New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer
Mount Sinai researchers have found a new type of therapy to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer that is resistant to several standard...
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Jade Goody: Cancer charity hopes documentary serves as 'a reminder'
The spike in cervical screenings after Jade Goody's diagnosis was "short-lived", a charity says.
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Single course of antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk
In an extensive "data mining" analysis of British medical records, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center conclude that taking even a single course of...
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Schoolgirl, 16, was pulled out of a GCSE exam to be told she had cancer
Hannah Fraser, of Formby, Merseyside, sat her PE exam on May 18 last year, only for her father Duncan Fraser to show up halfway through. The then 16-year-old was diagnosed with...
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The Emperor of All Maladies' New Clothes
A physical and psychological trial, cancer also poses the ongoing challenge of finding apparel for bodies altered by treatment.
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USPSTF Expands BRCA-Testing Recs in Women
Adds ancestry and personal cancer history into considerations for risk assessment
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Total Chemo Dose Still Matters in Breast Cancer
Worse survival with cumulative dose
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'Kissing loops' in lncRNA essential for tumor suppressor function
Human cells - like those of many other organisms - have developed mechanisms to protect us from cancer.
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UC San Diego researchers identify new therapeutic approach to kill cancer cells
Epithelial cancers, such as cancers of the lung and pancreas, use the ανβ3 molecule to gain drug resistance to standard cancer therapies and to become highly metastatic.
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New cannabis-based drug shows promise for pancreatic cancer
Cancer of the pancreas is a particularly deadly cancer, claiming over 90% of its victims within 5 years from diagnosis. It resists most standard therapies, including surgery...
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JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy is a surefire way to induce brain damage...
Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads
There are some animals that can grow back specific parts of their body when they have been cut off. Lizards, for example, are known for their ability to grow back their tails...
10 Halloween Costumes For Girls So She Won't Have To Be A Black Cat Again
Don't run out of time this Halloween - who really wants to be a black cat if they don't have to be? Certainly not the little girl in your life. So forget the drawn-on whiskers...
Antibiotic Exposure Raises The Risk of Colon Cancer
New study adds to the research promoting careful antibiotic stewardship, as antibiotics found to increase the likelihood of colon cancer development.
Increased Physical Activity Regardless of Intensity Reduces Risk of Death
Sitting for long hours significantly increases your risk of death. However, just being more physically active, regardless of the intensity of exercise, reduces the risk of...
Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity
People with little or no brown fat have limited ability to clear certain amino acids from the blood leading to the development of obesity and diabetes.
Additional 5.4 Million Births the Result of China's New Two-Child Policy
China's two-child policy targeted 90 million women of reproductive age. There was a historic change with 5.4 million extra births during the first 18 months that the policy was...
Lowering Your Stress Level can Reduce Your Risk for Diabetes
People who experienced a greater decline in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder had an associated lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.
Omega-3 Fats from Fish Oils Have No Effect on Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Increased consumption of fish oils for their omega-3 fats is commonly believed to be protective against, or reverse conditions like type 2 diabetes. But they are found to offer...
Innovative Care Program Improve Outcomes for Teens, Young Women with Pelvic...
Patient-centered, technology-enhanced care program improves pelvic inflammatory disease outcomes in underserved populations, finds a new study.