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    QIMR Berghofer scientists have found that reversing the order of treatment for patients with certain cancers could dramatically improve survival rates. The researchers conducted a study of triple negative breast cancer in mice and found that about half were cured when they received immunotherapy...

  • Scientists have created a map of all 1,578 licensed drugs and their mechanisms of action – as a means of identifying ‘uncharted waters’ in the search for future treatments. Their analysis of drugs licensed through the Food and Drug Administration reveals that 667 separate proteins in the...

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    There is considerable demand for cancer information resources in New Zealand, with a third of women and a quarter of men deliberately searching for these over the past year, according to a new University of Otago study. The study, led by Dr Rose Richards of the Cancer Society Social &...

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    Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers This is the result of a national Norwegian cohort study by researcher and medical doctor Maria Winther Gunnes at the Department of Global Public Health and...

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    In a small double-blind study, Johns Hopkins researchers report that a substantial majority of people suffering cancer-related anxiety or depression found considerable relief for up to six months from a single large dose of psilocybin – the active compound in hallucinogenic “magic...

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Immunotherapy before surgery could dramatically improve cancer survival rates

QIMR Berghofer scientists have found that reversing the order of treatment for patients with certain cancers could dramatically improve survival rates. The researchers...

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Double whammy for triple negative breast cancer

A promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer has been identified by Weizmann Institute scientists, as was recently reported...

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Double whammy for triple negative breast cancer

A promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer has been identified by Weizmann Institute scientists, as was recently reported...

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Map of drugs reveals uncharted waters in search for new treatments

Scientists have created a map of all 1,578 licensed drugs and their mechanisms of action – as a means of identifying ‘uncharted waters’ in the search for future...

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Young cancer survivors have twice the risk of suicide

Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers This is the result of a national...

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Next-generation HPV vaccine will further reduce cervical cancer risk

New vaccine to protect against 90 per cent of all cervical cancers, instead of the current 70 per cent  A new study by Cancer Council NSW, published in The Lancet...

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Double whammy for triple negative breast cancer

A promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer has been identified by Weizmann Institute scientists, as was recently reported...

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How highs and lows in testosterone levels ‘shock’ prostate cancer cells to death

A strategy of alternately flooding and starving the body of testosterone is producing good results in patients who have metastatic prostate cancer that is resistant to...

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Jet lag and obesity share similar pathways to liver cancer

Since 1980, the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer, has nearly tripled, and obesity related liver disease is one of the driving...

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Immunotherapy before surgery could dramatically improve cancer survival rates

QIMR Berghofer scientists have found that reversing the order of treatment for patients with certain cancers could dramatically improve survival rates. The researchers...

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Psilocybin eases existential anxiety in people with life-threatening cancer

In a small double-blind study, Johns Hopkins researchers report that a substantial majority of people suffering cancer-related anxiety or depression found considerable...

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#MicroRNA: Enhancing cancer response to radiation

Researcher Sudarshan Anand has a contemporary analogy to describe microRNA: “I sometimes compare MicroRNA to tweets—they’re short, transient and constantly...

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