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Oncology update: May 27-June 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 27, 2016

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Cancer this week: May 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 20, 2016
Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016

Cancer this week: May 20-27

Various cancers

Ovarian cancer: T-cells v chemo. resistance

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/t-cells-help-reverse-ovarian-cancer-drug-resistance/81252753/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Pancreatic cancer: vitamin A enhances treatment

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/pancreatic-cancer-chemotherapy-gets-boost-from-vitamin-a/81252762/

Complete, free report from GEN

Varicocoele in scrotum and a renal cancer

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1506668?query=TOC

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

Cardiac melanoma

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-215881.full

Short, free note, images, video, linked refs. from BMJ case rep.

Causes

Processed meat and cancer

http://www.foodnavigator.com/Science/Environmental-toxins-throw-a-spanner-into-meat-cancer-link-study/?utm_source=newsletter_daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=16-May-2016&c=HOV2sqULGIgGEi2JPFXR%2FDfjEokPci8q&p2=

Full, free essay from Food navig.

Lifestyle v cancers

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/hsph-in-the-news/healthy-lifestyle-could-prevent-half-of-all-cancer-deaths/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Update_05.20.2016%20(1)&utm_content=

Press release, links from Harvard U

Tumor suppressor for breast cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/05/lab-cell-study-hoxa5-protein-acts-tumor-suppressor-breast-cancer?et_cid=5295872&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5295872&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f05%2flab-cell-study-hoxa5-protein-acts-tumor-suppressor-breast-cancer%3fet_cid%3d5295872%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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The forefront of oncology: May 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 13, 2016
Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2016

The forefront of oncology: May 13-20

Thanks to 'net detective A.J. Petto

Diet and breast cancer

http://www.bmj.com/content/353/bmj.i2343

Complete, free report, linked citations, tables from BMJ

Histone changes, methylation, and cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/histone-mutation-deranges-dna-methylation-to-cause-cancer/81252723/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Starving cancer

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/15/magazine/warburg-effect-an-old-idea-revived-starve-cancer-to-death.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fmagazine&action=click&contentCollection=magazineĀ®ion=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0

Full, free article, images from NY times

Metastasizing cells form clusters

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/05/cancer-cells-coordinate-form-roving-clusters?et_cid=5293578&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5293578&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f05%2fcancer-cells-coordinate-form-roving-clusters%3fet_cid%3d5293578%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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

Want to get in on experimental drug trials?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/general-oncology/access-to-investigational-drugs-fact-sheet/article/495858/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=14473201&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=780906784&spReportId=NzgwOTA2Nzg0S0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. nurse advis.

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Current oncology: May 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 06, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Current oncology: May 6-13

Bone metastasis becoming more frequent

http://links.mail.oncologynurseadvisor.com/servlet/MailView?ms=MTQ0MTk2MTIS1&r=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&j=NzgwNDQxMzA3S0&mt=1&rt=0

Free figure, references from Oncol. nurse advis.

Rare adrenal cortex cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/new-insights-into-rare-cancer-uncovered-in-large-genome-analysis-study/81252708/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Talc on trial: juries think it causes ovarian cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/05/another-big-verdict-talc-case-against-j-j?et_cid=5267304&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5267304&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f05%2fanother-big-verdict-talc-case-against-j-j%3fet_cid%3d5267304%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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Cancer update: April 29-May 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, May 02, 2016
Updated: Thursday, May 05, 2016

Cancer update: April 29-May 6

Basic science

Cancer drugs' testing "flawed"

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/05/cancer-drugs-tested-flawed-time-based-method-says-vanderbilt-study?et_cid=5264912&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5264912&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f05%2fcancer-drugs-tested-flawed-time-based-method-says-vanderbilt-study%3fet_cid%3d5264912%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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Will HPV vaccination lower population's cancer risk

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/hpv-vaccination-health-disparities/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Update_05.06.2016%20(1)&utm_content=

Press release, links from Harvard U.

Fine particulate pollution and cancer risk

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/04/29/fine-particle-pollution-linked-to-wider-number-of-cancers-premature-births/

Complete, free report from Washington post

Cancer and sugar: epigenetics

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/ona-navigation-summit-2016/high-sugar-diets-and-cancer-risk/article/492329/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=14336141&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=761998838&spReportId=NzYxOTk4ODM4S0

Full, free story from Oncol. nurse advis.

Disease progress

Predicting cell changes in breast cancer

http://msb.embopress.org/content/12/4/864

Full, free article, linked citations, images from Mol. syst. biol.

How do childhood cancer survivors fare later?

