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New compound could help treat ovarian cancer

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mer 20 febbraio 2019 Scientists find new drugs compound for treating cancer Cancer is less likely to become resistant to the compound than standard chemotherapy The compound could be particularly effective against ovarian cancer Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a compound that could...
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The Mark Foundation funds 14 new cancer innovation projects

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mer 20 febbraio 2019 NEW YORK, NY — The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research has selected fourteen outstanding scientific research projects for ASPIRE Awards. Designed to answer key proof-of-concept questions in a short timeframe, the ASPIRE (Accelerating Scientific Platforms and Innovative Research) program funds high risk,...
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Cervical microbiome may promote high-grade precancerous lesions

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mar 19 febbraio 2019 Washington, DC – February 19, 2019 – Infections with a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) cause 99 percent of cervical cancer cases, and the disease’s first sign is often the appearance of precancerous lesions on a woman’s cervix. But bacteria may play an important...
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Researcher earns federal grant to study molecule’s potential as cancer drug target

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mar 19 febbraio 2019 (University of Oklahoma) Ralf Janknecht, Ph.D., a researcher in the Department of Cell Biology at the OU College of Medicine, has been analyzing the behavior of a particular molecule that is over produced in breast cancer. This year, he was awarded a...
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New machine learning technique rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer immunotherapy

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(AGENPARL) – Evanston (Illinois), mar 19 febbraio 2019 With their ability to treat a wide a variety of diseases, spherical nucleic acids (SNAs) are poised to revolutionize medicine. But before these digitally designed nanostructures can reach their full potential, researchers need to optimize their various components. A Northwestern University team...
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(AGENPARL) – Cambridge (Massachusetts), mar 19 febbraio 2019 For more than a decade, scientists have worked to understand the connection between colibactin, a compound produced by certain strains of E. coli, and colorectal cancer, but have been hampered by their inability to isolate the compound. So Emily Balskus decided to...
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03/09/2019 – Dancing to fight cancer

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(AGENPARL) – Mansfield (Massachusetts), mar 19 febbraio 2019 A night of swinging music and dancing to support cancer patients, families served by the Joe Andruzzi Foundation across New England. Live band, DJ, food, raffle prizes. Joe Andruzzi played 5 years with the New England Patriots, collecting three super bowl rings....
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First molecular test that selects immunotherapy for kidney cancer

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mar 19 febbraio 2019 Singapore, February 18, 2019 – Immunotherapy drugs such as PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitors represent the front-line treatment for kidney cancer. But immunotherapy is expensive, benefits only a subset of patients and is futile in the majority of patients. Now, researchers from National Cancer...
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Very early marker of cardiac damage triggered by cancer treatment

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mar 19 febbraio 2019 Every year, 4 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed in Europe. Advances in cancer treatment sometimes come at the cost of major adverse effects, and one of the most prominent is cardiotoxicity. Myocardial toxicity affects as many as 25% of patients...
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Drug combination may become new standard treatment for advanced kidney cancer

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), sab 16 febbraio 2019 BOSTON – A combination of two drugs – one of them an immunotherapy agent – could become a new standard, first-line treatment for patients with metastatic kidney cancer, says an investigator from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, reporting results from a phase 3 clinical...

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