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Novel prognostic marker discovered in older patients with acute leukemia

A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J.

When RNA-binding proteins are turned on, cancer cells get locked in a proliferative state

A new study from MIT implicates a family of RNA-binding proteins in the regulation of cancer, particularly in a subtype of breast cancer.

When RNA-binding proteins are turned on, cancer cells get locked in a proliferative state

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 16 hours 35 min ago
A new study from MIT implicates a family of RNA-binding proteins in the regulation of cancer, particularly in a subtype of breast cancer.

Ways to prevent and manage jaw bone disease highlighted

Medical News Today: Oncology News - 16 hours 35 min ago
A review of more than a decade's worth of research on osteonecrosis of the jaw--when the bone in the jaw is exposed and begins to starve from a lack of blood--points to an increased risk for patients...

Severe air pollution spikes during yearly pilgrimage to Mecca

Medical News Today: Lymphoma/Leukemia News - December 20, 2014 - 08:00
Dangerously high levels of air pollutants are being released in Mecca during the hajj, the annual holy pilgrimage in which millions of Muslims on foot and in vehicles converge on the Saudi Arabian...

Signaling mechanism could be target for survival, growth of tumor cells in brain cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 20, 2014 - 08:00
UT Southwestern Medical Center neurology researchers have identified an important cell signaling mechanism that plays an important role in brain cancer and may provide a new therapeutic target.

Researchers shed light on how diet influences cancer development

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - December 19, 2014 - 09:00
Researchers find that switching from a low- to high-calorie diet can either reduce tumor growth or encourage it, depending on when the dietary change is made.

New colorectal cancer risk factor identified

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - December 19, 2014 - 09:00
Adiponectin, a collagen-like protein secreted by fat cells, derives from the ADIPOQ gene. Variations in this gene may increase risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and various cancers.

Cancer genes contribute to congenital disorders

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 19, 2014 - 09:00
Cancer genes may also be responsible for the development of congenital disorders.

Researchers shed light on how diet influences cancer development

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 19, 2014 - 09:00
Researchers find that switching from a low- to high-calorie diet can either reduce tumor growth or encourage it, depending on when the dietary change is made.

Annals of Internal Medicine news

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - December 19, 2014 - 08:00
1. Earlier detection could close the race gap on colon cancer deathsRacial disparities in colon cancer survival rates may be explained by overall health at the time of diagnosis rather than...

People with low numeracy feel negative about taking part in bowel cancer screening

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - December 19, 2014 - 08:00
PEOPLE who have problems with numbers may be more likely to feel negative about bowel cancer screening, including fearing an abnormal result, while some think the test is disgusting or embarrassing...

Networks of genetic changes across cancers identified by algorithm

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 19, 2014 - 08:00
Cancers often involve far more than a genetic mutation acting alone. Multiple mutations, many of which are rare, may occur in different networks of multiple genes.

Cancer can't grow if cells can't move

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 19, 2014 - 08:00
By blocking a widespread enzyme, Centenary researchers have shown they can slow down the movement of cells and potentially stop tumours from spreading and growing.

Scientists link proteins that keep cells multiplying to cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 18, 2014 - 11:00
Researchers find a family of RNA-binding proteins known as Musashi proteins - that can change and lock cells into a proliferative state - may be involved in cancer regulation.

Scientists link proteins that keep cells multiplying to cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - December 18, 2014 - 11:00
Researchers find a family of RNA-binding proteins known as Musashi proteins - that can change and lock cells into a proliferative state - may be involved in cancer regulation.

FDA expands approved use of Cyramza to treat aggressive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - December 18, 2014 - 09:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved use of Cyramza (ramucirumab) to treat patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Anal cancer is preventable with lifestyle modifications, HPV vaccine

Medical News Today: Colorectal Cancer News - December 18, 2014 - 09:00
Although uncommon, anal cancer is preventable with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and other lifestyle modifications, according to a review in CMAJ on the screening and prevention of this...

New Oncotype DX® data further demonstrate the practice-changing impact of the test in guiding the treatment of early stage breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 18, 2014 - 09:00
Genomic Health announced presentation of the first prospective outcomes data from a large adjuvant study with the Oncotype DX breast cancer test at the recent 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer...

Microwave Imaging of the Breast

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - December 18, 2014 - 09:00
Although currently available diagnostic screening systems for breast cancer like X-ray computed tomography (CT) and mammography are effective at detecting early signs of tumors, they are far from...