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/child-cancer-survivors-views-on-health/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Update_04.29.2016%20(1)&utm_content=

Press release, image, links from Harvard U.

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Oncology news: April 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 22, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016

Oncology news: April 22-29

Cancer biology

Metastatic cells hijack endothelium

http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/151216/ncomms9671/full/ncomms9671.html

Full, free article, images, linked citations from Nature

Thyroid cancer images

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-215059.full

Short, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Type I diabetes and cancer risk

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-diabetes-cancer-risk-idUSKCN0W42JG

Full, free essay from Reuters

Driver for this glioblastoma found

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/driver-of-deadly-brain-cancer-discovered-potential-new-drug-target/81252658/

Complete, free report, image from GEN

Alternative metabolic pathway in cancer cells

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45659/title/Metabolic-Reprogramming/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=28783150&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--RPw-TvTlHxc2vFAKlCQogfhuMdbdenJ-kQZeACSL-4p1APkTq73doOQPMjzKDAzQz0-S_kz8FoJfZr9l18VTACPbjDA&_hsmi=28783151

Brief, free note, image from The Scientist

Prevention, diagnosis, and therapy

Exercise v prostate cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/aacr-regular-pre-diagnosis-exercise-ups-prostate-cancer-survival/article/490575/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=14346874&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=762070140&spReportId=NzYyMDcwMTQwS0

Full, free piece from Oncol. nurse advis.

Fish oil: good or bad?

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45568/title/The-Two-Faces-of-Fish-Oil/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=28841016&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Y0ex1oRV2JYkIBWSkbCrgZkRPbWW16Y2xx0laWEao7yLwfNgjM3pFoK81cgyKremPXwbJnNx2ur4ZthpWhOw0z78yBw&_hsmi=28841016/

Full, free essay, links from The Scientist

High cholesterol, not statins: colorectal risk

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/04/cholesterol-levels-not-statins-influence-colorectal-cancer-risk?et_cid=5254721&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5254721&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fcholesterol-levels-not-statins-influence-colorectal-cancer-risk%3fet_cid%3d5254721%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop

Blood biopsy of circulating cancer cells

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/04/blood-biopsy-releasing-cancer-cells-better-analysis?et_cid=5256649&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5256649&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fblood-biopsy-releasing-cancer-cells-better-analysis%3fet_cid%3d5256649%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free article, links from R&D mag.

Modified circulating cancer cells destroy colleagues

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45575/title/Two-Way-Traffic/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=28904420&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-95KVWhUcv4xFFOK4n-dHWTgmtE5OBkZfe_-W4A2Srvzg6GW0aYruJwekYaiG99ksig000FgGpWQ_Q_RWPVLVqickD_EQ&_hsmi=28904420/

Full, free story, image, references from The Scientist

Obesity linked to 11 kinds of malignancies

http://fortune.com/2016/04/21/obesity-11-types-cancer/?

Complete, free report, links from Fortune

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Cancer this week: April 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 15, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Cancer this week: April 15-22

Thanks to 'net detective Ann Raddant

Cancers generally

Noninvasive thyroid tumor removed from cancer list

http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2513250

Full, free article, images, linked citations from JAMA Oncol.

US VP Biden speaks on cancer research policy

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/aacr-2016-biden-calls-for-overhauling-cancer-research-incentives/81252636/

Full, free essay, link from GEN

Talc and ovarian cancer

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/45493/title/Can-Talc-Cause-Cancer-/

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

Oral bacterial species linked to pancreatic cancer

http://www.medicaldaily.com/pancreatic-cancer-symptoms-bacteria-mouth-382505

Full, free story, links from Med. daily

Preventing colorectal cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/04/precision-prevention-colorectal-cancer?et_cid=5239961&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5239961&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fprecision-prevention-colorectal-cancer%3fet_cid%3d5239961%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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

Metastasis

Cell signal echoes and cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/signal-loop-pulls-healthy-cells-into-cancer-s-echo-chamber/81252618/

Complete, free report from GEN

Cancer cells spreading through very small vessels

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45883/title/Circulating-Tumor-Cells-Traverse-Tiny-Vasculature/

Complete, free report, videos, reference from The Scientist

Neutrophils' DNA webs facilitate metastasis

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45578/title/Tumor-Traps/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=28551389&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8P-WK2gvZp6pjFABS_vJoPlddLuBlz6Ov0-upaPypBgdXHfg6BqBp34G7A1tydYHLdGmzC6JHWEQ_IMrobWRnK0zlgeA&_hsmi=28551391/

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Current oncology: April 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 08, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Current oncology: April 8-15

Breast cancer

Biomarker for predicting breast cancer

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/04/new-weapon-against-breast-cancer?et_cid=5221920&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5221920&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fnew-weapon-against-breast-cancer%3fet_cid%3d5221920%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report, images from R&D mag.

