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Oncology today: Dec. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Oncology today: Dec. 1-8

Testicular cancers easier to defeat. Why?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/why-testicular-tumors-are-so-vulnerable-to-getting-hit-with-chemo/81253487

Complete, free report from GEN

White wine v melanoma

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/white-wine-pairs-better-with-melanoma/81253486

Full, free essay from GEN

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Cancer news: Nov. 21-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, November 21, 2016
Updated: Monday, November 28, 2016

Cancer news: Nov. 21-30

Melanoma metastasizes after 23 years

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217503.full

Short, free item, linked cites., CT scans from BMJ case rep.

Thymoma spreading to heart

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-218211.full

Brief, free note, linked cites, images from BMJ case rep.

Starving the cancer cells

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/11/cellular-starvation-kills-treatment-resistant-cancer?et_cid=5688672&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5688672&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

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Cancer data: Nov. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 11, 2016
Updated: Friday, November 18, 2016

Cancer data: Nov. 11-18

Cancer biology

The cell cycle and cancer

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/eukaryotic-cell-cycle-and-cancer?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=29ed403951-BioInteractive_News_Vol_83_2016_10_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-29ed403951-69325713

Free teaching module, slide show from HHMI

Protein causes glioblastoma to invade

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/11/researcher-finds-new-driver-aggressive-form-brain-cancer?et_cid=5682031&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5682031&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

How does the Epstein-Barr virus cause cancer?

https://elifesciences.org/content/5/e18270

Full, free article, linked cites., images from eLife

Diagnoses and treatments

Second opinion for prostate cancer?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/prostate-cancer-decision-making-not-often-affected-by-additional-opinions/article/571347/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15901188&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=903394937&spReportId=OTAzMzk0OTM3S0

Complete, free report, image from Oncol. nurse advis.

On pancreatic cancer

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2112829-blood-from-human-teens-rejuvenates-body-and-brains-of-old-mice/

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

Walnuts v colorectal cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/colorectal-cancer/walnut-consumption-decreases-growth-of-colon-cancer-in-mice/article/504917/?DCMP=ILC-ONA_111516&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15900951&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=903393302&spReportId=OTAzMzkzMzAyS0

Full, free item, ref. from Oncol. nurse advis.

Betel nuts v cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cancer-drug-discovery-gets-nutty/81253449?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20161118

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Modern oncology: Nov. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 4, 2016
Updated: Friday, November 11, 2016

Modern oncology: Nov. 4-11

Causes and basic biology

Newly updated list of viruses linked to cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/infectiousagentsandcancer/infectious-agents-and-cancer-viruses

From Am. cancer soc. website, links

Additive to food asociated with cancer in mice

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2016/11/study-link-between-common-food-additive-cancer-found?et_cid=5663508&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5663508&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

More carcinogens added to list

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/11/7-substances-added-14th-report-carcinogens?et_cid=5665169&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5665169&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Hibernoma: rare and benign

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217625.full

Short, free item, linked cites., MRI's from BMJ case rep.

Therapies and diagnoses

Gut microflora can influence melanoma therapy results

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-11-gut-microbes-linked-immunotherapy-response.html

Full, free essay, links, image from Med. press

More patients, lower mortality with multiple myeloma

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/multiple-myeloma/treatment-facility-volume-associated-with-mortality-risk-in-multiple-myeloma/article/569019/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15820320&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=901323038&spReportId=OTAxMzIzMDM4S0

Complete, free report, ref. from Oncol. nurse advis.

What is the effect of eliminating the PSA?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/study-shows-effects-of-2012-uspstf-recommendation-against-psa-screening/article/570785/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15839092&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=902358228&spReportId=OTAyMzU4MjI4S0

Full, free story, ref. from Oncol. nurse advis.

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Current cancers: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 28, 2016
Updated: Friday, November 4, 2016

Current cancers: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Basic cancer biology

Huge schwannoma on sciatic nerve

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217717.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images from BMJ case rep.

Immune system v cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/fighting-cancer-power-immunity?et_cid=5644256&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5644256&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

Pseudohyperkalemia in lymphoma patient

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/lymphoma/pseudohyperkalemia-when-too-much-isnt-really-too-much/article/567008/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_SideEffect&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15798101&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=900621301&spReportId=OTAwNjIxMzAxS0

Full, free story from Oncol. nurse advis.

Causes

Does talc cause cancer? Science says no, juries say yes

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/does-baby-powder-cause-cancer-another-jury-says-yes?et_cid=5650303&et_rid=54713780&type=cta&et_cid=5650303&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Cancer mutations linked to smoking tobacco

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47422/title/Smoking-Linked-Cancer-Mutations-Mapped/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=37052455&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8aE8xXh80IiPtNgeJFwVK3tny3MfcS0gkak1prZAm3bqoFvWlX4-tICc-WEHpnByRM67PxsGp64wtMi6---g9_pVmcyQ&_hsmi=37052455/

Complete, free report, links, ref. from The Scientist

A type of smokeless tobacco linked to prostate cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/smokeless-tobacco-product-tied-to-higher-prostate-cancer-mortality/article/559637/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15751518&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=882059388&spReportId=ODgyMDU5Mzg4S0

Short, free note from Oncol. nurse advis.

