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This Single Chart Proves the Pro-Marijuana Side Isn’t Just Winning the Debate — It’s Dominating

When it comes to marijuana, there are really three kinds of people: those who say they’ve always thought it should be legal, those who’ve always been opposed to legalization, and those who used to oppose it but now support legalizing the drug.<p>People going the other way, from the pro- to …

Pew Research Center

'Major hypocrisy': US govt-funded agency admits marijuana can kill cancer cells

The National Institute on Drug Abuse, a US federal government research institute whose mission includes "bringing the power of science to bear on …

Cannabis

Marijuana kills cancer cells, confirms US government

Marijuana can kill cancer cells, the US government has confirmed.<p>It is believed that the drug – which is legal in a number of American states – can …

10 best marijuana strains for 4/20

The term “420” and the de facto cannabis appreciation holiday it spawned traces back to the Bay Area, and has become like a St. Patrick’s Day — but with less fights.<p>For those heaviest of fans — the 5.9 million daily to near-daily tokers — a Monday holiday only encourages a three-day weekend.<p>About …

Low-Grade and High-Grade Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Lung: CT Findings and Clinical Features of 17 Cases. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>The objective of our study was to characterize the CT features and clinical findings of low-grade and high-grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma …

Clinical Trials

Nuclear Factor κB1/RelA Mediates Inflammation in Human Lung Epithelial Cells at Atmospheric Oxygen Levels.

2016 Jul;231(7):1611-20. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25262. Epub 2015 Dec 10.<p>1Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, …

Neuroscience

The Chromatin Regulator CHD8 Is a Context-Dependent Mediator of Cell Survival in Murine Hematopoietic Malignancies.

2015 Nov 20;10(11):e0143275. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143275. eCollection 2015.<p>1Koch Institute for Integrated Cancer Research at MIT, Cambridge, …

Neuroscience

Programmed death ligand 1 expression in triple-negative breast cancer is associated with tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes and improved outcome. - PubMed

AIMS:<p>Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients generally have a poor outcome; there is a pressing need to identify more effective therapeutic …

Cancer

T-Cell Receptor-Transduced T Cells: Clinical Experience.

2015 Nov-Dec;21(6):480-5. doi: 10.1097/PPO.0000000000000160.<p>1From the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Surgery Branch, …

Immune System

Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte Therapy: Addressing Prevailing Questions.

2015 Nov-Dec;21(6):450-64. doi: 10.1097/PPO.0000000000000162.<p>1From the Department of Immunology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center; and Lion …

Immunotherapy

Pembrolizumab for the treatment of PD-L1 positive advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.

2016;16(1):13-20.<p>Abstract<p>The emergence of immune checkpoint inhibitors marked an important advancement in the development of cancer therapeutics. …

Cancer

EGFR mutations are associated with higher incidence of distant metastases and smaller tumor size in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer based ... - PubMed

2016 Jan;33(1):1. doi: 10.1007/s12032-015-0714-8. Epub 2015 Nov 20.<p>EGFR mutations are associated with higher incidence of distant metastases and …

Cancer

HOXB13 as an immunohistochemical marker of prostatic origin in metastatic tumors.

<b>HOXB13 as an immunohistochemical marker of prostatic origin in metastatic tumors.</b>APMIS. 2015 Nov 20;Authors: Barresi V, Ieni A, Cardia R, Licata L, …

Cancer

Anti-tumor and immunomodulatory activity of iron hepta-tungsten phosphate oxygen clusters complex.

<b>Anti-tumor and immunomodulatory activity of iron hepta-tungsten phosphate oxygen clusters complex.</b>Int Immunopharmacol. 2015 Nov 13;Authors: Zhang B, …

PubMed

Emerging Role of MRI for Radiation Treatment Planning in Lung Cancer.

2016 Dec;15(6):NP47-NP60. Epub 2015 Nov 19.<p>1Department of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands …

Cancer

Predictive factors for survival and correlation to toxicity in advanced Stage III non-small cell lung cancer patients with concurrent chemoradiation.

<b>Predictive factors for survival and correlation to toxicity in advanced Stage III non-small cell lung cancer patients with concurrent …

Cancer

Cutting Edge: DNA in the Lung Microenvironment during Influenza Virus Infection Tempers Inflammation by Engaging the DNA Sensor AIM2.

<b>Cutting Edge: DNA in the Lung Microenvironment during Influenza Virus Infection Tempers Inflammation by Engaging the DNA Sensor AIM2.</b>J Immunol. 2015 …

PubMed

Viability of D283 medulloblastoma cells treated with a histone deacetylase inhibitor combined with bombesin receptor antagonists. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>Medulloblastoma (MB) comprises four distinct molecular subgroups, and survival remains particularly poor in patients with Group 3 tumors. …

Clinical Trials

Diagnosis matters: the differing 
clinical trajectories for terminal prostate, 
lung and haematological cancers. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>There is a belief that end-of-life care issues are similar for all cancer patients, irrespective of their primary cancer diagnosis. This …

Cancer

Lentivirus-mediated knockdown of CTDP1 inhibits lung cancer cell growth in vitro. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>CTDP1 catalyzes serine phosphorylation and dephosphorylation of the mobile carboxy-terminal domain of the RNA polymerase II. It is …

Cancer

Modulation of DNA damage response and induction of apoptosis mediates synergism between doxorubicin and a new imidazopyridine derivative in breast ... - PubMed

2016 Jan;37:1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.dnarep.2015.10.004. Epub 2015 Nov 4.<p>Modulation of DNA damage response and induction of apoptosis mediates synergism …

Cancer

Fine mapping of chromosome 5p15.33 based on a targeted deep sequencing and high density genotyping identifies novel lung cancer susceptibility loci.

2016 Jan;37(1):96-105. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgv165. Epub 2015 Nov 20.<p>Kachuri L1,2, Amos CI3, McKay JD4, Johansson M4, Vineis P5,6, Bueno-de-Mesquita …

Harvard Medical School

Integrative Analysis of Proteomics Data of Multi-Layered Post Translational Modifications

Air pollution causes lung cancer, WHO agency decides

Air pollution considered 'the most important environmental carcinogen'<p>What many commuters choking on smog have long suspected has finally been …

Here Now - Lung cancer survivor still battling disease's stigma

Taylor Bell had a cancerous mass removed at Duke University Medical Center and she's been cancer-free for more than four years.<p>Taylor Bell faced a …

Cancer

Cat Lovers Deserve to Die

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Henning Mankell: 'No one should have to face cancer alone'

In his latest update since discovering he has cancer in his neck and lung, the Wallander author explains why every person with the disease needs someone to lean on<p>It is now two months since I was diagnosed with cancer. I am already well into the second series of chemotherapy treatment. Thus far I …

Check Out This Crazy Photo of the Oldest Case of Cancer

Cancer is largely believed to be a modern disease: It’s caused by a combination of lifestyle and environmental factors plus the fact that we’re …

Cancer