Cancer

Visualizing 3D microanatomy of human nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Nipple-sparing mastectomy is gaining ground as a treatment or preventive measure for breast cancer, given the understandable desire among patients to preserve natural...
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FDA grants fast track status to balstilimab for advanced cervical cancer

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The FDA granted fast track designation to balstilimab for treatment of women with advanced cervical cancer. Balstilimab is an anti-PD-1 therapy. Agenus expects to file two...
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Checkpoint inhibitors, second-line nab-paclitaxel effective for older adults with non-small cell lung cancer

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Two treatment regimens showed efficacy as second-line therapy for older adults with non-small cell lung cancer, according to results of separate studies published in...
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APP fellowships during COVID-19: One institution's approach

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   6 articles

By Camille Petraitis Valente, DNP, FNP-BC, and Jessica M. Oser, DMSc, PA-C The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States is rapidly closing in on a...
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Treating Lung Cancer in COVID-19 Times: Update From ESMO

11 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   2 articles

Lung cancer experts issued thoughtful recommendations on how to approach lung cancer during the pandemic while still limiting exposure to COVID-19 as patients are in hospital...
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Drug shows promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus

12 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A drug used for cancer therapy has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus , according to a Yale-led study published April 8 in the...
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COPD linked to increased lung cancer risk in nonsmokers

12 hours ago   |   Healio

Among people who have never smoked, the risk for lung cancer was more than twice as high among those with COPD, as compared with those without COPD, according to a Korean...
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Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

12 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

A cancer drug has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus .
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Short-term exposure to even low levels of air pollution can affect gene expression

13 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

New data from a landmark study done by Monash University researchers in Australia raises significant concerns that even short-term exposure to low level air pollution can...
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New prognostic tool could help improve clinical decision making for leukemia patients

13 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new prognostic tool predicts how long someone diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia will be able to wait before starting cancer treatment.
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Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in...

Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in Rats, Pigs

New "off-the-shelf" artificial cardiac patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury and improve recovery. Read more ...

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, reports Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Dispose of your single-use gloves and masks properly. Not only could littering spread the coronavirus, there are other, less obvious repercussions as well. Read more ...

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

The coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 is new, but the question of rationing ventilators is not Read more ...

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19... Read more ...

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

A cancer drug has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus . Read more ...

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

When I started Mighty Littles, I never intended to write about my children being in the hospital. I planned to write about the resiliency I see in parents in the NICU , how... Read more ...

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

A new infographic from Kinsa Health shows how Santa Clara County lowered its rates of flu-like illnesses faster than New York County by imposing stay-at-home orders sooner. Read more ...

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm with over a million confirmed cases across the globe. The United States stands on the forefront of this global pandemic as... Read more ...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from someone with NO symptoms

Asymptomatic carriers, or people who don't show any symptoms of the disease, remain one of the biggest vectors for the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic. Now, a new... Read more ...