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Biomarkers uPA/PAI-1 in breast cancer: Benefit and harm of the test unclear

To make a decision for or against adjuvant chemotherapy, a test to measure the concentrations of the biomarkers uPA and PAI-1 in the tumour tissue is available for breast cancer patients. However, ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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YEATS protein potential therapeutic target for cancer

Federal Express and UPS are no match for the human body when it comes to distribution. There exists in cancer biology an impressive packaging and delivery system that influences whether your ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Earlier unknown molecular-level mechanism may contribute to the growth rate of breast cancer

Researchers at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the University of Turku and the University of Oslo have discovered a previously unknown molecular-level mechanism that may partly explain ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

Physicians will tell you: They are not winning the war on ovarian cancer. But FIU researchers are crafting a new weapon for that battle. A group of scientists have combined medicine and advanced ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Useful markers to predict response to chemotherapy in patients with liver cancer

A study led by the researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Research (IDIBELL), Isabel Fabregat, could serve to select patients with hepatocellular carcinoma unresponsive to most frequently ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Loss of Y chromosome associated with higher mortality and cancer in men

Age-related loss of the Y chromosome (LOY) from blood cells, a frequent occurrence among elderly men, is associated with elevated risk of various cancers and earlier death, according to research ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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New study identifies potential targets for personalized cancer vaccines

(Medical Xpress)—A team of University of Notre Dame scientists, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Connecticut, have announced the results of a new study on identifying potential ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Herceptin boosts survival for breast cancer, study reports

(HealthDay)—Adding the drug Herceptin to chemotherapy for certain breast cancer patients increases overall survival and reduces the risk of recurrence compared to chemotherapy alone, new research ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Diet may influence ovarian cancer survival

Women with healthier diets before an ovarian cancer diagnosis are less likely to die in the years following the cancer than women with poorer diets, according to a new study.

Fri 17 Oct 14 from FOXNews

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With three first-in-human trials, therapeutic stem cell science takes a bold step at UC San Diego

A 26-year-old woman paralyzed after a motor vehicle accident a year ago has successfully undergone a first-in-human experimental procedure to test whether neural stem cells injected at the site ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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