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Daily Telegraph
Aussie forest straight out of Avatarused in the Western world are plant-derived, according to the CSIRO’s Tropical
Aussie forest straight out of Avatar
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
used in the Western world are plant-derived, according to the CSIRO’s Tropical Forest Research Centre in Atherton. The US National Cancer Institute says that of the 3000-odd plants it has identified as having potential anti-cancer properties,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
For Dr. Mary-Claire King, helping others is in the DNAnumbers studying statistics but was later pointed toward genetics. The two skil
For Dr. Mary-Claire King, helping others is in the DNA
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 hours ago
numbers studying statistics but was later pointed toward genetics. The two skills melded when she took data from the National Cancer Institute and demonstrated mathematically that breast and ovarian cancer followed a pattern in some... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Cancer care meets big data: SA’s latest treatment breakthroughgreater survival times in cancer. DM Photo: A histological slide of cancerous
Cancer care meets big data: SA’s latest treatment breakthrough
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 hours ago
greater survival times in cancer. DM Photo: A histological slide of cancerous breast tissue. The pink "riverways" are normal connective tissue, and the blue is cancer cells. Stained with H&E and magnified to 200x. Source: National Cancer Insti... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Abington-Jefferson to Start Work on $75M Outpatient Cancer CenterHealth to create Abington-Jefferson Health. The merger will allow Abington to i
Abington-Jefferson to Start Work on $75M Outpatient Cancer Center
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 hours ago
Health to create Abington-Jefferson Health. The merger will allow Abington to integrate the cancer pavilion with the National Cancer Institute-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson. According to the health system, more than... Read more
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PhysOrg
Lab simplifies total synthesis of anti-cancer agentSociety described the synthesis of dozens of prostaglandin derivatives. Nicolao
Lab simplifies total synthesis of anti-cancer agent
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
Society described the synthesis of dozens of prostaglandin derivatives. Nicolaou said the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute (NCI) tested their cytotoxicity against a variety of cancer cell samples. "All of the compounds... Read more
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Business Wire
Nordic Nanovector ASA: New Board Members Elected Bringing Further Expertise in the Development and Commercialization of Innovative Cancer TherapiesAbraxane® and Irinotecan®. He is a world-renowned oncology expert, member of th
Nordic Nanovector ASA: New Board Members Elected Bringing Further Expertise in the Development and Commercialization of Innovative Cancer Therapies
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Abraxane® and Irinotecan®. He is a world-renowned oncology expert, member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the French National Cancer Institute and European Organization of Research and Treatment of Cancer and Chairman of the New Drug Advisory... Read more
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dna
Physical activity can lower the risk of 13 different cancers, claims new studyThe study, by a team of researchers from the National Cancer Institute, Bethesd
Physical activity can lower the risk of 13 different cancers, claims new study
dna / Posted yesterday
The study, by a team of researchers from the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA, looked at data from 1.4 million participants from 12 US and European study groups who had self-reported their levels of physical activity between 1987 and... Read more
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Japan Today
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers ‹ Japan Todaystrikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 de
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
strikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 deaths per year in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. Tecentriq, known chemically as atezolizumab, has a list price of $12,500 per month, without... Read more
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examiner.com
New, targeted treatment for bladder cancer approved by FDAcancer and occurs in the urinary tract system, involving the bladder and relate
New, targeted treatment for bladder cancer approved by FDA
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
cancer and occurs in the urinary tract system, involving the bladder and related organs. According ti estimates by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) 76,960 new cases will be diagnosed and 16,390 deaths from the disease will occur this... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Fundraiser held for 5-old cancer victimaddressed the crowd and noted only 4 percent of federal funding for cancer rese
Fundraiser held for 5-old cancer victim
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
addressed the crowd and noted only 4 percent of federal funding for cancer research is earmarked for pediatric cancer. The National Cancer Institute estimated 15,780 children and adolescents were diagnosed with cancer in 2014 and as of Jan. 1,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New treatment for deadly skin cancer causes cells to rupture, dieWeston, Fla., is now cancer-free. Melanoma is the sixth most common type of ca
New treatment for deadly skin cancer causes cells to rupture, die
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Weston, Fla., is now cancer-free. Melanoma is the sixth most common type of cancer in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. An estimated 76,380 new cases of melanoma are expected in 2016, with an estimated 10,130 deaths... Read more
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The News & Observer
New treatment for deadly skin cancer causes cells to rupture, diecause of skin cancer-related deaths Mohs surgery is another way to treat melan
New treatment for deadly skin cancer causes cells to rupture, die
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
cause of skin cancer-related deaths Mohs surgery is another way to treat melanoma Common types of cancer according to National Cancer Institute. Breast cancer is number one. It was back. After battling melanoma for more than a decade,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Exercise lowers risk of cancerwas published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, scientists with the division
