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Cancer

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 19, 2013
Updated: 14 hours ago

Cancer today: April 24-May 1
Looking at the evolution of cancer within one person

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/04/cancer-spread%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98family-tree%E2%80%99?et_cid=3899971&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free report from
Biosci. Tech.

Aspirin lowers colon cancer risks

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/04/aspirin-reduces-colon-cancer-risk-those-specific-gene?et_cid=3901834&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay from
Drug discov. & develop.

This week in oncology: April 17-24


Breast cancer


Triclosan, an ingredient in anti-bacterial, encourages breast cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/04/triclosan-spurs-growth-breast-cancer-cells?et_cid=3899971&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free article from
Biosci. Tech.

A Swiss view of the value of mammography screening


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1401875?query=TOC

Full, free perspective, linked citations from
New Engl. j. Med.

European agency warns of herceptin tampering


http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/04/breaking-news-ema-warns-falsified-herceptin?et_cid=3886299&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free report with lot numbers from Drug discov. & develop.

Leukemia

Link between acute lymphocytic leukemia and Down syndrome

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/link-explained-between-down-syndrome-and-leukemia/81249767/

full, free report from
GEN

Better diagnostics for leukemia


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/more-sensitive-testing-may-better-define-prognosis-and-treatment-for-leukemia/article/343065/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8407625&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=281942065&spReportId=MjgxOTQyMDY1S0

Full, free essay from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Lung cancer

Immunotherapy for lung cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/immunotherapy-data-marks-new-era-for-treating-lung-cancer/article/342366/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8407625&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=281942065&spReportId=MjgxOTQyMDY1S0

Full, free report from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Lung cancer biomarker and metastasis

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/researchers-pinpoint-cancer-stem-cell-role-in-drug-resistance/81249766/

Complete, free essay from
GEN

Other cancer news

Nanorobots: cloaked DNA to attack cancer

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/04/cloaked-dna-nanodevices-survive-pilot-mission?et_cid=3896975&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free report, image from
R&D Mag.

Where does invasive bladder cancer mostly come from?


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/04/scientists-id-source-most-bladder-cancer-cases?et_cid=3895389&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Press release from Stanford U.


Vaccine for melanoma?


http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/04/vaccine-offers-survival-hope-melanoma-patients?et_cid=3888982&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

She helped cure her own cancer


http://www.nbcnews.com/health/cancer/teen-makes-genetic-discovery-her-own-rare-cancer-n75991

Full, free story, video from NBC News

Cancer news this week: April 10-17
Good news

Higher levels of vitamin D, better breast cancer survival


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/vitamin-d-increases-survival-for-breast-cancer-patients/article/340013/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8319439&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=280641311&spReportId=MjgwNjQxMzExS0

Complete, free item from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Coffee consumption v liver cancer rate

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/04/breaking-news-coffee-intake-linked-liver-cancer-risk?et_cid=3873420&et_rid=54713780&type=cta

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Cancers in general

Autophagy in cancer cells and their survivorship

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39650/title/Autophagy-Revives-Dying-Cancer-Cells/

Short, free note, link from The Scientist

 Higher BMI, diminished prognosis in colorectal cancer


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39667/title/Obesity-Complicates-Colorectal-Cancer/

Complete, free story from The Scientist

Cell migration during metastasis


http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Cells-Do-Not-Wander-Like-Drunken-Men/biotechniques-350964.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=70c948d368-cell-biology-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-70c948d368-87291326#.U0a9t1VdXzh

Short, free item, reference from BioTechniques

5 or 10 years of hormone treatment for this form of breast cancer?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/genetic-testing-selects-patients-with-er-breast-cancer-for-extended-hormone-therapy/article/341269/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8365823&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=281302818&spReportId=MjgxMzAyODE4S0

Full, free essay from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Current oncology: April 3-10
Basic cancer information

No increase in breast cancer with fertility drugs

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/04/fertility-drugs-do-not-increase-breast-cancer-risk?et_cid=3862631&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free essay, link from Drug discov. & develop.

Obama signs law for cancer research funding

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/04/obama-signs-cancer-research-bill-memory-girl-0?et_cid=3864218&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free piece, image from
R&D Mag.

Metastatic melanoma


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1305647?query=TOC

Short, free note, images from New Engl. j. Med.

