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Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 19, 2013
Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The current war on cancer: July 31-Aug.7

Diagnosis and biology

Finding malignant cells in the blood
http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2014/07/advance-capturing-elusive-circulating-tumor-cells?et_cid=4072095&et_rid=54713780&type=image

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.
20% more melanoma
http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/deadly-melanoma-cases-jump-200-report-says?et_cid=4074153&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Cancer cells grow better in softer places

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/08/cancer-cells-look-soft-bed?et_cid=4085597&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

Finding non-hereditary breast cancer with a blood test

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/new-blood-test-predicts-risk-of-nonhereditary-breast-cancer/article/362084/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&spMailingID=9135435&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=360053887&spReportId=MzYwMDUzODg3S0

Full, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Genetic risk factors
Genetic risk factors for pancreatic cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/new-genetic-risk-markers-found-pancreatic-cancer?et_cid=4082360&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Genes: major risk factors for familial breast, prostate, colorectal cancers

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/genetics-is-the-dominant-risk-factor-for-familial-breast-prostate-and-colorectal-cancers/article/362965/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&spMailingID=9172725&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=360510731&spReportId=MzYwNTEwNzMxS0

Short free piece from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Other risks


Carcinogen levels in e-cigarettes low

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/add.12659/full

Full, free article, linked citations from Addiction

Does biking increase risk of prostate cancer?


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/bike-riding-may-up-prostate-cancer-risk/article/361932/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9126240&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=342467069&spReportId=MzQyNDY3MDY5S0

Full, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Treatments

Hot peppers v colorectal cancer?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/08/capsaicin-may-inhibit-gut-tumors?et_cid=4081497&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug. discov. & develop.

Daily aspirin and cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/an-aspirin-a-day-keeps-cancer-away/81250203/

Full, free essay from GEN


Malignancies: July 24-31

Cancer biology

Those with diabetes mellitus: more head and neck cancers

http://archotol.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1888798

Free abstract from
JAMA Otolaryng.

Light at night raises melatonin and tamoxifen resistance

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/total-darkness-during-night-key-success-breast-cancer-therapy?et_cid=4066343&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

​Full, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Epigenetics and cancer in mice

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40592/title/Epigenetic-Changes-Can-Cause-Cancer/

​Complete, free story, links from The Scientist

Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment


Protein from scorpion sting helps ID malignant cells

http://news.msn.com/science-technology/video?videoid=4f73ce3c-1828-4acc-9b94-faa4fb3e7ffd

Free video from
MSN

Ultraviolet stress test on leukocytes for suspected cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/suspect-cancer-subject-white-blood-cells-to-uv-stress-test/81250167/

​Complete, free report from
GEN

Warning about taning

http://healthyliving.msn.com/diseases/cancer/generation-of-tanners-sees-spike-in-deadly-melanoma

​Full, free essay, links from
MSN

Radiocholine PET scanning for prostate cancer

http://www.molecularimaging.net/topics/oncology-imaging/radiocholine-petct-has-niche-prostate-imaging

Short, free note from
Mol. Imaging

Idelalisib approved for lymphomas

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm406387.htm

Press release from FDA

Oncology this week: July 17-24

Therapies

Modified virus to attack cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/viral-therapy-could-boost-limb-saving-cancer-treatment?et_cid=4060468&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Surviving oropharygeal cancer and HPV

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/hpv-positive-status-tied-to-oropharyngeal-cancer-survival/article/358029/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9042813&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=341415086&spReportId=MzQxNDE1MDg2S0

Compete, free report from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

New approach to relapsed multiple myeloma treatment

http://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/hematologic-malignancies/news/online/%7B4e17e14e-3561-4628-b1aa-40be7ce922f9%7D/high-dose-melphalan-plus-salvage-asct-improved-outcomes-in-relapsed-myeloma

Free note from
Healio

Genes

Stopping telemerase and its gene in cancers


http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/07/researchers-uncover-new-cancer-cell-vulnerability?et_cid=4054903&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, image from
R&D Mag.

Anti-metastasis gene for lung cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/07/new-gene-discovered-stops-spread-deadly-cancer?et_cid=4054895&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from
Biosci. Tech.

Diagnosis

Face flushing and abdominal pain: What is that?


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1314969

Short, free note, images from New Engl. j. Med.

The battle against cancer rages: July 10-17

Diagnosis and cancer biology


Detecting multiple cancer types by finding antibodies


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40487/title/A-Multi-Cancer-Diagnostic-/

Complete, free item image, reference from
The Scientist

Glioblastoma damages blood-brain barrier early on

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/07/glioblastoma-cells-disrupt-blood-brain-barrier?et_cid=4038434&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from
Drug discov. & develop.

