THE P53 GENE AND CANCER DEVELOPMENT

GENETIC PATHWAY CAN SLOW THE PROGRESS OF MET BREAST CANCER

NEW VULNERABILITY IN KIDNEY CANCER

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22 January 2020

Do Your Genetics Control Your Health?
The p53 gene is a unique gene that scientists are continuing to investigate for its role in the development of cancer 

NEW VULNERABILITY IN KIDNEY CANCER

GENETIC PATHWAY CAN SLOW THE PROGRESS OF MET BREAST CANCER

NEW VULNERABILITY IN KIDNEY CANCER

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21 January 2020

Medical researchers have identified a possible way to treat tumors while sparing nearby healthy tissue 

GENETIC PATHWAY CAN SLOW THE PROGRESS OF MET BREAST CANCER

GENETIC PATHWAY CAN SLOW THE PROGRESS OF MET BREAST CANCER

GENETIC PATHWAY CAN SLOW THE PROGRESS OF MET BREAST CANCER

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20 January 2020

Metastasis, the spread of tumour cells to distant sites, is the major cause of death for people impacted by cancer. With no therapeutic cure available, it is clear that new treatments are needed urgently.

NEW APPROACH FOR TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER

US-AUSTRALIA REVEALS PROMISING DRUG FOR BLOOD CANCER

GENETIC PATHWAY CAN SLOW THE PROGRESS OF MET BREAST CANCER

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20 January 2020

A radical new approach is being trialled on women with breast cancer.

RESEARCHERS UNLOCK SECRETS OF CELL DIVISION

US-AUSTRALIA REVEALS PROMISING DRUG FOR BLOOD CANCER

US-AUSTRALIA REVEALS PROMISING DRUG FOR BLOOD CANCER

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20 January 2020

Princeton researchers recreated a key step in cell division in a test tube

US-AUSTRALIA REVEALS PROMISING DRUG FOR BLOOD CANCER

US-AUSTRALIA REVEALS PROMISING DRUG FOR BLOOD CANCER

US-AUSTRALIA REVEALS PROMISING DRUG FOR BLOOD CANCER

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19 January 2020

An international research collaboration between the US and Australia has revealed a new drug for the treatment of patients affected with high-risk leukemia.

EXPLOITING LEUKAEMIA'S CRAVING FOR VITAMIN B6

BLOOD CLOTTING PROTEIN AND PLATELETS PROMOTE PROGRESSION

EXPLOITING LEUKAEMIA'S CRAVING FOR VITAMIN B6

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 18 January 2020

Scientists have discovered that Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) grows by taking advantage of the B6 vitamin to accelerate cell division. 

SKIN CANCER SUPPRESSOR FOUND

BLOOD CLOTTING PROTEIN AND PLATELETS PROMOTE PROGRESSION

EXPLOITING LEUKAEMIA'S CRAVING FOR VITAMIN B6

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 18 January 2020

A promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer has been identified by scientists, who have found a molecule that suppresses melanoma tumour growth. 

BLOOD CLOTTING PROTEIN AND PLATELETS PROMOTE PROGRESSION

BLOOD CLOTTING PROTEIN AND PLATELETS PROMOTE PROGRESSION

STUDY UNCOVERS NEW SUBTYPES OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER

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18 January 2020

A new study reveals how a clotting protein and blood platelets can promote cancer progression and suppress immune responses to cancer.

STUDY UNCOVERS NEW SUBTYPES OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER

STUDY UNCOVERS NEW SUBTYPES OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER

STUDY UNCOVERS NEW SUBTYPES OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER

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16 January 2020
Researchers at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and the University Health Network (UHN) have discovered detailed new information about the subtypes of pancreatic cancer.  

STUDY REVEALS RADIOTHERAPY CAN CURE BLADDER CANCER

STUDY UNCOVERS NEW SUBTYPES OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER

RESEARCH IDENTIFIES NEW ROUTE FOR TACKLING DRUG RESISTANCE

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 15 January 2020

A report published by The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has revealed that bladder cancer extended to the lymph nodes of the pelvis can be treated through targeted forms of radiotherapy. 

RESEARCH IDENTIFIES NEW ROUTE FOR TACKLING DRUG RESISTANCE

STUDY UNCOVERS NEW SUBTYPES OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER

RESEARCH IDENTIFIES NEW ROUTE FOR TACKLING DRUG RESISTANCE

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15 January 2020

Researchers have found that melanoma cells fight anti-cancer drugs by changing their internal skeleton (cytoskeleton) - opening up a new therapeutic route for combatting skin and other cancers that develop resistance to treatment.

NIRAPARIB INCREASES PROGRESSION FREE SURVIVAL IN OVARIAN CANCER

NIRAPARIB INCREASES PROGRESSION FREE SURVIVAL IN OVARIAN CANCER

NIRAPARIB INCREASES PROGRESSION FREE SURVIVAL IN OVARIAN CANCER

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 15 January 2020
Niraparib, a PARP (polyadenosine diphosphate ADP-ribose polymerase) inhibitor, has been associated with an increase in progression-free survival among patients with recurrent ovarian cancer.

