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Cancer

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 19, 2013
Updated: 3 hours ago

Malignancies: July 24-31

Cancer biology

Those with diabetes mellitus: more head and neck cancers


http://archotol.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1888798

Free abstract from
JAMA Otolaryng.

Light at night raises melatonin and tamoxifen resistance

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/total-darkness-during-night-key-success-breast-cancer-therapy?et_cid=4066343&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

​Full, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Epigenetics and cancer in mice

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40592/title/Epigenetic-Changes-Can-Cause-Cancer/

​Complete, free story, links from The Scientist

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Protein from scorpion sting helps ID malignant cells

http://news.msn.com/science-technology/video?videoid=4f73ce3c-1828-4acc-9b94-faa4fb3e7ffd

Free video from
MSN

Ultraviolet stress test on leukocytes for suspected cancer

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/suspect-cancer-subject-white-blood-cells-to-uv-stress-test/81250167/

​Complete, free report from
GEN

Warning about taning

http://healthyliving.msn.com/diseases/cancer/generation-of-tanners-sees-spike-in-deadly-melanoma

​Full, free essay, links from
MSN

Radiocholine PET scanning for prostate cancer

http://www.molecularimaging.net/topics/oncology-imaging/radiocholine-petct-has-niche-prostate-imaging

Short, free note from
Mol. Imaging

Idelalisib approved for lymphomas

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm406387.htm

Press release from FDA

Oncology this week: July 17-24


Therapies

Modified virus to attack cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/viral-therapy-could-boost-limb-saving-cancer-treatment?et_cid=4060468&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Surviving oropharygeal cancer and HPV

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/hpv-positive-status-tied-to-oropharyngeal-cancer-survival/article/358029/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9042813&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=341415086&spReportId=MzQxNDE1MDg2S0

Compete, free report from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

New approach to relapsed multiple myeloma treatment

http://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/hematologic-malignancies/news/online/%7B4e17e14e-3561-4628-b1aa-40be7ce922f9%7D/high-dose-melphalan-plus-salvage-asct-improved-outcomes-in-relapsed-myeloma

Free note from
Healio

Genes

Stopping telemerase and its gene in cancers


http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/07/researchers-uncover-new-cancer-cell-vulnerability?et_cid=4054903&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Anti-metastasis gene for lung cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/07/new-gene-discovered-stops-spread-deadly-cancer?et_cid=4054895&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from
Biosci. Tech.

Diagnosis

Face flushing and abdominal pain: What is that?


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1314969

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

The battle against cancer rages: July 10-17

Diagnosis and cancer biology


Detecting multiple cancer types by finding antibodies


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40487/title/A-Multi-Cancer-Diagnostic-/

Complete, free item image, reference from
The Scientist

Glioblastoma damages blood-brain barrier early on

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/07/glioblastoma-cells-disrupt-blood-brain-barrier?et_cid=4038434&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Risks and prevention

Fact sheet on antioxidants

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/antioxidants-and-cancer-prevention-fact-sheet/article/360757/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=9033940&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=341329938&spReportId=MzQxMzI5OTM4S0

Full, free item from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Novel mutations in adenocarcinoma of lungs

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/new-mutations-found-most-common-form-lung-cancer?et_cid=4040319&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Vitamin D increases colorectal cancer survival

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/vitamin-d-ups-bowel-cancer-survival?et_cid=4040319&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

Small increase in risk of aggressive prostate cancer with vasectomy

http://healthyliving.msn.com/health-wellness/birth-control/study-links-vasectomy-to-aggressive-prostate-cancer-1

Complete, free story from MSN

Oncology NOW: July 3-10

Breast cancer


High cholesterol related to greater breast cancer risk


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/high-cholesterol-linked-breast-cancer-risk?et_cid=4034968&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from
Biosci. Tech.

Carbohydrate diet and one form of breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/diet-may-impact-breast-cancer-recurrence/article/356633/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8950071&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=340245908&spReportId=MzQwMjQ1OTA4S0

Full, free report from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Lots of red meat in diet and breast cancer

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/breast-cancer-risk-linked-to-higher-red-meat-intake/article/355683/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8893393&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=322183854&spReportId=MzIyMTgzODU0S0

Complete, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Other cancers

Adipose-derived stem cells chemotherapy-resistant

https://news.brown.edu/articles/2014/07/stemcells

Press release, images from Brown Univ.

