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March 22, 2019

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March 22, 2019

New Mechanism to Reduce Inflammation

Mar. 22, 2019 — Researchers have identified two proteins that act as gatekeepers to dampen a potentially life-threatening immune response to chronic ... read more

Unequal Pain Relief at Home for Dying Patients

Mar. 22, 2019 — Pain relief and end of life care is not being provided equally to people with advanced progressive diseases who were at home during their last three months of life, according to a study of 43,000 ... read more

The Evolution of Brain Tumors

Mar. 21, 2019 — Scientists have found in a recent study that only three different genetic alterations drive the early development of malignant glioblastomas. At least one of these three cancer drivers was present in ... read more

Potential New Combination Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

Mar. 20, 2019 — Researchers have identified a possible new therapeutic strategy using two types of drug inhibitors at once to treat one of the world's deadliest ... read more

As If by Magic: Program Lights Up Cancer-Causing Mutations

Mar. 20, 2019 — By conjuring the spell 'Lumos!' wizards in the mythical world of Harry Potter could light up the tip of their magic wands and illuminate their surroundings. So, too, does LumosVar, a ... read more

Research Paves Way for New Source for Leukemia Drug

Mar. 20, 2019 — Chemistry researchers have patented a method for making anti-leukemia compounds that until now have only been available via an Asian tree that produces ... read more

Laser-Targeted Removal of Prostate Tumors Works as Well Complete Removal of Prostate

Mar. 20, 2019 — Researchers have shown that selectively destroying cancerous prostate tissue is as effective as complete prostate removal or radiation therapy while preserving more sexual and urinary function than ... read more

Balance of Two Enzymes Linked to Pancreatic Cancer Survival

Mar. 20, 2019 — New research sets the stage for clinicians to potentially one day use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient's PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic, and for researchers to develop new ... read more

Mar. 20, 2019 — An active substance that has been known for 30 years could unexpectedly turn into a ray of hope against eye tumors. This is shown by a new study. The plant leaves of which contain the tested ... read more

Drinking Hot Tea Linked With Elevated Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Mar. 20, 2019 — Previous studies have revealed a link between hot tea drinking and risk of esophageal cancer, but until now, no study has examined this association using prospectively and objectively measured tea ... read more

Mar. 20, 2019 — A protein associated with cancer growth appears to drive the deadly lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to new research. The discovery, made in laboratory mice and human ... read more

Mar. 20, 2019 — Using data from computed tomography (CT) images, researchers may be able to predict which lung cancer patients will respond to chemotherapy, according to a new ... read more

Androgen Receptor, Treatment Target for Prostate Cancer, Imports Into Mitochondria

Mar. 19, 2019 — Androgens stimulate prostate cancer cells to grow. Many drugs to target that cancer focus on stopping androgen biosynthesis or blocking the androgen receptor, or AR. Researchers have discovered a new ... read more

3D Mammography Significantly Reduces Breast Biopsy Rates

Mar. 19, 2019 — The use of digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography, may significantly reduce the number of women who undergo breast biopsy for a non-cancerous lesion following an abnormal ... read more

Mar. 19, 2019 — Researchers have discovered that an epigenetic protein called EZH2 delays the development of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) but then switches sides once the disease is established to help maintain ... read more

Study Explaining Side Effects of Statins Finds Drug Can Have Unexpected Benefits

Mar. 19, 2019 — By suppressing the activity of key cellular receptors called G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and their interacting partners called G proteins, statins have the potential to alter various bodily ... read more

Researchers Predict 1.4 Million Deaths from All Cancers in 2019 in the EU

Mar. 18, 2019 — Death rates from breast cancer are predicted to fall in all European Union (EU) countries in 2019 with the exception of Poland, according to new ... read more

The Story of GARP: A Potential Target for Cancer Immunotherapy

Mar. 18, 2019 — Researchers reveal how the cell surface receptor GARP plays a role in T regulatory cell function and migration to the gut. Because the presence of T regulatory cells in the gut is generally ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — Cancer researchers report the discovery of an unexpected regulator of the critical protein protein p53, opening the door to the development of drugs that could target ... read more

Scientists Identify Compounds in Coffee Which May Inhibit Prostate Cancer

Mar. 18, 2019 — For the first time, scientists have identified compounds found in coffee which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. This is a pilot study, carried out on drug-resistant cancer cells in cell ... read more

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