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News-Medical-Net
New study looks at better ways to treat obesity in rural areas20 percent of the U.S. population. Subsequently, this population is at higher r
New study looks at better ways to treat obesity in rural areas
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 hours ago
20 percent of the U.S. population. Subsequently, this population is at higher risk for certain cancers. What's more, a National Cancer Institute study projects that if existing obesity trends continue, they will lead to about 500,000 additional... Read more
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Business Wire
Cancer Center Adopts CT Scanner for Proton Therapypatients and their families around the world. MD Anderson is one of only 45 com
Cancer Center Adopts CT Scanner for Proton Therapy
Business Wire / Posted 7 hours ago
patients and their families around the world. MD Anderson is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). MD Anderson is ranked No.1 for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals”... Read more
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The Daily Record
PapGene awarded $2.2M NIH contractmolecular tests, announced that it was recently awarded a Fast-Track Small Busi
PapGene awarded $2.2M NIH contract
The Daily Record / Posted 9 hours ago
molecular tests, announced that it was recently awarded a Fast-Track Small Business Innovation Research contract from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health to commercialize a test for the surveillance of recurrent... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Reputable Oncologist David R. Squires, MD, will be Spotlighted in The Leading Physicians of the Worldof Medicine degree in 1997, and completed his residency in internal medicine. H
Reputable Oncologist David R. Squires, MD, will be Spotlighted in The Leading Physicians of the World
PR NewsChannel / Posted 10 hours ago
of Medicine degree in 1997, and completed his residency in internal medicine. He then completed his fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, during which time he was involved in clinical trial research with... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nanoparticles called C dots show ability to induce cell death in tumorsover the last five years – including the last 13 months as a member of the Cent
Nanoparticles called C dots show ability to induce cell death in tumors
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
over the last five years – including the last 13 months as a member of the Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, a National Cancer Institute initiative established in August 2015 – Bradbury, Overholtzer, Wiesner and their collaborators made... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jet lag and shift work could increase chance of deadly breast cancer spreadingto health problems, including infections and chronic disease, or why flu is mor
Jet lag and shift work could increase chance of deadly breast cancer spreading
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 hours ago
to health problems, including infections and chronic disease, or why flu is more common in winter. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Maryland, USA, genetically modified mice with breast cancer, to see if lower or higher... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Second year medical student Ari Frosch dies in Massachusettscompleted his undergraduate studies at Colorado College in 2012, and went on to
Second year medical student Ari Frosch dies in Massachusetts
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
completed his undergraduate studies at Colorado College in 2012, and went on to work at Bryn Mawr College and the National Cancer Institute before enrolling at Penn. Cade’s email also detailed Frosch’s dedication to community service.... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
KU Cancer Center applies for highest National Cancer Institute designationKANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kansas University Cancer Center is one 69 centers recogniz
KU Cancer Center applies for highest National Cancer Institute designation
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kansas University Cancer Center is one 69 centers recognized by the National Cancer Institute. On Monday, KU applied for an even higher NCI designation. Think of it like baseball: KU Cancer Center's director, Dr. Roy Jensen,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas universities outline fallout of potential 5 percent cut in state aidfunds for the KU Cancer Center," Caboni said, "as our effort to become a compre
Kansas universities outline fallout of potential 5 percent cut in state aid
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
funds for the KU Cancer Center," Caboni said, "as our effort to become a comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute remains a high priority." Kansas State University officials said in information shared with the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
AIIMS turns 60a High Dependency Unit and Kidney Transplant facilities. The Union Cabinet rec
AIIMS turns 60
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
a High Dependency Unit and Kidney Transplant facilities. The Union Cabinet recently approved a proposal for setting up of National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Jhajjar under AIIMS at a cost of Rs. 2035 crores. The proposed Institute will be the... Read more
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New Kerala
AIIMS has contributed significantly in quality healthcare, says Nadda - newkerala.com #123997Nadda added. The health minister informed that the Union Cabinet has recently
AIIMS has contributed significantly in quality healthcare, says Nadda - newkerala.com #123997
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Nadda added. The health minister informed that the Union Cabinet has recently approved a proposal for setting up of National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Jhajjar under AIIMS at a cost of Rs. 2035 crores. NCI is the largest tertiary healthcare... Read more
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The News & Observer
Five myths about smartphonesform called glioma and a benign form called acoustic neuroma, but a definitive
Five myths about smartphones
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
form called glioma and a benign form called acoustic neuroma, but a definitive causal link has never been found. And the National Cancer Institute says there has been no significant increase in brain cancers in the past decade as cellphone use... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Roswell Park promotion for prostate cancer screening fires up debate over testthan in whites, and the death rate 166 percent greater. As one of 45 cancer cen
Roswell Park promotion for prostate cancer screening fires up debate over test
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
than in whites, and the death rate 166 percent greater. As one of 45 cancer centers designated as “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute, Roswell Park is supposed to conduct outreach, and the cancer center is located in a part of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Turn for the better on NASCAR circuitcancer this year, and an estimated 14,000 will die from complications related t
