Publication: National Cancer Institute

First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

UCSD scientists find that cancer stem cells are linked to drug resistance

NCI Cancer Center News UCSD researchers have discovered a molecule, or biomarker, called CD61 on the surface of drug-resistant tumors that appears responsible for inducing tumor metastasis by enhancing the stem cell-like properties of cancer cells. The ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Johns Hopkins researchers find that chronic inflammation is linked to high-grade prostate cancer

NCI Cancer Center News Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results of a new study led by researchers ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Stanford study finds that gene panel effectively screens dozens of genes for cancer-associated mutations

NCI Cancer Center News A new study by Stanford School of Medicine, home of the Stanford Cancer Institute, shows that multiple-gene panels can be a quick, low-cost screening method to look for a few gene variants known to be associated with specific types ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Study in mice shows that an aggressive type of breast cancer is linked to an inflammatory protein

NCI News Note Aberrant expression of an inflammatory protein, nitric oxide synthase 2 (NOS2), may enhance the progression and metastasis of an aggressive and less common form of breast cancer, known as the estrogen receptor-negative type of disease. In ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

An Open Letter to the Cancer Community Regarding Community Clinical Trials

Dear Colleagues,As you are aware, the (NCI) is in the process of combining its two community-based research networks to create a single network that builds on the strengths of the Community Clinical Oncology Program/Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Duke researchers find that cancer’s thirst for copper can be targeted

NCI Cancer Center News Drugs used to block copper absorption for a rare genetic condition may find an additional use as a treatment for certain types of cancer, researchers at Duke Medicine report. The researchers found that cancers with a mutation in ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

UC Davis researchers find that a double-headed motor protein offers new targets in cancer treatment

NCI Cancer Center News The structure of a key part of the machinery that allows cells to divide has been identified by researchers at the University of California, Davis, opening new possibilities for throwing a wrench in the machine and blocking runaway ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Stanford study finds that blood test could provide rapid, accurate method of detecting solid cancers

NCI Cancer Center News A blood sample may one day be enough to diagnose many types of solid cancers, or to monitor the amount of solid cancer in a patient's body, a new study shows.###Among the research institutions NCI funds across the United States, ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 08 2014]
Entities: Cancer, United States
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

St. Jude study of gene sequencing discovers mutations tied to deadly brain tumors in infants

NCI Cancer Center News St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project offers new leads to improved outcomes for children with high-grade glioma brain tumors, particularly youngest patients.###Among the research ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 08 2014]
Entities: Tumor, Cancer, Mutation
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

NCI intramural research highlighted at 2014 AACR meeting

NCI Perspective Article At this year’s annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting in San Diego there were plenary talks by two NCI intramural scientists -- Steven Rosenberg, M.D., and Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D. Intramural research, ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Statement on Forthcoming Changes in NCI's Clinical Trials Programs

The Need for Clinical Trials ReformClinical trials are pivotal elements in the conversion of scientific discoveries into practical means to prevent and treat cancers. The (NCI) has supported clinical trials in this country and around the world for more ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Roswell Park study finds that lack of insurance coverage is a barrier to lung cancer screening

NCI Cancer Center News The majority of current and former smokers would welcome screenings for lung cancer if their insurance covered the spiral computed tomography (CT) scans, according to research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the Medical University ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 04 2014]

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...Furman explained. So having options like idelalisib, if it is approved by the FDA, is important. "My belief is that avoiding chemotherapy is the most important thing for patients" he said

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UCSD scientists find that cancer stem cells are... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 22 2014]
Johns Hopkins researchers find that chronic inf... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 20 2014]
Stanford study finds that gene panel effectivel... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 16 2014]
Study in mice shows that an aggressive type of ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 15 2014]
An Open Letter to the Cancer Community Regardin... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 15 2014]
Duke researchers find that cancer’s thirst for ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 11 2014]
UC Davis researchers find that a double-headed ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 10 2014]
Stanford study finds that blood test could prov... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 08 2014]
NCI intramural research highlighted at 2014 AAC... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 08 2014]
St. Jude study of gene sequencing discovers mut... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 08 2014]
Statement on Forthcoming Changes in NCI's Clini... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 06 2014]
Washington U researchers identify a possible cu... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 04 2014]
Roswell Park study finds that lack of insurance... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 04 2014]
UNC researchers show cancer chemotherapy accele... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 02 2014]
Dartmouth researchers find that certain genetic... [Published National Cancer Institute - Apr 02 2014]
St Jude study shows that adult cancer drugs co... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 30 2014]
U of Pittsburgh researchers find that some brea... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 28 2014]
U of Michigan researchers find that 25 percent ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 27 2014]
Dana-Farber study finds that oncologists differ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 26 2014]
UTSW researchers find that inherited mutated ge... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 26 2014]
University of Chicago study reveals a major mec... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 25 2014]
Combination of Idelalisib and Rituximab Improve... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 23 2014]
Cancer Clusters [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 21 2014]
Implementation of the NCI’s National Clinical T... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 21 2014]
UNC study shows genetic, non-invasive test coul... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 21 2014]
Case Western researchers use big data to identi... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 20 2014]
Dartmouth researchers develop approach to chron... [Published National Cancer Institute - Mar 18 2014]
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