National Cancer Institute

3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies emerging from the work of three scientists chosen to receive a $500,000 medical prize.<p>The recipients of the annual Albany Medical …

Immunotherapy

5 myths about breast cancer debunked

Breast cancer is more complex than you may realize; learn the facts.<p>There’s a reason that breast cancer awareness among the American public is high. According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Every year, patients and …

Cancer

Cetuximab+RT found to be inferior to standard treatment in HPV+ oropharyngeal cancer

An interim analysis of data from a randomized clinical trial of patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer found that …

Cancer

Registration Opens for NNI Webinar on NanoEHS and Nanomedicine

Article ByLynn L. BergesonCarla N. HuttonBergeson & Campbell, P.C.Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies BlogRegistration has opened for an</b> …

Law

This hospital held onto its top ranking in Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital continues to be ranked the number one regional facility in Kentucky by U.S. News and World Report, which …

Kentucky

Woman's Doctor: Study shows rise in rates of colorectal cancer in young adults

When it comes to colorectal cancer, at-risk patients are typically defined as people who are 50 or older.<p>However, recent studies from the American …

Cancer

Large collection of brain cancer data now easily, freely accessible to global researchers

WASHINGTON -- A valuable cache of brain cancer biomedical data has been made freely available to researchers worldwide, say researchers at Georgetown …

Cancer

Markey Center earns renewal of national cancer designation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky says its Markey Cancer Center has had its national cancer center designation renewed for the next …

Cancer

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Few Americans know that inactivity can increase the risk of colon, breast and other types of cancer, a new …

Cancer

9 Most Powerful Foods To Protect You From Cancer

Statistics show one in every three people will get cancer in their lifetime. However with a healthy lifestyle scientists and nutritionist claim that …

Wellness

Wayne Township Trustee says he's cancer free following 30th treatment Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS -- Wayne Township Trustee Andy Harris says he is cancer-free following his 30th treatment Thursday.<p>Friends and family surprised Trustee …

Cancer

Report Warns Some Crayons May Contain Asbestos — Here's What Parents Need To Know

Now that August has arrived, plenty of parents are starting to think about buying school supplies. The summer is winding down and department stores …

Crayons

Collaboration aims to curb cancer in Houston's black and Hispanic communities

A new collaboration between University of Houston and the MD Anderson Cancer Center aims to reduce cancer rates among black and Hispanic residents of …

United States

Researchers identify genes linked to aggressive breast cancer

Researchers with the Mayo Clinic said they have discovered specific genes linked to an increased risk of developing an aggressive form of breast cancer.<p>The team performed genetic testing on more than 10,000 patients with triple-negative breast cancer, which has a five-year survival rate, said Mayo …

Cancer

Cancer study of nuclear test site expected to finish in 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents living near the site of the world's first atomic bomb test likely will be published in 2019, the National Cancer Institute announced.<p>Institute spokesman Michael Levin told The Associated Press that …

New Mexico

Management of Refractory Fluid Retention with a Combination of L-Arginine Monohydrochloride and Mercurials

NEW YORK CITY<p>† Lilly Foreign Educational Fellow and special fellow in clinical physiology, Memorial Center for Cancer and Allied Diseases.<p>‡ National …

Cancer

Overview of Oncology and Hematology Drug Approvals at US Food and Drug Administration Between 2008 and 2016 | JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Background<p>We previously conducted an overview of oncology products reviewed by the Office of Oncology Drug Products in the Center for Drug Evaluation …

FDA

Demonstration of Antibodies in Patients' Sera, Directed Against Nonspecific Cross-reacting Antigen | JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Nonspecific cross-reacting antigen (NCA), which strongly cross-reacts with carcinoembryonic antigen, was demonstrated to be an autoantigen. …

Demonstration

70 per cent of early-stage breast cancer patients may avoid agony of chemotherapy: Study

<b>Mumbai -</b><p>Cancer is dreadful and stressful for patients, be it skin cancer or breast cancer. To top it up, patients have to go through chemotherapy …

Cancer

Determinants and Consequences of Financial Hardship Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study | JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Background<p>Financial hardship among survivors of pediatric cancer has been understudied. We investigated determinants and consequences of financial …

Oxford University Press

I Did A Random DNA Test To Learn About My Ancestry. Then I Found Out I Was BRCA Positive

<i>In Bustle’s</i> Braving BRCA <i>column, writer Sara Altschule shares how she discovered she has a BRCA gene mutation — and how she's moving forward.</i><p>I never …

Cancer

Bay Area cancer research group to close and transfer work to UCSF, Stanford

The Cancer Prevention Institute of California — the 44-year-old Fremont cancer research organization that houses the largest database on Bay Area cancer cases — will disband, and its research programs will be transferred to UCSF and Stanford, the institute announced Tuesday.<p>The nonprofit institute …

Cancer

New wearable sensor technology may help quit smoking

Using wearable sensor technology, researchers have developed an automatic alert system that may help people to quit smoking by sending video messages.<p>…

Wearable Tech

Northside Hospital Offers Skin Cancer Screening In Sandy Springs

The screening will be held Sept. 27 at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute.<p>SANDY SPRINGS, GA —The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute will offer …

Cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Prevent & Treat Ovarian Cancer

Aspirin has many purposes: It can help alleviate pain and serves as a fever reducer, and taking a daily dose may also lower your risk of heart attack …

Cancer

Canada is no longer selling this Alcatel phone due to radiation concerns

• Alcatel has temporarily stopped selling the Alcatel U50 in Canada over radiation concerns.<br>• The phone failed to meet Canadian radiation regulations, although it is still considered safe.<br>• Alcatel is working on a software update to fix the issue.<p>Alcatel has temporarily stopped selling the Alcatel U50 in …

Technology

Physician Profiles 2018: John W. McBroom, MD, FACS, FACOG

Dr. John W. McBroom, a Castle Connolly “Top Doctor” every year since 2013, is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist, a certified member of the MD …

Cancer

Alan Rabson, NIH cancer researcher and administrator, dies at 92

By Bart Barnes<p>Alan S. Rabson, a National Institutes of Health cancer researcher whose laboratory work with tumors in mice and rats helped advance the scientific understanding of several human diseases, died July 4 at a health-care community in Skillman, N.J. He was 92.<p>The cause was complications …

Health Care

A One

Brush up on the latest advances in melanoma treatment with a fast, free and expert-led program tailored to healthcare professionals. On Aug. 24, …

Cleveland Clinic

Taking an aspirin a day could PREVENT 'silent killer' cancer, experts reveal

TAKING an aspirin every day could prevent deadly ovarian cancer, new research suggests.<p>The common painkiller may also boost a woman's chance of …

Cancer