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Two-drug combo could help treat cancer Dec 12, 1:37 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): One drug attacks tumor cells directly, the other treats the immune system by taking the brakes off T cell response, and together, they put half of the patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma into complete remission.
New drug breakthrough brings brain cancer cure closer to reality Dec 9, 12:41 pm
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Scientists have identified a mechanism that can help treat brain cancer and a drug that decreases brain tumour growth.
Diabetes linked to higher liver cancer risk Dec 9, 10:54 am
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): A new study has found that diabetes was associated with an increased risk for developing a type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma.
New drug starves and kills cancer tumours Dec 8, 12:45 pm
London, Dec. 8 (ANI): Researchers have found a new technique to starve and kill cancer tumours.
Washington, December 8 (ANI): A new research has discovered a biological mechanism that allows brain tumor cells to escape from the drugs designed to target them, resulting in drug resistance.
London, Dec. 7 (ANI): Researchers have cast doubt on vitamin D's ability to offer us protection against diseases like cancer, diabetes and dementia.
Smoking ups risk of dying in cancer patients Dec 7, 10:47 am
Washington, Dec. 7 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that men who continued smoking after a cancer diagnosis were at an increased risk of death compared to those who quit smoking after diagnosis.
New cancer drug shows promise for treating deadly disease Dec 7, 10:47 am
Washington, Dec. 7 (ANI): A new study has presented very promising results for the treatment of the cancer form multiple myeloma.
Gut bacteria linked to colorectal cancer Dec 7, 10:47 am
Washington, Dec. 7 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that colorectal cancer patients had fewer beneficial bacteria and more harmful bacteria than people without the disease.
Sydney, Dec 7 (ANI): Brad Haddin has credited his second coming as an Australian cricketer to the perspective offered by his daughter's battle against cancer, according to reports.
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): Researchers have identified a biomarker for a cellular switch that accurately predicts which prostate cancer patients are likely to have their cancer recur or spread.
Drinking beer may make you live longer while coffee shorter Dec 6, 10:50 am
Washington, Dec. 6 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that caffeine shortens and alcohol lengthens telomeres - the end points of chromosomal DNA, implicated in aging and cancer.
Washington, Dec 05 (ANI): A team of researchers has revealed that the highly toxic carbon monoxide gas, which can be used to treat certain inflammatory medical conditions, may also have a role to play in treating cancer.
Soon, diagnostic pill that could help detect stomach cancer Dec 5, 10:42 am
Washington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Researchers have developed a tiny capsule that could carry out a chemical analysis of the contents of one's stomach and identify presence of so-called "occult" blood at very low levels.
Grape seed extract kills prostate cancer cells Dec 5, 10:17 am
Washington, Dec 05 (ANI): A new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed that the synthesis of the most active component of grape seed extract, B2G2, encourages the cell death known as apoptosis in prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.
New gene breakthrough brings colon cancer cure closer to reality Dec 2, 11:26 am
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a promising new approach to treating colorectal cancer by disarming the gene that drives self-renewal in stem cells that are the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse.
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): Researchers have found that prostate cancer can develop in one type of stem cell, then evolve to be maintained by a stem cell that looks very different, making prostate cancer stem cells a "moving target" for treatments.
Cancer risk increases as baby boomers age Dec 1, 11:35 am
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Bringing attention to the response towards cancer care, the frequency of cancer is increasing at a tremendous rate.
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A new study has found that women who are members of families with BRCA2 mutations but who test negative for the family-specific BRCA2 mutations are still at greater risk for developing breast cancer compared with women in the general population.
Simple urine test can help diagnose 'aggressive bladder cancer' Dec 1, 10:27 am
Melbourne, Dec 01 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a simple urine test could distinguish between aggressive and low-grade bladder cancers, thus helping doctors to tailor and speed up their treatment.
Aspirin could help cure deadly diseases Nov 30, 4:02 pm
London, November 30 (ANI): Research has shown that aspirin could be a cheap and simple way to prevent dementia and cancer.
New technique could help block cancer growth Nov 30, 1:50 pm
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have demonstrated a new mechanism involving a signaling protein and its receptor that could block the formation of new blood vessels and cancer growth.
Protein behind cancer spread identified Nov 30, 1:00 pm
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has found that cyclin D1, a protein that helps push a replicating cell through the cell cycle also mediates the processing and generation of mature microRNA (miRNA).
Proteas players to wear pink in Wanderers ODI against India in support of breast cancer awareness Nov 29, 2:03 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 29 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced that the one-day international (ODI) game between South Africa and India on December 5 at the Wanderers will be set aside as a Pink Day in support of breast cancer awareness.
Why high cholesterol fuels growth and spread of breast cancer Nov 29, 11:33 am
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that breast cancer growth can be fuelled by high cholesterol, as a by-product of cholesterol functions like the hormone estrogen to enhance the growth and spread of the disease.
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