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Study shows mental health impact of breast size differences in teens

Differences in breast size have a significant mental health impact in adolescent girls, affecting self-esteem, emotional well-being, and social functioning, reports the December issue of Plastic ...

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Clipping proteins that package genes may limit abnormal cell growth in tumors

Changes to the structure of the protein histone H3.3 may play a key role in silencing genes that regulate cancer cell growth, according to a study led by researchers from the Icahn School of ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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Possibilities for personalised vaccines revealed at ESMO Symposium

The possibilities for personalised vaccines in all types of cancer are revealed today in a lecture from Dr Harpreet Singh at the ESMO Symposium on Immuno-Oncology 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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Power behind 'master' gene for cancer discovered

It's hard to believe, but there are similarities between bean sprouts and human cancer.

Wed 19 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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Marker polyps do not cause cancer

Although serrated polyps usually are associated with colorectal cancer, it turns out that such polyps are themselves not dangerous, according to a Norwegian study released this week in BMJ Gut.

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Scientists unveil powerful method to speed cancer drug discovery

For decades, researchers have struggled to translate basic scientific discoveries about cancer into therapeutics that effectively—and with minimal side effects—shrink a tumor.

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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'Huge breakthrough' in understanding how the immune system recognises cancer

US researchers have revealed the identity of molecules on the surface of cancer cells which allow the body's immune system to identify and destroy them.

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Team uses evolutionary principles to model cancer mutations

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are taking a unique approach to understanding and investigating cancer by utilizing evolutionary principles and computational modeling to examine the role of ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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Every step you take: STING pathway key to tumor immunity

A recently discovered protein complex known as STING plays a crucial role in detecting the presence of tumor cells and promoting an aggressive anti-tumor response by the body's innate immune ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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Results of new drug, ASP8273, show response in patients with treatment-resistant NSCLC

In a second presentation looking at new ways of treating non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has both the EGFR and T790M mutations, researchers will tell the 26th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Medical Xpress

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