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How our DNA may prevent bowel cancer

A new study published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests the link between aspirin and colon cancer prevention may depend on a person's individual ...

Fri 20 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Blocking cellular quality control mechanism gives cancer chemotherapy a boost

A University of Rochester team found a way to make chemotherapy more effective, by stopping a cellular quality-control mechanism, according to a study published today in Nature Communications.

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Could a tampon one day help predict endometrial cancer? Researchers says yes

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that it is possible to detect endometrial cancer using tumor DNA picked up by ordinary tampons. The new approach specifically examines DNA samples from ...

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Interactive map aims to improve cancer care in developing nations

Most people don't associate cancer with people living in developing nations, yet 60 percent of new cancer cases and 70 percent of cancer deaths occur there, according to the World Health Organization.

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Promising drug a 'new paradigm' for treating leukemia

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed a compound that delays leukemia in mice and effectively kills leukemia cells in human tissue samples, raising hopes ...

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Study indicates results of many breast biopsies may be in error

Women who have breast biopsies to diagnose cancer might want to think twice about the results of the procedures, according to a new study led by University of Washington researchers.

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers overcome leukemia radiation resistance with an engineered precision medicine

A team of researchers led by Fatih M. Uckun, MD, PhD, of The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Professor at the University of Southern California Keck School of ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Prostate cancer and treatment choices a decision shared by doctor and patient?

Doctors strive to make treatment decisions together with their patients but is the decision really shared? According to adjunct professor Kari Tikkinen, shared decision-making isn't easy, ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Lung transplant patients in the UK fare better than publicly insured Americans

Publicly insured Americans who undergo lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis fare markedly worse in the long run than both publicly insured patients in the United Kingdom and privately insured ...

Mon 23 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Without symptoms, the value of testing for thyroid disease is unclear

There is not enough evidence to recommend for or against testing for thyroid dysfunction in adults without symptoms, according to a U.S. government-backed panel.

Tue 24 Mar 15 from FOXNews

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