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Experimental Cancer Drug May Slow Atherosclerosis Linked to Heart Disease

An experimental cancer, lung disease and Alzheimer's drug may slow the progression of atherosclerosis that leads to heart disease, a new study shows.
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Potential “Game Changer” Discovery for Prostate Cancer Therapy

Researchers have identified a previously unknown weak spot in prostate cancer cells that could also lead to entirely new therapeutic approaches for other types of cancer.
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Discovery Finds Molecules Within Us That May Drive Cancerous Mutations

New research has identified that circular RNAs – a recently discovered family of gene fragments – can stick to cellular DNA and cause mutations that result in cancer.
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Blood Pressure Drugs May Boost Cancer Immunotherapy, Mouse Study Suggests

The study's findings may be applied in the future to significantly improve the effectiveness and applicability of cancer immunotherapy.
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Role of UV Radiation Revealed in Development of Rare Leukemia in the Skin

The paper is one of the first to uncover the "genetic travelogue" of a cancer that evolves across multiple different tissues.
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Functional Limitations Are Increasing in Cancer Survivors, Study Finds

In a study of 51,258 survivors weighted to represent a larger population of approximately 178.8 million people, 3.6 million survivors reported a functional limitation in 1999, and that number increased to 8.2 million in 2018.
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Unexpected Link Found Between Chromosomal Instability and Epigenetic Alterations

New research has uncovered an unexpected link between two hallmarks of cancer: chromosomal instability and epigenetic alterations.
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Changing Identities May Allow Aggressive Cancer Cells To Grow

Not all cancer metastases have the same destructive effect. Researchers demonstrate different mechanisms in experiments.
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Novel Resin Enables Generation and Purification of Radium and Actinium for Cancer Therapeutics

Zirconium-based materials have been shown to effectively separate radium and actinium, which could enable the large-scale production of radioisotopes for cancer therapy.
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Lung Cancer Drug Cuts Risk of Death by 51% in Clinical Trial

Results of a large Phase 3 clinical trial reveal that a targeted cancer drug, osimertinib, cut the risk of death by 51% for patients following surgery to remove non-small cell lung cancers harboring a specific mutation.