Atezolizumab regimen fails to extend PFS in triple-negative breast cancer subset
The addition of atezolizumab to paclitaxel failed to significantly prolong PFS for patients with PD-L1-positive metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, according to phase 3...
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Antihypertensive drugs not found to increase cancer risk
A meta-analysis of 31 randomized controlled trials of antihypertensive drugs compared with placebo or other BP-lowering medications found no association between any...
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The Psychosocial Benefits of Plastic Surgery for Young Women With Congenital Breast Asymmetry
For young women with such severe breast asymmetry, surgery to create a more even appearance of the breasts has significant benefits in terms of self-esteem, quality of life and...
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The Role of Meat and Dairy Viruses in Cancer
“Nearly 20% of cancer cases arising worldwide can be linked to infectious agents, including viruses.” Seven viruses are now conclusively tied to human cancers, and, as new...
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MIT Professor Wins Top AI Award For Cancer, Drug Research
MIT's Regina Barzilay is a breast cancer survivor whose 2014 diagnosis led her to shift her AI work to creating systems for drug development and early cancer diagnosis.
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Black women with breast cancer experience delayed, longer treatment than whites, study finds
One in seven black women with breast cancer had delays in starting treatment, and black women also had extended duration of treatment, according to a study led by UNC...
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Sorting Through the Science on Breast Milk and Covid-19
Researchers are studying the safety - and possible utility - of breast milk from mothers infected with Covid-19. Undark
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No Benefit With Anti-PD-L1 Drug in Metastatic TNBC
Adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy failed to improve outcomes versus chemotherapy alone for unresectable or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer , a randomized trial...
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Trial finds benefit of immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination in early-stage triple-negative breast cancer
Adding an immunotherapy agent to a three-drug chemotherapy regimen can improve the likelihood that early-stage triple-negative breast cancer will recede to undetectable levels
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Researchers identify genetic markers linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome
Capecitabine is a chemotherapy drug used for breast and colorectal Cancer cancer. It can extend survival rate by nearly 10%.
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The headlines of Master Doctor
Challenge trial volunteer reveals he'll be cooped up for two weeks to test...
Alastair Fraser-Urquhart, 18, said he would be in the clinic for at least two weeks, or until his symptoms of the virus disappear. He signed up to 'save thousands of lives'.
Test and Trace gets worse AGAIN: Just 1.8% taking home tests get Covid-19...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged 100 per cent of people would get their Covid-19 test result back within 24 hours. But almost 100 per cent of tests in England take more...
Men Have Increased Risk of COVID-19 Associated Death
Men are more prone to progress to critical phases of COVID-19 and have higher death rates as well as longer hospital stays, that are all associated with higher inflammatory...
Investigating the efficacy of TCM extraction methods to deliver drug-like...
In this study, researchers from Australia and China investigated whether the extraction methods used in Traditional Chinese Medicine are capable of delivering molecules with...
Coronavirus infection rates, cases and deaths on Thursday, Sept 24
Wales recorded 348 new coronavirus cases with several more areas now being on the brink of a local lockdown
England, Scotland and Wales declare 33 new Covid-19 deaths
Health officials have yet to confirm the final figure, which takes into account data from every setting across the UK. The early count for England only includes lab-confirmed...
US trial of Oxford University's Covid-19 vaccine STILL on hold waiting on...
Doctors restarted the trials in the UK on Saturday, September 12, five days after a side effect was investigated. But regulators in the US have not followed almost two weeks later.
Britain will 'host world's first Covid-19 vaccine challenge trial', reports
The controversial trials - which could rapidly speed up vaccine development - are said to be set to begin in January at a quarantine facility in east London.
Metformin Slows Cognitive Decline, Says New Study
The risk of dementia in individuals with type 2 diabetes could be reduced by using common antidiabetic medication Metformin.
Exercise Hormone may Modulate Genes Linked to Coronavirus Replication
Exercise hormone irisin may modulate genes associated with the replication of novel coronavirus, said a new study.