Detection

Detecting early cancers: cells in the blood stream

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39503/title/Capturing-Cancer-Cells-on-the-Move/

Full, free article, images, links from
The Scientist

Risk of colorectal cancer death and adenoma detection


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1309086?query=TOC

Short, free preview article from New Engl. j. Med.

Therapies and prevention

Soak the meat in beer before the BBQ

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/meat-beer-marinade/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140404

Free audio file from Sci. Am.


Inhibit the enzyme, kill the cancer


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/swipe-cancer-s-enzymatic-crutch-watch-it-tumble/81249703/

Full, free item from GEN

What about Gleevec?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/imatinib-gleevec/slideshow/1899/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8298954&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=280301206&spReportId=MjgwMzAxMjA2S0#1

Complete, free PowerPoint from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Popping nanoballoons to kill cancer


http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/04/fighting-cancer-lasers-and-nanoballoons-pop?et_cid=3861739&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

Die cancer, die: March 27-April3
Basic cancer biology

Stem cells and the p53 tumor suppressor gene


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/03/cancer-biologists-link-tumor-suppressor-gene-stem-cells?et_cid=3846579&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free piece for Biosci. Tech.

This protein is behind some lung cancers

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/03/discovery-may-help-predict-lung-cancer-treatment-success?et_cid=3843661&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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

Cancer risk with smokeless tobacco?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/smokeless-tobacco-and-cancer-fact-sheet/article/339941/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8252040&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=262523955&spReportId=MjYyNTIzOTU1S0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Surveillance

New test for colorectal cancer

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/27/us-exactsciences-fda-idUSBREA2Q20R20140327?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

Brief story from Reuters

US cancer incidence, 2010


http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6312a1.htm?s_cid=mm6312a1_e

Full, free story, graphics, references from MMWR


Breast cancers

Women with breast cancer gene can benefit from drugs alone

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/03/women-brca1-mutation-could-use-drugs-cut-cancer-risk?et_cid=3851602&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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

Hypoxia-related gene helps aggressive breast cancer cells


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gene-helps-breast-cancer-co-opt-cellular-stress-response-survive-adversity/81249664/

Complete, free essay from GEN

Reducing breast cancer by 50%

http://news.msn.com/us/could-half-of-all-breast-cancers-be-prevented

Full, free item from MSN

Peaches v breast cancer in mice


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/03/peaches-inhibit-breast-cancer-metastasis-mice?et_cid=3846579&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.


Oncology now: March 20-27

Basic cancer research

Recruitment of normal cells in tumors?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/03/key-link-between-tumors-and-healthy-tissue-identified?et_cid=3836593&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Jumbo macrophages in cancer patient blood

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/03/giant-macrophages-discovered-blood-cancer-patients?et_cid=3834787&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Blowing up glioblastoma cells

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/03/substance-makes-glioblastoma-cells-explode?et_cid=3837818&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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

Cancer genetics

Genetic linkage between breast cancer and uterine cancers

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/03/study-ties-breast-gene-high-risk-uterine-cancer?et_cid=3843353&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free article from R&D Mag.

The genetics of this unusual type of ovarian cancer uncovered


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/genetic-cause-of-rare-ovarian-cancer-uncovered/81249654/

Complete, free story from GEN

Testing

HPV test instead of a pap smear is effective--FDA panel

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/fda-panel-unanimous-on-hpv-test-as-pap-replacement/article/338233/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8202109&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=261828591&spReportId=MjYxODI4NTkxS0

Short, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Screening test for DNA in stool works to detect colorectal cancer


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/stool-dna-test-beats-existing-noninvasive-screen-for-colorectal-cancer/81249646/

Full, free article from GEN


Malignant: March 13-20

Prevention and treatment

Obesity and risk of cancer


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/obesity-and-cancer-risk-fact-sheet/article/337669/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8163422&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=261256826&spReportId=MjYxMjU2ODI2S0

Fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Tomography makes cancer drug screening faster

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/03/new-imaging-approach-speeds-prostate-cancer-drug-testing?et_cid=3829907&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Tricking the body into attacking tumors


http://www.rdmag.com/articles/2014/02/targeted-healing-immune-system?et_cid=3821356&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from R&D Mag.

