Oncology & Cancer

The goldilocks of radioisotopes, just right for treating cancer

Cutting across demographic and geographic lines, cancer remains the second-leading cause of death in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute, more than one in three men and women in America will be diagnosed ...

Radiology & Imaging

Pairing imaging, AI may improve colon cancer screening, diagnosis

A research team from the lab of Quing Zhu, the Edwin H. Murty Professor of Engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has combined optical coherence tomography (OCT) and machine ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers find potential new target against colorectal cancer

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a potential new target in the fight against colorectal cancer, the nation's third most common malignancy and, next to lung cancer, the second leading cancer ...

Oncology & Cancer

Hallmark cancer gene regulates RNA 'dark matter'

A key genetic mutation that occurs early on in cancer alters RNA "dark matter" and causes the release of previously unknown RNA biomarkers for cancer early detection, a new study by UC Santa Cruz researchers published in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Colorectal cancer tumors are both helped and hindered by T cells

Colorectal tumors are swarming with white blood cells, but whether these cells help or hinder the cancer is hotly debated. While some studies have shown that white blood cells heroically restrict tumor growth and combat colorectal ...

Medical research

Study suggests that C. difficile drives some colorectal cancers

Data collected by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy suggest that Clostridioides difficile, or C. diff, a bacterial species well known for causing ...

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