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Malignant: Dec. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, December 12, 2017

MRI for metalizing brain cancer prognosis

http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2017/12/06/0008-5472.CAN-17-1720

Free abstract: Cancer res.

When cancer cells fuse to blood vessels

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/when-tumors-fuse-blood-vessels-clumps-breast-cancer-cells-can-spread

Complete, free report, image, links, refs.: Sci. news

Cancer genes also increase drug resistance

http://hapsweb.site-ym.com/members/blog_post.asp?blog=1074670&id=291354

Full, free essay: GEN

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Cancer knowledge: Nov. 29-Dec. 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 30, 2017

Hormone-based contraception and all cancers

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1700732?query=TOC

Complete, free report, tables: New Engl. j. med.

Racial disparities in cancer survivorships

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-livestock-antibiotics/antibiotics-sales-for-use-in-u-s-farm-animals-dropped-in-2016-fda-idUSKBN1E201D

Full, free essay: Reuters

Approval for test finding multiple cancer biomarkers

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm587273.htm?utm_campaign=11302017_PR_FDA%20announces%20approval%20for%20cancer%20biomarker%20test&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua

Press release, links: FDA

Breakthrough therapy approved for multiple myeloma

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171116005818/en/Celgene-Corporation-bluebird-bio-Announce-bb2121-Anti-BCMA

Press release: Celgene

Change chromatin, fight cancer

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=133154

Free audio file, transcript: NSF

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Malignancies: Nov. 15-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Prevention and treatment

Almost 50% of all cancers preventable

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3322/caac.21440/full

Complete, free report, linked cites., tables: Cancer j. clin.

Increased breast cancer with Type II diabetes

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/aggressive-breast-cancer-risk-increased-for-african-american-women-with-diabetes/81255171/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20171117

In African-Americans: Full, free essay: GEN

Dietary fiber and reduced colorectal mortality

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/colorectal-cancer/fiber-lower-mortality-colorectal-cancer/article/705590/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice_20171120&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=18511834&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=1141719901&spReportId=MTE0MTcxOTkwMQS2

Free short item: Oncol. nurse advis.

New treatment approval: Pediatric leukemia

https://news.bms.com/press-release/bristolmyers/us-food-and-drug-administration-expands-approval-sprycel-dasatinib-includ?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=59926f143f-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-59926f143f-149927409

Press release, refs., tables: Bristol Meyer Squib

Pancreatic issues

Pancreatic cancer: mysteries and medicine

https://www.statnews.com/2017/11/16/pancreatic-cancer-discoveries/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=ddcd6756a7-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-ddcd6756a7-149927409

Complete, free report, image, links: STAT

Tumor of pancreas and low insulin

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-221506.full

Short, free note, linked cites, image: BMJ case rep.

Cancer biology

Metastasis preference to dense collagen

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-01556-7#Abs1

Full, free essay, linked cites., figs.: Nature

Another "Don't eat me" signal found

https://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2017/11/second-dont-eat-me-signal-found-cancer-cells?et_cid=6189438&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=6189438&et_rid=54713780&linkid=https%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2017%2f11%2fsecond-dont-eat-me-signal-found-cancer-cells%3fet_cid%3d6189438%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Complete, free report: Biosci. tech.

Is that skin cancer specialist sketchy?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/20/health/dermatology-skin-cancer.html

Full, free article, link: NY times

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Cancer this week: Nov. 8-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 9, 2017
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Malignancies: Nov. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 2, 2017

Cancers primarily in women

Elizabeth Stern: cervical cancer pioneer

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/one-more-pioneering-woman-in-science-youve-probably-never-heard-of/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-11-07_more-stories

Full, free article, images, links: Sci. Am.

IUD's linked to lower cervical cancer risk

http://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Abstract/publishahead/Intrauterine_Device_Use_and_Cervical_Cancer_Risk_.98222.aspx?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=725999348e-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-725999348e-149927409

Free abstract: Obst. & gynecol.

Skin marking breast cancer

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1704791?query=TOC

Short, free note, image: New Engl. j. med.

Reduced survivorship in obese breast cancer patients

http://ascopubs.org/doi/full/10.1200/JCO.2016.68.4480?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=725999348e-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-725999348e-149927409&

Complete, free report, linked cites., tables: J. clin. oncol.