How cancers work

Metastatic cancer from 3000+ years ago

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/archaeologists-find-3-200-year-old-human-skeleton-cancer-n55051

Full, free item, images from NBC News

Proteins important in metastasis

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/03/how-tumors-escape?et_cid=3821503&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Blocking an important leukemia regulator gene

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/promising-new-approach-discovered-to-treat-leukemia/article/336997/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8175340&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=261529333&spReportId=MjYxNTI5MzMzS0

Full, free item, image from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Cancer news: March 6-13
Thanks this week to 'net detective Eric Albert

Breast cancer

Double mastectomy decreases mortality risk in those with BRCA

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/double-mastectomy-halves-death-risk-for-women-with-brca-related-breast-cancer/article/336631/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8114038&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=260622594&spReportId=MjYwNjIyNTk0S0

Complete, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.


Link between inflammation and breast cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2014/03/druggable-link-found-between-inflammation-breast-cancer-stem-cells?et_cid=3804280&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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

Cancers in general

Malignant cells do not wander randomly in 3-D cultures

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/03/cancer-cells-don%E2%80%99t-engage-%E2%80%98drunken%E2%80%99-walks-they-spread-through-body-3d?et_cid=3816509&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.Ux9mWdJdXzg

Complete, free essay, video from Biosci. Tech.

Cancer markers in apparently healthy cells


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/03/cells-appearing-normal-may-actually-be-harbingers-lung-cancer?et_cid=3810082&et_rid=54713780&type=headline#.Ux8_qdJdXzg

Full, free item, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Models for kinase inhibitors in chronic myeloid leukemia


http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:222545/#files

Free site from HHMI

Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment

More meat, more cancer in middle age of life


http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/diet-high-in-meat-proteins-raises-cancer-risk-for-middle-aged-people/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140305

Complete, free story, links from Sci. Am.


Diagnosis and tracking cancer with miRNA

http://www.rdmag.com/articles/2014/02/earlier-detection-cancer?et_cid=3804424&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Virus v cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/enlisting-viruses-in-the-fight-against-cancer/81249585/

Full, free piece from GEN
​.

The war on cancer this week: Feb. 27-March 6

Cancers more common in women

Vitamin D, androgen receptors found in breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/new-hormone-receptor-targets-for-breast-cancer-discovered/article/334679/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8078076&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=260217331&spReportId=MjYwMjE3MzMxS0

Complete, free essay, image from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Controversy among breast cancer researchers

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2014/03/cancer-stem-cell-camps?et_cid=3805205&et_rid=54713780&type=headline#.UxeRpdJdXzg

Full, free story, graphic, links from Biosci. Tech.

Myoferlin and breast cancer

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0086110

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from PLoS ONE

Clear breast cancer margins, low risk of recurrence


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/low-recurrence-breast-cancer-rates-with-negative-margins/article/334131/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8057883&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=122294992&spReportId=MTIyMjk0OTkyS0


Short, free item, image from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Oophorectomy and breast cancer risk

http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2014/02/24/JCO.2013.53.2820.full.pdf+html

Full, free pdf from
J. Clin. Oncol.

Other cancer topics

Bacteria and colorectal cancer

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39314/title/Bacteria-s-Role-in-Bowel-Cancer/

Full, free article, image, links from The Scientist


The challenges of cancer heterogeneity

http://genengnews.com/gen-articles/tackling-cancer-s-heterogeneity-in-2014/5145/

Complete, free essay from GEN

The progress of brain cancer metastasis

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/how-cancer-cells-metastasize-into-brain-tumors/81249559/

Full, free story from GEN

The immune system v melanoma

http://www.dana-farber.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/Immune-system-based-therapy-produces-lasting-remissions-in-melanoma-patients-study-reports.aspx

Press release from Dana-Farber Cancer Inst.

Prostate cancer

BPA and prostate cancer

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0090332

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from PLoS ONE

Prostate removal, lower mortality than with radiation


http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g1502

Complete, free story, video, linked citations from BMJ

Prostate cancer roundup

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/section/1402/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8087848&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=260340332&spReportId=MjYwMzQwMzMyS0

A collection of stories from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Diagnosis

The handshake test to determine cancer severity

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/02/can-simple-handshake-predict-cancer-survival-rates?et_cid=3793937&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.Uw-aeuNdXzg

Complete, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Targeting colorectal cancer

http://www.molecularimaging.net/topics/oncology-imaging/nuclear-oncology/spect-tracks-colorectal-tumor-sniping-chemoradiotherapy

