Publication: National Cancer Institute

First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Penn Medicine researchers find that a metabolic enzyme stops progression of most common type of kidney cancer

NCI Cancer Center News Researchers found that an enzyme called FBP1 -- essential for regulating metabolism -- binds to a transcription factor in the nucleus of certain kidney cells and restrains energy production in the cell body. What's more, they determined ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Salk scientists identify a new gene that could stop the spread of deadly cancer

NCI Cancer Center News Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way to fight one of the world's deadliest cancers. By identifying ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer in Children and Adolescents

How common is cancer in children?Although cancer in children is rare, it is the leading cause of death by disease past infancy among children in the United States. In 2014, it is estimated that 15,780 children and adolescents ages 0 to 19 years will be ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

UC Davis researchers find that a new combination drug controls tumor growth and metastasis in mice

NCI Cancer Center News Researchers at UC Davis, University of Massachusetts and Harvard Medical School have created a combination drug that controls both tumor growth and metastasis. By combining a COX-2 inhibitor, similar to Celebrex, and an epoxide ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

UCLA study finds that depressed men with prostate cancer are diagnosed with later stage disease, and get less effective therapies

NCI Cancer Center News Although demographic and socioeconomic differences can affect treatment and outcomes in prostate cancer, the effect of mental health disorders has remained unclear.###Among the research institutions NCI funds across the United States, ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

U of Michigan researchers find that bone marrow fat tissue in mice secretes hormone that helps body stay healthy

NCI Cancer Center News The study found that both marrow adipose tissue and adiponectin increased in humans with anorexia, and in patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for ovarian or endometrial cancer. Researchers next used mice to study ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: bone marrow, Hormone, Cancer
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Purdue-designed tool helps guide brain cancer surgery

NCI Cancer Center News A tool to help brain surgeons test and more precisely remove cancerous tissue was successfully used during surgery, according to a Purdue University and Brigham and Women's Hospital study.###Among the research institutions NCI funds ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

MD Anderson researchers find that pseudogenes may provide clearer understanding of biomarkers

NCI Cancer Center News The results indicated that the science of pseudogene expression analysis may very well play a key role in explaining how cancer occurs by helping medical experts in the discovery of new biomarkers. The study's findings appear in ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: Cancer, United States
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Redefining Adjuvant Therapy for Stage III Resected Colon Cancer

Name of the TrialOxaliplatin, Leucovorin Calcium, and Fluorouracil with or without Celecoxib in Treating Patients with Stage III Colon Cancer Previously Treated with Surgery (CALGB-80702). See the protocol summary.Principal InvestigatorDr. Jeffrey A. ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

NCI and Penn researchers find that HIV-infected people with early-stage cancers are more likely to go untreated for cancers

NCI Cancer Center News HIV-infected people diagnosed with cancer are two to four times more likely to go untreated for their cancer compared to uninfected cancer patients, according to a new, large retrospective study from researchers in Penn Medicine’s ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers engineer nanoparticles to prevent bone cancer, strengthen bones

NCI Cancer Center News A research collaboration between Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has utilized nanomedicine technologies to develop a drug-delivery system that can precisely target and attack cancer cells in the ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

NCI and Georgetown researchers find that a single gene separates aggressive and non-aggressive lymphatic system cancer

NCI Cancer Center News For a rare form of cancer called thymoma, researchers have discovered a single gene defining the difference between a fast-growing tumor requiring aggressive treatment and a slow-growing tumor that doesn’t require extensive the ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 01 2014]

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...since 2010 and we haven't seen any disturbing trends with either cardiac toxicity or with the shorter course of chemotherapy," he explained. "So we're hopeful that we can reach our goal of 2,500 patients in order to definitively settle these questions."
...that affect B-cell receptor signaling, are probably the most important agents to come along for B-cell lymphomas since rituximab," he continued. "Their development represents a real milestone in the treatment of B-cell lymphomas, and in this case, for CLL."
Dr. Mann agreed that enzalutamide would "provide another option for men with castrate-resistant prostate cancer prior to receiving chemotherapy" if the FDA were to approve it for this indication

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UC Davis researchers find that a new combinatio... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 16 2014]
UCLA study finds that depressed men with prosta... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 15 2014]
Purdue-designed tool helps guide brain cancer s... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 08 2014]
U of Michigan researchers find that bone marrow... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 08 2014]
MD Anderson researchers find that pseudogenes m... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 08 2014]
Sanford-Burnham study reveals how tumors remode... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 08 2014]
Redefining Adjuvant Therapy for Stage III Resec... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 04 2014]
NCI and Penn researchers find that HIV-infected... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 02 2014]
Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women's Hospital re... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 02 2014]
NCI and Georgetown researchers find that a sing... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jul 01 2014]
Ibrutinib Improves Survival Compared with Ofatu... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jun 29 2014]
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Where HIV genetic information is inserted into ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jun 27 2014]
Dartmouth researchers find that youth indoor ta... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jun 25 2014]
UAB research points to possible therapy because... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jun 24 2014]
Study finds stronger nicotine dependency associ... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jun 20 2014]
Memorial Sloan-Kettering study compares surviva... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jun 19 2014]
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Georgetown U scientists find that tamoxifen-res... [Published National Cancer Institute - Jun 15 2014]
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