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Impact of COVID-19 infection in blood cancer patients

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Impact of COVID-19 infection in blood cancer patients Impact of COVID-19 infection in blood cancer patients Credit: CC0 Public Domain One of the first studies to investigate the outcome of COVID-19 infection in patients with blood cancer has been conducted by clinical researchers from Queen Mary University of London and …

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Cancer summit presses toward treatments in shadow of COVID-19

Cancer summit presses toward treatments in shadow of COVID-19 Cancer summit presses toward treatments in shadow of COVID-19 Credit: CC0 Public Domain The year’s biggest meeting of cancer researchers was subjected to a coronavirus overhaul this year, but even in scaled-back form it forced investors to recalibrate their expectations for …

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Resistance to immunosurveillance favors cluster cancer metastasis

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Resistance to immunosurveillance favors cluster cancer metastasis Resistance to immunosurveillance favors cluster cancer metastasis Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientific evidence suggests that cancer can metastasize to other organs when either a single cell or a cluster of cells detaches from the original tumor and travels through the blood to another …

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UK-first study shows feasibility of genetic screening for prostate cancer

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UK-first study shows feasibility of genetic screening for prostate cancer UK-first study shows feasibility of genetic screening for prostate cancer Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia Genetic screening for prostate cancer in GP surgeries could be effective at picking up otherwise undiagnosed …

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Relugolix superior to leuprolide in advanced prostate cancer

ASCO: relugolix superior to leuprolide in advanced prostate cancer

Relugolix superior to leuprolide in advanced prostate cancer Relugolix superior to leuprolide in advanced prostate cancer (HealthDay)—For men with advanced prostate cancer, the oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist relugolix maintains testosterone suppression compared with the GnRH agonist leuprolide, while enzalutamide is associated with improved survival versus placebo in nonmetastatic, castration-resistant …

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Assessing cancer diagnosis in children with birth defects

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Assessing cancer diagnosis in children with birth defects Assessing cancer diagnosis in children with birth defects Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientific studies suggest that children with birth defects are at increased risk of cancer. However, it has not been assessed whether the type of cancer, the age at which they …

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