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Clinical study treating BPDCN with tagraxofusp led to first FDA approval for the disease.
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A new study finds that air pollution significantly increases the risk of hospitalizations for young cancer survivors.
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Researchers describe a new set of 'rules' that predict how the tissue of origin influences critical aspects of the genetic makeup of tumors, with potentially important therapeutic implications.
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Using human cancer cells, tumor and blood samples from cancer patients, researchers have uncovered the role of a neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers. Neurotransmitters are chemical ''messengers'' that transmit impulses from neurons to other target cells.
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After 20 years of dedicated research, scientists have cracked the chemical code of an incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic' known to be highly effective against cancer cells as well as drug-resistant bacteria, and have reproduced it synthetically in the lab for…
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Researchers are pushing the boundaries of how 'smart' diagnostic-imaging machines identify cancers -- and uncovering clues outside the tumor to tell whether a patient will respond well to chemotherapy.
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Researchers have developed a way to improve the accuracy of surgery to remove ovarian tumors. Using carbon nanotubes and a near-infrared imaging system, they could find and remove tumors as small as 0.3 millimeters during surgery in mice, resulting in…
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Researchers have discovered a signaling pathway between cytokines and BRAF that promotes tumor growth. The finding could provide a potential therapeutic target.
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A new study suggests that Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce the cost for the first year of breast cancer care in the US by about $50 million (about 2 percent of the overall costs in the first year).
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In a recent study in mice, researchers found a way to deliver specific drugs to parts of the body that are exceptionally difficult to access. Their Y-shaped block catiomer (YBC) binds with certain therapeutic materials forming a package 18 nanometers…
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Cryogenic-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) has been a game changer in the field of medical research, but the substrate, used to freeze and view samples under a microscope, has not advanced much in decades. Now, thanks to a new collaboration, this is…
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In multiple myeloma, Ig lambda translocations may indicate poor outcomes and resistance to immunomodulatory drugs such as lenalidomide.
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Researchers have identified new biomarkers related to the cognitive impairment associated with cancer known as chemobrain.
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Scientists have demonstrated that the growth rate of the majority of lung cancer cells relates directly to the availability of a crucial oxygen-metabolizing molecule called heme. In a preclinical study, they showed that the expansion of lung tumors in mice…
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Many people fighting a very aggressive form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) don't survive more than five years. These very sick patients are often unable to receive the only cure -- a bone marrow transplant. Now, an international team of…
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A review article evaluated several compounds with therapeutic potential against gastric tumors.
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An advance in the cancer treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy appears to eliminate its severe side effects, making the treatment safer and potentially available in outpatient settings.
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A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the US have increased over time. The study also found that patients with cancer are more likely to use prescription opioids than adults without…
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A gene called gasdermin E, which is downregulated in many cancers, aids cells in dying in an unexpected way, and may also suppress tumor growth.
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New evidence points to a key role for a molecular switch called VGLL3 in autoimmune diseases, and the major gap in incidence between women and men. Building on past research showing that women have more VGLL3 in their skin cells…
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