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Root of childhood kidney cancer discovered

19 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A fundamental change in our understanding of the childhood kidney cancer Wilms' tumor is on the horizon, after the discovery of its earliest genetic root by scientists. By...
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Dangerous skin tumor now has treatment guidelines

23 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study reports the first guidelines for treating sebaceous carcinoma, a cancer of the oil glands. If not removed and treated promptly, it can spread to other organs and...
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'Junk DNA' affects inherited cancer risk

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

A person's risk of developing cancer is affected by genetic variations in regions of DNA that don't code for proteins, previously dismissed as 'junk DNA', according to new...
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Multiplexed C dots track different cancer targets to improve treatment

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

For more than a decade, researchers have used glowing nanoparticles called Cornell dots, or C dots, to illuminate cancer cells, target tumors and even induce cell death.
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FDA approves Avsola, fourth Remicade biosimilar

1 day ago   |   Healio

The FDA has approved the fourth biosimilar to infliximab, infliximab-axxq, for all eligible indications of the biologic product. Avsola , a biosimilar to Remicade , is a tumor...
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‘Screen all approach' for HBV prior to chemotherapy most cost-effective

1 day ago   |   Healio

Screening all patients with solid tumors for hepatitis B before they underwent chemotherapy was the most cost-effective strategy, compared with not screening or only screening...
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We Had A Melanoma Scare With My Son

We Had A Melanoma Scare With My Son

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

When I was 13, I discovered a malignant tumor on my 18-month-old niece. I was rubbing her back in hopes of getting her down for a nap. At the base of her spine, my fingers...
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Wilms' Tumor: Root Cause of Childhood Kidney Cancer Discovered

Wilms' Tumor: Root Cause of Childhood Kidney Cancer Discovered

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Wilms' tumor is a childhood kidney cancer and it's root cause has been discovered. It is caused by a DNA change in a single renal cell. The discovery can help develop screening...
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Toddler, one, with facial tumor that was covering her eye undergoes surgery to remove it in the US

Toddler, one, with facial tumor that was covering her eye undergoes surgery to remove it in the US

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Noor Nunez, one, from Kuwait, was born with a hemangioma, a benign tumor that forms in infants, that took up a large part of her face. It removed via surgery in New York on...
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Pembrolizumab plus radiotherapy safe, active in metastatic triple-negative breast cancer

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Pembrolizumab plus radiotherapy appeared safe and demonstrated encouraging clinical activity among a small cohort of women with poor-prognosis, metastatic triple-negative...
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No Radiation Needed for Many Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients: Study

No Radiation Needed for Many Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients: Study

For many aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients there is no need for radiation, stated new research. Read more ...

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

The emergence of resistance to fluconazole, an anti-fungal drug that is available for cryptococcal meningitis treatment has been studied. Read more ...

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Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New Commercial

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Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media... Read more ...

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Women survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, a new study suggests. Read more ...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help prevent 52,000 deaths a year

Every hour treatment of sepsis is delayed increases the risk of death by seven per cent, so early diagnosis is key. But current tests take up to three days to provide results. Read more ...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart function in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes increases the risk of developing other chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. But in a recent study, scientists from the University of Otago in New... Read more ...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung illness epidemic

Of those hospitalized with e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, 56 of patients in the US used products packaged as 'Dank Vapes,' a counterfeit 'brand' of THC e-cig, the CDC... Read more ...

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most daunting varieties of the disease, with very few people surviving beyond five years after their diagnosis. With few symptoms, most patients... Read more ...

Link Between Cholesterol Levels and Heart Disease Risk Identified

Link Between Cholesterol Levels and Heart Disease Risk Identified

A strong link between long-term risk for heart disease and non-HDL cholesterol has been suggested by researchers. Read more ...