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Cancer research highlights: Oct. 1-7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 01, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Cancer research highlights: Oct. 1-7

 Breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month

Website

RNA splicing factor and breast cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/rna-splicing-factor-linked-with-causes-of-breast-cancer/81251820/?ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Risks

What are the ways cigarette smoking can cause harm?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/fact-sheets/harms-of-cigarette-smoking-fact-sheet/article/441690/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=12544868&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=622228708&spReportId=NjIyMjI4NzA4S0

Fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Brain cancer genes: 5 more found

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/10/five-new-genetic-variants-brain-cancer-found?et_cid=4858066&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Detection and prognoses

New guidelines for colorectal cancer screening

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/draft-recommendation-statement38/colorectal-cancer-screening2

Website, links from USPTF

Ratio of neutrophils:lymphocytes: melanoma metastasis

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/daily-oncology-news/neutrophillymphocyte-ratio-is-an-independent-prognostic-in-melanoma/article/439698/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=12556522&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=640068011&spReportId=NjQwMDY4MDExS0

Complete, free report, image, link from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Detecting ovarian cancer in the breath

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b03052

Free abstract, image from Nano Lett.

Test predicts success of chemo. in lymphoma

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/10/cancer-test-predicts-treatment-outcomes?et_cid=4860784&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

FDA: Stop selling those cancer detection kits!

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/09/fda-sends-warning-startup-selling-suspicious-cancer-test?et_cid=4846020&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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

Treatments

49% late-stage patients overtreated with radiation

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2015/10/01/Late-stage-cancer-often-over-treated-with-radiation/8651443701706/

Full, free essay, links from UPI

 

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