Exercise lowers risk of cancer
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
was published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, scientists with the division of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the National Cancer Institute, as well as Harvard Medical School, and a number of other institutions around the world turned to a... Read more
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Raw Story
HIV patients have limited access to cancer treatments: studysentence; staying well with the illness is way less complicated than it used to
HIV patients have limited access to cancer treatments: study
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
sentence; staying well with the illness is way less complicated than it used to be. That is, unless you are HIV-positive and get cancer. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Utah, the National Cancer Institute and the American Canc... Read more
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Daily Mail
Janice Dickinson says she'll get implants removed after cancer battlegenerally has no signs or symptoms, though some women may notice a lump in the
Janice Dickinson says she'll get implants removed after cancer battle
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
generally has no signs or symptoms, though some women may notice a lump in the breast or discharge from their nipple. The National Cancer Institute says 80 per cent of DCIS cases are found by mammography. Typical treatment for DCIS is a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers urge specific guidelines for fertility, sexual function counseling in at-risk pediatric patientsMay 19 ahead of print publication in the journal Pediatrics, researchers from t
Researchers urge specific guidelines for fertility, sexual function counseling in at-risk pediatric patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
May 19 ahead of print publication in the journal Pediatrics, researchers from two renowned children's hospitals and a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center call for the creation of a panel of experts to develop... Read more
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PhysOrg
Liquid order: Fluid self-organizes into structure that controls cell growth and healthFunding for the research was provided in part by the National Science Foundatio
Liquid order: Fluid self-organizes into structure that controls cell growth and health
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Funding for the research was provided in part by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute and the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation. The researchers investigated nucleoli by conducting... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Skin cancer patients face deadly risk using ‘black salve’ home remedyand may not get valid medical advice. McFarland, who was not involved in the s
Skin cancer patients face deadly risk using ‘black salve’ home remedy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
and may not get valid medical advice. McFarland, who was not involved in the study, recommended using the websites of the National Cancer Institute (1.usa.gov/27AFBV7) and National Library of Medicine (1.usa.gov/1TkhYGt) to find information about... Read more
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Newsmax
Precision Cancer Treatment May Extend Livesaims to treat cancer by targeting the unique DNA mutations that allow tumors to
Precision Cancer Treatment May Extend Lives
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
aims to treat cancer by targeting the unique DNA mutations that allow tumors to grow and spread, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Drugs developed under this approach might help the immune system better find and destroy cancer... Read more
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AdWeek
Will This New Sugar Substitute Help Truvia Win the Sweetener Wars?have been linked to cancer in the past, there's actually no scientific evidence
Will This New Sugar Substitute Help Truvia Win the Sweetener Wars?
AdWeek / Posted 3 days ago
have been linked to cancer in the past, there's actually no scientific evidence that they cause cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. Nonetheless, that perception still lingers for some, and research shows that consumers are... Read more
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Medical News Today
Diet Tips for Osteoarthritis Knee Painstart with small exercises and slowly increase their intensity over time. Anti-
Diet Tips for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
start with small exercises and slowly increase their intensity over time. Anti-inflammatory diets and osteoarthritis The National Cancer Institute defines inflammation as "redness, swelling, pain, and/or a feeling of heat in an area of the body."... Read more
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The Seattle Times
UW geneticist receives nation’s top honor for scientific workwere developed, King showed that inherited mutations can play a significant rol
UW geneticist receives nation’s top honor for scientific work
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
were developed, King showed that inherited mutations can play a significant role in cancer risk. Using data from the National Cancer Institute from more than 4,000 women, she demonstrated mathematically that breast and ovarian cancer in some... Read more
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ajc.com
How Atlanta patients beat surprising diagnosisto fight," she said. Both Araoz and Perry found their way to Winship Cancer In
How Atlanta patients beat surprising diagnosis
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
to fight," she said. Both Araoz and Perry found their way to Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Both had endured maddening mazes of misdiagnosis, delay, rushed... Read more
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Business Wire
Philips and Medical University of South Carolina Health announce an 8-year, USD 36 million strategic partnership to transform patient monitoringfour hospital facilities in Charleston and more than 100 outreach sites. Among
Philips and Medical University of South Carolina Health announce an 8-year, USD 36 million strategic partnership to transform patient monitoring
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
four hospital facilities in Charleston and more than 100 outreach sites. Among these are the Hollings Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated center, and a nationally recognized Children’s Hospital. The Medical University was... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Colon cancer survival rate linked to side of colonwhen Venook and hundreds of researchers across the U.S. and Canada received rou
