying to figure out how to kill them, and this may be one way to do it.”
Dr. Taylor and L.M. Viranga Tillekeratne, Ph.D., a professor in the

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21:59 Medscape.ComEven Before Cancer Is Diagnosed, Some Clones Have Spread

Tumor metastases may not be a late event as the current thinking goes, but may be seeded years before cancer is even diagnosed by clones that were 'born to be bad.'

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20:50 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer?

Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target.

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20:17 Drugs.comHurricanes Can Hurt Survival Odds Among Those With Cancer

TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 -- When a hurricane strikes, as tropical storm Barry did this weekend in Louisiana, most people worry about the immediate health dangers such a storm poses. But new research suggests that the interruptions in radiation therapy...

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18:55 Yahoo ScienceGlaxo s Zejula Meets Goal in First-Line Ovarian Cancer Study

Glaxo's (GSK) phase III study evaluating Zejula as a first-line maintenance therapy in patients with ovarian cancer meets the primary endpoint.

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18:41 Phys.orgUS judge slashes jury award in Roundup cancer case

A US judge on Monday slashed punitive damages a jury ordered Monsanto to pay in a Roundup cancer trial, saying the sum was too high despite the company's "reprehensible" conduct.

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17:17 News-Medical.NetNew method spots rare immune cells reactive against cancer

Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have developed a new method to spot rare immune cells that are reactive against cancer cells, from within a patient's own immune system.

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16:57 Yahoo.com BusinessJ&J Ups Sales Forecast as Cancer Drugs Drive Pharma Growth

(Bloomberg) -- Johnson & Johnson raised its revenue guidance for the year, as strong sales in its pharmaceutical unit helped cushion a decline in the consumer and medical technology businesses.Second-quarter adjusted earnings were $2.58 a share, topping the $2.45 average of analysts’ estimates. To read more details on the results, click here.Key InsightsThe company’s full revenue is actually down from a year prior. Part of that can be attributed to the company’s divestiture of its medical sterilization business, ASP, which it sold to Fortive Corp. earlier this year. The company was also hit badly by foreign exchange rates. Almost half of J&J’s sales come from outside the U.S., and its fastest-growing segment -- overseas pharmaceuticals -- had its growth cut nearly in half because of currency fluctuations.J&J’s drug

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16:53 News-Medical.NetInhibition of p38 protein boosts formation of blood vessels in colon cancer

A study performed at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine and published in the journal Nature Communications demonstrates that inhibition of the p38 protein boosts the formation of blood vessels in human and mice colon cancers.

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16:10 Benzinga.comCancer Genetics Sharply Higher After Interpace Buys Biopharma Unit

Cancer Genetics (NASDAQ: CGIX) shares are trading sharply higher after Interpace Diagnostics (NASDAQ: IDXG) read more

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15:18 News-Medical.NetMGH researchers identify potential markers of lung cancer

By examining both blood samples and tumor tissues from patients with non-small-cell lung cancer, investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified markers that can distinguish between major subtypes of lung cancer and can accurately identify lung cancer stage.

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15:14 ScienceDaily.comStudy identifies potential markers of lung cancer

Researchers identify markers that can distinguish between major subtypes of lung cancer and can accurately identify lung cancer stage.

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14:56 Phys.orgScientists find new way to use silicon nanoparticles in fight against cancer

Russian scientists from Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, G.G. Devyatykh Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances of the Russian Academy, together with their European colleagues, have come up with a unique way of using silicon nanoparticles for oncological diagnostics.

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14:54 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy.

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14:10 VentureBeat.comNotable raises $50 million to personalize cancer drug regimens

Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.

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12:09 News-Medical.NetUMass Amherst scientist receives $792,000 grant to advance cancer immunotherapy research

Biomedical engineer Ashish Kulkarni, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a four-year, $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to advance his interdisciplinary lab's promising cancer immunotherapy research.

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09:48 StemCellsPortal.comlMetabolism in Cancer Immunoediting

A Concise Review from Irina Kareva (EMD Serono, Merck KGaA, Billerica, MA, USA) summarizes how immunometabolism may allow cancer cells to escape from the immune system, a process also known as immunoediting, while also highlighting the emerging role of gut microbiota and their effect on the immune system and response to immunotherapy. Furthermore, this recently published STEM CELLS article also discusses how these pieces can be integrated to devise better combination therapies and highlight the role of computational approaches as a potential tool to aid in combination therapy design.


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09:48 StemCellsPortal.comlReviewing Adipose Stem Cells and Cancer

The interaction of cancer cells with the multitude of other cell types present within the tumor microenvironment plays a crucial role in cancer development and progression. Now, researchers from the laboratory of Bruce A. Bunnell (Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) discuss the interactions between adipose stem cells, a critical component of the tumor microenvironment, and various forms of cancer in a recently published STEM CELLS review article.

 

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09:22 News-Medical.NetNovel biomarker-guided approach has potential for treatment of common liver cancer

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discovered a cellular pathway tied to cancer that may be beneficial in reducing side effects and extending duration of immunotherapy in some patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer.

