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Twelve-year experience in mandibular reconstruction using osteo-muscular dorsal scapular pedicled flaps

4 hours ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery   |   2 articles

Primary mandibular reconstruction after tumor removal or osteoradionecrosis treatment is a standard procedure. The most common reconstruction techniques are fibula, scapula and...
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Massive, benign, cystic ovarian tumors: A technical modification for minimally invasive resection

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

The majority of large, cystic ovarian tumors presenting in children are benign and amenable to ovarian sparing surgery. Laparoscopy is impractical in these cases and when...
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Algorithms uncover cancers' hidden genetic losses and gains

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Limitations in DNA sequencing technology make it difficult to detect some major mutations often linked to cancer, such as the loss or duplication of parts of chromosomes. Now...
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Study finds wide variation in levels and anti-tumor effectiveness of a common cancer drug

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

When used to manage infections, the drug itraconazole is generally given at a single, fixed dose to all patients.
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Why the dose matters: Study shows levels and anti-tumor effectiveness of a common drug vary widely

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

When used to manage infections, the drug itraconazole is generally given at a single, fixed dose to all patients. But determining the correct dosage of the drug to help treat...
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Sugar intake and cancer risk: when epidemiologic uncertainty meets biological plausibility

3 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

Reprogramming metabolism is an emerging hallmark of cancer cells, with glycolysis as the main pathway of energy production, even when sufficient oxygen is present, a phenomenon...
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Study uncovers new markers present on melanoma tumors

3 days ago   |   News Medical

A collaborative study led by Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute has uncovered new markers that are...
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Researchers and clinicians share findings on ovarian cancer

3 days ago   |   News Medical

After nearly four years of work, a group of researchers and clinicians from the University of Colorado published a paper this week in the Clinical Cancer Research that shares...
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Perspective: Do Fasting, Caloric Restriction, and Diets Increase Sensitivity to Radiotherapy? A Literature Review

4 days ago   |   Nutrition

ABSTRACTCaloric starvation, as well as various diets, has been proposed to increase the oxidative DNA damage induced by radiotherapy. However, some diets could have dual...
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Elastic and rubbery properties in RNA nanoparticles show how these particles target tumors

4 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute shows that RNA...
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Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid...

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes

A once-cheerful 35-year-old woman with a learning disability was physically held down by care home staff in the UK - after reaching for her mother's hand. Read more ...

Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries

Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries

Andhra Pradesh has been steady in clocking a higher number of COVID recoveries than the daily detection rate of new COVID infections, stated health officials. Read more ...

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

Women with advanced, hormone receptor -positive cervical cancer lived more than twice as long without disease progression if they received the CDK inhibitor palbociclib in... Read more ...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice and feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, died of complications from metastatic pancreas cancer on Friday, just weeks ahead of the 2020... Read more ...

Another First-Line Combo Succeeds in Advanced RCC

Another First-Line Combo Succeeds in Advanced RCC

Advanced or metastatic kidney cancer patients treated with the PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab plus cabozantinib lived twice as long without disease progression compared to... Read more ...

Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in...

Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Between 60 and 102 Years of Age

Background and Purpose: Reference values for the Balance Evaluation Systems Test and the Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test need to be established to predict falls in older... Read more ...

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry... Read more ...

Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk: Study

Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk: Study

Cancer patients do not get infected with COVID-19 than the general population and do not suffer from more severe disease symptoms, stated study. Read more ...

Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Tests done on donated blood in the US found that about 50 percent of the samples had immune T cells that reacted to coronavirus. Immune cells to similar viruses might protect... Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

The three-time cancer survivor faced her most recent troubles in late 2018, when she had surgery for lung cancer that was discovered after she broke several ribs in a fall in... Read more ...