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15.11.2019
18:57 AzoNano.comNew Approach to Treating Lung Cancer with Inhaled Nanoparticles (2)

A new technique for treating lung cancer by inhaling nanoparticles created at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health, has been reported by researchers. As part of the...

14.11.2019
04:41 ScienceDaily.comDiscovery: New biomarker for cancer stem cells (2)

Medical researchers have discovered a new biomarker in cancer stem cells that govern cancer survival and spread, and it's raising hope that drug discovery to kill cancer stem cells could follow suit.

20.11.2019
18:24 News-Medical.NetPioneering CRISPR therapy leaves two patients free of blood disease symptoms (1)

The first two clinical trials for CRISPR-based treatments for inherited blood disorders have been successful.

19.11.2019
02:30 News-Medical.NetNew drug combo may improve pancreatic cancer therapy (1)

A new study by scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have discovered a combination of two cancer-fighting drugs that successfully worked on pancreatic tumor in mice, shrinking them significantly, and paving the way for a speedy clinical trial designed to test their efficacy in humans.

18.11.2019
23:55 CancerNetwork.comNew Clinical Trial Aims to Reduce Malnutrition Among Patients with Lung Cancer (1)

Four cancer centers are joining forces on a new clinical trial designed to test medically tailored meals for patients with lung cancer to combat malnutrition.

23:39 News-Medical.NetCancer drug shows promise in treating metabolic syndrome (1)

Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems characterized by the presence of elevated blood pressure, increased levels of triglycerides, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and obesity. If it’s left untreated, it can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Usually, treating metabolic syndrome involves targeting individual risk factors and modifying lifestyle practices.

21:06 News-Medical.Net'Dysbiosis' promotes the onset of colorectal cancer (1)

The gastroenterology team at Henri-Mondor AP-HP Hospital and University Paris-Est Créteil, led by Professor Iradj Sobhani, together with teams from Inserm and the Institut Pasteur Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis Unit (U1202), led by Professor Philippe Sansonetti - holder of the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Chair at the Collège de France -, have demonstrated that an imbalance in the gut microbiota, also known as "dysbiosis", promotes the onset of colorectal cancer.

16.11.2019
04:32 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is 'rarely accurate' (1)

Single-number survival estimates for people with late stage breast cancer are unhelpful, research shows. So what approach would be more beneficial?

02:43 ScienceMag.orgBallot initiative takes shape to give California stem cell agency a second life (1)

Sponsor, CIRM board hash out vision for $5.5 billion in new funding

15.11.2019
21:39 News-Medical.NetFor cancer screening, nudges need to be directed to both clinicians and patients (1)

When the electronic health record is programmed to automatically flag and create orders for patients needing cancer screenings, doctors are significantly more likely to order them, a new Penn Medicine study shows. However, the study showed that the other part of the equation -- patients following through on those screenings -- was unaffected by the increase in orders.

20:03 News-Medical.NetMining 'darkest' parts of the genome in cancer cells yields gold (1)

Mining the rich uncharted territory of the genome or genetic material of a cancer cell has yielded gold for Princess Margaret scientists: new protein targets for drug development against prostate cancer.

17:23 CancerNetwork.comAdverse Events To Be Aware of With Immunotherapy Treatment in Lung Cancer (1)

Beth Eaby-Sandy, a nurse practitioner, discussed AEs associated with immunotherapy treatment in patients with lung cancer.

17:09 FierceBiotech.comEpicentRx raises $35M to fund late-phase lung cancer trial (1)

EpicentRx has raised $35 million for late-phase development of RRx-001. The biotech began testing the small molecule in a phase 3 trial of heavily pretreated small cell lung cancer patients late last year. 

16:04 News-Medical.NetShared care model for early follow-up of breast cancer survivors (1)

Survivors of early breast cancer will take part in a new nationwide study trialing a shared care model between cancer specialists and GPs for the follow-up care when they have completed their initial treatment.

14:48 TechnologyReview.comCRISPR has made Jennifer Doudna rich. Now she says it must be controlled. (1)

13:56 Technology.orgNIH, NIST researchers use artificial intelligence for quality control of stem cell-derived tissues (1)

Researchers used artificial intelligence (AI) to evaluate stem cell-derived “patches” of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) tissue for implanting

02:38 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle’s Totally Creepy, Totally Legal Health-Data Harvesting ((Sidney Fussell)/Technology : The Atlantic) (1)

(Sidney Fussell) / Technology : The AtlanticGoogle’s Totally Creepy, Totally Legal Health-Data Harvesting - Google is an emerging health-care juggernaut, and privacy laws werent written to keep up. (...) ...

14.11.2019
21:56 ScienceDaily.comNewly developed nanoparticles help fight lung cancer in animal model (1)

Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles.

21:44 ScienceDaily.comThe ways astronauts prep for spaceflight could benefit cancer patients, say researchers (1)

During spaceflight, astronauts experience similar physical stress as cancer patients undergoing treatments such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy. Researchers suggest that by mimicking a NASA astronaut's schedule of exercising before, during, and after a mission, cancer patients could reduce the long-term impact their treatments often have on their bodies.

21:25 Drugs.comMindfulness May Be a Balm for Breast Cancer Patients (1)

THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Women with advanced breast cancer might find mindfulness can ease their pain, anxiety and depression, a new study suggests. Mindfulness is the ability to keep your mind focused on the present moment. "Mindfulness helps us...

20:46 Phys.orgHuman link in spread of infectious cancer in mussels (1)

Mussels hitching a ride on ocean-going ships are likely responsible for the spread of an infectious cancer found in different species on either side of the Atlantic, scientists say.

18:50 News-Medical.NetKnocking out 'survival system' of cancer cells could improve effectiveness of melanoma treatment (1)

The effectiveness of current treatments for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, could be improved by using approaches that wipe out the 'survival system' of cancer cells according to a study published in Nature Communications today.

15:51 News-Medical.NetEradicating H pylori infection significantly reduces gastric cancer risk (1)

While it is well known within the medical community that there is a link between the bacteria Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) and rates of gastric cancer- commonly referred to as stomach cancer-;the rates and risk among Americans has been largely understudied.

05:56 News-Medical.NetSecondary surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer patients does not result in longer survival (1)

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported that secondary tumor-reduction, or cytoreduction, surgery followed by chemotherapy did not result in longer survival than chemotherapy alone in patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer.

03:07 News-Medical.NetColorado researchers find lower vaccination rates among pediatric transplant patients (1)

University of Colorado researchers have found lower vaccination rates among children who receive liver transplants, increasing the risk of sickness for those children, who already face significant health issues.

02:18 News-Medical.NetDeterministic mechanoporation of cells en masse to cure cancer (1)

What if you could cure cancer by re-engineering patients' cells to better target and destroy their own tumors? With the advent of powerful new cellular engineering technologies, this is no longer the stuff of science fiction.

13.11.2019
23:52 News-Medical.NetNew biomarker discovered in cancer stem cells (1)

In the world of cancer biology, not all biomarkers are created equal. These molecules that alert doctors that an abnormal process may be underway can appear as an array of aberrant proteins, such as hormones, enzymes or signaling molecules, and vary from patient to patient. Because they are a mixed bag, no one drug exists to attack them.