Tag: "cancers" at medical news
Blood Transfusions Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer Transmission
...hat blood transfusion from donors with undiagnosed cancers
does not expose recipients at higher risk of devel...hat blood donation by people with from donors with cancers
at sites that are thought to have the highest risk of metastasising through blood---the lung, liver,...
Genome Annotation by Mutation
...so can create new genes from two other genes. Many cancers
certain sarcomas, leukemias and lymphomas start with translocation. Existing methods result in the desired translocation of two chromosomes in one of every 1 million to 10 million cells cultured, Capecchi says, while the new method produces the d...
New Genetic Studies Carried Out in Cancer Therapy
...stant tumor cells and in a small cohort of ovarian cancers
following paclitaxel treatment. The researchers suggest that paclitaxel-induced prolonged mitotic arrest may result in ceramide accumulation and initiation of apoptosis, while inhibition of this arrest, characterized by polyploidy, may suppress cer...
Angelina Jolie to Help Fran Drescher's Battle Against Cancer
...nisation is dedicated to ensuring that all women's cancers
be diagnosed while in STAGE 1, when it's most cura...ganisation is dedicated to ensure that all women's cancers
get diagnosed in stage one, when they're most curable because early detection equals survival,' she ...
Cervical Cancer Vaccine for the 12 Year Old
...ly transmitted disease that causes 70% of cervical cancers
- a cancer that affects approximately 3,000 women in the UK annually and causes 1,120 deaths. It is the second most frequent form of cancer among woman worldwide after breast cancer. Some types of HPV can cause benign skin warts while high: risks H...
Researchers Have Found the Role of Protein in Accelerating Breast Cancer Progression
...ent markers of aggressive breast cancers. "Breast cancers
progress through stages of increasing malignancy t...he inappropriate expression of PTN produced breast cancers
of a more aggressive subtype. In those same mouse models, highly malignant cells of scirrhous carcin...
The Bottleneck in Neuroblastoma
...the body's sympathetic nervous system. Childhood cancers
are fortunately rare, but among them, neuroblastoma is a special case, accounting for 7 percent of all childhood cancers, but 15 percent of childhood cancer deaths. Neuroblastoma is what physicians call a heterogeneous disease; its name includes s...
Untreatable Eye Disease Improves With Avastin
...s used systemically (throughout the body) for some cancers
and has been linked to the risk of stroke; but, in this new study, it was administered and stayed locally in the eye. In February 2007, in a study published in The American Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr. Finger showed that treatment with Avastin had...
Cost-effective Treatments for Breast Cancer
... 1950s to 98 percent today. Mammography has led to cancers
being detected earlier, when early treatments may be more effective. A greater understanding of the molecular biology of breast cancer has led to new post-surgical treatments, including hormone modulators and monoclonal antibodies. Many of these a...
Radio-frequency Ablation Offers Hope for People With Inoperable Kidney Tumours
... may someday completely replace surgery for kidney cancers
in many patients. Bershad, who underwent the procedure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center six months ago, said that he returned to work and resumed his daily activities only one day after the procedure. He said that he wanted people to know how effect...
Tree Bark Substance may Hold New Lung-cancer Treatment
... major role in treating devastating drug-resistant cancers
such as non-small cell lung cancer, said Dr. Erik Bey, lead author of the study and a postdoctoral researcher in the Simmons Cancer Center. This is the first step in developing chemotherapeutic agents that exploit the proteins needed for a number of ...
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy is Linked With Increase in Breast Cancer Rates
...he incidence of some early stage metastatic breast cancers
is increasing, but this finding is likely explain...found that the increase in some early stage breast cancers
corresponded to greater use of biopsies of sentinel lymph nodesthe primary lymph node to which cance...
Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now
... on taxpayers of preventable diseases such as skin cancers
and lung cancers
from smoking. Of course the healthcare crisis in US is a major concern in US, making Michael Moore...
Cancer Deaths of Rural Men on the High
...ater risk. "Men had significantly higher rates of cancers
diagnosed in advanced stages," Dr Mark Short, of t...aid rates of melanoma and lung, head, neck and lip cancers
were significantly higher in rural and remote areas than in metropolitan regions between 2001 and 20...
Bayer and Onyx Submit Supplemental New Drug Application for Nexavar to Treat Liver Cancer
...ponsible for about 90 percent of the primary liver cancers
in adults. It is the fifth most common cancer in the world and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths globally. Over 600,000 cases of HCC are diagnosed globally each year(about 19,000 in the United States and 32,000 in the European Union) ...
Loss of Antenna Leads to Cancer in Insects
...controlling signals and develop abnormally. Many cancers
arise from defects in cellular signaling systems, ...ration) during cell division. Suggestively, many cancers
produce too much of the Aurora A protein, including breast and colorectal cancers
and leukemia. In 2...
Girls With Cancer Given Fertility Hope
...m to become parents when they grow up. Childhood cancers
usually result in cure rates of between 70 and 90 percent but the aggressive chemotherapy which is often needed can render children sterile. The life saving chemotherapy and radiotherapy can cause infertility by destroying the ovaries containing the ...
Survivors of Rare Ovarian Cancer may Retain Menstrual Function and Reproductive Ability
...ovary, constitute just five percent of all ovarian cancers
diagnosed. He explains that there has been a tremendous amount of interest in fertility because it relates to germ cell tumour survivors. Ovarian germ cell tumours often occur in girls and young women, with the average age of diagnosis occurring i...
X-ray Mammography Aids in Breast Cancer Detection
... mammography for screening will detect more breast cancers
than mammography alone, for women at high risk of ... The authors write that about 50 percent of breast cancers
associated with genetic risk factors are linked to a mutation of the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Women ...
New Health DrinkCoffee
...coffee wards off Type 2 diabetes and some kind of cancers
too. Some experts believe that it can also lower the risk of heart disease and cirrhosis of the liver. Antioxidants in coffee help control the cell damage that can contribute to the development of the disease. It is also a source of chlorogenic ac...
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