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Finding keys to glioblastoma therapeutic resistance

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas the primary form of a deadly brain cancer are resistant ...

Tue 26 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Research shows how premalignant cells can sense oncogenesis and halt growth

What happens inside cells when they detect the activation of a cancer-inducing gene? Sometimes, cells are able to signal internally to stop the cell cycle. Such cells are able to enter, at least ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Medicaid reimbursements may affect cancer screening rates among beneficiaries

A recent study has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer. Published ...

Mon 25 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Taking preventive health care into community spaces

A church. A city park. An office. These are not the typical settings for a medical checkup. But a new nationwide study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows that providing health ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Promising new cancer therapy uses molecular 'Trash Man' to exploit a common cancer defense

While many scientists are trying to prevent the onset of a cancer defense mechanism known as autophagy, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center are leveraging it ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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New biomarker highly promising for predicting breast cancer outcomes

A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Mon 25 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Mayo Clinic offers at-home colon cancer test

Mayo Clinic is taking another step toward making detection of colorectal cancer as convenient as possible, announcing Monday an at-home kit that arrives and is sent back in the mail, stool sample ...

Tue 26 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices

They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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New tool to probe cancer's molecular make-up

Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.

Tue 26 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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The high cost of hot flashes: Millions in lost wages preventable

The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes, according to a study by a Yale School ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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