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Oncology now: Oct. 21-28

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 21, 2016
Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Cancer today: Oct. 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 14, 2016
Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Cancer today: Oct. 14-21

Cancer biology

Thromboembolisms in breast cancer patients

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer/thromboembolism-risk-for-patients-with-breast-cancer/article/547126/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15640895&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=881000620&spReportId=ODgxMDAwNjIwS0

Full, free essay, image from Oncol. nurse advis.

Cholesterol and glioblastomas

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/targeting-glioblastoma-by-depriving-brain-cancer-cells-of-cholesterol/81253318

Complete, free report from GEN

Tumor on the mandible

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217890.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images from BMJ case rep.

Diagnoses and therapies

Chemotherapy and the evolution of bladder cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/chemotherapy-drives-treatment-resistance-bladder-cancer?et_cid=5631106&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5631106&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

Androgen-deprivation therapy and dementia

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/article-abstract/2569059

Free abstract from JAMA

Cervical cancer screening later with HPV vaccinations

http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/10/17/jnci.djw216.abstract

Abstract from J. nat'l cancer inst.

Is selenium safe, effective against colorectal cancer?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/study-questions-seleniums-safety-efficacy-reducing-colorectal-cancer-risk?et_cid=5628588&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5628588&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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Oncology highlights: Oct. 5-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Updated: Thursday, October 13, 2016

Oncology highlights: Oct. 5-14

Diagnosis and treatment

Mammograms: Over diagnosis of breast cancer?

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1600249?query=pfw&jwd=000012278332&jspc=

Full, free item, figs. from New Engl. j. med.

Pap testing more than every 5 years for some

http://www.bmj.com/content/355/bmj.i4924

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs. from BMJ

Exercise after prostate cancer diagnosis encouraged

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prostate-cancer/postdiagnosis-physical-activity-linked-to-improved-physical-qol/article/526437/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=2EMXoF5X9Ns1&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=15614094&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=880740937&spReportId=ODgwNzQwOTM3S0

Full, free story from Oncol. nurse advis.

Cancer biology

Calcium and cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/navigator-notes/dietary-calcium-and-cancer/article/520836/

Full, free fact sheet from Oncol. nurse advis.

Protein from nucleus: more aggressive neuroblastoma

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/nuclear-protein-causes-neuroblastoma-become-more-aggressive?et_cid=5604999&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5604999&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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Cancers now: Sept. 20-Oct. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, September 26, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Breast cancer awareness: Sept. 20-Oct. 5

Breast cancer

October is National breast cancer awareness month

http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/resources/features/breastcancerawareness/

Free site, links, pdf's from CDC

Breast cancer and circadian rhythm

http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1006267

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics from PLoS gen.

Cancers in general

HPV and squamous cell carcinoma

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1515402?query=TOC

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

How does that common cancer gene product work?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/10/examination-drug-compound-common-cancer-mutation?et_cid=5595588&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5595588&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

Microsatellite DNA stability and cancer progression

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/microsatellite-instability-tied-to-cancer-progression-and-survival/81253285/

Full, free item from GEN

Pay attention juries: talc does NOT cause cancer!

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/09/research-finds-talc-doesnt-cause-cancer-juries-disagree?et_cid=5581297&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5581297&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

Therapies and diagnostics

Skin lesions may be masquerading melanomas

http://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(16)30296-1/abstract

Abstract from J. Am. acad. derm.

Mobile microscope detects florescent chems.: diagnostic

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/09/wearable-microscope-can-measure-fluorescent-dyes-through-skin?et_cid=5583976&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5583976&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item, image from R&D mag.

Encouraging immunotherapy with iron nanoparticles

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/boosting-cancer-immunotherapy-with-iron-nanoparticles/81253245/

Complete, free report, images from GEN

Reduction in finger clubbing after lung cancer therapy

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1514977?query=TOC

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

C-dots to destroy tumors

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/09/nanoparticles-called-c-dots-

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Current oncology: Sept. 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 15, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Current oncology: Sept. 13-20

Cancer cell biology

Warburg's cancer cell discovery

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/09/tracking-bugs-reveal-secret-cancer-cell-metabolism?et_cid=5546798&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5546798&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

Attacking fatty acid synthesis in cancer cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/novel-cancer-therapy-attacks-fatty-acid-synthesis-in-cells/81253216/

Full, free essay, images from GEN

Prostate cancers

Watchful waiting for early prostate cancer

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1606220?query=featured_home&#t=articleBackground

Full, free article, linked cites., graphics from New Engl. j. med.

Do vasectomies increase the chances of prostate cancer?

http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2016/09/15/JCO.2015.66.2361

Free abstract from J. clin. oncol.

Cancers of the head

Brain cancer now most common childhood cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/09/brain-cancer-now-leading-childhood-cancer-killer?et_cid=5553998&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5553998&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Nasal malignant melanoma

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217574.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images from BMJ case rep.

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