Full, free item from Molecular imaging

The malignant world: Feb. 20-27

Successful therapies

Running better than walking to survive breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/running-tops-walking-for-breast-cancer-survival/article/333005/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8009351&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=121700220&spReportId=MTIxNzAwMjIwS0

Short, free essay from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Targeting DNA methylation in an aggressive brain cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/02/new-therapy-targets-dna-tags-aggressive-brain-cancer?et_cid=3782604&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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

New hope: lung adnocarcinoma

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/targeted-therapy-succeeds-for-common-form-of-lung-cancer-in-initial-testing/article/334051/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8029544&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=122020767&spReportId=MTIyMDIwNzY3S0

Full, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Bone marrow transplants for older leukemia patients

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2014/02/new-therapy-targets-prospective-older-bone-marrow-transplant-patients?et_cid=3781132&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

Cancers and genes

How do you feel: would you have a genetic test from cancer risk?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/public-divided-on-using-genetic-testing-to-predict-cancer-risk/article/334367/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8029544&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=122020767&spReportId=MTIyMDIwNzY3S0

Complete, free essay from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

13 genes related to prostate cancer found

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/prostate-cancer-screening-step-closer-scientists-identify-gene-defects-in-at-risk-men-9143480.html

Newspaper story

Cancers in general

Is thyroid cancer being overdiagnosed?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/02/thyroid-cancer-cases-soar-it-overdiagnosed?et_cid=3783154&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.Uwz7LeNdXzh

Full, free item, links from Biosic. Tech.

Avoid selenium and vitamin E supplements for prostate cancer

http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/02/21/jnci.djt456.abstract

Free abstract from JNCI

Classifying brain tumors with genetic tests

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/02/scientists-develop-gene-test-accurately-classify-brain-tumors?et_cid=3778526&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UwYifcldXzg

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

Current oncology: Feb. 13-20

Breast cancer

Should women <60 have a routine annual mammogram?

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g366

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations, all from BMJ

Individual DNA testing for personalized breast cancer treatment

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/breast-cancer-news-94/whole-genome-testing-may-help-id-best-treatment-for-advanced-breast-cancer-684610.html

Complete, free item from HealthDay News

Metastasizing breast cancer cells mimic neurons

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer-spreads-to-the-brain-by-disguising-itself-as-neurons/article/333233/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7976058&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=121209690&spReportId=MTIxMjA5NjkwS0

Full, free essay, research abstract citation, all from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Other developments

Colon polyps and obese men

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/colon-polyps-more-prevalent-in-obese-men/article/333338/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7955756&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=121037324&spReportId=MTIxMDM3MzI0S0

Brief, free note, image from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Tom Brokaw cancer diagnosis

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/tom-brokaw-diagnosed-cancer-prognosis-encouraging-n27871

Short, free story, video from NBC News

IR goggles help surgeons find malignant cells

http://www.medicaldaily.com/cancer-goggles-help-surgeons-see-malignant-tumor-cells-new-technology-will-be-tested-dogs-269055

Short, free piece, link to research abstract from Med. Daily

New drug for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/02/fda-clears-pharmacyclics-drug-new-cancer-use?et_cid=3765973&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Short, free item from Drug. discov. & develop.

The war on cancer this week: Feb. 6-13

Thanks this week to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Breast cancer

What's the latest in breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer/section/1391/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7953226&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=121016622&spReportId=MTIxMDE2NjIyS0

Series of articles from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Dog that smells breast cancer

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2555760/My-dog-saved-life-Breast-cancer-patient-says-Doberman-Troy-nuzzled-chest-went-doctor.html

Newspaper story

Cancers in general

Clear rise in skin cancer rates in middle age

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/02/study-finds-dramatic-rise-skin-cancer-among-middle-aged-adults?et_cid=3751096&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UvOvJtJdXzg

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Vitamin C eases chemo side effects with ovarian cancer

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/vitamin-c-injections-ease-ovarian-cancer-treatments/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140206

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

Exercise improves prostate cancer surgery results

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/why-exercise-improves-prostate-cancer-outcomes/article/331951/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7906574&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=120395334&spReportId=MTIwMzk1MzM0S0

Full, free essay from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

New science

Signal for aymmetrical division related to leukemia

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/02/split-decision-stem-cell-signal-linked-cancer-growth?et_cid=3756171&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UvVN1tJdXzg

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Metastasis on a microchip

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/02/microchip-metastasis?et_cid=3753322&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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This week in cancer: Jan. 30-Feb. 6

