Missing BAP1 gene renders immunotherapies ineffectual in uveal melanomas
New study from researchers in Finland and the United Kingdom reveals that tumors lacking a protein called BAP1 have an ineffective immune reaction against cancer, thus...
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Encorafenib Now Approved for BRAF-Positive Colorectal Cancer
The targeted agent encorafenib has been approved by the FDA) for use in BRAF-positive colorectal cancer. It offers a subgroup of patients with CRC a chemotherapy-free treatment...
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Cervical Cancer Survivor Urges Young People to Get HPV Vaccine
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When there are no data
I am writing this on March 18, as the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic begins to hit home. Nonessential staff are now working remotely, and the research and administrative...
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Former WHO executive reveals four-step 'exit strategy' to ease UK out of lockdown
Professor Karol Sikora, ex-director of the UN body's cancer unit, said the first step would be to let small businesses with fewer than 50 staff open again on April 27.
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APP fellowships during COVID-19: One institution's approach
By Camille Petraitis Valente, DNP, FNP-BC, and Jessica M. Oser, DMSc, PA-C The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States is rapidly closing in on a...
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Visualizing 3D microanatomy of human nipple to understand and fight breast cancer
Nipple-sparing mastectomy is gaining ground as a treatment or preventive measure for breast cancer, given the understandable desire among patients to preserve natural...
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COPD linked to increased lung cancer risk in nonsmokers
Among people who have never smoked, the risk for lung cancer was more than twice as high among those with COPD, as compared with those without COPD, according to a Korean...
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Drug shows promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus
A drug used for cancer therapy has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus , according to a Yale-led study published April 8 in the...
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Treating Lung Cancer in COVID-19 Times: Update From ESMO
Lung cancer experts issued thoughtful recommendations on how to approach lung cancer during the pandemic while still limiting exposure to COVID-19 as patients are in hospital...
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First Glimpse on the Health Conditions of Adults After 1 Month into COVID-19...
Is 21-day lockdown enough to contain COVID-19? How is life under lockdown? Here is an early evidence of people's health conditions after one-month of lockdown in China.
How many people have REALLY been infected with coronavirus?
Official statistics show around 1.5million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus that has swept the world since it first...
March was the quietest month in A&E at NHS hospitals for a DECADE
Casualty departments in England recorded just 1.53million attendances last month, down 430,000 - 22 per cent - on February, according to data released by NHS England.
US firm ThermoFisher says it can supply UK with 100,000 COVID-19 test kits...
The chief operating officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific, based in Massachusetts but with 5,000 employees in the UK, said the company could supply all the tests wanted by...
Women's Lifestyle Changes, Even in Middle Age, may Decrease Future Stroke Risk
Middle age may not be too late for women to reduce their stroke risk by substantially changing their lifestyle, reports a new study.
Karnataka Registers 6th COVID-19 Death
Coronavirus has yet taken another life in Karnataka. It's the sixth recorded death owing to Covid-19 and positive cases rose by 10 to 191.
How to Handle COVID-19 Layoffs with Compassion During Social Distancing?
Millions have lost their jobs, and more are set to sit home without work as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. Here are a few tips on managing COVID-19 layoffs with...
Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million
Global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, reports Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
Dentists warn patients are being left in agony amid coronavirus pandemic
Dental practices across the UK have been closed to patients since March 20 in order to limit the spread of the life-threatening disease, leaving patients with nowhere to go.
New Test may Help Couples Understand Why They Experience Multiple...
New high-resolution melting analysis-based test identifies the most common chromosomal abnormalities in patients with recurrent pregnancy loss. It can be used alone or in...