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Advances in oncology: March 26-April 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 27, 2015
Updated: Friday, March 27, 2015

Advances in oncology: March 26-April 2

Physical fitness in middle aged men v cancer

http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2203829

Complete, free report, linked citations, graphics from JAMA Oncol.


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Cancer science: March 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 20, 2015
Updated: Monday, March 23, 2015

Cancer science: March 19-26

Thanks to 'net detective A.J. Petto

NSAID's v cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/03/nsaids-and-cancer-risk?et_cid=4474510&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Anti-cocaine herbicide linked to cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/03/us-anti-drugs-work-colombia-uses-cancer-linked-herbicide-0?et_cid=4478008&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Breast cancer frequency

http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/breast.html

Free chart from NCI

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Understanding cancer: March 12-19

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

Understanding cancer: March 12-19

Risk factors

Low-dose radiation and cancer risk in mice

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/03/clues-about-cancer-risk-low-dose-radiation?et_cid=4458061&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Do dioxins cause breast cancer? Apparently not

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/breast-cancer-news-94/dietary-dioxins-don-t-seem-to-increase-risk-of-breast-cancer-study-697421.html

Short, free item from HealthDay News

Nasopharyngeal cancer and nasal allergies linked

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/link-between-nasal-allergies-increased-risk-of-nasopharyngeal-cancer/article/399827/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10860718&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=500802130&spReportId=NTAwODAyMTMwS0

Short, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Not always such good news

Fact sheet on cancer staging

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/cancer-staging-fact-sheet/article/404004/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&spMailingID=10910351&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=501241507&spReportId=NTAxMjQxNTA3S0

From Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Better news

New approach for ovarian cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/new-therapeutic-strategy-discovered-for-ovarian-cancer/article/402282/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&spMailingID=10881893&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=500961675&spReportId=NTAwOTYxNjc1S0

Complete, free report from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

When malignant cells stop acting like cancer

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/03/when-cancer-cells-stop-acting-cancer?et_cid=4466542&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Key to leukemia treatment: mature cells?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/03/scientists-discover-how-change-human-leukemia-cells-harmless-immune-cells?et_cid=4468266&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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Cancer rate and survivorship

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6409a1.htm?s_cid=mm6409a1_e

Full, free essay, tables, references from MMWR


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Cancer information: Feb. 26-March 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 26, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Cancer information: Feb. 26-March 5

Cancer biology

Cancer cell detection by their sounds

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/detecting-cancer-by-sound-audio1/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150309

Full, free article, audio files, image from Sci. Am.

Vegetarian diet v. colorectal cancer

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2174939

Free abstract from JAMA Int. Med.

Nictotine activates metastatic pathway in lung cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/protein-pathway-involved-in-lung-cancer-metastasis-discovered/article/398094/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&spMailingID=10753616&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=482001872&spReportId=NDgyMDAxODcyS0

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

Heredity and cancer

Genetic subtypes of pancreatic cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/pancreatic-cancer-has-four-genomically-distinct-subtypes/81250971/

Complete, free report from GEN

15 newly-found genes increase breast cancer risk

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/03/fifteen-new-breast-cancer-genetic-risk-hot-spots-revealed?et_cid=4455115&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Genome of Hodgkin lymphoma

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/03/scientists-sequence-genome-classical-hodgkin-lymphoma?et_cid=4457526&et_rid=54713780&location=

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

Prostate cancer in family--slight risk rise for breast cancer

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncr.29075/abstract;jsessionid=F0CCC43FFD11AC65033C2776B06A8F51.f02t01

Free abstract from Cancer


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Cancer advances: Feb. 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 20, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Cancer advances: Feb. 19-26

Ecstasy relative v alcohol cancer

http://www.hapsweb.org/blogpost/1074670/Cancer

Full, free essay, image, links from Sci. Am.

Genetically diverse ovarian cancer more likely deadly

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/ovarian-cancer-more-deadly-if-genetically-motley/81250964/

Full, free story, image from GEN

Melanin and mutations--the damage goes on

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42205/title/The-Dark-Side-of-Melanin/

Complete, free report, image, link to abstract from The Scientist


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Cancer news: Feb. 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 12, 2015
Updated: Thursday, February 19, 2015

Cancer news: Feb. 12-19

Prevention and diagnosis

Screening dense breast tissue

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1413728?query=TOC

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from New Engl. j. Med.

