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FAU student and surgeon collaborate on new, alternative procedure to radical mastectomy

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 3, 2015 - 16:00
Pre-med student undergoes procedure and co-authors results of study with surgeonElizabeth Hopkins, an aspiring physician and pre-medical student in the Charles E.

Neuroblastoma cancer cells weaken immune system 'like kryptonite'

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 3, 2015 - 16:00
A molecule found in the cancer cells of neuroblastoma act like 'kryptonite’ to weaken the body's immune system, a new study reveals, making them lethargic and ineffective.

Stress responder is a first responder in helping repair DNA damage and avoiding cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 3, 2015 - 16:00
DNA damage increases the risk of cancer, and researchers have found that a protein, known to rally when cells get stressed, plays a critical, early step in its repair.

Biomarker discovery offers 'glimmer of hope' for women with aggressive breast cancer

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - August 3, 2015 - 14:00
Researchers have discovered a molecule called IL13RA2 could be a potential drug target for triple-negative breast cancer - an aggressive form of the disease.

Biomarker discovery offers 'glimmer of hope' for women with aggressive breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 3, 2015 - 14:00
Researchers have discovered a molecule called IL13RA2 could be a potential drug target for triple-negative breast cancer - an aggressive form of the disease.

Biomarker discovery offers 'glimmer of hope' for women with aggressive breast cancer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 3, 2015 - 14:00
Researchers have discovered a molecule called IL13RA2 could be a potential drug target for triple-negative breast cancer - an aggressive form of the disease.

Rising cancer threat in Asia-Pacific region requires greater investment and better planning

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 3, 2015 - 12:00
Cancer is a common concern for countries in the Asia-Pacific region, yet treatment of the disease varies markedly among its various healthcare systems.

Researchers identify new cancer marker and possible therapeutic target for breast cancer

Medical News Today: Lung Cancer News - August 3, 2015 - 07:00
A new way to detect - and perhaps treat - one of the deadliest types of breast cancer has been found.

Researchers identify new cancer marker and possible therapeutic target for breast cancer

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 3, 2015 - 07:00
A new way to detect - and perhaps treat - one of the deadliest types of breast cancer has been found.

Watching a tumor grow in real-time

Medical News Today: Breast Cancer News - August 3, 2015 - 07:00
Researchers from the University of Freiburg have gained new insight into the phases of breast cancer growthThis image shows an E2-Crimson expressing tumor cells (gray/white structures) in the...

Urine test for pancreatic cancer a step closer

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 3, 2015 - 07:00
Researchers have discovered a three-protein signature in the urine of patients with pancreatic cancer, bringing us closer to a much-needed noninvasive test for the disease.

Childhood cancer cells drain immune system's batteries

Medical News Today: Oncology News - August 3, 2015 - 07:00
Cancer cells in neuroblastoma contain a molecule that breaks down a key energy source for the body's immune cells, leaving them too physically drained to fight the disease, according to new research...

REVLIMID approved by the European Commission for the treatment of adult patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma

Celgene International Sa?rl, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation, has announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved REVLIMID® (lenalidomide) for the treatment of adult...

Study demonstrates PLX3397 induced prolonged tumor regression in tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT) in most patients

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 31, 2015 - 13:00
Daiichi Sankyo Europe and Plexxikon Inc., a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group, announced that The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published clinical trial results demonstrating that the...

Novel model developed to predict the amount of nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 31, 2015 - 13:00
Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers at the VCU Center for the Study of Tobacco Products (CSTP) have developed the first ever, evidence-based model that can predict with...

How to become a T follicular helper cell

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 31, 2015 - 12:00
Uncovering the signals that govern the fate of T helper cells is a big step toward improved vaccine designFollicular helper T cells (cells with green surface markers) interact closely with B...

Children's National finds neuroblastoma tumor cure in mice studies

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 31, 2015 - 12:00
A method to cure neuroblastoma tumors in mice has been discovered by Children's National researchers, opening the door for future clinical studies for a therapeutic patient-specific vaccine to cure...

Cancer patients lose faith in healthcare system if referred late by GP

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 31, 2015 - 10:00
If it takes more than three trips to the GP to be referred for cancer tests, patients are more likely to be dissatisfied with their overall care, eroding confidence in the doctors and nurses who go...

Newly identified mechanism of p53-induced cell death could aid cancer therapy

Medical News Today: Oncology News - July 31, 2015 - 08:00
Researchers have identified a new mechanism that the tumor suppressor protein p53 uses to trigger cell death via apoptosis and have shown how the process could be harnessed to kill cancer cells. St.

How a single molecule turns one immune cell into another

All it takes is one molecule to reprogram an antibody-producing B cell into a scavenging macrophage.