How cancers work

Age, epigenetics, and cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/age-related-epigenetic-changes-up-the-cancer-risk/81249456/

Full, free essay from GEN

Why those two antioxidants accelerate cancer

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39022/title/Antioxidants-Speed-Up-Lung-Cancer/

Full, free article, links from The Scientist

Cancer evolution

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129533.100-giant-leaps-of-evolution-make-cancer-cells-deadly.html

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Good news

Increasing tumor suppressor function, p53

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/boosting-p53-tumor-suppressor-function-to-fight-cancer/81249460/

Full, free story from GEN

Cancer rates in children up but lower mortality

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/01/report-childhood-cancer-cases-deaths-down?et_cid=3747271&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from R&D Mag.

Immune cell surveillance stops B-cell lymphomas

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/02/red-alert-body-kills-%E2%80%98spontaneous%E2%80%99-blood-cancers-daily-basis?et_cid=3747106&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UvEvhtJdXzg

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Therapies and diagnosis

Mammographies every two years?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/02/scientists-call-screening-mammography-every-two-years-most-women?et_cid=3749588&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UvKiAdJdXzg

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How is that "war on cancer" going?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/war-on-cancer-sucess-examined/article/331083/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7867189&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=117404272&spReportId=MTE3NDA0MjcyS0

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Are those fecal tests for colorectal cancer accurate: yes

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=1819122

Free abstract from Ann. Int. Med.

RNA interference against breast cancer

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-shot-against-breast-cancer/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140128

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Oncology today: Jan. 23-30

Breast cancer

Biomarkers for early breast cancer diagnosis

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/new-biomarkers-linked-to-early-diagnosis-of-breast-cancer/article/329962/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7837853&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=117139090&spReportId=MTE3MTM5MDkwS0

Full, free story from Oncol. Nurse. Advis.

Personalized treatments in breast cancer

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/3dtissue.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

Free video from NSF

Other cancers

New treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/01/drug-combo-melts-away-leukemia?et_cid=3728029&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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Aspirin v cranial tumors

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/01/aspirin-linked-halted-growth-cranial-tumors?et_cid=3736270&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free item from Drug discov. & devel.

Free living cancer in dogs genetically sequenced

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/38975/title/Contagious-Dog-Cancer-Sequenced/

Full, free article, links from The Scientist

Collection of prostate cancer items

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/section/1402/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7809741&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=116583210&spReportId=MTE2NTgzMjEwS0

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End cancer now: Jan. 16-23

Progress of cancer in a person

Evolution of cell lines within one person's cancer

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/evolution-of-an-individuals-can-be-tracked-cell-by-cell/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140121

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Malignant cells on the move

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/38692/title/Exit-Strategy/

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UK has new guidelines on early prostate cancer

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)60058-1/fulltext?elsca1=ETOC-LANCET&elsca2=email&elsca3=E24A35F

Full free editorial from Lancet

Sarcoma of the iris

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)60183-X/fulltext?elsca1=ETOC-LANCET&elsca2=email&elsca3=E24A35F

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Prior cervical lesions, age, and cervical cancers

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.f7361

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from BMJ.

Driving cancer

Healing wounds and skin cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/overexpressed-splicing-protein-deranges-wound-healing-promotes-skin-cancer/81249396/

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Driver genes predispose for cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cancer-driver-genes-pop-up-in-unexpected-places/81249375/

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Breast cancer

Watch the mammary tumor from a mouse open up

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/matrix-swelling-in-a-slit-tumor-video/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140121

Free video from Sci. Am.

Reporter talks about her experiences during treatment

http://gma.yahoo.com/amy-robach-new-haircut-during-chemo-141940907.html?vp=1&nwltr=icymi_gma_more

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Therapies

Getting the cytotoxic T cells to go after cancer

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6165/1432.full

Full, free story, references from Science.

How this therapy uses cell death mechanisms

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/01/study-tracks-how-targeted-cancer-treatment-works?et_cid=3712933&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free item, images from Drug discov. & develop.

Does melatonin lower chances of prostate cancer?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/01/melatonin-may-lower-prostate-cancer-risk?et_cid=3722163&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Want information on vincristine, an anticancer drug?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/vincristine/slideshow/1763/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7763911&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=114600487&spReportId=MTE0NjAwNDg3S0#1

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Oncology this week: Jan. 9-16

Diagnosis and treatment

Should you get a mammogram?

