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Why Some Cancers Affect Only Young Women
Why Some Cancers Affect Only Young Women
News   Oct 19, 2018

UNIGE and HUG scientists show that rare ovarian and pancreatic cancers in young women are caused by cells that have settled in an organ other than the one for which they were intended during embryogenesis.

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Cytokines Important Link Between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer
Cytokines Important Link Between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer
News   Oct 19, 2018

When IL-1 levels are increased in obesity, IL-1 receptor signaling activates multiple pathways leading to colon cancer.

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Global Survey Reveals Lack of Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Global Survey Reveals Lack of Ovarian Cancer Awareness
News   Oct 19, 2018

Massive global review presents a bleak picture of the challenges faced by women with ovarian cancer, and those who care for them.

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Glioblastoma Overcomes Treatment Resistance in Promising Preclinical Study
Glioblastoma Overcomes Treatment Resistance in Promising Preclinical Study
News   Oct 19, 2018

A novel method of overcoming treatment resistance to both PD-1 and adoptive cellular therapy has been identified, by employing a concomitant hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell transfer.

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Functioning 3D Human Neural Networks Developed From Stem Cells
Functioning 3D Human Neural Networks Developed From Stem Cells
News   Oct 19, 2018

This 3D neuro-model could help uncover early stage biomarkers of disease, in turn supporting earlier diagnosis and improving understanding of disease progression.

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150-year-old Drug Could Improve Cancer Radiation Therapy
150-year-old Drug Could Improve Cancer Radiation Therapy
News   Oct 18, 2018

A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy, according to a recent study.

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Compound Could Target Protein Linked to Childhood Brain Cancer
Compound Could Target Protein Linked to Childhood Brain Cancer
News   Oct 17, 2018

Scientists have created a new series of compound that could form the basis for drugs that target the devastating childhood brain cancer diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG.

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A Bad Influence: The Interplay Between Tumor & Immune Cells
A Bad Influence: The Interplay Between Tumor & Immune Cells
News   Oct 17, 2018

Research has yielded new insights into the environment surrounding different types of lung tumors, and described how these complex cell ecosystems may in turn ultimately affect response to treatment.

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Fish Oil may Help Fight Against Cancer
Fish Oil may Help Fight Against Cancer
News   Oct 17, 2018

Omega-3 fatty acids, such as those typically contained in fish oil, may suppress the growth and spread of breast cancer cells in mice.

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Transplanting More than Stem Cells to Restore Health
Transplanting More than Stem Cells to Restore Health
News   Oct 17, 2018

Using fecal transplants, researchers restored beneficial bacteria in cancer patients who received antibiotics for stem cell transplant procedures.

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