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    Researchers discover new subtype of cervical cancer

    Jan 17 | 62 Views | No Comments

    A team of University of South Carolina scientists led by Carolyn Banister and Phillip Buckhaults has identified a new subtype of cervical cancer that, like most cervical cancers, is triggered by human papillomavirus (HPV) but whose growth is not directed by the virus, suggesting that therapy...

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    A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

    Jan 17 | 116 Views | No Comments

    A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat linked to alcohol and tobacco use. This is a first in the field of epigenetics and the researchers are...

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    New research from scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah uncovered distinct types of tumours within small cell lung cancer that look and act differently from one another. Scientists also identified a targeted drug combination that worked well with one specific...

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    The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has approved HARMONY, a project that aims to foster better access and care for patients with various hematologic malignancies (HM) with the use of big data. The project is made up of 51 partners from 11 European countries, including 7 pharmaceutical...

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    Melanoma mutation likes fat for fuel

    Jan 17 | 230 Views | No Comments

    Cancer cells love glucose, the simple sugar the body uses for energy, so a high-fat, low-carb diet should starve them, right? Not so fast. Research in mice suggests that melanomas and other cancers driven by a particular mutation (BRAF V600E) will grow faster in response to a high-fat diet. In...

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Jan 17 | 145 Views | No Comments

Are our busy doctors and nurses losing empathy for patients?

Sue Dean, University of Technology Sydney. Every day, doctors, nurses and other health professionals are presented with situations that demand empathy and compassion....

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Researchers discover new subtype of cervical cancer

A team of University of South Carolina scientists led by Carolyn Banister and Phillip Buckhaults has identified a new subtype of cervical cancer that, like most cervical...

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HPV cells

Jan 17 | 62 Views | No Comments

Researchers discover new subtype of cervical cancer

A team of University of South Carolina scientists led by Carolyn Banister and Phillip Buckhaults has identified a new subtype of cervical cancer that, like most cervical...

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Tucatinib progressing in pivotal trial against HER2 breast cancer

Phase 1 clinical trial data published this week in the journal Clinical Cancer Research show early promise of the investigational anti-cancer agent tucatinib...

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Jan 10 | 139 Views | No Comments

Reducing radiation successfully treats HPV-positive oropharynx cancers and minimises side effects

Human papillomavirus-positive oropharynx cancers (cancers of the tonsils and back of the throat) are on the rise. After radiation treatment, patients often experience...

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Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to broadcast world’s first TV advert live from inside the human body

In a global broadcasting first, Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 will air a live colonoscopy during an ad break on 18 January 2017. The 90 second advert, titled ‘Live...

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Jan 17 | 143 Views | No Comments

Tucatinib progressing in pivotal trial against HER2 breast cancer

Phase 1 clinical trial data published this week in the journal Clinical Cancer Research show early promise of the investigational anti-cancer agent tucatinib...

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Jan 9 | 347 Views | No Comments

Aggressive prostate cancer secrets revealed in landmark study

A landmark study, led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute with the involvement of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, has revealed the reason why...

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Jan 17 | 230 Views | No Comments

Melanoma mutation likes fat for fuel

Cancer cells love glucose, the simple sugar the body uses for energy, so a high-fat, low-carb diet should starve them, right? Not so fast. Research in mice suggests that...

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Tumour-seeking salmonella treats brain tumours

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have recruited an unlikely ally in the fight against the deadliest form of brain cancer – a strain of salmonella that...

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Jan 6 | 164 Views | No Comments

Why high-dose vitamin C kills cancer cells

Vitamin C has a patchy history as a cancer therapy, but researchers at the University of Iowa believe that is because it has often been used in a way that guarantees...

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Reducing the radioresistance of cancer

Most people recognise that many forms of cancer are treated with radiation therapy. However, some may not realise that there are cancer cells with the ability to survive...

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