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Researchers identify checkpoint target for colorectal cancer immunotherapy

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Researchers identify checkpoint target for colorectal cancer immunotherapy Researchers identify checkpoint target for colorectal cancer immunotherapy Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a target for colorectal cancer immunotherapy. Immunotherapy uses the body’s immune system to target and destroy cancer cells. Considered the …

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    Decline in cancer diagnoses due to corona crisis

    Decline in cancer diagnoses due to corona crisis

    Decline in cancer diagnoses due to corona crisis Decline in cancer diagnoses due to corona crisis Credit: University of Twente Cancer care has dramatically changed as a result of the measures taken during the COVID-19 pandemic: Many patients have not been going to their GPs, or putting it off, and …

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      Indicators of cancer may also be markers of heart failure

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      Indicators of cancer may also be markers of heart failure Indicators of cancer may also be markers of heart failure Human heart. Credit: copyright American Heart Association Heart failure and cancer are conditions with a number of shared characteristics. A new study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine found …

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        Cancer survivors’ experiences with financial toxicity

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        Cancer survivors’ experiences with financial toxicity Cancer survivors’ experiences with financial toxicity Killer T cells surround a cancer cell. Credit: NIH Many cancer survivors with high medical copayments experience financial toxicity, an economic side effect of cancer treatment. A recent analysis of published studies found that few cancer survivors received …

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          Cancer patients face high mortality from COVID-19

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          Cancer patients face high mortality from COVID-19 Cancer patients face high mortality from COVID-19 Credit: CC0 Public Domain People with cancer who develop COVID-19 are much more likely to die from the disease than those without cancer, according to physician-researchers at Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. …

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