Tumors

Cleveland Clinic, Parker Hannifin create catheter to treat brain tumors

Cleveland Clinic, Parker Hannifin create catheter to treat brain tumors

3 hours ago   |   Health and Fitness

The Cleveland Clinic and Parker Hannifin collaborated to create a medical device that gets cancer drugs past the blood-brain barrier.
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Brain tumors trap immune cells needed to fight cancer in the bone marrow, finds research

8 hours ago   |   News Medical

Certain brain cancers are associated with low numbers of immune system T-cells circulating in the peripheral blood. Low T-cell numbers can be a side-effect of cancer treatment...
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New assay may help improve both sarcoma diagnosis and treatment

10 hours ago   |   News Medical

Sarcomas are rare tumors that are often misdiagnosed. Specific recurrent chromosomal rearrangements, known as translocations, can serve as essential diagnostic markers and are...
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Insight into endocrine cancers and treatment options

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Aretha Franklin died of a neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor, a rare disease where patients often exhibit few symptoms at first.
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Brain Tumors can Occur in Children With Common Genetic Syndrome

Brain Tumors can Occur in Children With Common Genetic Syndrome

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Brain tumors can occur in children and adults with the common genetic syndrome known as neurofibromatosis type 1 , which is a disorder characterized by birthmarks on the skin...
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Engineered Cancer Cells Can Fight Primary and Metastatic Cancer

2 days ago   |   BWH

CRISPR-enhanced, reverse-engineered cancer cells with a ‘kill switch' can home in on and destroy tumors
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Innovative platform developed to destroy cancer cells

3 days ago   |   News Medical

The new treatment will serve as both diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors. This breakthrough in the technologies of cancer diagnosis and treatment was made by an...
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New cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing - making them weaker

New cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing - making them weaker

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Researchers based at the Francis Crick Institute in London and Oxford University are developing a drug that blocks the ability of tumour cells to repair themselves.
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Lowering pH inside tumor cells can slow down spread of cancer

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new study focusing on the environment inside cancer cells may lead to new targeted treatment strategies.
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Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome is the Best Term for this Condition

3 days ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Nonne1 first used the term pseudotumor cerebri in 1904 for cases which mimicked intracranial tumors with signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure, but no tumor was...
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People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

Researchers at the St Vincent's and Austin hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, say people feel able to ask their doctors more informed questions if they research their symptoms... Read more ...

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Trendy vapes that millions of Americans use instead of smoking cigarettes may still raise oral cancer risks by altering DNA in the mouth, a small new University of Minnesota... Read more ...

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Common cancer treatment side effect known as oral mucositis can now be prevented by a newly developed drug, says study. Read more ...

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

Researchers from San Diego State University found just 16 percent of those aged between 17 and 18 read a book for pleasure every day, compared to 60 percent in the late 1970s. Read more ...

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes skin to lose its elasticity and could be used... Read more ...

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple lab score can diagnose heart attack symptoms much faster and safer than current methods. Read more ...

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two new studies are bound to disappoint those who still want to believe water makes a difference in weight management. The first of these studies, Increasing water intake... Read more ...

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes can damage genetic material or DNA in users which may raise cancer risk, finds a new study. Read more ...

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts claim eating whole strawberries could help calm inflammation in the colon among people with inflammatory bowel disease. Read more ...

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Consuming high-protein milk in the morning along with your breakfast cereal can slow digestion, lower blood sugar levels and improves satiety at lunchtime. This dietary... Read more ...