HPV vaccine for men to prevent cancers

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hpv-cancers-in-men-take-off/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150217

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

Do cruciferous vegetables help in cancer prevention?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/cruciferous-vegetables-and-cancer-prevention-fact-sheet/article/398914/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10680704&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=481419218&spReportId=NDgxNDE5MjE4S0

Full, free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Breath test for lung cancer under trial

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/02/lung-cancer-breath-test-clinical-trial?et_cid=4421193&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

Glutamic acid tagging to detect brain cancer growth

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/glowing-amino-acid-lights-growing-brain-cancer?tgt=nr

Full, free essay, image from Sci. News

Biology and causes

Hormone therapy and ovarian cancer

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)61687-1/fulltext

Complete, free report, graphics, linked citation from Lancet

Genetic mutations' sequences and cancer behavior

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/02/sequence-genetic-mutations-determines-how-cancer-behaves?et_cid=4412551&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Looping junk DNA can cause cancer

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/02/cancer-risk-linked-dna-wormholes?et_cid=4423406&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free article from R&D Mag.

Why is pancreatic cancer so deadly?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/new-study-suggests-why-pancreatic-cancer-is-so-aggressive/article/396729/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10660387&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=481262230&spReportId=NDgxMjYyMjMwS0

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You asked about cancer: Feb. 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 05, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, February 10, 2015

You asked about cancer: Feb. 5-12

New cancer frequency estimate in UK: 50%

http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/bjc2014606a.html

Complete, free report, graphics, references from Brit. j. Cancer

How does drug resistance arise in melanoma?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/research-uncovers-mechanism-of-melanoma-resistance-to-newly-approved-drug-combination-therapy/article/395953/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10601175&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=480729711&spReportId=NDgwNzI5NzExS0

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Today's cancer: Jan. 29-Feb. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 29, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Today's cancer: Jan. 29-Feb. 5

Cancer biology

Genetic instability in childhood cancers

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/new-method-identifying-aggressive-childhood-cancers?et_cid=4388492&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

How are hepatitis and liver cancer connected?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/hot-trail-hepatitis-liver-cancer-connection?et_cid=4390941&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

New functions of protein kinases in cancer found

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/enzymes_believed_to_promote_cancer_actually_suppress_tumors

Press release from U. Cal./SD

Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Breast cancer drug approved

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/02/fda-approves-pfizers-breast-cancer-drug?et_cid=4398722&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free article from Drug discov. & develop.

Coffee v melanoma

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/spf-coffee-new-study-links-lower-melanoma-risk-with-increased-consumption/81250833/

Complete, free report from GEN

Drug appears to control tumor cell dormancy

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/02/master-switch-may-halt-tumor-growth-inducing-dormancy?et_cid=4394593&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

Finding malignant lung nodules with sputum

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/sputum-biomarker-testing-may-identify-malignant-lung-nodules/article/393000/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10515880&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=462530506&spReportId=NDYyNTMwNTA2S0

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Malignancies: Jan. 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 22, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Malignancies: Jan. 22-29

Cancer biology

Gene and drug resistance in testicular cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/study-links-gene-drug-resistance-testicular-cancer?et_cid=4376678&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Cancer and emotional stress

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/psychological-stress-and-cancer-fact-sheet/article/391488/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10505116&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=462441704&spReportId=NDYyNDQxNzA0S0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Cancer cells hijacking normal cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/sender-receiver-cancer-cells-lure-good-cells-to-the-dark-side/81250850/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Diagnosis and treatment

Combination therapy for late-stage prostate cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/drug-combo-suppresses-late-stage-prostate-cancer-growth?et_cid=4387042&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Lymphoma below the eye

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1400091?query=TOC

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

Hormonal contraceptives and glioma

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bcp.12535/abstract

Abstract from Brit. j. canceer pharm.

Human protein atlas helps diagnose cancers

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/new-study-shows-protein-distribution-within-the-human-body/81250844/

Full, free item from GEN


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Today's oncology: Jan. 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, January 16, 2015
Updated: Monday, January 19, 2015

Today's oncology: Jan. 15-22

Oral squamous cell carcinoma

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-204056.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Chronic inflammatory diseases and cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/study-details-link-between-inflammation-and-cancer?et_cid=4367211&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Vitamin D v colorectal cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/01/vitamin-d-protects-against-colorectal-cancer?et_cid=4368097&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.


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