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Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
...nly used by clinicians to assess men with prostate cancer
do not adequately predict survival outcomes in Asi...gnosis. The study is the first to report prostate cancer
survival data for Korean, South Asian and Vietnamese men living in the U.S. In the U.S. in 2007, o...
Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
Racial differences in breast cancer
survival increase according to stage of disease, a...ed significant racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer
survival among U.S. women. African American women have poorer five-year survival rates, and more adv...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
New cases of stomach cancer
are set to plummet a further 25 per cent in the We...ished ahead of print in the journal Gut. Stomach cancer
is the fourth most common cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer
related death, in the world...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...mography in diagnosing very early stages of breast cancer
. Up to now MRI was thought to be hardly suited fo... 167 women the doctors found early forms of breast cancer
152 (92 %) of these were found using MRT, 93 (56 %) with mammography. Breast cancer
forms in the ce...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
...ed sequences might allow other cells more prone to cancer
to take over. The research supports why it is im...hler said. Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, the cancer
that is especially associated with Barretts esophagus, is currently the most rapidly rising cancer
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
When a woman receives a breast cancer
diagnosis her entire life may change in the blink ... pursue with a hope of cure and those to which her cancer
is resistant. Scientists from the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center announced today the discove...
Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control
...es damaged, they cause genome instability and fuel cancer
growth. "We found that one of the proteins phosphorylated was a unit of a chromatin remodeling complex we call INO80," Shen says. "We subsequently found that phosphoryllation of this subunit regulates checkpoint pathways, but not DNA repair pathwa...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
... production of new blood vessels to nourish breast cancer
cells, researchers at The University of Texas M. D... a completely new pathway for inflammation-induced cancer
and may provide new targets for clinical intervention," senior author Mien-Chie Hung, Ph.D., profess...
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
...gnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose breast cancer
in its intraductal stage could help prevent the de... distinct method in its own right to detect breast cancer
in its earliest stage. Professor Christiane Kuhl, Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, Ger...
Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says
...ngerous one because of its connection to diabetes, cancer
and other diseases. But psychologically, it may provide relief to know that you are not the only one packing on the pounds. The paper, Social Dynamics of Obesity, is the first to provide a mathematical model of the impact of economic, biologica...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...Do regular screening tests for breast and prostate cancer
lead to far fewer deaths from these diseases" How safe is the water we drink and the air we breathe" How should we interpret the daily flood of news reports on sometimes contradictory medical studies" A new book, co-written by a Johns Hopkins Unive...
International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston
...its and vegetables to reduce the risks of obesity, cancer
and diseases of the heart, brain and skin. Presenters also will talk about how to maintain the most healthful level of bioactive compounds in the pre- and post-harvest stages of fruit and vegetable production, as well as the interaction of certain me...
Electric fields have potential as a cancer treatment
...ensity electric fields can disrupt the division of cancer
cells and slow the growth of brain tumors, suggest...ent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a form of brain cancer
with a very low survival rate. All the patients had their earlier tumors treated by other methods, b...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...und the first evidence that early stage pancreatic cancer
causes subtle changes in part of the small intesti...ew obvious symptoms, the primary reason pancreatic cancer
killed more than 33,000 Americans last year. The new detection techniques, developed with support ...
Method shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer
...wn to be effective in the early detection of colon cancer
now appears promising for detecting pancreatic cancer, the fourth most common cause of cancer
deaths in the United States. Known as a silent killer, with no method of early detection, pancreat...
Study says normal but out-of-control enzyme may be culprit that signals some cells to become cancer
Working with human colorectal cancer
cells, a University of Minnesota team, led by cancer
biologists Zigang Dong and Ann Bode, has found the potential culprit among a network of enzymes that...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...y in which chromosomes are regulated. By comparing cancer
and normal cells, the research has the potential to uncover defects in chromosome regulation that cause malignancy, which may lead to advances in combating cancerous cells in the body. Wallace Marshall, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, Universi...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
...survivorship and raise money for the fight against cancer
by holding the Societys third annual virtual Relay...ars, the official Second Life currency) to support cancer
research and programs. The Societys virtual Relay For Life began in 2005 when Society volunteers ...
New grant fulfills wish of late Baltimore Orioles team photographer
...sed attention to a rare but dangerous form of skin cancer
that took his life in 2005. The $30,000 two-year g...en treated as though they have a different type of cancer
and do not receive adequate or proper treatment, said Dr. Nghiem. This grant will make it possible f...
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
... of physical activity and biomarkers on colorectal cancer
risk Laura G. Mirviss Montgomery Blair Hig...3 as a potential mechanism of oncogenesis of colon cancer
associated with ETBF Colleen Middleton St. Ignatius College Prepatory, Chicago, Illinois Re...
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