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Cancer information: Feb. 26-March 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 26, 2015
Updated: Friday, February 27, 2015
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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/

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Melanin and mutations--the damage goes on

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

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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

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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

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Glutamic acid tagging to detect brain cancer growth

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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/

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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

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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

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Current concepts in cancer: Jan. 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, January 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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Current oncology: Jan. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, January 05, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Current oncology: Jan. 1-8

Thanks this week to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Good news

The key to beating cancer: early detection

http://genengnews.com/gen-articles/early-detection-the-real-way-to-beat-cancer/5381/

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US cancer mortality rate drops 22% since 1991

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/u-s-cancer-deaths-fell-22-since-1991/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150106

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Risks

Why is age a risk factor for breast cancer?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/01/new-clues-why-older-women-are-more-susceptible-breast-cancer?et_cid=4350385&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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Cancer risk partly explainable by number of mitoses

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41827/title/Stem-Cell-Divisions-Help-Explain-Cancer-Risk/

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US cancer mortality rate fell 22% since 1991

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Cancers this week: Dec. 25-Jan. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Cancers this week: Dec. 25-Jan. 1

Cancer details

Why do those two antioxidants speed cancer?

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

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How do lung cancer cells spread?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/12/scientists-zero-how-lung-cancer-spreads?et_cid=4340158&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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Small increase in leukemia: chemotherapy for breast cancer

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/breast-cancer-news-94/breast-cancer-chemo-tied-to-small-but-significant-leukemia-risk-694897.html

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What about hair dyes and cancer?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/hair-dyes-and-cancer-risk-fact-sheet/article/389331/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10238590&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=441940615&spReportId=NDQxOTQwNjE1S0

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Prostate cancer news

NSAID's v prostate cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/aspirin-andor-nsaid-use-may-improve-risk-of-high-grade-prostate-cancer/article/389024/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_ONANEWSLETTER&spMailingID=10245578&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=442017883&spReportId=NDQyMDE3ODgzS0

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Anti-HIV drug stops prostate cancer spread to bone

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/hiv-drug-blocks-bone-metastases-in-prostate-cancer/article/389821/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=10261613&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=442310010&spReportId=NDQyMzEwMDEwS0

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