Combination of Vaccine and Checkpoint Drugs to Treat Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers identified a new combination containing vaccine and drugs, which could reduce the pancreatic tumors in patients whose response to the standard immunotherapy is...
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CRISPR Restores Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Treatment
The CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system may be able to restore the effectiveness of first-line chemotherapies used to treat lung cancer by deleting or "knocking out" a gene in...
7 hours ago - Medindia Health
Looking outside the tumor and thinking outside the box to diagnose lung cancer
Scientists in Anant Madabhushi's computational imaging lab at Case Western Reserve University have started thinking outside the box-or in their case, looking outside the tumor.
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High Solid Tumor Risk May Last a Lifetime for Childhood Lymphoma Survivors
25-year study suggests need for individualized screening
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Shingles Patterns Differ in Hematologic and Solid Cancers
The occurrence of shingles in cancer patients is linked to the form of cancer. Hematologic cancers increase the risk; chemotherapy primarily drives the risk in solid tumors...
20 hours ago - Medscape - 4 articles
11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor mysteriously disappears - her surgeons can't explain it
Roxli Doss, 11, from Buda, Texas, was diagnosed in June with a rare, inoperable brain tumor known as DIPG. In September, MRI scans revealed there were no detectable signs of it.
21 hours ago - Daily Mail
Patients with cancer have 40% higher risk for shingles
Patients diagnosed with cancer of any kind have an approximately 40% higher risk for developing shingles than patients without cancer, researchers found. The risk for herpes...
22 hours ago - Healio - 4 articles
Combination of a vaccine and checkpoint drugs reduces pancreatic tumors in mice
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center discovered a combination of a cancer vaccine with two checkpoint drugs reduced pancreatic cancer tumors in mice...
22 hours ago - News Medical
Metal-based chemotherapy enhances the effect of cancer immunotherapy
Due to their powerful tumor-killing effect, metal-based chemotherapies are frequently used in cancer treatment. However, it was hitherto assumed that they damaged the immune...
1 day ago - News Medical
After 40 Years, 26% of Pediatric HL Survivors Have a Solid Tumor
After pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma, the subsequent risk for a solid tumor goes on and on - to 40 years and beyond. Medscape Medical News
1 day ago - Medscape
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Research Provides Scope for New Cervical Cancer Treatments
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have made a recent discovery that provides scope for new treatments for cervical cancer and other types of cancer...
Strong Link Between Food Insecurity, Binge-eating Disorder and Obesity
Household food insecurity is associated with binge-eating disorder and excess weight gain , reveals a new study.
Older Women Who Dance are More Likely to Perform Daily Tasks Better
Dancing can help older women to remain living independently, unlike other exercise forms, reports a new study.
Drug to Eliminate Chikungunya and Yellow Fever Viruses
Sofosbuvir, the medication already used to treat hepatitis C, has completed all human use approval tests. It can be used to forecast the epidemic of chikungunya.
Mind-body Exercises May Boost Cognitive Function in Older Adults
Mind-body exercises like tai chi and dance can improve cognitive function, working memory, verbal fluency, and learning ability in older adults, reveals a new study.
Migraine Triggers: Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Can Cause Migraine
Drinking more wine or alcohol can trigger a migraine headache, reveals a new study. Alcoholic beverages such as red wine were considered the most common migraine triggers.
Heart Surgery won't Cause Memory Decline: Study
Major heart surgery does not affect brain function in elderly patients, finds a new study.
Higher Intake of Green Leafy Vegetables may Prevent Fatty Liver Disease
Higher intake of green leafy vegetables in your daily diet may prevent the risk of developing fatty liver disease or liver steatosis, finds a new study.
Split Liver Transplants Could Safely Help Sickest Children, Says Study
The type of patient who is most likely to survive a split liver transplant has been identified by researchers.
Can a 10-minute, non-stressful exercise help stimulate your memory?
You can improve your recent memory through a short session of light exercise. An article in Psychology Today reported that people performed better in short-term memory tests...