All cancers

Warfarin and cancer

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2661703

Full, free story, linked cites., tables: JAMA

Adipocytes sequester and metabolize chemo. molecule

http://mcr.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2017/11/02/1541-7786.MCR-17-0338?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=725999348e-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-725999348e-149927409

Free abstract: Mol. cancer res.

Attacking cancer's genes

https://www.biotechniques.com/news/365754

Full, free essay, images, ref.: BioTechniq.

Better outlook after colorectal cancer: eat veggies

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/fullarticle/2661061

Complete, free report, linked cites., tables: JAMA

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Cancer information: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Saturday, October 28, 2017

Breast cancer

Breast cancer overview

https://www.dddmag.com/article/2017/11/expanding-breast-cancer-treatment-options-q-briacell-their-cancer-vaccine-and-their-pipeline?et_cid=6158130&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=6158130&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free Q&A, image: Drug discov. & develop.

The mechanisms behind breast cancer

https://www.biosciencetechnology.com/2017/10/major-study-genetics-breast-cancer-provides-clues-mechanisms-behind-disease?et_cid=6155766&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6155766&et_rid=54713780&linkid=https%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2f2017%2f10%2fmajor-study-genetics-breast-cancer-provides-clues-mechanisms-behind-disease%3fet_cid%3d6155766%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay: Biosci. tech.

Cancer biology

Cancer cells reuse ammonia waste for amino acids

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2017/10/11/science.aam9305

Free abstract: Science

Proton pump inhibitors and gastric cancer

http://gut.bmj.com/content/early/2017/09/18/gutjnl-2017-314605

Free abstract: Gut

Aspirin v hepatitis B-linked liver cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/liver-cancer/risk-hbv-related-hcc-lower-with-aspirin-use/article/701966/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice_20171030&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=18381968&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=1122312091&spReportId=MTEyMjMxMjA5MQS2

Full, free item: Oncol. nurse advis.

Conjugates provide 1, 2 blow against cancer

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-01257-1

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: Nature

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Cancer now: Oct. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Cancer biology

Ovarian cancer begins in uterine tubes

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/discovery-that-ovarian-cancer-originates-in-fallopian-tubes-may-aid-earlier-diagnosis/81255080/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20171023

Full, free story, image: GEN

Norepinephrine and prostate cancer

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2017/10/study-shows-how-nerves-drive-prostate-cancer?et_cid=6149841&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6149841&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story, links, image: Drug discov. & develop.

Biomarker for progression of brain cancer

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2017/10/scientists-identify-biomarker-progression-and-drug-response-brain-cancer?et_cid=6142818&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6142818&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: Drug discov. & develop.

Cancer genetics

Many previously unknown breast cancer genes found

https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature24284.html

http://www.nature.com/articles/ng.3785.epdf?referrer_access_token=VfgJ5Kn4cywLcrEmgD92yNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0NTkGWLzoZdeC1-d_mU6ixwU-sPsluag5yruhydBTC7KGPixnM1mDJ8DhacYiVOirRbHsUMF3eYnG6Vru0tAWzNKf40Dcd3yET9R_sBg9dAeBUXVkc4cg3iUcVO5vfbBxophU2CSDNNPspXQ1ZxaP3y-vAPheeJBqMcRclE9gpbZ3dNs9ESS1jFxiAPyVN0OLJcXp5QLw8_916EFLa49N6F4TkpedDMLuy_myihVBYvsn1QZyaX-eveLzqIAxs5mbw%3D&tracking_referrer=www.the-scientist.com

Full, free pdf, linked cites., tables.: Nature

Gene circuit in cancer turns on immune response

https://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2017/10/gene-circuit-switches-inside-cancer-cells-triggers-immune-attack

Full, free story: Biosci tech.

FDA approves: drug targets genes

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/fda-approves-gilead-car-t-therapy-yescarta-plans-regenerative-medicine-policy-soon/81255071/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20171019

Complete, free report, links: GEN

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Malignancies: Oct. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, October 16, 2017
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Cancer this week: Oct. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Current cancer: Sept. 27-Oct. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 28, 2017
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