Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Report Abuse   |   Sign In   |   Register
Cancer
Blog Home All Blogs
The latest news from David Evans. If you find any errors or omissions on this site, please contact me at: devans@pct.edu

 

Search all posts for:   

 

Top tags: http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2013/12/m 

Oncology news: Feb. 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 05, 2016
Updated: Friday, February 05, 2016
PermalinkComments (0)
 

Cancers this week: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 28, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Cancers this week: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

Good news

Proton beam therapy for childhood cancer

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-35440016

Full, free essay, images, links video from BBC

Dietary fiber as a teenager, lower breast cancer risk

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2016/01/28/peds.2015-1226

Full, free story, linked citations from Pediatrics

Junk DNA suppresses cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/junk-dna-helps-suppress-breast-cancer/81252315/

Complete, free report, image from GEN

Some gloomy thoughts

Why do dormant cancer cells awaken?

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-362212.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=9e2970010f-Molecular+Biology-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-9e2970010f-87291326#.Vq_YItIrL4Y

Full, free story, image, references from BioTechniq.

The rise of one type of brain tumor

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/epigenome-tapped-to-understand-rise-of-subtype-of-brain-medulloblastoma/81252294/

Complete, free report from GEN

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Latest oncology: Jan. 21-28

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 21, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Latest oncology: Jan. 21-28

Cancers in general

Prostate cancer screening info. not adequate for men

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/prostate-cancer-screening-and-treatment-information-inadequate-for-most-men/article/465567/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13567974&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=701757227&spReportId=NzAxNzU3MjI3S0

Full, free essay from Oncol. nurse advis.

Proteins linked to cancer development imaged

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/01/new-study-creates-first-3d-vision-cancer-target?et_cid=5076213&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5076213&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f01%2fnew-study-creates-first-3d-vision-cancer-target%3fet_cid%3d5076213%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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

US cancer mortality rate falling

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3322/caac.21332/full

Complete, free report, linked citations, graphics from CA

Therapies

Stopping conversion of stem cells to cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/blocking-cancer-stem-cells-renewal-pathway/81252285/

Complete, free report, images from GEN

Immunotherapy v chronic lymphocytic leukemia

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/leukemia/immunotherapeutic-agent-blocks-protein-protein-interaction/article/464226/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2dl%3d0&spMailingID=13570847&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=701770194&spReportId=NzAxNzcwMTk0S0

Short, free item, image from Oncol. nurse advis.

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Cancer news: Jan. 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Cancer news: Jan. 14-21

Cancers in general

Biden's road map for cancer "moonshot"

http://www.statnews.com/2016/01/12/biden-roadmap-cancer-moonshot/

Complete, free report, links from STAT

Cancer cell evolution

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cancer-evolution-deemed-explicable-chain-of-cause-and-effect/81252257/

Full, free essay from GEN

Can cancer ever be cured?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-we-truly-cure-cancer/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160114

Full, free story, links from Sci. Am.

Cancers and viruses

Suspending the supplies in EBV-caused cancers

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/01/disrupting-cells-supply-chain-freezes-cancer-virus?et_cid=5066359&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5066359&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f01%2fdisrupting-cells-supply-chain-freezes-cancer-virus%3fet_cid%3d5066359%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. tech.

Cancer of the penis due to HPV--warning: very graphic

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1503816?query=TOC

Short, free item, image from New Engl. j. med.

Therapies

Tracking chemo

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/01/new-particle-can-track-chemo?et_cid=5058330&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

How does that diabetes drug inhibit cancer progression?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/01/study-finds-how-diabetes-drug-metformin-inhibits-progression-pancreatic-cancer?et_cid=5058510&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

Using leukocytes to deliver prostate cancer drugs in mice

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/01/therapy-seeks-and-destroys-prostate-cancer-mice?et_cid=5056103&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Oncology for the New Year: Jan. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Oncology for the New Year: Jan. 6-13

Good news

Enhanced natural killer cells prevent metastasis in mice

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-362151.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=13a3c824b9-cell+biology-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-13a3c824b9-87291326

Full, free essay, image,  link, reference from BioTechniq.

Vitamin A v relapse of colon cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/colorectal-cancer/vitamin-a-effectively-reverses-potential-relapse-of-colon-cancer/article/461718/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13387772&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=700247131&spReportId=NzAwMjQ3MTMxS0

Complete, free report from Oncol. nurse advis.