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09:01 Technology.orgTargeting a key protein may keep ovarian cancer cells from spreading

Preventing a protein from doing its job may keep a certain type of ovarian cancer cell from growing

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08:48 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer

Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure.

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04:56 Yahoo.com BusinessUS judge slashes jury award in Roundup cancer case

A US judge on Monday slashed punitive damages a jury ordered Monsanto to pay in a Roundup cancer trial, saying the sum was too high despite the company's "reprehensible" conduct. Chhabria reduced to $20 million the amount Monsanto is to pay as punishment in the case which is one of more than 13,000 lawsuits related to the weedkiller launched in the US. The judge endorsed the approximately $5 million in compensatory damages that Monsanto was ordered to pay the plaintiff, Edwin Hardeman.

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02:31 NewScientist.ComPersonalised cancer treatments are becoming more common in the UK

A UK survey has found that many people with cancer are receiving personalised treatments instead of broad-brush approaches like chemotherapy

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02:17 Yahoo ScienceWhy Are Young Guys Suddenly Getting Colon Cancer?

What to know about the puzzling trend you don’t want to be part of.

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01:52 Yahoo Science13 Memes That Nail the Emotional Roller Coaster of Cancer

These memes describe the mental health side effects of cancer.

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00:55 Drugs.comNewer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives

MONDAY, July 15, 2019 -- A newer form of lung cancer screening may mean fewer deaths from the disease, a new study contends. Using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) instead of X-rays helped reduce lung cancer deaths in current and former smokers,...

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15.07.2019
22:01 CancerNetwork.comDr. Fergus Couch on New Genes Implicated in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Risk

Cancer Network spoke with Fergus Couch, PhD, professor and researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, about new genes implicated in triple-negative breast cancer risk.

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21:25 Reuters.com HealthBiden cancer group shuts down operations

The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign.

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21:16 Yahoo ScienceBiden cancer group shuts down operations

Biden, whose son Beau died from brain cancer in 2015, launched the group in 2017. "We are suspending activities given our unique circumstances We remain personally committed to the cause, but at this time will have to pause efforts," Greg Simon, president of the Biden Cancer Initiative, said in a statement. Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday.

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20:15 Phys.orgHow the quest for a scalable quantum computer is helping fight cancer

Today, someone with breast cancer may undergo several rounds of chemotherapy and spend months in limbo before medical scans can show if that particular cocktail of toxic drugs is shrinking the tumor.

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20:13 News-Medical.NetStudy reveals link between inflammatory diet and colorectal cancer risk

Researchers from the Molecular Mechanisms and Experimental Therapy in Oncology program of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute and the Catalan Institute of Oncology, together with the Biodonostia Health Research Institute, among others, have published in Nutrients the results of a multicenter study that unveils a correlation between inflammatory and antioxidant diets and the risk of developing colorectal and breast cancer.

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18:30 TechInvestorNews.comA former CEO who built a cancer drugmaker for a decade and then joined Googles venture arm reveals (Lydia Ramsey and Emma Court/Business Insider: Finance)

Lydia Ramsey and Emma Court / Business Insider: FinanceA former CEO who built a cancer drugmaker for a decade and then joined Googles venture arm reveals - David Schenkein had been with Agios Pharmaceuticals, since its early days, back in 2009. He departed from the CEO role this year, handing over the reins to Jackie Fouse on February 1, 2019. Ten days later, Schenkein was at Googles New York office going through orientation to become a general ...

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18:13 ScienceDaily.comGame-theory research better allocates military resources, fight cancer

A game-theory research using artificial intelligence may help treat cancer and other diseases, improve cybersecurity, deploy Soldiers and assets more efficiently and even win a poker game.

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17:48 ScienceDaily.comAn inflammatory diet correlates with colorectal cancer risk

This new study correlates a proinflamatory diet with the risk of developing colorectal cancer among the Spanish population.

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17:24 ScienceDaily.comCancer tissue-freezing approach may help more breast cancer patients in lower income countries

A new reusable device can help women with breast cancer in lower income countries by using carbon dioxide, a widely available and affordable gas, to power a cancer tissue-freezing probe instead of industry-standard argon.

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17:06 Technology.orgUC San Diego Cancer Scientists Identify New Drug Target for Multiple Tumor Types

A research team headed by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Ludwig

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16:44 SeekingAlpha.comProvectus nabs fourth cancer combination therapy patent in U.S.

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16:44 Benzinga.comNeon Therapeutics Shares Higher After Positive Cancer Vaccine Study

Neon Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NTGN) shares are trading higher after the company announced its personal neoantigen vaccine study demonstrated pr
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16:30 FierceBiotech.comAbbVie jumps into STING cancer work with Mavupharma buy

Boehringer signed a deal to buy out a small, private immuno-oncology player this morning, and AbbVie’s been at it, too, inking a deal to snap up Mavupharma.

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