Tag Archives: cancer

Survey finds physicians struggle to communicate positive thyroid cancer prognosis

Cancer cell during cell division. Credit: National Institutes of Health Despite excellent prognosis with most thyroid cancers, many newly diagnosed patients have cancer-related worry, and physicians vary in their responses to patients’ worry, according to new research accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, and publication …

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Cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors may lead to thyroid dysfunction

Thyroid dysfunction following cancer treatment with new treatments called immune checkpoint inhibitors is more common than previously thought, according to research that was accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, and will be published in a special supplemental section of the Journal of the Endocrine Society. …

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Androgen receptor stops tumor growth in the most common form of breast cancer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers say they have found a viable new therapeutic strategy for estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer, even cancers that are resistant to current standard of care treatments. Their new preclinical study was accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, and publication in …

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Without additional investment 11 million children are expected to die from cancer between now and 2050

Cancer cell during cell division. Credit: National Institutes of Health Improving care for children with cancer worldwide will bring a triple return on investment and prevent millions of needless deaths, according to a new Commission report published today by The Lancet Oncology entitled Sustainable Care for Children with Cancer. Without …

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Experimental medication to prevent heart disease may treat chemo-resistant ovarian cancer

Intermediate magnification micrograph of a low malignant potential (LMP) mucinous ovarian tumour. H&E stain. The micrograph shows: Simple mucinous epithelium (right) and mucinous epithelium that pseudo-stratifies (left – diagnostic of a LMP tumour). Epithelium in a frond-like architecture is seen at the top of image. Credit: Nephron /Wikipedia. CC BY-SA …

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Researchers discover novel role of specific histone deacetylase in non-small cell lung cancer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The survival rates for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have improved greatly over the past decade thanks to several new targeted treatment options for patients. However, lung cancer still remains the number one cause of cancer-related morality, leading to approximately 154,000 deaths each year …

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