Risks and prevention

Fact sheet on antioxidants

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/antioxidants-and-cancer-prevention-fact-sheet/article/360757/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9033940&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=341329938&spReportId=MzQxMzI5OTM4S0

Full, free item from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Novel mutations in adenocarcinoma of lungs

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/new-mutations-found-most-common-form-lung-cancer?et_cid=4040319&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Vitamin D increases colorectal cancer survival

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/vitamin-d-ups-bowel-cancer-survival?et_cid=4040319&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

Small increase in risk of aggressive prostate cancer with vasectomy

http://healthyliving.msn.com/health-wellness/birth-control/study-links-vasectomy-to-aggressive-prostate-cancer-1

Complete, free story from MSN

Oncology NOW: July 3-10

Breast cancer


High cholesterol related to greater breast cancer risk


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/high-cholesterol-linked-breast-cancer-risk?et_cid=4034968&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from
Biosci. Tech.

Carbohydrate diet and one form of breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/diet-may-impact-breast-cancer-recurrence/article/356633/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8950071&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=340245908&spReportId=MzQwMjQ1OTA4S0

Full, free report from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Lots of red meat in diet and breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer-risk-linked-to-higher-red-meat-intake/article/355683/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8893393&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=322183854&spReportId=MzIyMTgzODU0S0

Complete, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Other cancers

Adipose-derived stem cells chemotherapy-resistant

https://news.brown.edu/articles/2014/07/stemcells

Press release, images from Brown Univ.

Drug approved for rare lymphoma

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm403929.htm

Press release from FDA

Nanoparticles deliver drug targeting bone cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/07/nanoparticles-prevent-bone-cancer-strengthen-bones?et_cid=4025461&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay from
Drug discov. & develop.

Healthy tan: not at all

http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/30-seconds-to-know/sun-science-theres-no-such-thing-healthy-tan-n142846

Free video from NBC News

The war on cancer: June 26-July 3

Cancer biology

The sequence of cancer development


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/06/cancer-chain-membrane?et_cid=4012990&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay, images, video from
Biosci. Tech.

How does resistance to chemotherapy in CLL work?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/resistance-to-ibrutinib-in-chronic-lymphocytic-leukemia-explained/article/354806/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8867132&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=321970491&spReportId=MzIxOTcwNDkxS0

Full, free report, imagae from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Therapies and risks

Brain cancer vaccine

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40349/title/Targeted-Brain-Cancer-Vaccine/

Complete, free report from
The Scientist

Sitting may increase cancer risk

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/prolonged-sitting-may-increase-risk-of-certain-cancers/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140624

Full, free item, links from Sci. Am.

Stop cancer now: June 19-26

3-D mammograms better for cancer detection?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/3-d-mammograms-may-find-more-breast-cancer?et_cid=4015231&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free item, images from
Biosic. Tech.

How cancer cells hide from therapy: within stem cells

http://theconversation.com/cancer-uses-stem-cells-as-a-shield-to-escape-drug-attacks-28478

Short, free report from
The Conversation

Eating fish v. colon cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/asco-fish-and-exercise-can-thwart-colon-cancer-recurrence/article/350035/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8841500&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=321577421&spReportId=MzIxNTc3NDIxS0

Free, full item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.


Oncology this week June 12-19

Treatments

Flipping the gene switch to reverse leukemia in kids


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/gene-%E2%80%98switch%E2%80%99-reverses-cancer-common-childhood-leukemia-model?et_cid=4000663&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from
Biosci. Tech.

Three new treatments for advanced melanoma available


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/asco-new-treatment-options-available-for-advanced-melanoma/article/349798/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8800262&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=321055601&spReportId=MzIxMDU1NjAxS0

Full, free essay, links from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Biology and diagnosis

Mammography and reduction in mortality

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3701

Full, free article, tables, linked citations from
BMJ

Labeled artificial phospholipids track cancer


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40193/title/Next-Generation--Synthetic-Phospholipids-Track-Cancer/

Complete, free report, image, reference from The Scientist

Possible metastasis switch

http://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2014/06/tugging-on-malignant-switch

Press release, images from Harvard Univ.

The war on cancer: June 5-12

Diagnosis

Biomarkers for prostate cancer in semen

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/prostate-cancer-biomarkers-found-seminal-fluid?et_cid=3981724&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free report, image from
Biosci. Tech.

New type of cancer discovered

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/06/researchers-discover-new-form-cancer?et_cid=3990100&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, video from
Biosci. Tech.

Test to predict breast cancer metastasis


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/test-predicts-if-breast-cancer-will-spread?et_cid=3977090&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Cancer biology


More red meat in diet, more breast cancer

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3437

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from BMJ


New insight into greater risk of breast cancer in older women


http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/06/new-clues-why-older-women-are-more-vulnerable-breast-cancer?et_cid=3981320&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, images from
R&D Mag.