Turn for the better on NASCAR circuit
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
cancer this year, and an estimated 14,000 will die from complications related to ovarian cancer in 2016, according to the National Cancer Institute. There is no screening test for it. Which is why Sherry and Martin became brand ambassadors for... Read more
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The Indian Express
SC strengthens gutkha ban, says stop the sale of all chewable tobaccosmoking and smokeless tobacco. Further, a report released in 2014 by the Centr
SC strengthens gutkha ban, says stop the sale of all chewable tobacco
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
smoking and smokeless tobacco. Further, a report released in 2014 by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute found that users in India and Bangladesh make up 80 per cent of the total smokeless tobacco users... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Roswell Park car show highlights debate over prostate cancer screeningthan in whites, and the death rate 166 percent greater. As one of 45 cancer cen
Roswell Park car show highlights debate over prostate cancer screening
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
than in whites, and the death rate 166 percent greater. As one of 45 cancer centers designated as “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute, Roswell Park is supposed to conduct outreach, and the cancer center is located in a part of the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Jackson Lab receives $15 million award to fight Alzheimer’s diseaserelease. The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical resear
Jackson Lab receives $15 million award to fight Alzheimer’s disease
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
release. The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution based in Bar Harbor, with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine institute in... Read more
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CBC.ca
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Halla time when the outlook for patients with lung cancer was extremely grim, she l
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hall
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
a time when the outlook for patients with lung cancer was extremely grim, she launched a bold research program through the National Cancer Institute of Canada, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the University of Toronto, which has yielded... Read more
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Newsmax
Circadian Rhythm Gene May Promote Breast Cancer Spreadbe regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread," said senior s
Circadian Rhythm Gene May Promote Breast Cancer Spread
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
be regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread," said senior study author Kent Hunter, a researcher at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. The activity of Arntl2, which regulates when and if certain other genes are... Read more
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FOX News
Breast Cancer's Spread May Be Influenced By Circadian Genebe regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread,” said senior s
Breast Cancer's Spread May Be Influenced By Circadian Gene
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
be regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread,” said senior study author Kent Hunter, a researcher at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. The activity of Arntl2, which regulates when and if certain other genes are... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Breast cancer's spread may be influenced by circadian genebe regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread,” said senior s
Breast cancer's spread may be influenced by circadian gene
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
be regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread,” said senior study author Kent Hunter, a researcher at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. The activity of Arntl2, which regulates when and if certain other genes are... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Going Gold for Childhood Cancersaid Smith. Smith says that once people find out how much money goes into chil
Going Gold for Childhood Cancer
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
said Smith. Smith says that once people find out how much money goes into childhood cancer, they'll be shocked. “Our National Cancer Institute gives 96 percent of their research fund to adult cancers and only four percent to childhood... Read more
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Raw Story
Breast cancer’s spread may be influenced by gene affecting circadian rhythmsbe regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread,” said senior s
Breast cancer’s spread may be influenced by gene affecting circadian rhythms
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
be regulated and the probability that breast cancer will spread,” said senior study author Kent Hunter, a researcher at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. The activity of Arntl2, which regulates when and if certain other genes are... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Researchers hit Institute for three-day conferencescientists come from as far as Glasgow, Scotland and institutions throughout th
Researchers hit Institute for three-day conference
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
scientists come from as far as Glasgow, Scotland and institutions throughout the United States such as Columbia University, National Cancer Institute, Food and Drug Administration and Penn State. Scientists will also enjoy local attractions,... Read more
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The Morning Call
How Congress can help in fight against cancerSenate members to review cancer initiatives. I met with Dent and his staff to
How Congress can help in fight against cancer
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
Senate members to review cancer initiatives. I met with Dent and his staff to discuss three legislative requests: increase National Cancer Institute research funding by $680 million for fiscal year 2017; improve the quality of life for cancer... Read more
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FOX Business
Juno Therapeutics And Kite Pharma: The Danger Of Alarmingly Thin Datato start a collaboration a year ago. Kite has various collaborations with well-
Juno Therapeutics And Kite Pharma: The Danger Of Alarmingly Thin Data
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
to start a collaboration a year ago. Kite has various collaborations with well-regarded research centers, such as the National Cancer Institute, as well as Swiss pharma Roche Holdingsworking on a combo drug treatment with Kite's lead product,... Read more
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FOX Business
Juno Therapeutics And Kite Pharma: The Danger Of Alarmingly Thin Datato start a collaboration a year ago. Kite has various collaborations with well-
Juno Therapeutics And Kite Pharma: The Danger Of Alarmingly Thin Data
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
