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End of Life and COVID-19; DCIS Doubles Cancer Risk; Training for 'Bad News'

11 minutes ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

]]> - Cancer patients and survivors ponder end-of-life decisions in the era of COVID-19. Patients with pancreatic cancer associated with DNA repair defects lived 10 months...
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Some childhood cancer survivors at higher risk for pain as adults

51 minutes ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Certain long-term childhood cancer survivors appeared more likely than their siblings who never had cancer to experience pain as adults, according to a report of the Childhood...
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Sugars could be the key to an earlier, more accurate test for prostate cancer

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new type of test that uses complex sugars to detect prostate cancer earlier and with greater accuracy.
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Top in hem/onc: ‘Chemo brain,' climate change and cancer

1 hour ago   |   Healio

Experts spoke with Healio about ongoing research on the mechanisms behind cancer-related cognitive decline, also known as “chemo brain,” and how to manage its effects. It was...
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5 Simple ways to keep cancer cells at bay

5 Simple ways to keep cancer cells at bay

1 hour ago   |   Natural News

Cancer develops when some of your healthy cells mutate and turn cancerous. Fortunately, you can stop this from happening by following several lifestyle habits, all of which...
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Scientists create adenovirus that kills cancer cells

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

An adenovirus is now better able to target and kill cancer cells due to the addition of an RNA stabilizing element.
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Clinical study shows promising results for treatment of VHL disease-associated renal tumors

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

In an international trial led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, treatment with MK-6482, the small molecule inhibitor of hypoxia-inducible...
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Cancer, asthma and transplant patients are ditched from Government's coronavirus shielding list

Cancer, asthma and transplant patients are ditched from Government's coronavirus shielding list

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Patients in England and Wales with various health conditions that raise their risk of dying from COVID-19 were told they had been removed from the scheme in the GOV.UK text...
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New insight into RNA movements can pave way for strategies to treat cancer

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

Research from Karolinska Institutet published today in Nature shows that an RNA molecule involved in preventing tumour formation can change its structure and thereby control...
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Pregnancy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Pregnancy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

12 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Being pregnancy at 25 years or younger was found to reduce breast cancer risk by over 30%, stated new study.
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Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Recently Twitter added a “fact check” label to President Donald Trump's tweets about the concerns surrounding mail-in voting fraud, but the social media site has failed to... Read more ...

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

The number of fatalities with lab-confirmed Covid-19 has now reached 1,307 since the outbreak began in Wales Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers Were Always Heroes

The Netflix documentary Lenox Hill may have been filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic , but if the trailer is any indication, the series will serve as a poignant reminder that... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

The UK's coronavirus contact tracing programme will finally launch at 9am, but Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted it will rely on people doing their 'civic duty', and... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidance on its website, warning that antibody tests for COVID-19 may be wrong up to half of the time in delivering a false... Read more ...