Colon cancer survival rate linked to side of colon
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 5 days ago
when Venook and hundreds of researchers across the U.S. and Canada received roughly $20 million in federal funding from the National Cancer Institute to stage clinical trials to determine whether Genentech’s Avastin or Eli Lilly’s Erbitux — combined... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
New study reveals odds of surviving colon cancersurviving colon cancer Your chances of surviving colon cancer can depend on lo
New study reveals odds of surviving colon cancer
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
surviving colon cancer Your chances of surviving colon cancer can depend on location. A new study being presented at the National Cancer Institute reveals that when it comes to finding polyps, location matters. One of the study’s co-authors, Dr.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Location of a colon tumor matters significantly, study findsin June at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in C
Location of a colon tumor matters significantly, study finds
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
in June at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. The research, funded by the National Cancer Institute and three drug companies, further analyzed data gathered during an international clinical trial of... Read more
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Deseret News
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancersstrikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 de
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
strikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 deaths per year in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. Tecentriq, known chemically as atezolizumab, has a list price of $12,500 per month, without... Read more
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Business Wire
Denver-Based Facial Aesthetics Supports American Melanoma Monthmelanoma diagnoses in Colorado is 15 percent higher than the national average,
Denver-Based Facial Aesthetics Supports American Melanoma Month
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
melanoma diagnoses in Colorado is 15 percent higher than the national average, according to the latest statistics from the National Cancer Institute and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “The gold standard for skin cancer prevention... Read more
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Boston Herald
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancersstrikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 de
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
strikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 deaths per year in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. Tecentriq, known chemically as atezolizumab, has a list price of $12,500 per month, without... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancersstrikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 de
FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
strikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 deaths per year in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. Tecentriq, known chemically as atezolizumab, has a list price of $12,500 per month, without... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
FDA OKs Immunotherapy Drugs for Bladder, Blood Cancersstrikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 de
FDA OKs Immunotherapy Drugs for Bladder, Blood Cancers
WDIO Duluth / Posted 5 days ago
strikes far more men than women. There are about 77,000 new cases and 16,400 deaths per year in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. Tecentriq, known chemically as atezolizumab, has a list price of $12,500 per month, without... Read more
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The Mercury News
Patients with left-side colon cancer live longer, new study sayswhen Venook and hundreds of researchers across the U.S. and Canada received rou
Patients with left-side colon cancer live longer, new study says
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
when Venook and hundreds of researchers across the U.S. and Canada received roughly $20 million in federal funding from the National Cancer Institute to stage clinical trials to determine whether Genentech's Avastin or Eli Lilly's Erbitux --... Read more
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Business Wire
Juno Therapeutics to Highlight Advancing Immuno-oncology Portfolio at the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual MeetingHutchinson Cancer Research Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Seat
Juno Therapeutics to Highlight Advancing Immuno-oncology Portfolio at the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, and The National Cancer Institute. Juno Therapeutics has an exclusive license to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital patented... Read more
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FOX News
Evidence on talc cancer risk differs for jurors, researchersresults to another cohort of people not using the substance in question. One s
Evidence on talc cancer risk differs for jurors, researchers
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
results to another cohort of people not using the substance in question. One study published in 2000 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, in which Cramer was a co-author, concluded there was "little support for any substantial... Read more
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FOX News
Genital talc boosts ovarian cancer risk in studynot list talc as a risk factor for ovarian cancer. Dr. Nicolas Wentzensen, hea
Genital talc boosts ovarian cancer risk in study
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
not list talc as a risk factor for ovarian cancer. Dr. Nicolas Wentzensen, head of the clinical epidemiology unit for the National Cancer Institute, told Reuters Health by email that the new study strengthens the evidence linking genital talc to... Read more
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Medical News Today
Keeping fit may help prevent cancerexercise, such as swimming, have on health. The international team of research
Keeping fit may help prevent cancer
Medical News Today / Posted 5 days ago
exercise, such as swimming, have on health. The international team of researchers - including investigators from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, MD, and the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, GA - reports the findings in the... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Doubleinitiatives to boost its independent retail segment and promote PRxO Generics f
3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