to start a collaboration a year ago. Kite has various collaborations with well-regarded research centers, such as the National Cancer Institute, as well as Swiss pharma Roche Holdingsworking on a combo drug treatment with Kite's lead product,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Families, nurses: 'Appalling' so little funding goes to pediatric cancer researchthan 4 percent of funding," Williams said. Williams was referencing the fact t
Families, nurses: 'Appalling' so little funding goes to pediatric cancer research
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
than 4 percent of funding," Williams said. Williams was referencing the fact that only 4 percent of federal funding to the National Cancer Institute goes toward researching pediatric cancer. "It’s kind of appalling actually," Vanessa Traylor,... Read more
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NJ Biz
Memorial Sloan Kettering partnering with N.J. organizations to help employees with cancersaid that, though there has been an uptick in regional care, MSK is focused sol
Memorial Sloan Kettering partnering with N.J. organizations to help employees with cancer
NJ Biz / Posted 6 days ago
said that, though there has been an uptick in regional care, MSK is focused solely on cancer care and has an advantage as a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Care center. The designation is also held by the Rutgers Cancer... Read more
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NJ Biz
Rutgers Cancer Institute partners with University Hospital to expand care in Newark areain Essex County. The partnership will ensure access to more cancer treatments,
Rutgers Cancer Institute partners with University Hospital to expand care in Newark area
NJ Biz / Posted 6 days ago
in Essex County. The partnership will ensure access to more cancer treatments, including clinical trials only available at National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, like Rutgers. Brian Strom, chancellor of Rutgers... Read more
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Newsmax
More Cancer Patients Gaining from Immune-Based Treatmentsongoing U.S. government support, including consistent annual funding increases
More Cancer Patients Gaining from Immune-Based Treatments
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
ongoing U.S. government support, including consistent annual funding increases for the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, the FDA and the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative. "Research has made tremendous advances... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Quackademic medicine marches on, Stanford editionan oncologist who used to be the Director of the Office of Cancer Complementary
Quackademic medicine marches on, Stanford edition
ScienceBlogs / Posted 6 days ago
an oncologist who used to be the Director of the Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for several years, who said, ““Ideally integrative medicine ought to be based on as high... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Cancer-Fighting Drugs Under Testing in North Texascancer cells, which many ovarian cancer patients often face. Thanks to the can
Cancer-Fighting Drugs Under Testing in North Texas
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
cancer cells, which many ovarian cancer patients often face. Thanks to the cancer moonshot initiative, a push by the National Cancer Institute, more people are getting access to clinical trials of potentially cancer-killing drugs. Already... Read more
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Philly.com
AACR: 'Unacceptable that one American will die of cancer every minute'funding to accelerate new findings. Along with a push for funding for the Natio
AACR: 'Unacceptable that one American will die of cancer every minute'
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
funding to accelerate new findings. Along with a push for funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the report urges strong financial support for the... Read more
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Business Wire
Exelixis Provides Update on Timing of Key Cabozantinib Clinical Data Presentation at the ESMO 2016 CongressUSA Session: Presidential Symposium 3, Monday, October 10, 2016 – 16:30-18:10
Exelixis Provides Update on Timing of Key Cabozantinib Clinical Data Presentation at the ESMO 2016 Congress
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
USA Session: Presidential Symposium 3, Monday, October 10, 2016 – 16:30-18:10 CEST, Copenhagen room Note: This is a National Cancer Institute Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (NCI-CTEP) study. About Exelixis Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL)... Read more
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Business Wire
Kite Pharma Announces Exclusive License with the National Institutes of Health for Multiple Neoantigen Directed T-Cell Receptor (TCR) Product Candidates to Treat Solid Tumors Expressing Mutated KRASto enter clinical study in 2016 as part of the Company’s Cooperative Research a
Kite Pharma Announces Exclusive License with the National Institutes of Health for Multiple Neoantigen Directed T-Cell Receptor (TCR) Product Candidates to Treat Solid Tumors Expressing Mutated KRAS
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
to enter clinical study in 2016 as part of the Company’s Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) under the direction of Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the Surgery Branch at the... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA Researcher: 6 Molecules Could Help Stop Ebola and Cancerfor antiviral drug development.” Taking the Next StepStroupe’s work is being f
UVA Researcher: 6 Molecules Could Help Stop Ebola and Cancer
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
for antiviral drug development.” Taking the Next StepStroupe’s work is being funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute. With that support, Stroupe hopes to fulfill the promise of decades of research that has provided... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Brain cancer now leading childhood cancer killerand then there's survival at a price," said Dr. Katherine Warren, an expert in
Brain cancer now leading childhood cancer killer
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
and then there's survival at a price," said Dr. Katherine Warren, an expert in pediatric brain tumor research at the National Cancer Institute. Another factor is that scientists have only recently begun to understand that pediatric brain... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Cancer researcher named as Young Bioscientist of the YearStartup Challenge (run by the Avon Foundation, Centre for Advancing Innovation,
Cancer researcher named as Young Bioscientist of the Year
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Startup Challenge (run by the Avon Foundation, Centre for Advancing Innovation, and National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute).• He was also a member of the international winning team in the Merck Serono Innovation Cup in... Read more
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Mashable
Joe Biden announces major new steps in his fight for better cancer researchcenters that can help decrease disparities in cancer research around the world.
