Oncology & Cancer

March 3, 2021
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A need for experts in pediatric onco-nephrology

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The need for pediatric nephrologists to develop a special expertise in the onco-nephrology field is increasingly important as childhood cancer rates have […]
March 2, 2021
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Skipping mammograms raises a woman’s odds for breast cancer death

(HealthDay)—Don’t skip your breast cancer screening mammogram. This is the overarching message of an extended study of more than a half-million Swedish women. Those who missed […]
February 27, 2021
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Atherosclerosis can accelerate the development of clonal hematopoiesis, study finds

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Billions of peripheral white blood cells are produced every day by the regular divisions of hematopoietic stem cells and their descendants in […]
February 25, 2021
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Bladder cancer is more advanced in South Texas, study shows

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Bladder cancer is more aggressive and more advanced in South Texas residents than in many parts of the country, a study by […]
February 25, 2021
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Harnessing the power of proteins in our cells to combat disease

Gary Kleiger’s lab on UNLV’s campus has been a hub of activity in recent years, playing a significant role in a new realm of drug discovery […]
February 24, 2021
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Study uncovers inhibitory role of ‘Ter cells’ in cancer therapies

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Targeted radiation is often used to study and treat diverse cancer types. A multidisciplinary research team based at the University of Chicago […]
February 24, 2021
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A gearbox for tumor cell identity changes

Lung cancer cells as they transition from epithelial to mesenchymal phenotype, made visible by the green fluorescence of the molecular reporter. Credit: Gargiulo Lab, MDC Cancer […]
February 23, 2021
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Researcher develops, tests nano-carrier as potential treatment for glioblastomas

In this artistic illustration, prepared by Majd’s former student You Jung Kang, IL13 ligands (represented by butterflies) carry the Dp44mT-loaded nanoparticles (represented by honey) from the […]
February 21, 2021
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Super-sensitive cancer blood test earns ‘Top 10’ award from clinical research forum

Cancer biologists at Weill Cornell Medicine have been awarded a 2021 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum for their study last […]
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