American Association for Cancer Research

Weight loss led to reduction in inflammation

Postmenopausal women who were overweight or obese and lost at least 5 percent of their body weight had a measurable reduction in markers of inflammation, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the ...

May 01, 2012
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New therapy for HER2-positive breast cancer developed

Patients with HER2-positive breast cancer may soon have an alternative therapy when they develop resistance to trastuzumab, also known as Herceptin, according to a laboratory finding published in Clinical Cancer Research.

Jul 26, 2011
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Coffee may protect against endometrial cancer

Long-term coffee consumption may be associated with a reduced risk for endometrial cancer, according to a recent study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Ca ...

Nov 22, 2011
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Metformin appeared to slow prostate cancer growth

The use of metformin in men with prostate cancer before prostatectomy helped to reduce certain metabolic parameters and slow the growth rate of the cancer, according to the results of a phase II study.

Apr 01, 2012
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Study of two sisters sheds light on lymphoma evolution

When a 41-year-old woman was diagnosed with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia, she received a bone marrow transplant and subsequent leukocyte infusion from her sister. These treatments controlled her leukemia, but seven ...

Dec 12, 2011
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