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Oral cancer pain predicts likelihood of cancer spreading

Oral cancer pain predicts likelihood of cancer spreading

Oral cancer pain predicts likelihood of cancer spreading Oral cancer pain predicts likelihood of cancer spreading Aditi Bhattacharya, PhD, examines oral cancer using a microscope. Credit: Chuy Gutierrez Oral cancer is more likely to spread in patients experiencing high levels of pain, according to a team of researchers at New …

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Promising treatment for aggressive childhood cancer

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Promising treatment for aggressive childhood cancer Promising treatment for aggressive childhood cancer Credit: CC0 Public Domain A drug has shown great promise in the treatment of neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of childhood cancer. The study was led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden, and is published in the journal …

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Colorectal cancer treatment: The winning combinations

Colorectal cancer treatment: The winning combinations

Colorectal cancer treatment: The winning combinations Colorectal cancer treatment: The winning combinations A schematic drawing of colon and colorectal carcinoma. Credit: @UNIGE/Nowak-Sliwinska Chemotherapy-based cancer treatment has distressing side effects for patients and increases the risk of developing resistance to the treatment. In an attempt to solve these problems, scientists from …

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Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells

Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells

Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells A Purdue University team has developed a novel testing platform to evaluate how breast cancer cells respond to the recurrent stretching that occurs in the lungs during breathing. Credit: Purdue University/Hyowon Lee A Purdue …

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Adjuvant radiotherapy no better for localized prostate cancer

Adjuvant radiotherapy no better for localized prostate cancer

Adjuvant radiotherapy no better for localized prostate cancer Adjuvant radiotherapy no better for localized prostate cancer (HealthDay)—Adjuvant radiotherapy does not improve event-free survival in men with localized or locally advanced prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy, according to a review and meta-analysis published online Sept. 28 in The Lancet. Claire …

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