Risks

How much beer/week is safe?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/01/uk-health-officials-any-amount-alcohol-increases-cancer-risk?et_cid=5049855&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Biosci. tech.

How that Schwann cell tumor causes deafness

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/01/new-mechanism?et_cid=5050383&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Papilloma virus and skin cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/skin-cancer/-genus-human-papillomavirus-linked-to-skin-cancer-risk/article/462813/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13410717&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=700411931&spReportId=NzAwNDExOTMxS0

Full, free story from Oncol. nurse advis.

Disruption in brain cells' DNA activates cancer

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature16490.epdf?referrer_access_token=PgJicKd2KSLGoreFtpZyeNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0NR7BRKD_IJMB0Hu3pzyafF_kBN-hxEIed16UOMjXgfZEDeiF5JGAxeL21l7Nxj3-JmY0HI20BgLxA1mfA3CaKmyrwJL10Xu-XAXcL8XiuBGjOhyWZUhVyGpUmL_kwVdFCTjyeuFZFRIA-jxdrSs4Xp5FGG1O0b6jLfKZo3jAPwSolwuAZt-11OUEXy9E-NaUB_e-xQQtq7LbBh_9zD7pU80OZsgXoXAtv0y0eVZeCSl12EjgUiTDsTu07cKfb-jq2NSm0aDs6Trtqvy0jhNlRP&tracking_referrer=www.nytimes.com

Full, free essay, graphics, linked citations from Nature

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Oncology lately: Dec. 17-Jan. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 17, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Oncology lately: Dec. 17-Jan. 5

Cancer biology and trends

Cancer beginning: mostly due to lifestyle choices

http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/study-reveals-cancer-caused-lifestyle-choices-including-diet-35832045?nwltr=icymi_wn_xtra_link

Short, free video segment from ABC news

Cancer gene frequency for different malignancies

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/01/study-uncovers-inherited-genetic-susceptibility-across-12-cancer-types?et_cid=5036919&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, graph from Biosci. tech.

Weak helper T response and breast cancer recurrence

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/breast-cancer-recurrence-associated-with-weak-t-cell-response/81252169/

Full, free essay, image, link from GEN

Tumor cells in a fly larva's brain

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/44932/title/Image-of-the-Day--Stem-Cell-Shift/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

Metastasis

Invasive cancer: frequency and survivorship

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6449a1.htm?s_cid=mm6449a1_e

Complete, free report, tables, references from MMWR

Cancer cells cannot simultaneously divide, invade

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/cancer-cells-can-t-proliferate-and-invade-at-the-same-time/

Full, free essay, image from Sci. Am.

How do cancer cell leave blood vessels?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/12/scientists-discover-how-cancer-cells-escape-blood-vessels?et_cid=5005772&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, images from Biosci. Tech.

Treatments

Have you ever heard of "chemo brain?"

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-chemo-brain/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20160105

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Why do low dose electrical field work against gliomas?

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2475463

Complete, free report, linked citations, graphics from JAMA

Coat of plant virus starts immune response v cancer

http://blog.case.edu/think/2015/12/23/simple_shell_of_plant_virus_sparks_immune_response_against_cancer

Full, free blog from Think

Vitamin A v colon cancer

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/12/treating-colon-cancer-vitamin?et_cid=5006638&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Stop intercellular bridges, slow cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/to-slow-cancer-s-spread-prevent-formation-of-cell-cell-bridges/81252107/

Full, free essay, images from GEN

Diagnoses

Biomarkers for earlier diagnosis of lung cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/lung-cancer/biomarker-diagnostic-early-lung-cancer-survival/article/461356/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13360742&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=682210592&spReportId=NjgyMjEwNTkyS0

Short, free report from Oncol. nurse advis.

Better imaging method for lung, prostate cancers

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/novel-imaging-agent-monitors-treatment-cancers/article/457619/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13249113&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=681207551&spReportId=NjgxMjA3NTUxS0

Short, free item from Oncol. nurse advis.

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Current cancer: Dec. 8-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Current cancer: Dec. 8-16

Specific cancers

Some Calif. counties have higher thyroid cancer rates

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/12/advanced-thyroid-cancer-rate-some-california-counties-well-above-national-average?et_cid=4993491&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Retesting the PSA

http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(15)00683-7/fulltext

Full, free article, charts, linked citations from Mayo clin. proc.

