Oncology & Cancer

November 29, 2022
Evidence supports three-year interval for multi-target stool DNA screening for those at average risk of colon cancer thumbnail

Evidence supports three-year interval for multi-target stool DNA screening for those at average risk of colon cancer

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A scientific study exploring the appropriate interval for colorectal cancer screening via non-invasive multi-target stool DNA testing for individuals with average risk […]
November 14, 2022
Immune system holds clues to patients with high-risk smoldering myeloma likely to benefit from treatment thumbnail

Immune system holds clues to patients with high-risk smoldering myeloma likely to benefit from treatment

Graphical abstract. Credit: Cancer Cell (2022). DOI: 10.1016/j.ccell.2022.10.017 For many patients with a condition that often precedes multiple myeloma, early treatment can slow or delay the […]
October 18, 2022
How to lower heart disease and breast cancer risk at the same time thumbnail

How to lower heart disease and breast cancer risk at the same time

It turns out that many of the lifestyle behaviors that help fight off breast cancer in women also can help them avoid heart disease. Think of […]
October 3, 2022
Researchers discover new molecular driver of retinoblastoma thumbnail

Researchers discover new molecular driver of retinoblastoma

Inactive remnant of retinoblastoma tumor following successful intra-arterial chemotherapy. Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center Despite decades of medical advances, children who develop the pediatric eye cancer […]
September 27, 2022
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Harms reporting is inconsistent across organ cancer guidelines

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A review of 33 organ-specific cancer screening guidelines has found that the reporting of harms related to screening tests and procedures is […]
September 21, 2022
Keeping aggressive cancer cells in check by blocking a protein responsible for repairs thumbnail

Keeping aggressive cancer cells in check by blocking a protein responsible for repairs

Three-dimensional culture of human breast cancer cells, with DNA stained blue and a protein in the cell surface membrane stained green. Credit: NCI Center for Cancer […]
September 9, 2022
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Ovarian cancer detection takes a step forward

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new type of technology can capture stray ovarian cancer cells from a simple blood test and successfully predict cancer in people […]
June 8, 2022
Adult survivors of childhood cancer often undertreated for cardiovascular risk factors thumbnail

Adult survivors of childhood cancer often undertreated for cardiovascular risk factors

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Adults who survive childhood cancer have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease than the general population, yet they are 80% more likely […]
May 18, 2022
Study points to expanded genomic testing that aims to benefit children and young adults with cancer thumbnail

Study points to expanded genomic testing that aims to benefit children and young adults with cancer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New findings from researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and published today in the journal Nature Communications report the results […]
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