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New cancer study provides insight into underlying gene mutations in myelodysplastic syndromes

A new study from researchers with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and collaborating organizations provides insight into the underlying mechanisms of gene mutations ...

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New study questions effectiveness of drugs for ovarian protection during cancer treatment

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has found no evidence that a common drug used to protect the ovaries of women undergoing chemotherapy increases their chances of having children after cancer treatment. The ...

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Flu vaccination and cancer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Mayo Clinic recommend a yearly flu vaccination for everyone six months and older, with rare exceptions. Vaccination is your best defense against flu. If you haven't gotten ...


New potential drug suppresses chemotherapy-induced pain

Oncode Investigator Mario van der Stelt and his lab discovered a potential new drug that suppresses chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain. The results are published in Nature Communications.

Oncology & Cancer

YBX1 as a key regulator of mitochondrial pyruvate uptake

Cancer metastasis is a crucial area in cancer research that directly affects patient survival and treatment outcomes. Cancer cells often undergo adaptive metabolic changes during metastasis from in situ to distant organs ...

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Promising results for a new bowel cancer treatment

A new tablet treatment called divarasib has shown it is very effective in treating a challenging type of bowel (colorectal) cancer associated with the KRAS G12C mutation.