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Friends and Family of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Needed! Share Your Experience!

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Is someone you care for living with metastatic breast cancer? Earn $20 for participating in a 20-minute, online survey regarding breast cancer between now and Saturday, September 1 REQUIREMENTS Care for someone with metastatic breast cancer Are familiar with their treatments DETAILS Survey Online 20 Minutes Anywhere Receive: $20 IF YOU ARE  QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS PAID GIG, GO …

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New Study Finds Cancer Is Metabolic Disorder Challenging Decades of Genomic Research

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From: Nagourney Cancer Institute Offers New Hope for Breast Cancer Early Diagnosis and Treatment In a study of more than 1,200 patients, published in the Friday, August 3 issue of Oncotarget, an international team of 35 co-investigators from 17 institutions spanning the U.S., Brazil and Europe reported that cancer occurs because cancer cells make and use energy differently from normal …

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Weight-loss drug could fight resistant lung cancer

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Posted by National University of Singapore From: futurity.org New research could pave the way for using versions of an existing drug to keep lung cancer cells from becoming drug-resistant. Researchers have discovered that a key enzyme in lipid metabolism controls the response to a class of targeted drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) in lung cancer. Cells use nutrients such …

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Swift gene-editing method may revolutionize treatments for cancer, infectious diseases

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By: Gina Kolata, New York Times From: startribune.com For the first time, scientists have found a way to efficiently and precisely remove genes from white blood cells of the immune system and to insert beneficial replacements, all in far less time than it normally takes to edit genes. If the technique can be replicated in other labs, experts said, it …

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Doctors Are Using Herpes Virus to Fight Brain Cancer, and It’s Working

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From: healthline.com Modified versions of viruses could be the key to curing the deadliest forms of brain cancer. Are herpes and polio the future of brain cancer treatment? For more than 100 years, doctors and scientists have been trying to harness the power of viruses to do good. In promising new research, viruses are now being put to work against the …

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Purdue researchers develop 3D technology to detect deadly cancers

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Posted By: Jenna Liston From: wlfi.com Early detection screenings can help recognize certain cancers, but the new Disease on-a-chip method researchers have created could lead to a more accurate reading. Researchers at Purdue are developing a new way to spot cancer with 3D technology. Early detection screenings can help recognize certain cancers, but the new Disease on-a-chip method researchers have …

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NCCN Publishes First-Ever U.S. Guidelines for Rare Cancers Associated with Pregnancy

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New NCCN Guidelines for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia created to ensure pregnant women with cancer receive life-saving treatment while preserving fertility. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) has released new treatment guidelines for a group of rare cancers that impact women during pregnancy. Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN), also known as gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), can occur when tumors develop in the …

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New CancerCare Meditation App Helps People Affected by Cancer Manage Symptoms and Maintain Emotional Balance

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The app was created in partnership between BodyMind Sessions and CancerCare. It is available now foriPhone and iPad. An Android version is in development. BodyMind Sessions, in partnership with CancerCare, has launched a free new app called “CancerCare Meditation” that aims to help people affected by cancer manage the symptoms of treatment, release anxiety, achieve deep and restful sleep, and …

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Novel drug cocktails strengthen targeted cancer therapies while lessening side effects

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Source: The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine From: sciencedaily.com Researchers have discovered that certain drug cocktails help targeted therapies attack cancer more efficiently while lessening common side effects.  Mount Sinai researchers have discovered that certain drug cocktails help targeted therapies attack cancer more efficiently while lessening common side effects, according to a study published today in …

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There is need for chemoprevention options for women with breast cancer, says GlobalData

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Breast cancer is the most common female cancer worldwide. Women who are at high-risk of developing the disease have few chemoprevention options and often resort to invasive prophylactic surgery. Leading data and analytics company GlobalData, feels that new non-invasive chemoprevention strategies for women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer are sorely needed. While selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) such …