Joe Biden announces major new steps in his fight for better cancer research
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
centers that can help decrease disparities in cancer research around the world. These hubs will be funded by the National Cancer Institute, working with Australia, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Brain cancer replaces leukemia as deadliest cancer among childrenthere’s been a 20% decrease in cancer deaths among children, with boys being di
Brain cancer replaces leukemia as deadliest cancer among children
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
there’s been a 20% decrease in cancer deaths among children, with boys being diagnosed 30% more than girls. Data from the National Cancer Institute shows more people are diagnosed with brain cancer and leukemia in Kentucky, compared to the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Brain Cancer Now Leading Childhood Cancer Killerand then there’s survival at a price,” said Dr. Katherine Warren, an expert in
Brain Cancer Now Leading Childhood Cancer Killer
CBS Baltimore / Posted 8 days ago
and then there’s survival at a price,” said Dr. Katherine Warren, an expert in pediatric brain tumor research at the National Cancer Institute. Another factor is that scientists have only recently begun to understand that pediatric brain... Read more
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FOX News
Cancer Expert: What's Missing From Obama's National Cancer Moonshotnew ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer,” which kills about 1,500 Ameri
Cancer Expert: What's Missing From Obama's National Cancer Moonshot
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer,” which kills about 1,500 Americans every day. Since the announcement, a National Cancer Institute Blue Ribbon panel has been formed to prioritize the use of Moonshot funds. Seven working groups... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers underscore importance of immune-based prevention to conquer cancergenetics at institutions ranging from University of Washington and La Jolla Ins
Researchers underscore importance of immune-based prevention to conquer cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
genetics at institutions ranging from University of Washington and La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, say new... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Can the Cancer Moonshot do what its advocates promise?the ambitious goals set out by the President. That has now become particularly
Can the Cancer Moonshot do what its advocates promise?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 8 days ago
the ambitious goals set out by the President. That has now become particularly clear now that a week and a half ago the National Cancer Institute released the report from the initiative’s blue ribbon panel suggesting ten ways to speed up... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers discover how mineral ion leaked from dying tumour tissue stops work of immune cellsResearchers at the National Cancer Institute in the USA and the Babraham Instit
Researchers discover how mineral ion leaked from dying tumour tissue stops work of immune cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in the USA and the Babraham Institute, UK, have discovered how a mineral ion leaked from tumour tissue as it dies acts to stop the work of anti-tumour immune cells. This discovery provides a new approach... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
What exactly is cancer? | September 18, 2016are ways to mitigate these effects. Cancer develops for various reasons – some
What exactly is cancer? | September 18, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
are ways to mitigate these effects. Cancer develops for various reasons – some of which may not be fully understood. The National Cancer Institute states genetic changes that cause cancer can be inherited from a person’s parents. Cancers can also... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury test gains support in cancer studyon breast cancer patients has been supported by an Irish clinical study, recent
Sudbury test gains support in cancer study
The Sudbury Star / Posted 10 days ago
on breast cancer patients has been supported by an Irish clinical study, recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. RNA Disruption Assay (RDA), developed by Laurentian University professor Dr. Amadeo Parissenti... Read more
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International Business Times
Brain cancer deadlier than leukaemia for US children, says reportin that time, as leukaemia deaths fell from 29.7% to 24.9%. Katherine Warren,
Brain cancer deadlier than leukaemia for US children, says report
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
in that time, as leukaemia deaths fell from 29.7% to 24.9%. Katherine Warren, head of paediatric neuro-oncology at the National Cancer Institute said: "For paediatric brain tumours in particular, we have not made significant headway at... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Brain cancer tops leukemia as childhood killerand then there's survival at a price," said Dr. Katherine Warren, an expert in
Brain cancer tops leukemia as childhood killer
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
and then there's survival at a price," said Dr. Katherine Warren, an expert in pediatric brain tumor research at the National Cancer Institute. Another factor is that scientists have only recently begun to understand that pediatric brain... Read more
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