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Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...une system. The findings, demonstrated in human breast and colorectal cancers, are significant to the fie...ion of these genes in five mouse tumour models for breast cancer, leukaemia, colon cancer, lung cancer and renal cell carcinoma. When they compared two of the...

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

...nique can also benefit women with cancers, such as breast cancer, and those undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), where they are typically given female hormone supplements to boost the number of mature eggs they produce, allowing more embryos to be created. "Ovarian stimulation is also time-consuming, ...

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

... "It could have been a tumour affecting the lung, breast or kidney. Whatever the tumour's origins, it is very likely that Queen Hatshepsut spent her last days in pain," Selim said. "A bone tumour is certainly painful. The picture emerging from the mummy is not only unflattering, but would indicate rather...

Maxygen Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial of MAXY-G34 in Breast Cancer Patients

...tients. Approximately 30 patients with Stage I-III breast cancer will undergo TAC (docetaxel, adriamycin and cyclophosphamide) chemotherapy followed by next-day administration of either MAXY-G34 or Neulasta (control population). The trial is designed as a multiple ascending dose study, with planned doses at...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...reported case of disease being transferred through breast feed. In many cases there are no symptoms other than fever. In other cases Symptoms include fever, headache, tiredness, and body aches, occasionally with a skin rash (on the trunk of the body) and swollen lymph glands. While the illness can be as s...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...s a graft would be useful for facial rejuvenation, breast surgery, buttock and lip enhancement, and facial reconstruction, he said, and using injections like those tested in this study could make fat grafts predictable, inexpensive, biocompatible and permanent. Equally important, blocking Y2R resulted in ...

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

...nuing the development of vaccines specifically for breast cancer, the research will involve experiments to stimulate and enhance immune responses against tumours, and the development of more sophisticated imaging technologies to observe the immune stimulating agents. "The team we have assembled for this p...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...found it to be overexpressed in prostate, ovarian, breast and colorectal cancers, some leukemias, and also in drug-resistant tumors. Overabundance of IGFBP2 has since been shown to be an indicator of poor prognosis for glioma patients. The PNAS paper takes it beyond this biomarker status. Zhang, Fuller ...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...s a graft would be useful for facial rejuvenation, breast surgery, buttock and lip enhancement, and facial reconstruction, he said. Equally important, blocking Y2R resulted in local elimination of adipose, or fat, tissue, said Baker. "This is the first well-described mechanism found that can effectively e...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...cancers not linked to viruses or bacteria, such as breast and prostate cancer, both groups had similar rates to the general population. "Until now, the accepted wisdom was that there were only three cancers associated with HIV -- this paper finds that it is more like 20," he said. Grulich, who works at ...

Cancer Risk is High Among HIV/AIDS and Kidney Transplant Patients

...ancers, which are not linked with viruses, such as breast and prostate cancer, both groups had similar rates to the general population, he said....

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

A recent meta-analysis of five major breast cancer trials has confirmed that combination treat...ves survival in women with operable HER-2 positive breast cancer. At the ESMO Conference Lugano, Issa Dahabreh from the University of Athens reported the re...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

.... "The beast" is a particularly virulent form of breast cancer: " Every woman who has died in my family has died of breast cancer," she says. "The women in my family haven't lived long enough to see their grandchildren. W...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

...RT with increased risk of heart attack, stroke and breast cancer putting this treatment under a scanner. ...ightly increased risk of stroke, heart disease and breast cancer. Current Recommendations For women who experience debilitating short-term symptoms ...

Stem Cells In Belly Fat To Enhance Or Reconstruct Breasts

...en who feel less than that, after a lumpectomy for breast cancer. Researchers from California-based company ...es injecting a 'supercharged' fat mixture into the breast tissue after it has been taken through liposuction from the belly or bottom. Stem cells are filtered...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

...ows that African American women have more advanced breast cancer at the time of diagnosis than Caucasian wo... In addition, African American women tend to have breast cancer tumour types that are more aggressive and have poorer prognoses. The findings, the researcher...

Study Confirms Benefits of Chemo, Trastuzumab Combo to Battle Breast Cancer

The meta-analysis of five major breast cancer trials has confirmed that a combination the...ves survival in women with operable HER-2 positive breast cancer. Issa Dahabreh from the University of Athens conducted the meta-analysis of 5 trials involv...

Genetic Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer

...predictive role relative to the risk of developing breast cancer.) For the current colorectal cancer study, the USC team genotyped six of the seven variants previously identified as increasing the risk of prostate cancer development. The samples analyzed totaled 1,807 invasive colorectal cancer cases and 5...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...d meat, starches and sweets is linked to a rise in breast cancer among post-menopausal Chinese woman, accord...ew study a correlation between higher incidence of breast cancer and a move from a diet heavy on vegetables, soy-based products and freshwater fish to a diet ...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...d meat, starches and sweets is linked to a rise in breast cancer among post-menopausal Chinese woman , accor...ew study a correlation between higher incidence of breast cancer and a move from a diet heavy on vegetables, soy-based products and freshwater fish to a diet ...

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