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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New CHOP Study Shows Benefit of Proton Beam Therapy in Pediatric Head and Neck Cancers

New CHOP Study Shows Benefit of Proton Beam Therapy in Pediatric Head and Neck Cancers James Radke | OCTOBER 23, 2017 | Rare Disease Report | See Original Article Here Today in the journal Pediatric Blood Cancer, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) published results from a study looking…
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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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