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1792915

Free abstract from JAMA

Targeted therapies sometimes better than chemotherapy

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/01/targeted-treatment-better-chemo-some-lung-cancers?et_cid=3707726&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Nanoparticles stick to cancer cell membrane, halt metastasis 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25625934

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Good news

Does the use of cell phones cause cancer?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/cell-phones-and-cancer-risk-fact-sheet/article/317606/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7729324&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=112981991&spReportId=MTEyOTgxOTkxS0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

US lung cancer rates falling

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6301a1.htm?s_cid=mm6301a1_w

Full, free article, charts, linked citations, all from MMWR

Stop cancer now: Jan. 2-9

Some things are getting better

Lung cancer mortality rates decrease

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/lung-cancer-death-rates-decline-and-drive-overall-decrease-in-cancer-mortality/article/327272/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7701615&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=112294799&spReportId=MTEyMjk0Nzk5S0

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No more potential carcinogenic fire retardants in furniture

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=cancer-linked-flame&WT.mc_id=SA_CAT_HLTH_20131231

Full, free article, links from Sci. Am..

New method using vaccine against ovarian cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/01/recurrent-ovarian-cancers-respond-cancer-vaccine-after-%E2%80%9Creprogramming%E2%80%9D-decitabine?et_cid=3695384&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer cells imitate neurons, enter brain

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24820-breast-cancer-impersonates-neurons-to-invade-the-brain.html

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Collection of articles about breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer/section/1391/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7716724&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=112780376&spReportId=MTEyNzgwMzc2S0

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Various cancers

Targeting cancer stem cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/preventing-brain-tumors-by-zeroing-in-on-cancer-stem-cells/81249330/

Short, free item from GEN

A collection of lymphoma articles

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/lymphoma/section/1417/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7644879&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=111065095&spReportId=MTExMDY1MDk1S0

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Cancer centers get $500 million +

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/06/540-million-gift-cancer-research/4303471/

Newspaper story..

Oncology this week: Dec. 26-Jan 2

Various cancers

Cancer and ethanol intake

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/alcohol-and-cancer-risk-fact-sheet/article/318323/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7662196&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=108862216&spReportId=MTA4ODYyMjE2S0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Genomic study of cervical cancer completed

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2013/12/systematic-genomic-study-cervical-cancer-completed?et_cid=3680093&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UryJ09JDvzg

Full, free essay, image from Biosci. Tech.

Naked mole rat lives long, few cancers: why?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=naked-mole-rat-named-vertebrate&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20131231

Complete, free article, links, image from Sci. Am.

Breast cancers

Hypoxia encourages breast cancer metastasis

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2013/12/low-oxygen-conditions-promote-breast-cancer-spread?et_cid=3680093&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UryK8NJDvzg

Full, free story, image from Biosci. Tech.

How much do women know about breast cancer genetics?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=angelina-joile-effect-leaves-public-13-12-27&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20131227

Short, free article, links, audio file from Sci. Am.

Recent breast cancer developments

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer/section/1391/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7654381&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=108604530&spReportId=MTA4NjA0NTMwS0

Short summaries about various cancers

End all cancers now: Dec. 19-26

Breast cancers

Screening for breast cancer genes encouraged

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1793699

Complete, free article, linked citations, charts from Ann. Int. Med.

Breast cancer linked to breast density and age

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer-related-to-changes-in-breast-density-as-women-age/article/325903/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=7643784&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=108298810&spReportId=MTA4Mjk4ODEwS0

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Other cancer news

Janet Rowley, noted early oncologist dies

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/38758/title/Cancer-Pioneer-Dies/

Full, free article, image, links from The Scientist

T-cells harvested from patient and then engineered target cancers

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/engineered-t-cells-successfully-target-solid-tumors/81249284/

Complete, free item from GEN

Gene rearrangements in lung cancer also found with colorectal cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2013/12/lung-cancer-mutations-also-drive-colorectal-cancer?et_cid=3666131&et_rid=54713780&location=top#.UrSIR9JDvzg

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.



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Gene therapy v leukemia: a success

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Microchip uncovers ovarian cancer in abdominal fluid

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Reduces breast cancer risk by 54% in post-menopausal women

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Genetic issues in male mice raise liver cancer risk

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 19, 2013
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