ACUPUNCTURE REDUCES CANCER PAIN AND PAINKILLER USE STUDY

NIRAPARIB INCREASES PROGRESSION FREE SURVIVAL IN OVARIAN CANCER

NIRAPARIB INCREASES PROGRESSION FREE SURVIVAL IN OVARIAN CANCER

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14 January 2020

A recent study has found that real acupuncture can not only reduce a patient's cancer pain from various types of cancer, but also reduce their painkiller use.

SPRAYING OXALIPLATIN - ADVANCED PERITONEAL MESOTHELIOMA

NIRAPARIB INCREASES PROGRESSION FREE SURVIVAL IN OVARIAN CANCER

SPRAYING OXALIPLATIN - ADVANCED PERITONEAL MESOTHELIOMA

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13 January 2020

A recent oncology study has shown that delivering Oxaliplatin through a new spray-on technique may increase in the survival of advanced peritoneal mesothelioma with few side effects.

THE IMMUNE CELLS INSIDE TUMOURS

STUDY TO REVEAL WHY SOME CANCER TREATMENTS DON'T WORK

SPRAYING OXALIPLATIN - ADVANCED PERITONEAL MESOTHELIOMA

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12 January 2020

Sometimes our immune systems can destroy cancer. Now more light has been shed on how this happens with the discovery of tiny clumps of immune tissue that form within tumours.

STUDY TO REVEAL WHY SOME CANCER TREATMENTS DON'T WORK

STUDY TO REVEAL WHY SOME CANCER TREATMENTS DON'T WORK

STUDY TO REVEAL WHY SOME CANCER TREATMENTS DON'T WORK

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11 January 2020

 Researchers at the new Woolcock Centre for Lung Cancer in Sydney are investigating the role of the human microbiome in controlling the effectiveness of cancer treatments.

MOST COMPREHENSIVE MAP OF BREAST CANCER RISK VARIANTS

STUDY TO REVEAL WHY SOME CANCER TREATMENTS DON'T WORK

STUDY TO REVEAL WHY SOME CANCER TREATMENTS DON'T WORK

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11 January 2020

A major international study of the genetics of breast cancer has identified more than 350 DNA 'errors' that increase an individual's risk of developing the disease. 

SIDE EFFECTS OF CANCER TREATMENT

TRIPLE DRUG COMBINATION DELAYS PROGRESSION - MULTIPLE MYELOMA

TRIPLE DRUG COMBINATION DELAYS PROGRESSION - MULTIPLE MYELOMA

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11 January 2020

Cancer treatments and cancer can cause side effects. Side effects are problems that occur when treatment affects healthy tissues or organs. Speak up about any side effects you have.

TRIPLE DRUG COMBINATION DELAYS PROGRESSION - MULTIPLE MYELOMA

TRIPLE DRUG COMBINATION DELAYS PROGRESSION - MULTIPLE MYELOMA

TRIPLE DRUG COMBINATION DELAYS PROGRESSION - MULTIPLE MYELOMA

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 10 January 2020

Adding daratumumab to carfilzomib and dexamethasone to treat patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma led to a significant survival benefit.

NUMBERS COUNT IN THE GENETICS OF MOLES AND MELANOMAS

TRIPLE DRUG COMBINATION DELAYS PROGRESSION - MULTIPLE MYELOMA

RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF EXERCISE LINKED TO LOWER RISK OF CANCERS

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 9 January 2020

University of Queensland scientists have identified a way to help dermatologists determine a patient’s risk of developing melanoma.  

RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF EXERCISE LINKED TO LOWER RISK OF CANCERS

RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF EXERCISE LINKED TO LOWER RISK OF CANCERS

RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF EXERCISE LINKED TO LOWER RISK OF CANCERS

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 9 January 2020

A major new analysis of nine previous studies has found that meeting current physical activity recommendations is associated with a reduced risk of at least seven different types of cancer.

WHEN SOMEONE TELLS YOU THEY HAVE CANCER...

RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF EXERCISE LINKED TO LOWER RISK OF CANCERS

NEW TEST CAN QUICKLY DETECT CANCER-CAUSING DNA DAMAGE

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8 January 2020

I have cancer. Please don’t start telling me about your friend/neighbour/co-worker’s experience with cancer. Please, don’t say, “Oh, so many people have cancer of some sort or another. You’ll be fine. My cousin’s wife …” I know you mean well but every cancer is different 

NEW TEST CAN QUICKLY DETECT CANCER-CAUSING DNA DAMAGE

RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF EXERCISE LINKED TO LOWER RISK OF CANCERS

NEW TEST CAN QUICKLY DETECT CANCER-CAUSING DNA DAMAGE

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7 January 2020 

Screen could offer better safety tests for new chemicals: Using specialized liver cells, a new test can quickly detect potentially cancer-causing DNA damage.

