Cancer

Cancer diagnoses will rise as population ages

Cancer is a leading cause of death in Virginia and researchers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service project that the rate of growth in new cancer cases will far outpace ...

Apr 21, 2015
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Omega-3 hope for cancer patients

The chemistry involved in designing drugs with the potential to treat cancer is complex and finicky. The placement of a single atom can be the difference between a cancer killer and a useless bystander. And ...

Apr 21, 2015
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HLA expression tied to penile cancer outcomes

(HealthDay)—Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) expression appears to be tied to clinical outcomes in penile cancer, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology.

Apr 20, 2015
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Study seeks earlier ovarian cancer detection

Successful ovarian cancer treatment often relies on catching it early. A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center may help point to a new method for women at risk.

Apr 20, 2015
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