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Oct 30, 2014

Clinical practice guidelines address multimodality treatment for esophageal cancer

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has released new clinical practice guidelines for treating cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction (area where the esophagus meets the stomach). Read More
Oct 30, 2014

Scientists trigger self-destruct switch in lung cancer cells

Cancer Research UK scientists have found a drug combination that can trigger the self-destruct process in lung cancer cells - paving the way for new treatments, according to research that will be... Read More
Oct 30, 2014

New discovery by UCLA researchers could lead to more targeted head and neck cancer therapies

UCLA scientists have discovered for the first time that a protein usually linked to rare neurological disorders is also associated with human papilloma virus (HPV) positive head and neck cancers. Read More
Oct 30, 2014

New technology on the way to aid cancer suffers who lose their hair after chemotherapy

Cancer suffers who lose their hair as a consequence of chemotherapy will benefit from a major research project that will improve the scalp cooling technology that prevents hair loss. Read More
Oct 30, 2014

Although rare, breast and colorectal cancers are more aggressive in children

Breast and colorectal cancers rarely occur in children, but when they do, these conditions are more precarious, according to a pair of National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) studies presented this week at... Read More
Oct 30, 2014

'Yorkie and Scalloped' - genes that prime stem cells for fighting infection

'Lineage specifying cells' are a newly discovered cell type that activate the maturation of stem cells. Now, two genes have been linked with this maturation system. Read More
Oct 30, 2014

New, safer way of genome editing cures hemophilia in mice

The ability to pop a working copy of a faulty gene into a patient's genome is a tantalizing goal for many clinicians treating genetic diseases. Read More
Oct 30, 2014

Men with cardiovascular problems taking prostate cancer medications at greater risk of heart-related deaths

A new study has found that certain prostate cancer medications are linked with an increased risk of dying from heart-related causes in men with congestive heart failure or prior heart attacks. Read More
Oct 30, 2014

High-intensity sound waves shape platform for regenerative medicine

Researchers have developed a method to use sound waves to create cellular scaffolding for tissue engineering, a unique approach that could aid regenerative medicine. Read More
Oct 30, 2014

Bladder-cancer detection may be improved by new molecular imaging technology

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a new strategy that they say could detect bladder cancer with more accuracy and sensitivity than standard endoscopy methods. Read More
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