New PSA test

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/new-blood-test-improves-screening-for-prostate-cancer/article/455433/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13228889&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=681070818&spReportId=NjgxMDcwODE4S0%20-#channel=f13ab8248abce23&origin=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.oncologynurseadvisor.com

Brief, free item from Oncol. nurse advis.

Squamous cell carcinoma under the nail

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1502637#figure=f1

Short note, image from New Engl. j. med.

Cancer biology

Cancer cells: why so much anaerobic respiration?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-fermentation-gives-us-beer-wine-cheese-and-cancer/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20151215

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

What about cachexia?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/cachexia-the-last-illness/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20151210

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

Potential therapies

Cold cap to save hair in cancer patients

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/12/fda-clears-cold-cap-save-hair-during-breast-cancer-chemo-0?et_cid=4996067&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Inducing cell suicide in cancers

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/12/suicide-gene-therapy-kills-prostate-tumor-cells?et_cid=5000703&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free article from Drug discov. & develop.

Garlic v cancer?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/fact-sheets/garlic-and-cancer-prevention/article/458702/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13186732&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=680689196&spReportId=NjgwNjg5MTk2S0

Factsheet from Oncol. nurse advis.

Ex-pres. Carter's melanoma responds to treatment

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/former-pres-jimmy-carter-says-his-latest-scan-shows-no-sign-of-cancer/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20151208

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

Aspirin improves cancer outcomes? Nope.

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/12/aspirin-use-does-not-improve-outcomes-cancer-patients-may-lower-breast-density?et_cid=4991070&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Contemporary oncology: Nov. 25-Dec. 8

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Updated: Monday, November 30, 2015

Contemporary oncology: Nov. 25-Dec. 8

Cancer gene set revealed

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/11/new-gene-map-reveals-cancers-achilles-heel?et_cid=4971889&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Esophageal cancer

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-212522.full

Short, free story, image, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Cancers recently: Nov. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 19, 2015
Updated: Saturday, November 28, 2015

Cancers recently: Nov. 18-25

Thanks to 'net detective Dic Charge

Making chemo a little less scary to kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC2y3s-MCMs&app=desktop

Full, free video from YouTube

RET, a protein, linked to many cancers

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/11/exploring-causes-cancer?et_cid=4961263&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

More rads, younger age, more coronary heart disease

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/daily-oncology-news/hodgkin-lymphoma-higher-radiation-dose-younger-age-risk/article/454569/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=13021882&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=661442753&spReportId=NjYxNDQyNzUzS0

Full, free essay from Oncol. nurse advis.

New anti-multiple myeloma drug approved

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/11/fda-approves-takeda-drug-blood-cancer-multiple-myeloma?et_cid=4958440&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 

Oncology news for you: Nov. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Oncology news for you: Nov. 11-18

Thanks to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Various cancers

Metabolic profiles in blood detect ovarian cancer early

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/11/metabolic-profiles-distinguish-early-stage-ovarian-cancer-unprecedented-accuracy?et_cid=4947182&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & detect.

Vigorous exercise v prostate cancer? Yep, statistically.

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/11/vigorous-exercise-may-protect-men-lethal-prostate-cancer?et_cid=4949051&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

US prostate cancer rates falling

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2470446

Free abstract from JAMA

Cancer biology

10 facts about cancer

http://biology.about.com/od/cellbiology/ss/10-Facts-About-Cancer-Cells.htm

Free list, images from About ed.

Childhood cancer: greater chance of autoimmunity later

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/kidney-cancer-news-431/childhood-cancer-survivors-at-risk-for-diabetes-autoimmune-disorders-study-705098.html

Complete free report from HealthDay

Changes in cells

Genetic changes in renal carcinoma

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/kidney-cancer/specific-genetic-alterations-observed-in-papillary-renal-cell-carcinomas/article/452293/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=12954741&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=660921769&spReportId=NjYwOTIxNzY5S0

Short, free note from Oncol. nurse advis.

Evolution of melanoma from lesions

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1502583?query=TOC

Free abstract from New Engl. j. med.

.

This post has not been tagged.

PermalinkComments (0)
 
Page 1 of 8
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  >   >>   >|