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Surgeons Find Tumor Contained a Teratoma With a Brain-Like Structure on Young Woman’s Ovary

Jan 16, 2017 11:02 am
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A team of surgeons performing a routine appendectomy on a young woman also found and removed a tumor they noticed growing on their patient's ovary...

New Subtype of Cervical Cancer Triggers by Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Jan 16, 2017 9:18 am
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A team of University of South Carolina scientists led by Carolyn Banister and Phillip Buckhaults has identified a new subtype of cervical cancer that,...

Vaginal Microbes Point Toward Early Detection and Screening for Endometrial Cancer

Jan 9, 2017 10:29 am
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Endometrial cancer triggers remain elusive, despite continued research. But given the typical inflammatory profile in these cases, microbes in the ute...

Accelerated Discovery a Triple Threat to Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Jan 9, 2017 8:00 am
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Houston Methodist Hospital researchers have advanced a potential treatment for metaplastic breast cancer—the most aggressive subtype of triple n...

Study Identify Two Types of Esophageal Cancer

Jan 6, 2017 2:00 pm
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A comprehensive analysis of 559 esophageal and gastric cancer samples, collected from patients around the world, suggests the two main types of esopha...

Triple-negative breast CA risk up for blacks with benign breast Dz

Jan 3, 2017 9:00 am
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African-American (AA) identity is associated with increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) among women with a prior diagnosis of benign ...

Chemo-Brain Among Women With Breast Cancer is Pervasive, Study Shows

Jan 2, 2017 8:00 am
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The largest study to date of a condition known as "chemo-brain" shows that women with breast cancer report it's a substantial problem af...

Inherited Mutations in Three Genes Predict for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Dec 29, 2016 3:00 pm
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A study of three genes associated with the development of prostate cancer found that men with inherited mutations in these genes are more likely to de...

Cancer cells' Transition Can Drive Tumor Growth, Researchers Find

Dec 29, 2016 11:00 am
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As cancerous tumors fester in the body, they need an ever-increasing blood supply to deliver the oxygen and nutrients that fuel their growth. Now, a t...

IKZF1 Gene Mutations Increase Hereditary Risk for ALL in Children

Dec 29, 2016 9:00 am
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A late-breaking abstract being presented today during the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego identif...

Study Reveal that Pathogenic Variants of Two Genes Moderately Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

Dec 29, 2016 8:00 am
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Inherited pathogenic variants in protein coding genes BARD1 and RAD51D increase a woman's likelihood of developing breast cancer, according to res...

Study Identifies Gastric Cancer Biomarker and Possible Treatment

Dec 28, 2016 9:00 am
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Scientists at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Miami...

Using Genetic Tool to Predict Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Dec 28, 2016 8:00 am
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Researchers from UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute and Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo reported in the journal Oncotarget, they have ...

Obesity-Associated Protein Could Be Linked to Leukemia Development

Dec 25, 2016 9:00 am
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Cancer researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine have found an obesity-associated protein's role in leukemia developmen...

Pathway Linked to Slower Aging Also Fuels Brain Cancer

Dec 17, 2016 12:14 pm
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While a particular metabolic pathway shows potential to slow down the aging process, new research indicates a downside: That same pathway may drive br...

Unexpected Activity of Two Enzymes Helps Explain Why Liver Cancer Drugs Fail

Dec 15, 2016 8:37 am
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Some cancers are caused by loss of enzymes that should keep cell growth in check. On the flip side, some are caused by over-activation of enzymes that...

Loss of Key Protein Unleashes Cascade that Culminates in Rhabdoid Tumor Formation

Dec 14, 2016 6:06 pm
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Rhabdoid tumors are among the most recalcitrant childhood cancers, and scientists have long sought ways to understand what drives their resilience and...

Blood test could provide cheaper, better way for doctors to manage lung cancer

Dec 13, 2016 1:00 pm
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Profiling the genes of lung-tumor cells from patient blood samples may be a cheap, noninvasive way to help doctors choose the right treatments, accord...

Study Reports That Progestins Can Be Used to Manage Recurring Breast Cancer

Dec 12, 2016 8:00 am
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An international team of researchers involving the University of Adelaide is tackling the controversy over what some scientists consider to be a "...

Researcher Provide New Insights Into Genetic Characteristics of Brain Tumors

Dec 6, 2016 5:00 pm
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Two recently discovered genetic differences between brain cancer cells and normal tissue cells—an altered gene and a snippet of noncoding geneti...


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