Bad carbs, more breast, prostate cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/04/highly-processed-carbs-linked-increased-risk-prostate-breast-cancers?et_cid=5226344&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5226344&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fhighly-processed-carbs-linked-increased-risk-prostate-breast-cancers%3fet_cid%3d5226344%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free story from Biosci. tech.

Drugs and diagnoses

Liquid biopsy for lung cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/liquid-biopsy-for-lung-cancer-validated-in-new-study/81252589/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Anti-cancer RNA

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45675/title/Anticancer-microRNA-Braids/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=28386080&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8Y-KocT807F4xGNu-T65JUmRUN7WATILR7_Lta3JPQxIanVYfbPC6-zlyTeNfQlKPtQdIBb2Qs256Y7vyLOE76mQ8GAw&_hsmi=28386080/

Free, short explanation, image collection from The Scientist

Some diabetes drugs encourage metastasis

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45820/title/Antioxidants-Again-Linked-to-Cancer-s-Spread/

Full, free story, images, links from The Scientist

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Oncology now: April 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 01, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Oncology now: April 1-8

Some cancers

High mole number and melanoma? Not always

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/melanoma/melanoma-often-have-few-typical-nevi/article/480915/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=14160355&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=760436150&spReportId=NzYwNDM2MTUwS0

Complete, free report from Oncol. nurse advis.

Coffee drinking v lower colorectal cancer

http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/25/4/634

Free abstract from Cancer epidemiol., biomark., and prevent.

Breast cancers

Lipids and breast cancer growth

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/lipids-found-critical-to-breast-cancer-cell-proliferation/81252572/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Night fasting v breast cancer outcome

http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2506710

Complete, free report, linked citations, tables from JAMA oncol.

Basic cancer biology

The environment of a cancer

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45603/title/The-Forces-of-Cancer/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=28004315&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--fRMuI5072QSvexZotnEImXOoKbm267h70byPIeLzAdm_h7qboQiFwUZRERGcHbqjWKHKRFUiVWvnRTkYKYZupAlkIMg&_hsmi=28004316/

Full, free article, linked citations, images from The Scientist

Circular RNA's and cancer growth

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/circular-rnas-found-to-promote-tumor-growth-and-progression/81252553/

Full, free essay from GEN

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Cancer this week: March 25-April 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 25, 2016
Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2016

Cancer this week: March 25-April 1

Thanks to 'net detective Heiko-Gary Heisermann

Therapies

Preventive mastectomies increasing

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/general-oncology/significant-rise-in-preventive-mastectomies-for-us-women-over-past-decade/article/483026/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=14112168&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=742447959&spReportId=NzQyNDQ3OTU5S0

Short, free item from Oncol. nurse advis.

Microneedle patch delivers immunotherapy v melanoma

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/03/microneedle-patch-delivers-localized-cancer-immunotherapy-melanoma?et_cid=5196420&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5196420&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f03%2fmicroneedle-patch-delivers-localized-cancer-immunotherapy-melanoma%3fet_cid%3d5196420%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report, image from R&D mag.

Nanoparticle cluster bombs v cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/03/nanoparticles-deliver-anticancer-cluster-bombs?et_cid=5205706&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5205706&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f03%2fnanoparticles-deliver-anticancer-cluster-bombs%3fet_cid%3d5205706%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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

Using mice "avatars" to test treatments

http://archive.protomag.com/assets/mice-cancer-testing-defined-avatar

Short, free note, link from MGH's Proto

Cancer grab-bag

Anti-diabetes drug linked to bladder cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/03/study-confirms-link-between-diabetes-drug-higher-bladder-cancer-risk?et_cid=5207465&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5207465&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f03%2fstudy-confirms-link-between-diabetes-drug-higher-bladder-cancer-risk%3fet_cid%3d5207465%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Looking into inherited neurfibromatosis

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/03/new-clues-identified-childhood-cancer-syndrome?et_cid=5207474&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5207474&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f03%2fnew-clues-identified-childhood-cancer-syndrome%3fet_cid%3d5207474%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free story from Biosci. tech.

Cancer cells in near anaerobic conditions

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/03/how-cancer-stem-cells-thrive-when-oxygen-scarce?et_cid=5203066&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5203066&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f03%2fhow-cancer-stem-cells-thrive-when-oxygen-scarce%3fet_cid%3d5203066%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from Biosci. tech.

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