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American Cancer Society updates guideline for HPV vaccination
The American Cancer Society has updated its guideline for HPV vaccination, adapting a 2019 update from the Federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. (2020-07-08)
Study: 'Anti-vaxxers' gain traction against HPV vaccine on Facebook
One of the biggest social media sites -- Facebook -- has allowed ''anti-vaxxers'' to gain a stronger voice against the use of the human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine, according to a new study from a media expert at the University of Missouri. (2020-07-08)
Blocking cholesterol storage could stop growth of pancreatic tumors
Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory found they can stop the growth of pancreatic cancer cells by interfering with the way the cells store cholesterol. (2020-07-07)
A 3D biofabricated cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma tissue model
The cover for issue 27 of Oncotarget features Figure 4, ''(A) Bimodal imaging examples of control and treated tumors (red) before and after the treatment period,'' by Browning, et al. and reported that the authors developed a 3-dimensional bioprinted skin model of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) tumors together with a microscopy assay to test chemotherapeutic effects in tissue. (2020-07-07)
Study indicates that Medicaid expansion has led to earlier cancer detection among individuals with low income
New research found that the likelihood of being diagnosed with advanced cancer decreased among individuals with low income after expansion of Medicaid coverage. (2020-07-06)
Discovery of key protein behind cancer relapse and progression can lead to new therapies
Reports show that cancer is the second-highest leading cause of death globally. (2020-06-30)
At-risk twin pregnancies benefit from an intervention called cerclage
New evidence upturns long-held medical practice, showing the efficacy of an intervention to prevent premature labor and miscarriage for mothers carrying twins. (2020-06-29)
AI dual-stain approach improved accuracy, efficiency of cervical cancer screening
In a new study, a computer algorithm improved the accuracy and efficiency of cervical cancer screening compared with cytology (Pap test), the current standard for follow-up of women who test positive with primary human papillomavirus (HPV) screening. (2020-06-25)
Managing abnormal results on cervical cancer screening: ASCCP issues updated guidelines
Replacing guidelines for managing women with abnormal results on cervical cancer screening test from 2012, new recommendations from ASCCP emphasize more precise management based on estimates of the patient's risk - enabling more personalized recommendations for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. (2020-06-25)
University of Cincinnati research uncovers clues in use of immunotherapy for breast cancer
UC researchers have found a potential new combination therapy for breast cancer that would integrate use of the body's immune system with targeted treatment for a particular protein that advances cancer. (2020-06-24)
Study shows better option for treatment of inoperable anal cancer
People with inoperable anal cancer treated with carboplatin-paclitaxel had fewer complications and lived longer than those who received another chemotherapy that has been more often administered. (2020-06-24)
Immune cells infiltrating tumors may play bigger cancer role than previously thought
UC San Diego researchers uncovered in mice how IRE1α, a molecule involved in cells' response to stress, determines whether macrophages promote inflammation in the tumor microenvironment. (2020-06-22)
Study examines how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts quality of life in patients with cancer
Quality of life of cancer patients during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. (2020-06-18)
Antibodies against sugars, internal radiation: Powerful package against cervical cancer
The sugar coating on cancer cells helps them thrive, and a new study indicates patients with cervical cancer who make antibodies to those sugars appear to do better when they also receive internal radiation therapy. (2020-06-16)
Multilevel interventions improve HPV vaccination rates of series initiation and completion
New research from Boston Medical Center shows that providing education and training to pediatric and family medicine providers about the importance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, in tandem with healthcare systems changes including starting an HPV vaccination series before the age of 11, improves the overall rate of HPV vaccinations among adolescent patients. (2020-06-15)
Susceptibility to carcinogens varies due to genetics
A new study led by Michele Carbone of the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center looks into how and why certain individuals develop cancer and others do not. (2020-06-15)
Comparing survival after minimally invasive hysterectomy or open surgery for early-stage cervical cancer
This study combined the results of 15 observational studies with 9,500 patients who underwent radical hysterectomy for early-stage cervical cancer to compare the risk of cancer recurrence and death associated with receiving minimally invasive versus open radical hysterectomy. (2020-06-11)
New study confirms superiority of open surgery for early-stage cervical cancer
A study led by researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center confirms that minimally invasive surgery for early-stage cervical cancer is linked to higher rates of recurrence and death compared with open surgery. (2020-06-11)
