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Oncology this week

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 07, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Oncology this week: Aug. 7-14

Thanks this week to 'net detectives Henriette Evans and Paul Blumstein

Cancer biology


Oral lymphoma

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-204042.full

Short, free note, images, references from BMJ Case Rep.

Brain cancer is a stealth weapon


http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/08/brain-tumors-fly-under-bodys-radar-stealth-jets?et_cid=4087603&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

Epigenetic changes in tumor cells

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/08/new-analysis-reveals-tumor-weaknesses?et_cid=4097034&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.


Therapies

Ion transporter causes apoptosis in cancer cells

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/08/synthetic-molecule-makes-cancer-self-destruct?et_cid=4095266&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Biphosphates, used to prevent postmenopausal fractures: no breast cancer prevention

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1893923

Free abstract from JAMA Int. Med.

Cancer-killing virus

http://news.psu.edu/story/319106/2014/06/24/research/virus-kills-triple-negative-breast-cancer-cells-tumor-cells-mice?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_content=08-07-2014&utm_campaign=research%20newswire

Press release from Penn State


Colorectal cancer diagnosis


Colorectal cancer? Microbiome can be the guide

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gut-microbiome-serves-as-colorectal-cancer-screening-tool/81250205/

Full, free essay from GEN

Flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces colorectal cancer deaths

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1895247

Free abstract from JAMA

DNA+hemoglobin stool test approved to detect

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm409021.htm

FDA press release


Risks

Secondhand smoke and cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/secondhand-smoke-and-cancer-fact-sheet/article/365380/

Complete, free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse. Advis.

Another gene predisposing to breast cancer found


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1400382

Free abstract from
New Engl. j. Med.

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