Tracking breast cancer cell genetics reveals longer potential treatment window
2 hours ago
Breast cancer cells break away and spread to other parts of the body relatively late on in breast tumour development, an international team of scientists has shown. The research, jointly led by Dr Peter Van Loo at the Francis ...
Researchers identify potentially druggable mutant p53 proteins that promote cancer growth
5 hours ago
Discovered in the 1970s, tumor suppressors are among the most important proteins in the body. A master regulator of growth—"the guardian of the genome"—the p53 protein monitors cell growth for errors. We rely on suppressors ...
Osimertinib bests platinum-pemetrexed in T790M+ NSCLC
6 hours ago
(HealthDay)—Osimertinib is more effective than platinum-pemetrexed therapy in patients with T790M-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer whose disease has progressed during first-line epidermal growth factor receptor ...
Researchers identify biomarkers of response to treatment in invasive breast cancer
8 hours ago
Why do some breast cancers respond to treatment while others resist it? A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center may provide insight into this important question.
Prostate cancer patients more likely to die of other diseases, say 15-year PLCO results
9 hours ago
Starting in 1993 and ending in 2001, ten academic medical centers in the United States screened 76,685 men and 78,216 women for prostate, lung, colorectal and ovarian cancers. The question was whether yearly screening could ...
More complications, less satisfaction in breast cancer patients who get radiation, implants
10 hours ago
Many breast cancer patients who have a mastectomy will consider breast reconstruction. But for a portion of these women, radiation therapy is also recommended - and that can alter the tissue around the breast, impacting reconstruction ...
Tumor found in a 255-million-year-old mammalian ancestor
11 hours ago
A tumor in a 255-million-year-old mammalian ancestor called a gorgonopsian is detailed in a new research letter published online by JAMA Oncology.
Study shows new treatment strategy in head and neck cancer not better than current standard
11 hours ago
Results of the largest Canadian clinical trial to date comparing standard treatment for locally advanced squamous cell head and neck cancer with an experimental treatment did not show the new treatment is superior.
Blood-borne HPV antibodies indicate head, neck cancer prognosis
11 hours ago
People with head and neck cancers with evidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection generally have a better prognosis than people without evidence of infection. A new study in JAMA Oncology suggests that to produce a ...
Localised immunotherapy new possibility to treat bladder cancer
14 hours ago
Antibody-based immunotherapy is a new promising method to treat cancer. Unfortunately, today's treatments can result in adverse side effects. New findings from IGP show an alternative way to administer the therapy, which ...