Drug approved for rare lymphoma

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm403929.htm

Press release from FDA

Nanoparticles deliver drug targeting bone cancer

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/07/nanoparticles-prevent-bone-cancer-strengthen-bones?et_cid=4025461&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay from
Drug discov. & develop.

Healthy tan: not at all

http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/30-seconds-to-know/sun-science-theres-no-such-thing-healthy-tan-n142846

Free video from NBC News

The war on cancer: June 26-July 3

Cancer biology

The sequence of cancer development


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/06/cancer-chain-membrane?et_cid=4012990&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay, images, video from
Biosci. Tech.

How does resistance to chemotherapy in CLL work?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/resistance-to-ibrutinib-in-chronic-lymphocytic-leukemia-explained/article/354806/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8867132&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=321970491&spReportId=MzIxOTcwNDkxS0

Full, free report, imagae from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Therapies and risks

Brain cancer vaccine

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40349/title/Targeted-Brain-Cancer-Vaccine/

Complete, free report from
The Scientist

Sitting may increase cancer risk

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/prolonged-sitting-may-increase-risk-of-certain-cancers/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140624

Full, free item, links from Sci. Am.

Stop cancer now: June 19-26

3-D mammograms better for cancer detection?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/3-d-mammograms-may-find-more-breast-cancer?et_cid=4015231&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free item, images from
Biosic. Tech.

How cancer cells hide from therapy: within stem cells

http://theconversation.com/cancer-uses-stem-cells-as-a-shield-to-escape-drug-attacks-28478

Short, free report from
The Conversation

Eating fish v. colon cancer


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/asco-fish-and-exercise-can-thwart-colon-cancer-recurrence/article/350035/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8841500&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=321577421&spReportId=MzIxNTc3NDIxS0

Free, full item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.


Oncology this week June 12-19

Treatments

Flipping the gene switch to reverse leukemia in kids


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/gene-%E2%80%98switch%E2%80%99-reverses-cancer-common-childhood-leukemia-model?et_cid=4000663&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from
Biosci. Tech.

Three new treatments for advanced melanoma available


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/asco-new-treatment-options-available-for-advanced-melanoma/article/349798/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8800262&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=321055601&spReportId=MzIxMDU1NjAxS0

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

Biology and diagnosis

Mammography and reduction in mortality

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3701

Full, free article, tables, linked citations from
BMJ

Labeled artificial phospholipids track cancer


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40193/title/Next-Generation--Synthetic-Phospholipids-Track-Cancer/

Complete, free report, image, reference from The Scientist

Possible metastasis switch

http://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2014/06/tugging-on-malignant-switch

Press release, images from Harvard Univ.

The war on cancer: June 5-12


Diagnosis

Biomarkers for prostate cancer in semen

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/prostate-cancer-biomarkers-found-seminal-fluid?et_cid=3981724&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free report, image from
Biosci. Tech.

New type of cancer discovered

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/06/researchers-discover-new-form-cancer?et_cid=3990100&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, video from
Biosci. Tech.

Test to predict breast cancer metastasis


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/test-predicts-if-breast-cancer-will-spread?et_cid=3977090&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Cancer biology


More red meat in diet, more breast cancer

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3437

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from BMJ


New insight into greater risk of breast cancer in older women


http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/06/new-clues-why-older-women-are-more-vulnerable-breast-cancer?et_cid=3981320&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Longer telomeres increase brain cancer risk

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/longer-telomeres-linked-brain-cancer-risk?et_cid=3985598&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, image from Biosci. Tech.

Treatment

Prophylactic double mastectomies not always necessary

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/prophylactic-double-mastectomy-following-breast-cancer-diagnosis-often-not-needed/article/351161/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8779158&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=320954654&spReportId=MzIwOTU0NjU0S0

Full, free article from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

New hope for advanced melanoma


http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27674658

Full, free story, images, video from BBC News

Anticancer viruses

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40079/title/Tactical-Maneuvers/

Full, free article, references from The Scientist

Silver nanoparticles to help in tumor destruction

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/silver-nanoparticles-designed-to-attack-tumors/81249953/

Full, free essay from GEN

Vitamin D v liver cancer

http://news.emory.edu/stories/2014/06/vitamin_D_liver_cancer_europe/index.html

Press release from Emory Univ.

This week in oncology: May 29-June 5

Thanks this week to 'net detective Krista Rompolski

Skin cancer-related issues


Five bad sunburns increases melanoma risk

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/five-blistering-sunburns-can-melanoma-risk-80-percent?et_cid=3966735&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from
Biosci. Tech.

