News tagged with precancerous growths
Cancer cells are a problem for the body because they multiply recklessly, refuse to die and blithely metastasize to set up shop in places where they don't belong. One protein that keeps healthy cells from behaving this way ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A first-of-its-kind vaccine developed by University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) researchers successfully prompted the immune system to respond to early indications of colon cancer in people at ...
Cancer Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania adds support to current medical recommendations stating that screening colonoscopy substantially reduces an average-risk adult's likelihood ...
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new drug combination shows promise in reducing the risk for patients with advanced oral precancerous lesions to develop squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. The results of the study, which included ...
Cancer Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The compound licofelone inhibited oral cancer growth by inhibiting the cyclooxygenase and 5-lipoxygenase pathways, with no observable side effects, according to data from a rat study presented at the 11th Annual AACR International ...
Cancer Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- What happens on the day before a colonoscopy may be just as important as the colon-screening test itself.
Cancer Mar 27, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Approximately one in three U.S. adults between the ages of 50 and 75 who should be screened for colorectal cancer have not been, according to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Millions of people have endured a colonoscopy, believing the dreaded exam may help keep them from dying of colon cancer. For the first time, a major study offers clear evidence that it does.
Cancer Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0