HALF THE CHEMO PREVENTS TESTICULAR CANCER RECURRENCE

PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS LESS LIKELY TO GET CANCER SCREENING

PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS LESS LIKELY TO GET CANCER SCREENING

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6 January 2020

Testicular cancer can be prevented from coming back using half the amount of chemotherapy that is currently used, a new clinical trial has shown.

PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS LESS LIKELY TO GET CANCER SCREENING

PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS LESS LIKELY TO GET CANCER SCREENING

PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS LESS LIKELY TO GET CANCER SCREENING

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6 January 2020

People with mental illness get screened for cancer at much lower rates than the general population, which may contribute to higher rates of cancer deaths among the mentally ill, researchers say.

TUMOUR DNA PLATFORM HELPS IN IDENTIFYING COLORECTAL CANCER

PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS LESS LIKELY TO GET CANCER SCREENING

TUMOUR DNA PLATFORM HELPS IN IDENTIFYING COLORECTAL CANCER

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5 January 2020

Researchers have developed a new machine learning platform for identifying patients having colorectal cancer. The platform also helps in the prediction of disease severity and survival chances of the patients.

WORLD FIRST TREATMENT WITH 'ACOUSTIC CLUSTER THERAPY'

WORLD FIRST TREATMENT WITH 'ACOUSTIC CLUSTER THERAPY'

TUMOUR DNA PLATFORM HELPS IN IDENTIFYING COLORECTAL CANCER

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4 January 2020

The first patient has been treated with an innovative new technology that uses microscopic clusters of bubbles and liquid droplets to enhance the delivery of chemotherapy drugs to tumours.

THE CURIOUS CONNECTION BETWEEN AUTISM AND CANCER

WORLD FIRST TREATMENT WITH 'ACOUSTIC CLUSTER THERAPY'

THE CURIOUS CONNECTION BETWEEN AUTISM AND CANCER

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4 January 2020

A surprising number of genes associated with autism also have links to cancer. Does that mean cancer drugs can treat autism?

OLAPARIB - GENE-TARGETED MEDICINE PROSTATE CANCER

WORLD FIRST TREATMENT WITH 'ACOUSTIC CLUSTER THERAPY'

THE CURIOUS CONNECTION BETWEEN AUTISM AND CANCER

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 4 January 2020

A pioneering precision medicine already licensed for breast and ovarian cancer can also slow or stop tumour growth in some men with advanced prostate cancer, a new clinical trial shows.

RACE TO USE ZERO GRAVITY TO KILL THE WORST CANCERS

HIGHER RISK OF SHINGLES SEEN IN PATIENTS WITH CERTAIN CANCERS

HIGHER RISK OF SHINGLES SEEN IN PATIENTS WITH CERTAIN CANCERS

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3 January 2020

Can being in zero gravity help beat cancer? Joshua Chou, a biomedical engineer from the University of Technology Sydney in Australia, has conducted successful trials in a lab environment, and aims to establish that zero-g can kill cancer cells.

HIGHER RISK OF SHINGLES SEEN IN PATIENTS WITH CERTAIN CANCERS

HIGHER RISK OF SHINGLES SEEN IN PATIENTS WITH CERTAIN CANCERS

HIGHER RISK OF SHINGLES SEEN IN PATIENTS WITH CERTAIN CANCERS

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3 January 2020

Patients with certain types of cancer had a higher risk of developing shingles compared to patients without cancer, analysis of population-level data from Australia indicated.

AI 'OUTPERFORMS' DOCTORS DIAGNOSING BREAST CANCER

HIGHER RISK OF SHINGLES SEEN IN PATIENTS WITH CERTAIN CANCERS

PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A BLIND SPOT : CHILDREN WITH CANCER

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 3 January 2020

Artificial intelligence is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, a study in the journal Nature suggests. An international team, designed and trained a computer model on X-ray images from nearly 29,000 women. 

PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A BLIND SPOT : CHILDREN WITH CANCER

PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A BLIND SPOT : CHILDREN WITH CANCER

PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A BLIND SPOT : CHILDREN WITH CANCER

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2 January 2020

Cancer, once a terrifying black box, is slowly being opened up. Thanks to advances in technology and genomics, we know significantly more today about what drives cancer. Precision medicine, the concept of giving the right treatment to the right patient at the right time, is flourishing in cancer treatment. 

HIGH BMI MAY IMPROVE CANCER SURVIVAL

PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A BLIND SPOT : CHILDREN WITH CANCER

NEW TECHNOLOGY HELPS FIND PANCREATIC CANCER

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1 January 2020

Above average or high BMI - often linked to cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular and other diseases - may in some cases improve the chance of survival among certain cancers, new research from Flinders University indicates.

NEW TECHNOLOGY HELPS FIND PANCREATIC CANCER

PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A BLIND SPOT : CHILDREN WITH CANCER

NEW TECHNOLOGY HELPS FIND PANCREATIC CANCER

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1 January 2020

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer known. The disease is hard to detect and is usually found when it has progressed too far to be cured. But researchers are using new technology that might prevent some people from developing the disease. 

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