Cancer Research

Cancers can be successfully fought or eradicated, if caught early enough. Now, a study outlines a potentially game-changing screening methodology to catch some...
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2:52pm
8.16.2017
Patients who choose to receive alternative therapy as treatment for curable cancers instead of conventional cancer treatment have a higher risk of death,...
by Yale University
2:02pm
8.15.2017
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A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades, strengthening...
by American Cancer Society
2:49pm
8.9.2017
Scientists report they have discovered a biochemical process that gives prostate cancer cells the almost unnatural ability to change their shape, squeeze into...
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
9:55am
8.8.2017
A contagious face cancer has killed off a majority of an absolutely unique animal, the legendary Tasmanian devil. A team has developed big plans to derive...
Senior Science Writer
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9:54am
8.4.2017
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Researchers have identified molecules that are responsible for metastatic lung cancer cells binding to blood vessels in the brain.
by University of Portsmouth
1:12pm
8.2.2017
Postmenopausal women who have a history of gum disease also have a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study of more than 65,000 women. The study is the...
by University at Buffalo
1:46pm
8.1.2017
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In one of the largest efforts to build a comprehensive catalog of genetic vulnerabilities in cancer, researchers have identified more than 760 genes upon which...
by Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
1:41pm
7.27.2017
A new study indicates that cancer patients and survivors have a ready weapon against fatigue and "chemo brain": a brisk walk.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:20pm
7.25.2017
By 2030, 67 percent of the cancer population will be patients 65 and older, according to the FDA. But older adults, especially those over the age of 75, are...
Managing Editor
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@LabEquipment
2:36pm
7.24.2017
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How well cancer patients fare after chemotherapy can be affected by their social interaction with other patients during treatment, according to a new study.
by NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute
12:31pm
7.19.2017
Yeast, the same one used in baking and in brewing beer, reproduces rapidly by division making it a good model system for studying adaptive evolution in an...
by Lehigh University
2:31pm
7.18.2017
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Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a mouse study. Male mice were fed a diet of 10 percent tomato powder...
by Ohio State University
4:43pm
7.13.2017
A new study conducted by an international team of lung cancer researchers has identified new genetic variants for lung cancer risk.
by University of Liverpool
2:11pm
7.11.2017
A new study indicates that survivors of the Holocaust have experienced a small but consistent increase in the risk of developing cancer. The findings offer an...
by Wiley
9:10am
7.10.2017
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Chemotherapy opens a molecular door for metastasis, and the aggressive spread of breast cancer, according to a new study that promises to prompt some worries...
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10:10am
7.7.2017
A new report finds more than half of all cancer deaths in men in 2013 in China and more than a third of those in women were attributable to a group of...
by American Cancer Society
2:18pm
7.6.2017
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Cancer cells kill most often by crawling away from their original tumors to later re-root in vital parts of the body in a process called metastasis. Now, a...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
1:26pm
6.30.2017
Simone T. Sredni, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pediatric neurosurgery has been working in pediatric brain cancer research for about 15 years. She said...
Digital Editor
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@LabEquipment
1:40pm
6.27.2017
A study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care...
by Loyola University Health System
2:51pm
6.23.2017
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Research provides evidence suggesting that cancer cells might streamline their genomes in order to proliferate more easily. The study, conducted in both human...
by Stowers Institute for Medical Research
10:05am
6.23.2017
Cancer researchers dream of offering personalized treatments to patients. Can they get there using the same math that drives Netflix recommendations?
by Elana Fertig, Johns Hopkins University
8:00am
6.22.2017
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Compounds from grapes may kill colon cancer stem cells both in a petri dish and in mice, according to a team of researchers.
by Penn State
2:19pm
6.20.2017
Scientists have developed a three-in-one blood test that could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer through use of precision drugs designed to...
by Institute of Cancer Research
2:00pm
6.19.2017
The Efficacy and Metabolism of Azonafide Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs) in Microgravity investigation seeks to activate immunogenic cell death within the...
by NASA/Johnson Space Center
9:06am
6.16.2017
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Young adults who had chemotherapy as a child have decreased cognitive flexibility and a weaker short-term memory. Their ability to concentrate and long-term...
by KU Leuven
9:50am
6.14.2017
Cancer is one of the most frequent diseases not only in people, but in pets as well. A study has now shown how similar mammary tumors are in both people and...
by University of Zurich
1:52pm
6.7.2017
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The potential of immunotherapy has researchers regarding it as the future of cancer treatment. In 2016 alone, the FDA approved immunotherapies for advanced...
Editor-in-Chief
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@LabEquipment
8:32am
6.6.2017
Doctors are reporting unprecedented success from a new cell and gene therapy for multiple myeloma. Although it's early and the study is small, every patient...
by Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press
2:11pm
6.5.2017
Changes in immune activity appear to signal a growing brain tumor five years before symptoms arise, new research has found. Interactions among proteins that...
by Ohio State University
9:37am
6.2.2017
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