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Unique immune cell could help stop breast cancer

Unique immune cell could help stop breast cancer 1

A circular tree plot comparing the diversity of the V-delta-1+ repertoire in T cell receptors from nonmalignant breast tissue (left) and tumor tissue. Credit: Y. Wu et al., Science Translational Medicine (2019) A unique type of immune cell has been discovered in human breast tissue, and breast cancer patients with …

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    Blood test could help to accelerate brain cancer diagnosis

    Blood test could help to accelerate brain cancer diagnosis 4

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain A blood test which could help to accelerate the diagnosis of brain cancer has been developed in research led at the University of Strathclyde. The patented technology uses infrared light to produce a “bio-signature” of a blood sample and applies artificial intelligence to check for the …

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      Lymphoma stage at diagnosis may predict when and where new cancer forms

      Lymphoma stage at diagnosis may predict when and where new cancer forms 6

      Manali Kamdar, MD, and colleagues show that genetic differences in lymphomas may predict patterns of secondary cancer development years later. Credit: University of Colorado Cancer Center With improved treatments, especially the use of anti-cancer immunotherapies, more than two-thirds of all patients diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) will survive. …

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        Skin cancer prevention program may have reduced melanoma in Australians

        Skin cancer prevention program may have reduced melanoma in Australians 7

        A skin cancer prevention program called SunSmart may have contributed to a recent reduction in melanoma among younger residents of Melbourne, according to a study published October 8 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Suzanne Dobbinson of Cancer Council Victoria in Australia, and colleagues. Credit: webandi, Pixabay A skin …

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          Clues from DNA could predict growth of prostate cancer

          Clues from DNA could predict growth of prostate cancer 8

          Paul Boutros. Credit: UCLA Health Researchers from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Singapore, have identified 1,178 biomarkers in men’s genomes—the complete set of genetic material inherited from one’s parents—that predict how an individual person’s prostate cancer will grow. …

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            New test for thyroid cancer could prevent unnecessary surgery

            New test for thyroid cancer could prevent unnecessary surgery 10

            The thyroid is a gland in the neck producing hormones that control the body’s metabolic rate, as well as heart and digestive function, muscle control, brain development, mood and bone maintenance. Credit: Melanie Connolly Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Medicine have developed a …

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