Researchers can attack cancer by working together, says UNC Charlotte professor
MUC1 is a protein present on the cells that line most organs. It lubricates and protects them. When cells become malignant, the MUC1 protein changes and signals tumor cells to...
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute appoints gastrointestinal cancer center director
Brian Wolpin , MD, MPH, has been appointed director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.Wolpin is chair in pancreatic cancer at Dana-Farber...
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FDA approves expanded use of Zykadia for first-line treatment of ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC
Novartis today announced the US Food and Drug Administration approved the expanded use of Zykadia to include the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell...
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Early detection of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: an opportunity for improved neurodevelopmental outcome
Tuberous sclerosis complex is an autosomal dominant condition associated with epilepsy, benign tumors and variable neurodevelopmental outcomes. The diagnosis is most commonly...
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Researchers use chemical array to find malignant cells within melanoma tumor
Melanoma is a particularly difficult cancer to treat once it has metastasized, spreading throughout the body. University of Illinois researchers are using chemistry to find the...
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New cellular target may put the brakes on cancer's ability to spread
Researchers have discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease elsewhere in the body.
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Chemical array draws out malignant cells to guide individualized cancer treatment
Melanoma is a particularly difficult cancer to treat once it has metastasized, spreading throughout the body. Researchers are using chemistry to find the deadly, elusive...
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A First: Cancer Drug Is Approved on Genetic Basis, Not Tumor Location
Until now, cancer drugs were approved based on where the cancer originated. A drug might be approved to treat breast cancer or lung cancer, and might even be approved to treat...
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Combined use of two existing drugs appears to slow cancer's tendency to spread, study shows
A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease...
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Study reveals how enzyme allows brain tumors to grow despite harsh surroundings
All cancer tumors have one thing in common - they must feed themselves to grow and spread, a difficult feat since they are usually in a tumor microenvironment with limited...
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New Drug Sofosbuvir can Reduce Transplant and Mortality Rates in Patients...
The new drug called sofosbuvir reduced the progression of advanced liver disease in hepatitis C patients. Patients with cirrhosis can benefit from sofosbuvir-based therapies.
International Day of Action For Women's Health 2017 - Women's Health Matters
International Day of Action For Women's Health, which falls on the 28th May annually, fights for sexual and reproductive rights of women globally.
Are you getting enough of these healthy foods?
Maintaining one's health doesn't have to involve complicated science. In fact, it can be as easy as eating - all the right food, that is. The list of things you can eat to...
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness
Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss , Immune System and Disorders
10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our...
Preeclampsia increases stroke risk six fold
Two thirds of preeclampsia-related strokes occur after birth when the mother has gone home, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center warn.
Research About Social Norms Could Help Us Better Understand Extremism
New research investigating how we adhere to certain unspoken codes of conduct and appearance may give us insight into extremist behavior. And with this weeks's deadly terrorist...
The Not So Sweet Connection Between Cancer and Sugar
A specific type of cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma is remarkably more dependent on sugar as their energy supply compared to other types.
Global Warming Is On Pace To Cause Many Sleepless Nights By 2099, Study Finds
Nick Obradovich couldn't sleep. It was October 2015, and a surprise heat wave sent thermometers across San Diego soaring 7 degrees Fahrenheit above average. The window...
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Welcome to my Weekly Roundup! In one convenient post, you're about to discover the most important things I've noticed this