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Jul 23, 2014

Could data sonification deliver while-you-wait cancer diagnosis?

Converting stem cell data into sounds could enable GPs to make instant, non-invasive cancer diagnoses during a routine check-up. Read More
Jul 23, 2014

No increased risk of cancer near Sellafield or Dounreay in recent years

Children, teenagers and young adults living near Sellafield or Dounreay since the 1990s are not at an increased risk of developing cancer according to research published in the British Journal of... Read More
Jul 23, 2014

Cervical cancer declining, but HPV-related cancers of anus and throat increasing

Although cervical cancer is declining, human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers of the base of the tongue and tonsils (oropharynx) as well as anal canal cancers are increasing, according to a... Read More
Jul 23, 2014

Unnecessary repeat biopsies for prostate cancer may be eliminated by new accurate epigenetic test

More than one million prostate biopsies are performed each year in the U.S. alone, including many repeat biopsies for fear of cancer missed. Read More
Jul 23, 2014

Availability of less toxic chemotherapy associated with increased overall survival for advanced stage NSCLC patients

A 10-year population-based study shows that increased availability of better systemic chemo- and targeted-therapies for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) coincides with... Read More
Jul 23, 2014

2.4% of Asian patients with lung adenocarcinoma harbor ROS1 gene fusions

ROS1 fusion genes were successfully detected independent of gender or smoking history in young East Asian patients with lung adenocarcinoma, a histological subgroup in non-small cell lung cancer... Read More
Jul 23, 2014

The neuronal cytoskeleton and cytomechanics altered by X-ray irradiation at a certain dose

Cranial radiotherapy is one of the most important therapeutic methods for the treatment of various types of primary and metastatic brain tumors. Read More
Jul 23, 2014

Enhanced recovery program following colorectal surgery at community hospitals

An enhanced recovery program for patients after colorectal surgery appears to be feasible in a community hospital setting after having been shown to be successful in international and academic... Read More
Jul 22, 2014

Scientists discover gene that stops spread of deadly lung cancer

Lung cancer has a poor survival rate because it often spreads quickly to other parts of the body. Now scientists have discovered a gene that may stop it. Read More
Jul 22, 2014

Novel regulator of the activity of a protein inactive in over 50% of human tumors

Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the University of Barcelona have discovered the interaction between HERC2 proteins with another protein called p53 that is... Read More
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