Breast cancer treatment costs highest among young women with metastic cancer
In a fight for their lives, young women, age 18-44, spend double the amount of older women to survive metastatic breast cancer, according to a large statewide study by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (2020-06-10)
ASTRO issues first clinical guideline on radiation therapy for cervical cancer
A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat patients with nonmetastatic cervical cancer. (2020-06-10)
Wording of vaccination messages influences behavior
An experiment by Washington State University researchers revealed that relatively small differences in messages influenced people's attitudes about the human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine, which has been shown to help prevent cancer. (2020-06-04)
HPV vaccines that work in US women may miss the target in women from other countries
Most cervical cancers are caused by persistent infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV). (2020-06-04)
Association between outdoor light at night & breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
Outdoor light at night was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in a study published in the International Journal of Cancer. (2020-06-03)
Study puts price tag on lost earnings from racial disparities in cancer mortality
A new American Cancer Society study puts a price tag on racial disparities in cancer mortality, finding that $3.2 billion in lost earnings would have been avoided in 2015 if non-Hispanic (NH) blacks had equal years of life lost from cancer deaths and earning rates as NH whites. (2020-06-03)
Cancer cells cause inflammation to protect themselves from viruses
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have uncovered how cancer cells protect themselves from viruses that are harmful to tumors but not to healthy cells. (2020-06-01)
Cancer researchers gain valuable insights through a comprehensive review of Clioquinol
Researchers at Karmanos Cancer Institute of Wayne State University compiled the latest cancer research on clioquinol (CQ), an anti-fungal/anti-protozoal hydroxyquinoline family drug. (2020-05-21)
Cervical precancer identified by fluorescence, in a step toward bedside detection
Researchers developed a method using fluorescence to detect precancerous metabolic and physical changes in individual epithelial cells lining the cervix, and can visualize those changes at different depths of the epithelial tissue near the surface. (2020-05-19)
Treatment guidance for lung cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
To help oncologists address the many challenges COVID-19-positive lung cancer patients present, a team of global lung cancer specialists this week published a review of lung cancer treatments for patients with COVID-19 in the current issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). (2020-05-15)
Cancer cells deactivate their 'Velcro' to go on the attack
To form metastases, cancer cells must be able to migrate. (2020-05-13)
EULAR 2020
Breast cancer patients don`t have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. (2020-05-13)
Prevalence of benign gynecologic lesions higher than previously reported
Over the last decade researchers have become concerned about a possible link between a benign gynecologic lesion called endosalpingiosis (ES) and ovarian cancer. (2020-05-13)
Researchers find protein that helps cancer cells to survive
In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered two important functions of a protein called RTEL1 during cell division. (2020-05-12)
After cancer: The role of primary care in cancer survivorship care
Primary care physicians are treating an increasing number of cancer survivors, yet they have no clear guidance on how best to care for such patients. (2020-05-12)
World-first saliva test detects hidden throat cancer
A series of saliva HPV tests detected an asymptomatic throat cancer during a trial of a new saliva diagnostic. (2020-05-11)
Cancer survivors' experiences with financial toxicity
A recent Psycho-Oncology analysis of published studies found that few cancer survivors received financial information support from healthcare facilities during their initial treatment, even though cancer-related financial toxicity has multiple impacts on survivors' health and quality of life. (2020-05-06)
Clinically-applicable math model predicts patient outcomes to cancer immunotherapy
A group of our cancer and mathematics researchers at Houston Methodist have developed a clinically-applicable mathematical model to predict patient outcomes to cancer immunotherapy. (2020-04-30)
Improving immunotherapy for cancer
One of the reasons why cancer develops is because regulatory cells inhibit the body's immune defense. (2020-04-29)
Study of nearly 10,000 women explores feasibility and safety of multi-cancer blood test
In an exploratory study of nearly 10,000 women with no history of cancer, researchers evaluating a multi-cancer blood test report that it successfully detected some cancers, including early cancers that could be localized and surgically removed. (2020-04-28)
Disruptions in health insurance coverage are common and affect cancer care and survival
A new study finds disruptions in health insurance coverage are common in the United States and are associated with poorer cancer care and survival. (2020-04-27)
Nutrient deficiency in tumor cells attracts cells that suppress the immune system
A study led by IDIBELL researchers and published this week in the American journal PNAS shows that, by depriving tumor cells of glucose, they release a large number of signaling molecules. (2020-04-21)
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