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Malaria Drug Successfully Treats 26-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient

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Small trial uses chloroquine to nix the process of "autophagy" that some cancer cells use to resist treatment, resensitzing glioblastoma to targeted therapy
19-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACR: Phase II Trial Shows Rice Bran Promotes Microbiome Diversity, Slows Growth of Colorectal Cancer Cells

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After 4-week trial of added rice bran, navy bean powder or neither, both the rice bran and navy bean groups showed increased dietary fiber, iron, zinc, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, and alpha-tocopherol. The rice bran group also showed...
4-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Driver, Target in Advanced Mucosal Melanoma

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published March 15, 2017 in the journal Melanoma Research uses the unique resource of over 600 melanoma samples collected at the university to demonstrate, for the first time, novel mutations involved in...
14-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women More Likely to Follow Through with Breast Screening Recommendations When Informed Directly

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Women at high risk for breast cancer who received a letter informing them of their options for additional imaging with contrast-enhanced MRI of the breast (in addition to a letter sent to their primary care physician) were more likely to return to...
8-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Early Deaths From Childhood Cancer Up to 4 Times More Common Than Previously Reported

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Treatments for childhood cancers have improved to the point that 5-year survival rates are over 80 percent. However, one group has failed to benefit from these improvements, namely children who die so soon after diagnosis that they are not able to...
7-Mar-2017 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tucatinib (ONT-380) Progressing in Pivotal Trial Against HER2+ Breast Cancer

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Twenty-seven percent of 50 heavily pretreated patients with stage IV breast cancer saw clinical benefit from the drug, with at least “stable disease” at 24 or more weeks after the start of treatment.
10-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How to Keep Nanoparticle "Caterpillars" Safe From The "Crows" of the Immune System

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center paper published today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology details how the immune system recognizes nanoparticles, potentially paving the way to counteract or avoid this detection.
16-Dec-2016 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Crowdsourcing a Better Prostate Cancer Prediction Tool

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Prediction model created by "research parasites" published today in Lancet Oncology offers a more accurate prognosis for a patient's metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
15-Nov-2016 6:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Will One Bad Sunburn Give You Skin Cancer?

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27-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Oncologists: How to Talk With Your Pathologist About Cancer Molecular Testing

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An education session presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 details the challenges of collaboration between oncologists and pathologists in the context of molecular testing patient tumor samples.
30-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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