When kids battle cancer, therapy dogs can benefit entire family, study finds

When kids battle cancer, therapy dogs can benefit entire family, study finds Dec. 26, 2017 at 1:47 PM | A. Pawlowski | TODAY | See Original Article Here   When the littlest patients battle cancer, more hospitals are now opening their doors to specially-trained dogs in the hopes a wagging tail, soft fur and playful paws…
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New understanding of why cancer cells move

PUBLIC RELEASE: 27-DEC-2017 New understanding of why cancer cells move UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CANCER CENTER | Released 12/27/17 | | See Original Article Here IMAGE: JOE W. RAMOS, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE UH CANCER CENTER. CREDIT: UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CANCER CENTER A University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researcher has identified how some cancer cells are made to move…
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A New Way to “See” Cancer

A New Way to "See" Cancer Combining near-infrared light with ultrasound could let doctors image tumors with unprecedented accuracy By Quing Zhu | Scientific American | December 22, 2017 | See Original Article Here   An ultrasound of breast cancer, which only shows the tumor indistinctly Credit: BSIP/Contributor Getty Images It’s difficult to detect what we cannot see. This…
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NIH study uncovers clues about why common cancer drug causes hearing loss

NIH study uncovers clues about why common cancer drug causes hearing loss Researchers find target to protect hearing during chemotherapy treatment December 18, 2017 | NIDCD (NIH) | See Original Article Here   Scientists have found a new way to explain the hearing loss caused by cisplatin, a powerful drug used to treat many forms of…
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A more precise approach to fighting cancerA more precise approach to fighting cancer

A more precise approach to fighting cancer Precision medicine offers a personalized approach for prevention and treatment of cancer and other diseases. Published: January, 2018 | Harvard Men's Health Watch | See Original Article Here Image: © Pogotskiy/Thinkstock If you have a stomachache or cold, you go to the pharmacy and grab the same remedy that…
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Protein key to cancer cells ability to spread identified

Protein key to cancer cells ability to spread identified Science Daily | November 17, 2017 | Source:University of Guelph | See Original Article Here Summary: Scientists have made a discovery that could reduce the spread of cancer by hindering a protein that binds cancer cells together and allows them to invade tissues. The groundbreaking study…
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Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique By: Honor Whiteman | Fact Checked by: Jasmin Collier | Nov 7, 2017 | Medical News Today | See Original Article Here Altering the structure of chromatin in cancer cells could help to kill them, say researchers. Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance…
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Phase drugs gain traction as first-choice treatment for cancer patients

Phase drugs gain traction as first-choice treatment for cancer patients BY CATHIE ANDERSON | Sacramento Bee | Nov 3 2017 | See Original Article Here If you still think of a Phase 1 clinical trial as something a cancer patient should consider only after all other options have failed, then you’re in for a surprise if…
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“Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells

“Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells John Biggs | TechCrunch | See Original Article Here Researchers at the University of Surrey and Dalian University of Technology in China have created a form of nanoparticle that can heat up and kill cancerous cells and then self-regulate to avoid burning healthy cells. The particles…
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