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Cancer mutations often misidentified in the clinic

Examining normal tissue as well as tumours gives physicians a better shot at choosing effective therapies.

Wed 15 Apr 15 from Nature News

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Sex, disease resistance linked to elite aging in study of oldest-living dogs

To understand what it takes to live to be 100, scientists in the field of aging research have been enlisting help from the oldest-living humans. But a powerful observation - when it comes to ...

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Phys.org

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First guidelines from the American Thyroid Association: Managing thyroid nodules, cancer in children

Previous guidelines from the American Thyroid Association (ATA) for evaluating and managing thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers targeted adults. Recognizing the potential differences in clinical ...

Wed 22 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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US breast cancer cases could rise 50 percent by 2030

(HealthDay)The number of U.S. women diagnosed with breast cancer could rise by as much as 50 percent within the next 15 years, according to new government predictions.

Mon 20 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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Real-world targeted treatment based on whole genome sequencing difficult in pancreatic cancer

Although advances in whole genome sequencing have made it possible to identify unique druggable alterations in individual tumors, real-world application of this technology in diseases such as ...

Tue 21 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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Novel therapeutic candidate targets key driver of HCC in genomically defined subset of patients

Findings were presented today at The International Liver Congress 2015 on a novel therapeutic candidate for a genomically defined subset of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients with an aberrant ...

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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'Humanized' mice will lead to better testing of cancer immunotherapies

Human tumors grown in mouse models have long been used to test promising anti-cancer therapies. However, when a human tumor is transplanted into a mouse, the mouse immune system must be knocked ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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Diffusion tensor MR tractography effective as quantitative tool, treatment marker response

Preliminary results of a study of patients with prostate cancer show that MR tractography may be a reliable quantitative imaging biomarker to assess prostate cancer treatment response to androgen ...

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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Health blogger admits faking cancer

An Australian "wellness" blogger who built a successful business on claims she survived terminal cancer admits she lied about having the disease.

Fri 24 Apr 15 from BBC Technology

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Breast arterial calcification strong predictor of coronary artery calcification

In a study to ascertain whether breast arterial calcification (BAC) detected with digital mammography correlates to chest CT findings of coronary artery calcification (CAC), researchers have ...

Wed 22 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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