FDA requires black-box warnings on tanning booths and beds

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm399222.htm

Press release from FDA

Breast cancer

BRCA2, breast cancer gene, doubles lung cancer risk

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/brca2-gene-now-connected-lung-cancer-doubling-smokers-risk?et_cid=3972763&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay from
Biosci. Tech.

Toxins linked to breast cancer


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/scientists-identify-toxins-key-to-breast-cancer-prevention/article/347105/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8695967&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=302935264&spReportId=MzAyOTM1MjY0S0

Full, free report from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Molecular cascade in breast cancer metastasis

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/remove-protein-disrupt-molecular-cascade-implicated-in-breast-cancer-s-spread/81249943/

Full, free item from GEN

Cancer biology

Metastasis from cancer of the thyroid


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1312669?query=TOC

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

Looking into how the anti-cancer gene p53 works

http://www.coloradocancerblogs.org/new-university-colorado-study-illuminates-cancer-killing-gene-may-actually-work/

Press release from Univ. Colorado

Therapy

Immunotherapy provides remission in nine cervical cancer cases

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/cervical-cancer-news-95/immune-based-treatment-may-fight-advanced-cervical-cancer-688242.html

Full, free item, image, links from
HealthDay News

Blowing up cancer cells with quadrpeutics


http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2014/06/%E2%80%9Cquadrapeutics%E2%80%9D-works-preclinical-study-hard-treat-tumors?et_cid=3971834&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, video from
R&D Mag.

A protein that stops cancer development


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/single-protein-that-shuts-down-pancreatic-cancer-growth-is-identified/article/347585/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8657890&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=302413624&spReportId=MzAyNDEzNjI0S0

Complete, free item from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Hormone therapy for 10 years in estrogen-positive breast cancer

http://www.medpagetoday.com/HematologyOncology/BreastCancer/46007?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2014-05-28&utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DailyHeadlines&utm_source=WC&eun=g785366d0r&userid=785366&email=klrompolski@gmail.com&mu_id=6029631

Full, free column from MedPage Today


Cancer update: May 22-29

How does taxol work within cancer cells?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/05/moa-discovery-could-improve-cancer-treatment?et_cid=3955424&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

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


Eliminating H. pylori reduces risk of gastric cancer

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3174

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

Prophylactic mastectomy becoming more frequent


http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1873911

Free abstract from
JAMA Surg.

How goes the war on cancer?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/2014/05/21/sorry-but-so-far-war-on-cancer-has-been-a-bust/

Full, free blog, graphics, links from Sci. Am.

Cancer this week: May 15-22

Cancer biology

Link between acute lymphocytic leukemia and Down Syndrome


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/link-between-down-syndrome-and-leukemia-discovered/article/346700/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8614514&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=301742944&spReportId=MzAxNzQyOTQ0S0

Full, free report from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Cancer stem cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cancer-stem-cells-found-by-backtracking-mutations-in-human-patients/81249880/

Complete, free essay from GEN

Therapies

Herpesvirus-packed stem cells attack glioma

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/05/herpes-loaded-stem-cells-used-kill-brain-tumors?et_cid=3944963&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free item, image from
R&D Mag.

Multiple myeloma: death by measles virus


http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196%2814%2900332-2/fulltext

Full, free article, images, graphics, linked citations, all from Mayo Clin. Proc.

How does photodynamic therapy work?

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/photodynamic-therapy-for-cancer-fact-sheet/article/347144/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8612051&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=301718476&spReportId=MzAxNzE4NDc2S0

Free fact sheet from Oncol. Nurse Advis.

The war on cancer: May 8-15
Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans
Bad news

When the oncologist lied to his wife

http://nymag.com/news/features/cancer-peter-bach-2014-5/

Full, free article from
New York Mag.

Cervical cancer rates higher than previously thought


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/cervical-cancer-rates-higher-reported?et_cid=3935709&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free report from
Biosci. Tech.

Ovarian cancer more aggressive in metastasis to soft tissue

http://www.news.gatech.edu/2014/05/08/ovarian-cancer-cells-are-more-aggressive-soft-tissues

Press release from Georgia Tech.


Treatments

Brain tumor progress in mice slowed by treatment

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/scientists-slow-brain-tumor-growth-mice?et_cid=3938100&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free report from
Biosci. Tech.

Genetically modified T cells might work against multiple myeloma


http://cancer.osu.edu/mediaroom/releases/Pages/A-Form-of-Immune-Therapy-Might-be-Effective-for-Multiple-Myeloma.aspx

Press release, link to original abstract from Ohio State. Univ.

