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New data provide evidence that Hexvix can improve the overall survival in bladder cancer patients

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 11 hours 31 min ago
Photocure ASA, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on photodynamic technologies in dermatology and cancer, is pleased to note that a study on the impact of Hexvix on survival in bladder...

Epigenetic drug boosts chemotherapy's efficacy in some lung cancers

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - 12 hours 31 min ago
Findings could help physicians target existing drugs to appropriate patientsAn existing drug may help some patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have become resistant to...

NIH-funded study uncovers molecular alterations in head and neck cancers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 12 hours 31 min ago
TCGA tumor genome sequencing analyses offer new insights into the effects of HPV and smoking, and find genomic similarities with other cancersTCGA researchers have uncovered new details about the...

Epigenetic drug boosts chemotherapy's efficacy in some lung cancers

Findings could help physicians target existing drugs to appropriate patientsAn existing drug may help some patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have become resistant to...

Prostate cancer: Androgen receptor activates different genes when bound to antiandrogens

Medical News Today: Prostate News - 13 hours 31 min ago
The androgen receptor in prostate cancer cells can activate different sets of genes depending on whether it binds with an androgen hormone or an antiandrogen drug, according to a new study led by...

Schoolgirl comment points to antibiotics as new cancer treatments

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - 13 hours 31 min ago
Professor Michael P. Lisanti, Director of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Unit, led the research.

Stomach acid-powered micromotors get their first test in a living animal

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 13 hours 31 min ago
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have shown that a micromotor fueled by stomach acid can take a bubble-powered ride inside a mouse.

Schoolgirl comment points to antibiotics as new cancer treatments

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 13 hours 31 min ago
Professor Michael P. Lisanti, Director of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Unit, led the research.

A cancer diagnosis makes diabetes patients less adherent to their prescribed diabetes drugs

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 13 hours 31 min ago
Diabetes patients become less adherent to their diabetes medications following a diagnosis of cancer, concludes a new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the...

Study finds potential new drug target for lung cancer

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - January 29, 2015 - 16:00
A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers suggests that targeting a key enzyme and its associated metabolic programming may lead to novel drug development to treat lung...

Genetic variation offers new way to spot the most dangerous childhood cancers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 29, 2015 - 11:00
A study of kidney cancer found that children with the poorest survival after chemotherapy were those whose cancers had the greatest genetic variation among cells.

Drug combo suppresses growth of late-stage prostate cancer tumors

Medical News Today: Prostate News - January 29, 2015 - 10:00
Low doses of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication, and a gene inhibitor known as BI2536 can successfully halt the growth of late-stage prostate cancer tumors, a Purdue University study...

Cancer fear and discomforting thoughts impact colorectal cancer screening uptake

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - January 29, 2015 - 10:00
Men and women who worry about cancer are more likely to want to get screened for colon cancer, but feeling uncomfortable at the thought of cancer makes them less likely to actually go for the test...

Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 29, 2015 - 10:00
Scientists at the University of York have discovered that a drug used widely to combat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the growth and spread of breast cancer.

Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 29, 2015 - 10:00
Scientists at the University of York have discovered that a drug used widely to combat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the growth and spread of breast cancer.

Game theory explains social interactions of cancer cells

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 29, 2015 - 10:00
Researchers at the University of Basel and the University of East Anglia were able to predict the interactions of cancer cells using game theory.

New method for identifying most aggressive childhood cancers

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 29, 2015 - 10:00
A research group at Lund University in Sweden has found a new way to identify the most malignant tumours in children.

Lung cancer clues found in downstream pathway

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - January 29, 2015 - 09:00
Researchers find protein downstream of KRAS has potential as lung cancer targetDespite the promise of the gene KRAS as a target for treating lung cancer, finding effective therapies has been...

Girls who drink sugary drinks every day may start periods early

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - January 29, 2015 - 09:00
A new study finds girls who drink 1.5 servings or more of sugary drinks each day may start menstruation earlier than those who consume less than two servings a week.

Novel radioguided brain surgery technique could help pinpoint cancerous tissue

Medical News Today: Oncology News - January 29, 2015 - 09:00
A novel radioguided surgery technique could quickly and effectively identify residual cancer cells during brain tumor surgery, with low radiation exposure for both patients and surgeons.