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CWRU researchers to lead Northeast Ohio initiative to prevent, detect and treat lung cancer in underserved communities

December 18, 2019

With a $2.75 million, three-year grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Foundation, researchers from Case Western Reserve University…
Study sheds light on immune control of cancer

December 12, 2019

New findings could provide doctors with vital clues about how the immune system prevents cancer from recurring. The…
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Arthritis drugs could be repurposed to help prevent breast cancer spreading to the bone, study suggests

November 21, 2019

Drugs commonly used to treat arthritis may help to prevent breast cancer spreading to the bone, where it…
Researchers identify certain gut bacteria that may be involved in causing bowel cancer

November 6, 2019

People who have a certain type of bacteria in their guts may be at greater risk of developing…
Advancing Early Cancer Detection Methods

October 28, 2019

An interdepartmental team at the University of Michigan obtains a prestigious NIH grant that will support an advanced…
New organelle that helps prevent cancer discovered inside our cells

October 24, 2019

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells…
Onions and garlic may be recipe for reducing breast cancer risk

September 24, 2019

Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that’s a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They…
Study points to new drug target in fight against cancer

September 19, 2019

Researchers have identified a potential new drug target in the fight against cancer. In a study in the Proceedings of…
Statins can prevent liver cancer

August 22, 2019

Fat-soluble statins can prevent liver cancer and reduce mortality in patients with chronic viral hepatitis. These are findings…
Higher vitamin A intake linked to lower skin cancer risk

August 12, 2019

People whose diets included high levels of vitamin A had a 17 percent reduction in risk for getting…
Team’s study reveals details of new DNA repair pathway

July 29, 2019

A team of Vanderbilt investigators has discovered how a DNA repair pathway protein shields sites of damage to…
Greens and Genes

May 20, 2019

Compound found in cruciferous vegetables that reawakens potent tumor suppressor. Your mother was right: Broccoli is good for…
Personalized medicine for children with cancer

April 12, 2019

In a joint project involving Rigshospitalet and DTU, parents of all Danish children with cancer will be given…
Cancer prevention drug also disables H. pylori bacterium

April 3, 2019

A medicine currently being tested as a chemoprevention agent for multiple types of cancer has more than one…
Teaming Up to Fight Cancer

January 29, 2019

When Kim Merchant learned she had breast cancer in January 2018, she “was a little shell-shocked.” As an…
In breast-cancer prevention, race matters

January 17, 2019

African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving…
Take These Four Actions to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

January 10, 2019

Cancer is a complex set of diseases that researchers are studying to improve therapy and develop prevention strategies.…
Genome Offers Clues to Esophageal Cancer Disparity

December 21, 2018

A change in the genome of Caucasians could explain much higher rates of the most common type of…
New strategy discovered toward possible prevention of cancers tied to mono, the “kissing disease”

November 21, 2018

Researchers from the University of Minnesota, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the University of Toronto have discovered…
Less Surveillance Needed for Simple Ovarian Cysts

November 16, 2018

Simple ovarian cysts are extremely common in women and do not require additional ultrasound surveillance or surgical removal, according to…
When Is Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Appropriate?

October 16, 2018

If you have a family history of breast cancer, you may also be at higher risk of developing…
Obesity linked to increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer

October 14, 2018

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age…
Four out of five lung cancer cases can be prevented through simple lifestyle changes

July 25, 2018

Lung cancer is a deadly disease that never ends nicely. People die in suffering and it is extremely…
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