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Skin-related side effects may be an indicator that the cancer medications are working

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Immune checkpoint inhibitors, which strengthen the immune response against tumor cells, have become standard of care for many patients with advanced cancers; however, the medications can often cause side effects, most commonly affecting the skin.
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Metabolic vulnerabilities in malignant cells may lead to new breast cancer therapies

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Metabolic differences could explain why some metastatic breast cancer cells rapidly generate tumors after migrating from primary tumors to the brain, while others linger for months or years before forming these secondary tumors, UT Southwestern scientists report in a new study.
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Transmission of Omicron in a quarantine hotel between two vaccinated...

A recent study has reported a community outbreak of imported SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant, owing to intra-hotel transmission in a DQH. Read more ...

Want to quit the quiz? Tired of trivia? Time to return to work

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Cold case team thinks they have found who betrayed Anne Frank

A six-year cold case investigation into the betrayal of Anne Frank has identified a surprising suspect in the mystery of how the Nazis found the hiding place of the famous... Read more ...

Smoking can lead to social isolation and loneliness

A recent study published in the journal The Lancet Regional Health shows how smoking can be linked with increased social isolation and loneliness in older individuals, implying... Read more ...

Mandurah Crabfest the latest major WA event cancellation amid uncertainty on...

The Mandurah Crabfest has been cancelled for the third year in a row after organisers pre-empted the March event would not be able to go ahead anyway if there was a lot of... Read more ...

Scammer swindles punters on Twitter over Magic Millions weekend

Victims of what is believed to be a fake bookmaker scam say they're resigned to the fact they've lost their money after the alleged scammer took down his racing Twitter page... Read more ...

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Security of housing tenure key to determining pension amount

Home ownership is a key Centrelink consideration in determining a person's capacity for self-support in retirement. Read more ...

The children's show where making a mess is part of the fun

The young and young at heart are invited to run amok in Sydney Festival's interactive family show at Carriageworks. Read more ...