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Circular RNA molecule not found in cancer cells after all

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Circular RNA molecule not found in cancer cells after all Circular RNA molecule not found in cancer cells after all A hairpin loop from a pre-mRNA. Highlighted are the nucleobases (green) and the ribose-phosphate backbone (blue). Note that this is a single strand of RNA that folds back upon itself. …

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Obesity increases endometrial cancer risk

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Obesity increases endometrial cancer risk Obesity increases endometrial cancer risk Credit: CC0 Public Domain Endometrial cancer, which begins in the uterus within the layer of cells that form the uterine lining, has been on the rise over the past decade. Each year in the U.S., over 60,000 women are diagnosed …

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Breast cancer drug set to transform prostate cancer treatment

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Breast cancer drug set to transform prostate cancer treatment Breast cancer drug set to transform prostate cancer treatment Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia A drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with prostate …

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No benefit for post-operative radiotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer

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No benefit for post-operative radiotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer No benefit for post-operative radiotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer Credit: CC0 Public Domain Post-operative radiotherapy (PORT) used in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) following complete resection and after (neo) adjuvant chemotherapy shows no statistically significant difference in 3-year disease-free survival …

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New first-line treatment option for metastatic kidney cancer

New first-line treatment option for metastatic kidney cancer New first-line treatment option for metastatic kidney cancer Cancer cell during cell division. Credit: National Institutes of Health The results of the phase 3 CheckMate 9ER trial have provided a new first-line treatment option for patients with metastatic kidney cancer. The late …

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Study sheds light on cancer treatment, COVID-19

UC study sheds light on cancer treatment, COVID-19

Study sheds light on cancer treatment, COVID-19 Study sheds light on cancer treatment, COVID-19 Trisha Wise-Draper, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology Oncology at the UC College of Medicine and lead author. Credit: Colleen Kelley/UC Creative + Brand University of Cincinnati researchers have found that …

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Cancer incidence up for adolescents and young adults

Cancer incidence up for adolescents and young adults

Cancer incidence up for adolescents and young adults Cancer incidence up for adolescents and young adults (HealthDay)—Among adolescents and young adults (AYAs), cancer incidence increased during 2007 to 2016, according to a report published online Sept. 17 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. Kimberly D. Miller, M.P.H., from the …

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No link between hyperthyroidism treatment, solid cancer death

No link between hyperthyroidism treatment, solid cancer death

No link between hyperthyroidism treatment, solid cancer death No link between hyperthyroidism treatment, solid cancer death (HealthDay)—There is no association between treatment type for hyperthyroidism and later risk of solid cancer mortality, according to a study published online July 23 in JAMA Network Open. Cari M. Kitahara, Ph.D., from the …

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