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Biomarker, Innovation

Scientists develop and monitor two approaches to fix blood vessel abnormalities that make tumors difficult to treat

May 18, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Tumors send out signals that impair normal blood flow, which makes them hard to treat with every type of cancer treatment, including radiation and chemo-, targeted and immunotherapy. Impaired blood supply creates an environment low in oxygen levels — hypoxia […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Researchers create personalized organoid models for rare spinal cancer

February 16, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that organoids — lab-grown collections of cells that mimic a patient’s tumor — are a promising avenue for drug discovery to improve outcomes in patients with cancer, particularly rare cancers […]


Innovation, Research

Immunotherapy before surgery killed off liver tumors in one-third of patients, study finds

January 27, 2022

Via: Fox News

Liver tumors died off in a third of patients enrolled in a study who received immunotherapy treatment before surgery, according to Mount Sinai researchers in New York City. The study was recently published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Liver […]


Innovation, Research

Mechanism that helps immune cells to invade tissues

January 6, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

To fight infections and heal injuries, immune cells need to enter tissue. They also need to invade tumors to fight them from within. Scientists have now discovered how immune cells protect their sensitive insides as they squeeze between tissue cells. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New AI-based tool improves the diagnosis of breast cancer tumors

September 29, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed an AI-based tool that improves the diagnosis of breast cancer tumors and the ability to predict the risk of recurrence. The greater diagnostic precision can lead to more personalized treatment for the […]


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New recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of brain metastases from solid tumors

August 9, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Brain metastases are a common and dangerous complication in cancer patients. Under the leadership of experts from MedUni Vienna, two of the largest international oncology societies have published new clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of brain metastases from […]


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Common antidepressant drugs help the immune system to attack tumors in mice

June 10, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A class of drug called monoamine oxidase inhibitors is commonly prescribed to treat depression; the medications work by boosting levels of serotonin, the brain’s “happiness hormone.” A new study by UCLA researchers suggests that those drugs, commonly known as MAOIs, […]


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Surveillance Spurned for Small Papillary Thyroid Tumors

April 22, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

Very few surgeons said they would take a wait-and-watch approach to papillary thyroid cancer, according to a survey-based study. When 264 thyroid cancer surgeons were asked how they would treat a hypothetical patient with papillary thyroid cancer, about half said […]


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ACGT awards $500,000 to advance immunotherapy approach for treating solid tumors

March 1, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A scientific team led by Brian Brown, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and Associate Director of the Precision Immunology Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, New York), has been awarded $500,000 from […]


Innovation, Research

Photodynamic therapy can be used in many types and localizations of tumors

June 8, 2020

Via: The Medical News

As co-author, Research Associate Ayrat Bilyalov explains, the work on photodynamic therapy has been ongoing for 5 years. The group comprises medical professionals from Kazan Federal University and Medical Center of the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is […]


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Biomarker reveals if benign-appearing meningiomas are dangerous

November 5, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A modified protein in benign-appearing meningiomas can reveal which are truly benign and which are more dangerous and require more aggressive treatment, researchers have discovered. The finding may also offer clues as to why these ‘benign’ tumors, which arise from […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers develop new cheap method to identify aggressive tumors

October 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed a new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumors that tend to be very aggressive, and therefore need to be treated more aggressively. The technique is presented in the scientific journal […]


Innovation, Research

Does artemisinin help treat cancer?

February 28, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Research indicates that the compound could inhibit the growth of tumors and metastasis. However, this research has typically used animal models. No strong clinical trials in humans suggest that these benefits extend to us. Determining the true effects of the […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers reveal important signaling pathway in breast cancer

January 24, 2019

Via: The Medical News

In breast cancer, one of the most common cancers in women, tumors contain a small amount of so-called cancer stem-like cells (CSCs). Being able to eliminate breast-cancer stem-like cells in a targeted way is essential for developing successful therapies — […]


Innovation, Research

Study uncovers how tumors backfire on neoadjuvant chemotherapy

January 2, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Some patients with breast cancer receive chemotherapy before the tumor is removed with surgery. This approach, called ‘neoadjuvant’ therapy, helps to reduce the size of the tumor to facilitate breast-conserving surgery, and can even eradicate the tumor, leaving few or […]


Innovation, Research

Do cancer treatments accelerate brain aging?

November 26, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Previously on Medical News Today, we covered a study explaining that an experience called chemo brain affects many people undergoing cancer — particularly breast cancer — treatment. Chemo brain occurs during cancer treatment, and it may last for a long […]


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Researchers find new marker for better prognosis in gastric and esophageal cancer

July 2, 2018

Via: The Medical News

In Austria, adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal transition is diagnosed in about 500 people every year. At the same time, this is the type of tumor with by far the highest increase. Sebastian Schoppmann, Department of Surgery (Head M. Gnant) of […]


Innovation, Research

Study in early stage breast cancer shows that even small tumors can be aggressive

September 5, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Even small tumours can be aggressive, according to a study in patients with early stage breast cancer that will be presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid. Researchers found that nearly one in four small tumours were aggressive and […]