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I Survived Two Types of Cancer, Eight Rounds of Chemo, and a Deadly Infection by the Time I ...

24 April 2019
After Kristin Moya Polanco discovered a golf ball-size lump in her breast, a potentially lethal bacteria left her untreatable while the cancer continued to ... READ MORE >

Cancer: Highly personalized therapy can improve outcomes

24 April 2019
The findings of a new study suggest that people who receive highly personalized combination therapy for treatment-resistant cancer can experience ... READ MORE >

Can differences in genomic immune system signatures detect lung cancer before it takes hold?

23 April 2019
There's aspirin for colorectal cancer and statins for cardiovascular disease, but for the leading cause of cancer deaths globally — lung cancer ... READ MORE >

NRG1 Fusions Identified Across Solid Tumor Types

23 April 2019
The greatest incidence of NRG1 fusions occurred in non-small cell lung cancer (25 of 41); however, the researchers noted that this represented only a ... READ MORE >

Male Breast Cancer Symptoms: When Should You Be Worried?

23 April 2019
Breast cancer is largely considered to be a disease that only affects women – an assumption that is wholly inaccurate. While it is true that men ... READ MORE >

Advances in cryo-EM materials may aid cancer and biomedical research

23 April 2019
The second study, using much smaller and asymmetrical BRCA1 protein assemblies isolated from breast cancer cells, also showed enhanced ... READ MORE >

Personalized, Combination Therapies Improve Cancer Patient Outcomes

23 April 2019
Their study (“Molecular profiling of cancer patients enables personalized combination therapy: the I-PREDICT study”) appears online in Nature ... READ MORE >

For teens living with cancer, keeping life as 'normal' as possible

23 April 2019
As if adolescence isn't difficult enough, imagine the many complicated feelings around being diagnosed with five cancers starting at age 11, resulting ... READ MORE >

Wider Use of Basket Trials Could Hasten Development of Precision Therapies

23 April 2019
“Historically, cancer clinical trials have been centered on the treatment of cancer based on the anatomic location in the body, like breast cancer or ... READ MORE >

New method for controlled-release makes cancer drugs less toxic to healthy tissues

23 April 2019
Chemotherapy is one of the most widely used treatments for cancer. It involves single or combination of drugs that prevent cancer cells from dividing ... READ MORE >

Decades of breast cancer treatment, research help survivors today

23 April 2019
By Rick Armstrong, producer, and Debra Morgan, anchor/reporter. Raleigh, N.C. — Many breast cancer patients are surviving today because other ... READ MORE >

This Bill Gates-backed startup can screen for cancer using blood, urine samples

23 April 2019
Phase Scientific International has developed a new way of preparing samples for liquid biopsy, a diagnostic screening tool to detect cancer cells or ... READ MORE >

Warton family hit by cancer get ready for Race for Life in Blackpool in aid of Cancer Research UK

23 April 2019
When three generations get diagnosed with cancer at the same time, they all pull together. Now, after surviving their ordeal, a mum and daughter join ... READ MORE >

Blood Test Detects 16 Out of 18 Breast Cancer Relapse Cases

23 April 2019
In a small study, carried out by the University of Leicester and Imperial College London and funded by Cancer Research UK, researchers showed that ... READ MORE >

What If We Could Stop Lung Cancer Before It Starts?

23 April 2019
Genomic differences related to the immune system may play a key role in the early development of lung cancer. That finding, published April 23, 2019, ... READ MORE >

What If We Could Stop Lung Cancer Before It Starts?

23 April 2019
“Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, because the disease is typically diagnosed in its later stages,” says William N. Hait, ... READ MORE >

Danish dogs to receive virus-inspired cancer vaccine treatment

23 April 2019
Fifteen Danish dogs with advanced cancer are to receive a new type of therapeutic vaccine which, it is hoped, will rid them of the disease and pave the ... READ MORE >

Cancer patients requiring emergency department care have better outcomes at original hospital

23 April 2019
Patients with cancer requiring emergency department care had better outcomes at their original hospital or a cancer center hospital than at alternative ... READ MORE >

Bali to open second cancer treatment center by 2020

23 April 2019
The Bali administration will soon open another door to cancer patients at its soon to be established state-owned Bali Mandara Hospital in Sanur, Bali. READ MORE >

Coles launch teal appeal in fight against ovarian cancer

23 April 2019
COLES launched a local fundraising appeal in Brisbane's bayside last week to help fight ovarian cancer which is expected to affect more than 1500 ... READ MORE >