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New advances in oncology: Oct. 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

New advances in oncology: Oct. 7-14

Decreasing risk

Coffee increases colon cancer survivorship

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/10/coffee-associated-colon-cancer-survival?et_cid=4867994&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Short, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Explaining the side effects in leukemia chemo.

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/common-leukemia-drug-side-effects-explained/81251846/?ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R

Full, free essay from GEN

Testosterone and aggressive prostate cancer? Nope

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/headlines/prostate-cancer-testosterone-therapy-higher-risk-more-disease/article/443287/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=12671231&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=640946565&spReportId=NjQwOTQ2NTY1S0

Short, free note from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Could off-the-shelf meds treat this form of leukemia?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/10/rare-childhood-leukemia-reveals-surprising-genetic-secrets?et_cid=4878917&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Why are cancers so uncommon in elephants?

http://www.nature.com/news/how-elephants-avoid-cancer-1.18534

Full, free article, image, linked citations from Nature

Not good!

Four new colon cancer types found

http://www.icr.ac.uk/news-archive/scientists-uncover-four-different-types-of-bowel-cancer?

Press release, video, links from Inst. Cancer Res.

Antioxidants increase chance of melanoma metastasis

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/44188/title/Antioxidants-Facilitate-Melanoma-Metastasis/

Full, free essay, links from The Scientist

Do mammograms increase mortality?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/do-mammograms-kill-more-women-than-they-save/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20151013

Full, free blog, links from Sci. Am.

More T-reg. lymphocytes, more cancer risk

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/10/tolerant-immune-system-increases-cancer-risk?et_cid=4863382&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

 

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