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Study reports findings on lung cancer death rates in never smokers
Lung cancer death rates are not higher among women than men who have never smoked, but death rates from lung cancer may be higher in African-American than Caucasian female never smokers, a study reports in the May 17 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (2006-05-16)
When is the suitable time to perform follow-up liver biopsies in Wilson disease patients?
Wilson disease is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of copper accumulation that is characterized by hepatic, neurological and psychiatric manifestations. (2010-04-07)
Does ascorbic acid promote neuroprotection in diabetic rats?
A research group from the State University of Maringa in Brazil investigated the effect of ascorbic acid dietary supplementation on myenteric neurons and epithelial cell proliferation of the jejunum of adult rats with chronic diabetes mellitus. (2008-11-27)
Dr. Curtis Wray awarded cancer research grant
Curtis Wray, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been awarded a grant from the American Cancer Society to find ways to improve the care and quality of life for people with liver cancer. (2012-07-03)
Analysis of published studies links processed meat consumption to breast cancer risk
Studies on red and processed meat consumption with breast cancer risk have generated inconsistent results. (2018-10-02)
Risk of leukemia after cancer chemotherapy persists
While advancements in cancer treatment over the last several decades have improved patient survival rates for certain cancers, some patients remain at risk of developing treatment-related leukemia, according to results of a study published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology. (2013-02-14)
Ovary removal may increase the risk of colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer may rise in women who have their ovaries removed, according to new research. (2016-05-04)
What is the etiology of cardiac syndrome X?
Cardiac syndrome X, a special subform of non-cardiac chest pain with abnormal electrocardiographic but normal coronary angiogram, originates mostly from disorders of the esophagus and stomach. (2008-11-27)
Larynx preservation treatments result in low instance of severe voice disability, nutritional dysfunction
Head and neck cancer patients receiving induction chemotherapy followed by radiation to preserve their larynx have a low risk of severe voice disability and almost half experienced no eating or swallowing problems, according to a first of its kind study presented at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, sponsored by AHNS, ASCO, ASTRO and SNM. (2010-02-25)
Acellular dermal matrix and short bowel syndrome
Short bowel syndrome has puzzled surgeons for a long time and the curative effect are unsatisfactory. (2010-04-27)
Greater efforts needed to address cancer therapies' effects on bone health
A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology review examines the impact of cancer therapies on the skeleton and how to limit bone loss and fractures in cancer patients treated with these therapies. (2019-02-06)
Treatment of portal hypertensive pulmonary lesions induced by schistosomiasis
Calculus Bovis compound preparation can effectively prevent pulmonary complications of portal hypertensive rabbits with schistosomiasis. (2010-03-04)
Prostate cancer series
A four-week series about prostate cancer-the third most common cancer in men worldwide, and the leading male cancer in Europe and North America-begins in this week's issue of The Lancet. (2003-03-06)
Pancreatic surgery riskier for obese patients
Obesity may contribute to a greater likelihood of post-operative complications for patients having pancreatic surgery, a surgeon at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has found. (2007-06-04)
Adipose tissue may affect cancer development in multiple ways
Adipose tissue, or fat, may influence the development of cancer in diverse ways, depending on the type of fat and the location in the body. (2017-09-01)
Childhood physical abuse linked to cancer
Childhood physical abuse is associated with elevated rates of cancer in adulthood, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers. (2009-06-25)
Novel vaccine for colorectal cancer shows positive phase I results
The vaccine proves safe in a small sample of human subjects, opening the way for the next phase of testing. (2019-04-25)
Liver fibrosis will be treated by a potential target
The hepatitis is either self recovery or its development into liver fibrosis or, further, liver cirrhosis. (2007-10-16)
Synergistic growth inhibitory effect of herbal extracts against HCC and lung cancer cells
A team led by Dr. Khosit Pinmai from Thammasat University has investigated the combination effects of P. emblica and T. bellerica extracts with conventional cytotoxic agents against human cancer cells. (2008-04-30)
Study updates global burden of cancer
Population aging and growth largely fueled an increase in cancer cases between 2006 and 2016, and large disparities continue to exist between countries in cancer incidence, deaths and the disease's associated disability. (2018-06-02)
Study sheds light on factors that may contribute to pancreatic cancer
New research that provides a better understanding of pancreatic cancer may help identify individuals at increased risk. (2014-10-14)
LOH analysis on 4q in sporadic colorectal carcinoma
By high resolution deletion mapping, two high frequency regions of loss of heterozygosity (4q12-21.1 and 4q25-31.1) were detected. (2008-09-24)
What can we do for prevention and therapy of anaerobe-associated infections?