initiatives to boost its independent retail segment and promote PRxO Generics failed to meet expectations. Image source: National Cancer Institute. Although AmerisourceBergen is letting some air out of its tires with its updated guidance,... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Doubleinitiatives to boost its independent retail segment and promote PRxO Generics f
3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
initiatives to boost its independent retail segment and promote PRxO Generics failed to meet expectations. Image source: National Cancer Institute. Although AmerisourceBergen is letting some air out of its tires with its updated guidance,... Read more
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PhysOrg
How nanotechnology could detect and treat cancernanomedicine will change the path of cancer diagnosis and treatment in this cou
How nanotechnology could detect and treat cancer
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
nanomedicine will change the path of cancer diagnosis and treatment in this country." The field has some big backers: The National Cancer Institute now spends about $150 million each year on nanotechnology research and training to combat the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Weill Cornell Medicine dean will leave sooner than first announced, interim replacement namedresearcher, who signed on to lead the medical school’s cancer center in 2012. D
Weill Cornell Medicine dean will leave sooner than first announced, interim replacement named
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
researcher, who signed on to lead the medical school’s cancer center in 2012. Dr. Harold Varmus, former director of the National Cancer Institute, also joined the faculty in 2015. Glimcher also lured her temporary replacement, Choi, to Weill... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Dr. Papa on study that says exercise can lower risk of certain cancersA new study says exercise can lower your risk for certain types of cancer. The
Dr. Papa on study that says exercise can lower risk of certain cancers
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
A new study says exercise can lower your risk for certain types of cancer. The National Cancer Institute says higher levels of exercise -- even leisurely activity like yardwork or biking -- can lower the risk of dying from thirteen different... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
MD Anderson looking to provide cancer treatment in San Antonio40 years. It became part of the health science center in 2007. It is one of fou
MD Anderson looking to provide cancer treatment in San Antonio
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
40 years. It became part of the health science center in 2007. It is one of four cancer centers in Texas designated by the National Cancer Institute. The institution managed a budget of more than $53 million at the time of its 2015 annual... Read more
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The Scientist
Making the Most of Schoolin Washington, DC. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Arizona State University fr
Making the Most of School
The Scientist / Posted 6 days ago
in Washington, DC. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Arizona State University from 2011 to 2013, and served as a contractor at the National Cancer Institute until last month. She is currently a science fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Ins... Read more
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International Business Times
Cancer: HIV-infected patients are more likely to lack adequate treatment rates than non-infected individuals with cancer. The research team – involving
Cancer: HIV-infected patients are more likely to lack adequate treatment
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
rates than non-infected individuals with cancer. The research team – involving scientists from University of Utah, the US National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society – hypothesised that a lack of adequate cancer treatment was a... Read more
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FOX News
Large US cancer trial to match genetic glitches to targeted drugsCHICAGO – The National Cancer Institute in July will start enrolling patients i
Large US cancer trial to match genetic glitches to targeted drugs
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO – The National Cancer Institute in July will start enrolling patients in a clinical trial seeking to match the underlying genetic defect driving a person's tumor with one or more of 20 approved or experimental drugs targeting that gene. The... Read more
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CTV News
Physical activity can lower risk of 13 different cancers: researchthree of the top four leading cancers among men and women worldwide. The study
Physical activity can lower risk of 13 different cancers: research
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
three of the top four leading cancers among men and women worldwide. The study, by a team of researchers from the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md, looked at data from 1.4 million participants from 12 U.S. and European study groups... Read more
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The Financial Express
Exercise may reduce risk of 13 types of cancerwith physical activity could be relevant to public health and cancer prevention
Exercise may reduce risk of 13 types of cancer
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
with physical activity could be relevant to public health and cancer prevention efforts, they said. Steven C Moore from National Cancer Institute in the US and colleagues pooled data from 12 US and European cohorts with self-reported physical... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Exercise may reduce risk of 13 types of cancerwith physical activity could be relevant to public health and cancer prevention
Exercise may reduce risk of 13 types of cancer
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
with physical activity could be relevant to public health and cancer prevention efforts, they said. Steven C Moore from National Cancer Institute in the US and colleagues pooled data from 12 US and European cohorts with self-reported physical... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Carol Fabian inducted into KU Women's Hall of Fame for contributions to breast cancer researchductal cells in high-risk women under 60. In 2000, Fabian and her collaborator
Carol Fabian inducted into KU Women's Hall of Fame for contributions to breast cancer research
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
ductal cells in high-risk women under 60. In 2000, Fabian and her collaborators published results in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute on the first 500 patients who had undergone tissue sampling by random fine needle aspiration and... Read more
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