Tag: Cancer

Radiomics predicts who will benefit from chemotherapy

Using data from computed tomography (CT) images, researchers may be able to predict which lung cancer patients will respond to chemotherapy, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Platinum-based chemotherapy is typically the first-line treatment of advanced-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, only about one in four patients responds

How a common oral bacteria makes colon cancer more deadly

Researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have determined how F. nucleatum—a common oral bacteria often implicated in tooth decay—accelerates the growth of colon cancer. The study was published online in the journal EMBO Reports. The findings could make it easier to identify and treat more aggressive colon cancers. It also helps explain

Tumor on the heart: these symptoms point to heart cancer

A cardiac tumor is rare but dangerous Although heart diseases are for the most deaths, and cancer is the second, heart cancer is a very rare and little researched disease. Why the heart is so rarely affected by tumor disease, explain American heart specialists. The American heart organization American Heart Association recently reported on the

Tumor on the heart: These Symptoms point to heart cancer

A cardiac tumor is rare but dangerous Although heart diseases are for the most deaths, and cancer is the second, heart cancer is a very rare and little researched disease. Why the heart is so rarely affected by tumor disease, explain American heart specialists. The American heart organization American Heart Association recently reported on the

Toddler dies of lung cancer which doctors dismissed as asthma

Grieving mother whose two-year-old daughter died of a rare lung cancer claims she was ‘fobbed off’ by SIX doctors who dismissed her daughter’s cough as asthma Megan Clarkson became unable to keep food down in November 2016 No doctors recommended she have an X-ray despite her fast breathing rate Scan finally revealed she had the cancer

Mental health disorders up after head and neck cancer diagnosis

(HealthDay)—In patients with head and neck cancer (HNC), the prevalence of mental health disorders (MHDs) is significantly higher after cancer diagnosis, according to a study published online Feb. 28 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Ji Hyae Lee, from Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to describe the prevalence

New study warns: cow’s milk and beef is a cancer trigger

Make us cow’s milk and beef sick? The German cancer research center (DKFZ) warns currently facing a newly discovered pathogen that is widely used in cow’s milk and beef products. Researchers found several relationships between the so-called BMMF-Eregern from milk and meat of animals of the bovine species and the Occurrence of colon cancer, and

New study warns: cow’s milk and beef is a cancer risk factor

Make us cow’s milk and beef sick? The German cancer research center (DKFZ) warns currently facing a newly discovered pathogen that is widely used in cow’s milk and beef products. Researchers found several relationships between the so-called BMMF-Eregern from milk and meat of animals of the bovine species and the Occurrence of colon cancer, and

Treatment to a T? Taking a ‘BiTE’ out of lung cancer

Immune cells called T cells are key components in the fight against cancer. However, they sometimes struggle to recognize cancerous cells or to launch an appropriate response against them. T cell activity can be tweaked to improve anticancer effects using cancer immunotherapy, but this is only effective for a subset of patients, who are difficult

Coping with cancer: Partners can reframe challenging situations

We’re often told we are responsible for our own happiness. But in challenging situations, a UC Riverside study not only demonstrates the benefits of positive reframing — finding a “silver lining” — but also suggests our partners can be more adept at finding that silver lining than we are. A UCR psychology researcher says the

How meat causes cancer

Meat increases the risk of cancer The consumption of – in particular, red meat is placed for a long time in connection with various health problems such as cancer. That sausage and other processed meat products to the cancer-causing food, is considered to be proven. Particularly colon and stomach cancers occur more frequently if you

Darolutamide Slows Spread of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 — Metastasis-free survival is significantly longer among men with nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with darolutamide versus placebo, according to a phase 3 study published online Feb. 14 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, held from Feb.

Advancing therapy by measuring the ‘games’ cancer cells play

Cleveland: Despite rapid advances in targeted therapies for cancer, tumors commonly develop resistance to treatment. When resistance emerges, tumor cells continue to grow unchecked, despite all attempts to slow cancer progression. While mutations in cancer cells significantly affect drug sensitivity, it is increasingly recognized that ecological interactions between cells can also play a role. Jacob