Detection and risks

Tomosynthesis makes breast cancer detection more effective

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/arrs-breast-tomosynthesis-lowers-ultrasound-and-biopsy-rates/article/346225/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8593892&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=301497723&spReportId=MzAxNDk3NzIzS0

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

What is the evidence about mammograms?


http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/absolutely-maybe/2014/05/01/a-viewers-guide-to-mammography-evidence-ping-pong/

Full, free story, graphics from Sci. Am.

Low vitamin D and irritable bowel syndrome raise cancer risk

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/low-vitamin-d-linked-to-increased-cancer-risk-in-ibd/article/345740/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8548343&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=300737143&spReportId=MzAwNzM3MTQzS0

Full, free essay from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Mechanisms of cancer

Stem cells for gastric cancer found

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/cancer-specific-stem-cell-identified-for-gastric-cancer/article/346188/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8577064&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=301272962&spReportId=MzAxMjcyOTYyS0

Complete, free item from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Autocannibalism and cancer cells


http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2014/05/researchers-find-clue-cancer-cell-autocannibalism?et_cid=3928564&et_rid=54713780&type=image

Full, free item from
Drug discov. & develop.

LDL's help cancer to spread


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/bad-cholesterol-helps-cancer-spread?et_cid=3927190&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Current oncology: May 1-8

Thanks to 'net detective Gary Heisermann
New therapies

Genetically-engineered poliovirus to destroy brain cancer?

http://www.cancer.duke.edu/btc/modules/Research3/index.php?id=41

Full, free website, video, images from Duke Med.


New recommendations for HER2 positive breast cancer

http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2014/05/05/JCO.2013.54.0948.abstract

Free abstract from
J. Clin. Oncol.

New regime looks good against this lymphoma

http://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/hematologic-malignancies/news/online/%7B36915357-f40b-498d-8123-84739c40bd4b%7D/arsenic-trioxide-based-regimen-demonstrated-activity-in-mantle-cell-lymphoma

Short, free note, links from
HemOnc Today

Stem cells from adipose tissue may fight cancer


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/human-fat-trojan-horse-fight-brain-cancer?et_cid=3916232&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from
Biosci. Tech.

What about these older methods?

What about radiation therapy side effects?


http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/radiation-therapy-for-cancer-fact-sheet/article/344663/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8477188&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=282866182&spReportId=MjgyODY2MTgyS0


Full, free fact sheet from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

What do we know about angiogenesis inhibitors?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/new-drug-for-stomach-cancer-starves-tumors-of-blood/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140430

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Genetics

Transcription factors in aggressive glioblastomas

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/glioblastoma-stem-cells-distinguished-by-transcription-factors/article/344547/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8528933&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=300495133&spReportId=MzAwNDk1MTMzS0

Full, free essay from
Oncol. Nurse Advis.

Loss of one copy of this gene may predispose to cancer

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/30-year-puzzle-breast-cancer-solved?et_cid=3918537&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.


Cancer today: April 24-May 1
Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans
Cancers in general

Why are cancer treatments so expensive?


http://www.propublica.org/article/where-are-the-low-cost-cancer-treatments

Complete, free story, links from
ProPublica

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.

Specific cancers

Melanoma in pictures--some images are disturbing

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/melanoma/slideshow/853/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&spMailingID=8452840&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=282656959&spReportId=MjgyNjU2OTU5S0#6

Free slide show from
Oncol. Nurse. Advis.

199 rejections later: a useful pancreatic cancer screening method


http://www.upworthy.com/he-got-about-199-rejection-letters-and-1-maybe-but-still-managed-to-invent-something-amazing?c=upw1

Full, free video from
The Upworthiest

Breast cancer uses voltage-gated sodium channel in metastasis


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/metastatic-breast-cancer-co-opts-brain-development-mechanism/81249792/

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Aspirin lowers colon cancer risks along genetic lines

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

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Cancer-related tech

HPV tests for primary cervical cancer screening


http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm394773.htm

Press release from FDA

Go to a CNN video and another article here:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/24/health/hpv-test-approval/

Printing out live cancers with a 3-D printer

http://drexel.edu/now/news-media/releases/archive/2014/April/3Dprintingtumors/

Press release, images, video from Drexel Univ.


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

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Biosci. Tech.

A Swiss view of the value of mammography screening


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

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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

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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/

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Gene therapy v leukemia: a success

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Microchip uncovers ovarian cancer in abdominal fluid

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Reduces breast cancer risk by 54% in post-menopausal women

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

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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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