Longer telomeres increase brain cancer risk

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/longer-telomeres-linked-brain-cancer-risk?et_cid=3985598&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, image from Biosci. Tech.

Treatment

Prophylactic double mastectomies not always necessary

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prophylactic-double-mastectomy-following-breast-cancer-diagnosis-often-not-needed/article/351161/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8779158&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=320954654&spReportId=MzIwOTU0NjU0S0

Full, free article from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

New hope for advanced melanoma


http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27674658

Full, free story, images, video from BBC News

Anticancer viruses

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40079/title/Tactical-Maneuvers/

Full, free article, references from The Scientist

Silver nanoparticles to help in tumor destruction

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/silver-nanoparticles-designed-to-attack-tumors/81249953/

Full, free essay from GEN

Vitamin D v liver cancer

http://news.emory.edu/stories/2014/06/vitamin_D_liver_cancer_europe/index.html

Press release from Emory Univ.

This week in oncology: May 29-June 5
Thanks this week to 'net detective Krista Rompolski

Skin cancer-related issues


Five bad sunburns increases melanoma risk

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/five-blistering-sunburns-can-melanoma-risk-80-percent?et_cid=3966735&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from
Biosci. Tech.

FDA requires black-box warnings on tanning booths and beds

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm399222.htm

Press release from FDA

Breast cancer

BRCA2, breast cancer gene, doubles lung cancer risk

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/brca2-gene-now-connected-lung-cancer-doubling-smokers-risk?et_cid=3972763&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay from
Biosci. Tech.

Toxins linked to breast cancer


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/scientists-identify-toxins-key-to-breast-cancer-prevention/article/347105/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8695967&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=302935264&spReportId=MzAyOTM1MjY0S0

Full, free report from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Molecular cascade in breast cancer metastasis

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/remove-protein-disrupt-molecular-cascade-implicated-in-breast-cancer-s-spread/81249943/

Full, free item from GEN

Cancer biology

Metastasis from cancer of the thyroid


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1312669?query=TOC

Short, free item, images from
New Engl. j. Med.

Looking into how the anti-cancer gene p53 works

http://www.coloradocancerblogs.org/new-university-colorado-study-illuminates-cancer-killing-gene-may-actually-work/

Press release from Univ. Colorado

Therapy

Immunotherapy provides remission in nine cervical cancer cases

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/cervical-cancer-news-95/immune-based-treatment-may-fight-advanced-cervical-cancer-688242.html

Full, free item, image, links from
HealthDay News

Blowing up cancer cells with quadrpeutics


http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2014/06/%E2%80%9Cquadrapeutics%E2%80%9D-works-preclinical-study-hard-treat-tumors?et_cid=3971834&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, video from
R&D Mag.

A protein that stops cancer development


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/single-protein-that-shuts-down-pancreatic-cancer-growth-is-identified/article/347585/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8657890&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=302413624&spReportId=MzAyNDEzNjI0S0

Complete, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Hormone therapy for 10 years in estrogen-positive breast cancer

http://www.medpagetoday.com/HematologyOncology/BreastCancer/46007?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2014-05-28&utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DailyHeadlines&utm_source=WC&eun=g785366d0r&userid=785366&email=klrompolski@gmail.com&mu_id=6029631

Full, free column from MedPage Today


Cancer update: May 22-29

How does taxol work within cancer cells?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/05/moa-discovery-could-improve-cancer-treatment?et_cid=3955424&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free report, image from Drug discov. & develop.


Eliminating H. pylori reduces risk of gastric cancer

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3174

Complete, free article, graphics, linked citations, all from
BMJ

Prophylactic mastectomy becoming more frequent


http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1873911

Free abstract from
JAMA Surg.

How goes the war on cancer?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/2014/05/21/sorry-but-so-far-war-on-cancer-has-been-a-bust/

Full, free blog, graphics, links from Sci. Am.

Cancer this week: May 15-22

Cancer biology

Link between acute lymphocytic leukemia and Down Syndrome


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/link-between-down-syndrome-and-leukemia-discovered/article/346700/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8614514&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=301742944&spReportId=MzAxNzQyOTQ0S0

Full, free report from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Cancer stem cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cancer-stem-cells-found-by-backtracking-mutations-in-human-patients/81249880/

Complete, free essay from GEN

Therapies

Herpesvirus-packed stem cells attack glioma

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/05/herpes-loaded-stem-cells-used-kill-brain-tumors?et_cid=3944963&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free item, image from
R&D Mag.

Multiple myeloma: death by measles virus


http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196%2814%2900332-2/fulltext

Full, free article, images, graphics, linked citations, all from Mayo Clin. Proc.

How does photodynamic therapy work?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/photodynamic-therapy-for-cancer-fact-sheet/article/347144/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8612051&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=301718476&spReportId=MzAxNzE4NDc2S0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

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