DNA damage caused by cancer treatment reversed by ZATT protein

DNA damage caused by cancer treatment reversed by ZATT protein National Institutes of Health - News Release | Oct 6, 2017 | See Original Article Here Illustration of a TOP2 DNA-protein cross-link (magenta) bound to DNA. (Scott Williams) An international team led by scientists at the National Institutes of Health is the first to discover…
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‘Scanxiety’: The Fear And Anxiety Of Cancer Screenings

‘Scanxiety’: The Fear And Anxiety Of Cancer Screenings Thursday, October 5, 2017 | By Kenny Goldberg  | | See Original Article Here   PHOTO CREDIT: MATT BOWLER Cancer survivor Sunny Golden waits for a screening at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Sept. 19, 2017.   In 2014, Sunny Golden went into the doctor’s office complaining of a persistent cough. She came…
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Caring at home for a child with cancer can leave family members with risky tasks

Caring at home for a child with cancer can leave family members with risky tasks Dan and Megan Kelley with daughter Bridget, who has leukemia. The girl has avoided infection since returning home in December. (Melissa Bailey/Kaiser Health News) By Melissa Bailey | September 16 at 7:00 AM | Washington Post | See Original Article Here Angela Cooper arrived…
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Nationwide Children’s studying kids’ genetics for new cancer treatments

Nationwide Children’s studying kids’ genetics for new cancer treatments By JoAnne Viviano  | The Columbus Dispatch | Sept 13, 2017 | See Original Article Here Trying to describe genome sequencing, Richard Wilson referred to a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle. Imagine an image of a sailboat atop blue water and surrounded by blue sky, he said. Then imagine the pieces…
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Factors that increase your risk for a secondary cancer

Factors that increase your risk for a secondary cancer Several factors can make you more likely to develop a secondary cancer. Some are under your control. Others aren't. Most of these risk factors have already been discussed in this report, but we repeat them here because it's important for you to discuss your risks with…
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Expanding Access to New Tools to Study Childhood Cancers

Expanding Access to New Tools to Study Childhood Cancers Howard Hughes Medical Institute News | August 30, 2017 | See Original Article Here Summary HHMI Investigator Michael Dyer and colleagues are widely sharing data and samples from nearly 100 new tumor models representing 12 pediatric cancers. Retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer, usually develops…
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Chicago hospitals gearing up to offer breakthrough treatment for pediatric cancer

Chicago hospitals gearing up to offer breakthrough treatment for pediatric cancer By Lisa Schencker - Contact Reporter | Chicago Tribune | Aug 30, 2017 | See Original Article Here Park Ridge resident Suzie Tinagli listens as Dr. John Cunningham, chairman of the pediatrics department at University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, talks with her…
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Paying the price of surviving childhood cancer

Paying the price of surviving childhood cancer Survivors likelier to incur out-of-pocket health costs, adopt measures potentially detrimental to their health A study by the MGH Cancer Center has found that out-of-pocket health care costs can lead to financial problems for suvivors of childhood cancer.  Credit: smartstock By Sue McGreevey, MGH Public Affairs | Harvard…
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