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Breast cancer drug in first human clinical trial

A University of Illinois at Chicago-developed breast cancer drug that has the potential to help women whose cancer has stopped responding to hormone therapy recently entered its first human clinical trial.

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Attacking lymphoma at the source

Non-Hodgkin lymphomas are cancers that affect white blood cells of the immune system called B-lymphocytes, or B cells. Like cells in all cancers, the B cells begin to grow out of control, creating tumors in the lymph nodes, ...

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Proteins reveal new mechanisms in prostate cancer

A study by the University of Tampere in Finland used protein profiling to find new prostate cancer mechanisms that are not shown by aberrations at the genomic level. Several new potential biomarkers of prostate cancer were ...

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Indian rural women late in seeking breast cancer care

Women in rural India are waiting too long before seeking medical care for breast cancer. Most Indian women do not know how to do breast self-exams, and many of them have not even heard of breast cancer. This is the conclusion ...

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Researchers discover new anti-cancer protein

An international team of researchers has discovered a new anti-cancer protein. The protein, called LHPP, prevents the uncontrolled proliferation of cancer cells in the liver. The researchers led by Prof. Michael N. Hall from ...

Mar 21, 2018
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Early life experiences influence DNA in the adult brain

In the perennial question of nature versus nurture, a new study suggests an intriguing connection between the two. Salk Institute scientists report in the journal Science that the type of mothering a female mouse provides ...

Being hungry shuts off perception of chronic pain

Pain can be valuable. Without it, we might let our hand linger on a hot stove, for example. But longer-lasting pain, such as the inflammatory pain that can arise after injury, can be debilitating and costly, preventing us ...

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