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  1. High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds

    Drugs.com -Health 03.28 / 17:24 www.drugs.com
    TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 -- High doses of vitamin D supplements may not lower older women's risk of developing cancer, a new clinical trial finds. Many studies have hinted that vitamin D might help ward off cancer. Some, for example, have found…
  2. Zejula Approved for Certain Female Cancers

    Drugs.com -Health 03.28 / 17:24 www.drugs.com
    TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 -- Zejula (niraparib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adult women with recurring cancers of the ovaries, fallopian tubes or abdominal wall (peritoneum) whose tumors have shrunk in…
  3. Fluorescent probe could light up cancer

    Phys.org -Science news 03.28 / 17:19 phys.org
    A fluorescent probe developed by Michigan Tech chemist Haiying Liu illuminates the enzyme beta-galactosidase in a cell culture, which could help cancer…
  4. Mayo Clinic researchers identify interaction among proteins that cause cancer cells to metastasize

    Eurekalert.org - Health 03.28 / 16:35 eurekalert.org
    (Mayo Clinic) Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an interaction among proteins that allows cancer cells to grow and metastasize. They say the discovery may play a role in developing a better understanding of how tumors grow in a variety of malignancies, including breast, prostate, pancreatic, colon, lung and skin…
  5. Protein identified as potential druggable target for pancreatic cancer

    Eurekalert.org - Health 03.28 / 16:35 eurekalert.org
    (University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) A protein known as arginine methyltransferase 1 (PRMT1) may be a potential therapeutic target for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), the most common type of pancreatic cancer, and one of the most deadliest with a less than 10 percent, five-year survival rate. PRMT1 is involved in a number of genetic processes including gene transcription, DNA repair and…
  6. No, We Can’t Say Whether Cancer Is Mostly Bad Luck

    How some media outlets magnified the problems with a controversial new…
  7. Study Shows How BPA May Affect Inflammatory Breast Cancer

    Newswise.com - Medecine 03.28 / 16:31 newswise.com
    The chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, appears to aid the survival of inflammatory breast cancer cells, revealing a potential mechanism for how the disease grows, according to a study led by researchers in the Department of Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and the Duke Cancer…
  8. POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEE INDICTED AFTER FAKING CANCER IN ORDER TO WORK FROM HOME AND CLAIM HUNDREDS OF HOURS OF SICK LEAV

    Julesburgadvocate.com - Julesburg 03.28 / 16:25 julesburgadvocate.com
       DENVER – Caroline Zarate Boyle, age 59, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was indicted last week for using a forged writing to defraud the United States, Acting U…
  9. Firefighters to hold raffle for son of Richmond firefighter battling cancer

    Nbc12.com-VA 03.28 / 16:11 www.nbc12.com
    The Richmond Fire Department Foundation is holding a raffle in order to raise money for the son of a Richmond firefighter, who was released from the hospital earlier this…
  10. $4.75M settlement reportedly reached in woman's cancer death after misdiagnosis

    New Jersey - Time News 03.28 / 16:06 nj.com
    A pathologist didn't determine Galina Volodina had cancer until 16 months after she sought treatment for stomach pain and…
  11. For Early Endometrial Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery is a Safe Option

    Cumc.columbia.edu - Science 03.28 / 15:57 cumc.columbia.edu
    Based on new evidence, laparoscopic surgery should be offered to most women with early-stage endometrial cancer, says Columbia’s gynecologic cancer c…
  12. Vitamin D calcium supplements do not significantly reduce breast cancer risk among older women

    Bioportfolio.com - Health 03.28 / 15:40 bioportfolio.com
    Among healthy postmenopausal women supplementation with vitamin D3 and calcium compared with placebo did not result in a significantly lower risk of cancer after four years according to a study published by JAMA.About 40 percent of the U.S.…
  13. Photo showcase to benefit cancer survivors

    Nevadasagebrush.com - Education 03.28 / 15:34 nevadasagebrush.com
    Two prominent community members and alumni of the University of Nevada, Reno, are currently working together to make a difference in the Reno community with…
  14. Revolutionary skin cancer microscope to be in use at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital by the autumn

    Health experts at a major Norfolk hospital hope a revolutionary microscope which detects skin cancer will be in use this…
  15. ASCO and Cancer Care Ontario update guideline on radiation therapy for prostate cancer

    Eurekalert.org - Health 03.28 / 15:23 eurekalert.org
    (American Society of Clinical Oncology) The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Cancer Care Ontario today issued a joint clinical practice guideline update on brachytherapy (internal radiation) for patients with prostate cancer. The update provides evidence-based recommendations for different patient risk groups, and specifies the most effective forms of…
  16. UQ opens new era in cancer research and drug development

    Eurekalert.org - Chemistry and Physics 03.28 / 15:23 eurekalert.org
    (University of Queensland) New cancer-fighting drugs could emerge from The University of Queensland in coming years, thanks to a state-of-the-art imaging facility opened…
  17. Protein Identified as Potential Druggable Target for Pancreatic Cancer

    Newswise.com - Science 03.28 / 15:18 newswise.com
    A protein known as arginine methyltransferase 1 (PRMT1) may be a potential therapeutic target for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), the most common type of pancreatic cancer, and one of the most deadliest with a less than 10 percent, five-year survival rate. PRMT1 is involved in a number of genetic processes including gene transcription, DNA repair and…
  18. Terminally Ill Teen Loses Cancer Battle Days After Meeting Musical Idol Beyonce

    A terminally ill teen girl from Houston, Texas lost her battle with cancer Saturday night, which was just days after she talked with her musical idol Beyonce via a video…
  19. Vitamin D, calcium supplementation among older women does not significantly reduce risk of cancer

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 03.28 / 15:17 medicalxpress.com
    Among healthy postmenopausal women, supplementation with vitamin D3 and calcium compared with placebo did not result in a significantly lower risk of cancer after four years, according to a study published by…
  20. Findings support use of less invasive hysterectomy for early-stage endometrial cancer

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 03.28 / 15:17 medicalxpress.com
    Researchers found similar rates of disease-free survival and no difference in overall survival among women who received a laparoscopic or abdominal total hysterectomy for stage I endometrial cancer, according to a study published by…