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Scientists demonstrated that applying low-intensity electrical stimulation to the brains of patients with tumors resulted in decreased blood flow within tumors while leaving the rest of the brain unchanged. Although further study is needed, the findings suggest that a series…
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Researchers have taken a key step forward in developing a new, possibly safer contrast agent for use in MRI exams.
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A study has identified a possible second-line treatment for melanoma patients.
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A new study finds genetic mutations associated with hereditary forms of pancreatic cancer and mechanism by which these mutations may contribute to the development of tumors.
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A new discovery could lead researchers to a more effective way to treat pancreatic cancer.
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Women with severe sleep apnea appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer, a study shows. No causal relationship is demonstrated, but the link between nocturnal hypoxia in women and higher cancer risk is still clear.
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Metastasis, in which cancer cells break free from the primary tumor and form tumors at other sites, worsens the prognosis for many cancer patients. The lymph nodes -- glands of the immune system located throughout the body -- are typically…
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A phase 1 clinical trial testing a new drug in pancreatic cancer had promising initial results, report researchers. The trial looked at AZD1775, an inhibitor designed to block an enzyme called Wee1, which plays a role in DNA damage repair.
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Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who engaged in moderate exercise while undergoing chemotherapy tended to have delayed progression of their disease and fewer severe side effects from treatment, according to a new study.
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A new study has found that genes have a greater influence than previously thought not only on the number of moles you have but also where they are on your body.
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When recommending vitamin D supplements, doctors should look at each individual patient as having different requirements and not rely on 'one-size-fits-all' guidelines, according to a new study.
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Castleman Disease patients who do not respond to the only drug currently approved by the FDA may have another option that targets a specific pathway called PI3K/Akt/mTOR.
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Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research.
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The discovery of the previously unknown mutation could lead to routine testing of individuals with a strong family history of pancreatic cancer to determine if they carry the mutation, occurring in the gene known as RABL3.
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Previous studies have shown that while some women who use aspirin and are later diagnosed with breast cancer may live longer, a portion of aspirin users with breast cancer appeared to have a higher risk of mortality following breast cancer.…
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Targeting the tissue around pancreatic cancer cells may be the key to stopping their spread and improving chemotherapy outcomes.
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Changing the standard dose and timing of two therapies greatly cut tumor relapse and reduced side effects in mouse models of kinase mutated breast cancer and lung cancer, researchers have found.
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Researchers have developed a new way to determine whether or not single drug-delivery nanoparticles will successfully hit their intended targets -- by simply analyzing each nanoparticle's distinct movements in real time.
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Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system that could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately and to better detect and diagnose breast cancer.
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Researchers have developed an important new tool towards producing therapies for cancer patients using the patient's own cells
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