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Scientists find genetic mutations linked to salivary gland tumors

Research conducted at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumor growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral ...

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Anal, throat cancers on the rise among young adults, study finds

(HealthDay)—Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) are increasing, a new study indicates.

Fri 25 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Is Europe putting cancer research at risk?

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading pan-European association representing medical oncology professionals, has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection ...

Fri 25 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers discover new way to determine cancer risk of chemicals

A new study has shown that it is possible to predict long-term cancer risk from a chemical exposure by measuring the short-term effects of that same exposure. The findings, which currently appear ...

Thu 24 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Piggy-backing cells hold clue to skin cancer growth (w/ Video)

Skin Cancer cells work together to spread further and faster, according to a new study published in Cell Reports. The discovery could lead to new drugs to tackle melanoma, the most deadly form ...

Thu 24 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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A negative HPV test may predict lower cervical cancer risk than a negative Pap

In the US, cotesting for human papilloma virus (HPV) and Pap testing for cervical cancer every 5 years for women aged 30-65 years is now recommended. However, HPV testing alone may provide better ...

Fri 18 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests

AstraZeneca has signed up Roche and Qiagen to develop two separate diagnostic tests, both using simple blood samples, to identify patients who will benefit from its lung cancer drugs

Mon 28 Jul 14 from FOXNews

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Clearing cells to prevent cervical cancer

A study published online in the International Journal of Cancer earlier this month describes a novel approach to preventing cervical cancer based on findings showing successful reduction in ...

Fri 25 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Genomic analysis of prostate cancer indicates best course of action after surgery

There is controversy over how best to treat patients after they've undergone surgery for prostate cancer. Does one wait until the cancer comes back or provide men with additional radiation therapy ...

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Pain and itch may be signs of skin cancer

Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Chairman ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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