Oncology & Cancer

Study shows ovarian cancer survival increase

A gynecologic oncologist at the Stephenson Cancer Center at OU Medicine was a national leader of a newly published research study that reveals good news for women with ovarian cancer—longer survival times plus a treatment ...

Oncology & Cancer

CRISPR catches out critical cancer changes

In the first large-scale analysis of cancer gene fusions, which result from the merging of two previously separate genes, researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, EMBL-EBI, Open Targets, GSK and their collaborators have ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lung cancer under-recognized in people who have never smoked

A group of respiratory medicine and public health experts are calling for lung cancer in never-smokers to be given greater recognition. Writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, they say that lung cancer in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Douching: more harmful than helpful

(HealthDay)—Douching is the age-old practice of using a solution to attempt to clean the vagina, but there's only downsides to it.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify neurotransmitter that helps cancers progress

Using human cancer cells, tumor and blood samples from cancer patients, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have uncovered the role of a neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers. Neurotransmitters are chemical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify one way T cell function may fail in cancer

The immune system is an important defender against cancer. Immune cells continuously search the body for disease and use their anti-tumor cell properties to target and destroy defective cells. However, most cancer patients ...

Oncology & Cancer

Pancreatic cancer treatments show promise in studies

University of Pennsylvania researchers are reporting early but encouraging results from two small ongoing studies of experimental treatments for metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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