Novel Exploitation Of Cancer's Cholesterol Dependency Could Make It Weaker
Cancer cells dependency on cholesterol for survival can be exploited to destroy the cancer cell. In this study, a rare type of lymphoma called ALK-positive ALCL is being exploited.
1 day ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Common herbicide found to increase the risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
A new study has shown that the herbicide glyphosphate, could increase the risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma by 41 percent among those who are exposed.
1 day ago - News Medical
Weedkiller chemical increases the risk of cancer 'by up to 41 per cent', study finds
The safety of glyphosate herbicides are of scientific debate. Researchers led by University of California Berkeley have said exposure could cause Hodgkin lymphoma cancer.
2 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Study finds low relapse risk in young patients with Hodgkin lymphoma
The treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma is now so effective that young patients who do not have a relapse within two years of therapy have a life expectancy similar to that of their...
8 days ago - News Medical
FDA Warns Doctors to Look Out for Rare Cancer Linked to Breast Implants
U.S. health officials say doctors should be on the lookout for a rare cancer linked to breast implants after receiving more reports of the disease. The Food and Drug...
9 days ago - Time
More Breast-Implant Lymphoma; Assisted Reproduction and Cancer; Chocolate News
News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues
9 days ago - MedPageToday - 4 articles
FDA identifies more cases of breast implant-associated lymphoma
The number of lymphoma cases linked to breast implants increased approximately 10% in the past year, according to the FDA. The agency has identified 457 unique cases of breast...
9 days ago - Healio - 4 articles
Breast Implant Link to Rare T-Cell Lymphoma an Ongoing Concern
Most confirmed cases have been associated with textured implants, which have been more popular in Europe than in the United States. Medscape Medical News
10 days ago - Medscape
FDA expands Alimta approval for lung cancer
The FDA expanded the approval of pemetrexed for injection to include its use in combination with pembrolizumab and platinum chemotherapy for first-line treatment of metastatic...
16 days ago - Healio
Top stories in hematology/oncology: Finasteride prevents prostate cancer, Nivolumab associated with low response rates
Among the top hematology/oncology stories last week were findings that concluded finasteride was safe and effective in preventing prostate cancer and a study that suggested...
16 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
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Decluttering Should Come With A Disclaimer And Here's Why
Over 10 years ago, I was strolling through Target with three toddlers and saw a pink, heart shaped cake pan in the dollar spot. I'd scored big time . We went home and I put my...
'This flu season is not mild': 19,000 people have been killed by the virus...
On Saturday, leaders at the NIH and CDC raised the alarm, saying the flu is ‘much harder to prevent than measles' but insisted that even the least effective vaccines will...
Arthritis in pregnant women increases the child's risk of epilepsy by 160...
Children who are born to mothers who experienced rheumatoid arthritis during their pregnancy are more likely to have epilepsy. As published in the journal of Arthritis Care &...
Higher Risk of Cancer Death in Patients With Kidney Failure
A population-based study reveals that patients on dialysis and those who received kidney transplants experienced over 2.5-times higher risks of cancer death than age- and...
Genetics May Be a Factor in African-American Cigarette Preferences
New NCCIH-funded research suggests genetic factors drive African American preference for mentholated cigarettes.
Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds
"Just because we detect HPV DNA in the hand doesn't necessarily mean the viral particles are viable or that there is enough to cause an infection," the study's lead author says.
Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health
Men in their 40s who can do more than 40 push-ups at a time have a 96 percent reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease compared with men who did 10 or fewer.
Ohio Teen Gets Himself Vaccinated, Inspires Others
As he began to get various vaccinations, media reports about him multiplied, and so did the requests for information and guidance, questions and comments.
President Trump May Be A Racist, Antisemitic, Xenophobic, Man-Child, But...
Yes, I know the medical report released on him yesterday stated that Trump's weight gives him a BMI of 30.4 and that 30 (for better or for worse - that's a whole other post) is...
Is Will Power All I Need To Achieve Self Control? Turns Out Not
Will power is one of the factors of self-control strategies, but just not the only one. Self-control strategies are influenced by behavior a lot.