The aim of this study was to detect in vitro secretory inhibitor of platelet microbicidal protein phenotypes of faecal anaerobic isolates from patients with diarrhea. (2008-09-25)
New cancer drug target involving lipid chemical messengers
More than half of human cancers have abnormally upregulated chemical signals related to lipid metabolism, yet how these signals are controlled during tumor formation is not fully understood. (2014-09-19)
A new screening test for chronic abdominal pain
Fifty patients with undiagnosed chronic abdominal pain of bowel origin underwent barium meal follow through (BMFT), BMFT with pneumocolon (BMFTP). (2008-12-29)
Multiple sclerosis patients have lower risk of cancer: UBC-VCH research
Multiple sclerosis patients appear to have a lower cancer risk, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health. (2012-06-21)
Eating white meat and fish may lower risk of liver cancer
Eating lots of white meat -- such as poultry -- or fish may reduce the risk of developing liver cancer by 31 percent and 22 percent, respectively, according to a recent analysis of studies published between 1956 and 2013. (2014-10-06)
Nodal status is best predictor of outcome after neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer
The number of lymph nodes that contain evidence of cancer is the best predictor of the effectiveness of adding chemotherapy and radiation to a treatment plan prior to surgery in individuals with esophageal cancer, according to a study published last month in the Annals of Surgery. (2007-07-13)
Secondary thyroid cancer more deadly than primary malignancy in young individuals
A new analysis has found that adolescents and young adults who develop thyroid cancer as a secondary cancer have a significantly greater risk of dying than those with primary thyroid cancer. (2014-02-24)
How do the choline compounds change when apoptosis occurs?
How the intensity choline compounds change when apoptosis occurs is still confused. (2008-09-23)
Parents need help to talk to their children about cancer
Parents need help to talk to their children about cancer, say researchers in a study published online by the BMJ today. (2006-04-13)
Researchers discover molecular approach to promote cancer cell death
Lung cancer researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered a novel strategy to exploit apoptosis, a form of programmed cell death, for the treatment of lung cancer. (2015-05-21)
Study finds multiple markers for breast and ovarian cancer
Scientists from the Uppsala Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) have made a promising discovery that could improve the early diagnosis of breast and ovarian cancers through a simple blood test. (2005-07-28)
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
The amount of smoke in just one or two puffs of a cigarette can cause breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, leading to irreversible changes in genetic information being passed to a newly divided cell, according to University of Pittsburgh researchers. (2004-09-30)
JNCI news brief: Older cancer patients have more frailty than other seniors
Older people with a history of cancer are more likely to have disabilities and be frail and vulnerable than older adults who have not had cancer, according to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published online July 29. (2009-07-29)
Chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in Korean population
A research group in Korea surveyed chronic gastrointestinal symptoms and health-related quality of life in the Korean general population. (2008-12-29)
Optimal systemic and splanchnic hemodynamic state after living-donor liver transplantation
Prior to undergoing living-donor liver transplantation, cirrhotic recipients generally develop peculiar systemic and splanchnic hemodynamics due to portal hypertension. (2007-11-13)
Breast cancer risk may be increased in women who have first-degree relatives with a history of prostate cancer
Having a family history of prostate cancer among first-degree relatives may increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. (2015-03-09)
Alpha-fetoprotein can affect the development of rat colons?
A research group from China investigated the expression pattern of Alpha-fetoprotein, and its involvement during rat colon development. (2009-04-16)
Some patients with imminently fatal cancer still receive treatment
Patients who died within one month of being newly diagnosed with metastatic cancer in the United States received ineffective surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and hormonal therapy. (2019-04-15)
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