Incremental uveal tumor growth increases metastatic risk
With every millimeter of tumor thickening, risk for metastasis and death increases in patients with large uveal melanoma, Carol L. Shields, MD, said in a presentation at the...
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You Can't ‘Starve' Cancer, but You Might Help Treat It With Food
Cancer cells grow in distinctive patterns that defy normal limitations. That growth activity requires energy, and so, cancer cells metabolize nutrients in different ways from...
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Alkalinity and oxygen levels: Is there a connection between pH levels and cancer risk?
Several studies show that pH levels of the human body exert an effect on the risk of cancer. People who desire to avoid cancer should strive to maintain their pH levels at...
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My Mom Has Breast Cancer, And I Feel Guilty All The Time
When my mom phoned to say that her most recent mammogram showed some abnormalities, I instantly felt sick to my stomach. I just knew that her subsequent biopsy would show...
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Broccoli Compound May Help Suppress Cancer Growth
Eating broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables can fight cancer by reawaking the function of a potent tumor suppressor, reveals a new study.
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Gene variants could shed light on racial disparities in breast cancer outcomes
Variants in the DARC/ACKR1 gene associated with sub-Saharan African origins may explain why black women have worse breast cancer outcomes than white women, according to results...
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Pediatric tumor-sequencing trial finds higher rate of targetable alterations than expected
Genetic sequencing of tumors among children with refractory cancer led to about a quarter of those tested being matched with therapies targeting their specific genetic...
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How Cancer Drug Inhibits DNA Repair in Tumor Cells Revealed
Cediranib helps to stop cancer cells from repairing damage to their DNA which could potentially be useful in a number of cancers that rely on the pathway the drug targets.
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Researchers develop new microfluidic device to capture tumor cells
Instead of searching for a needle in a haystack, what if you were able to sweep the entire haystack to one side, leaving only the needle behind? That's the strategy researchers...
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New Technology Developed can Trap Circulating Tumor Cells
Novel microfluidic device separates elusive circulating tumor cells from a sample of whole blood and may help prevent new metastatic tumor formation, finds a new study.
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Do you have black stains on your teeth? Your drinking water may have a high...
Did you know that drinking water that contains too much iron can cause black stains on teeth? A study published in the journal Scientific Reports revealed that the high iron...
A stronger heart, a healthier body: Cardiorespiratory fitness is key to...
It's known that a lack of exercise and a sedentary lifestyle can increase one's risk of diseases, including cardiovascular disease. On the contrary, regular physical activity...
Someone Left 2 Water Bottles In King's Landing And Fans Are Losing It
Apparently King's Landing has plastic water bottles and fans can't handle it There's a lot of Game of Thrones -related feelings dominating the internet today. People are...
AI spotted lung cancer BETTER than expert radiologists, study finds
The model created by Google and Northwestern University outperformed six radiologists when there were no previous scans to chart the growth, and performed as well when there...
Statins lower the elevated risk of dementia after a concussion
Researchers at the University of Toronto found elderly people who received the drug after a hit to the head were 13 percent less likely to develop dementia then those who didn't.
Higher Social Class People Believe That They are More Capable Than Others
People with a higher perceived social class have an exaggerated belief that they can perform better than their lower-class counterparts, finds a new study.
Complete Oral Care may be a Holistic Approach to Treat Substance Use Disorder
Comprehensive oral care can help the physical and emotional recovery of patients seeking treatment for substance use disorder, finds a new study.
Homemade sunscreen is a recipe for burns
A study by the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio found 68 per cent of DIY sunscreens on Pinterest offer poor UV protection, with many being made up of essential oils, shea...
Just 1 Week Away from Phones, Laptops Can Ward Off Sleep Problems in Teens
Too much screen time is bad for teens. However, staying away from mobile phones, laptops, and tablets for just one week can help them sleep well and reduce symptoms of fatigue...
Kids Who Walk or Pedal to School Less Likely to be Overweight or Obese
Kids can easily fall prey to obesity or overweight if they use either car or public transport to go to school instead of walking or cycling, finds a new study.