Cancer

Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study looked at survival rates and the ability of frail elderly women to function following surgical breast cancer treatment. Doctors and breast cancer patients together have many factors to consider when determining the best course of breast cancer treatment. For the most part, a decision is
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Consuming excess calories increases the risk of developing many diseases, including colon cancer recurrence. Switching to low-calorie soft drinks from sugary soft drinks may greatly reduce the risk of colon cancer recurrence. An energy imbalance occurs when a person consumes more calories than they burn through daily energy
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] An exciting study published in the journal Immunity demonstrated a mechanism by which chemicals in vegetables can help in colon cancer prevention. Scientists from the Francis Crick Institute have revealed a mechanism through which chemicals found in vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage can significantly reduce the risk
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society explores a novel nontoxic method to fight cancer by targeting cancer cells using photodynamic therapy. Nanoparticles are tiny particles that can be engineered to carry certain compounds and be preferably taken up by specific cells, such as
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Wearable activity monitors are a fun and convenient way of measuring daily exercise. Researchers investigate if wearable activity monitors can help monitor cancer development. Cancer patients require ongoing monitoring to assess their cancer development so that their treatment can be adjusted accordingly. If their cancer is worsening, higher
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers carried out a recent trial to test whether a risk-stratified treatment plan would improve the survival rate of children with medulloblastoma. Radiation therapy is avoided or deferred in young children with medulloblastoma due to its effects on long-term development. Instead, treatment plans with a high emphasis on
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In an exciting study published in Cell Metabolism, researchers uncover mechanisms that link cancer with metabolic and sleep disturbances. Patients with cancer often complain about sleep problem and metabolic disturbances. This is associated with reduced quality of life for patients with such problems. However, until recently the molecular basis
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Chemotherapy is the treatment of choice for approximately 50% of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the US; however, a recent study reveals that 70% of patients can possibly avoid chemotherapy for breast cancer and its unwanted side effects. Women who are diagnosed with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent review in Frontiers of Oncology described the potential of weakened bacterial systems as potential agents in cancer immunotherapy. The recent success of immunotherapeutic agents has reinvigorated the medical community to identify new strategies for harnessing the power of our immune system against cancer. Although the hype regarding immunotherapy is
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers have developed a novel approach to cancer immunotherapy, showing promising results in a breast cancer patient unresponsive to other treatments. Immunotherapy, or biological therapy, is a type of cancer treatment that uses the immune system to boost natural defences to fight cancer. One immunotherapy approach is adoptive
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In the ATLANTIC study, researchers investigated the clinical activity of the immune checkpoint inhibitor, durvalumab, in the treatment of lung cancer. Advancements in science have led to an increase in treatment options for patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. These advancements include targeted treatments for patients with specific mutations in EGFR tyrosine kinase and anaplastic
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