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Don’t try this at home: Sharing erectile dysfunction medication with a friend or relative who has prostate cancer.
Adding a drug that kills leukemia stem cells to targeted therapy may substantially reduce the current duration of treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia. (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Cancer Research)
Five of nine patients with acute myeloid leukemia responded to treatment with activated natural killer cells harvested from the patients and then “trained” in vitro to attack cancer cells. (Washington University in St. Louis, Science Translation Medicine)
An elevated ratio of saturated to monounsaturated fatty acids in breast tissue correlated with an increased likelihood of invasive ductal cancer in postmenopausal women. (RSNA, Radiology)
Seven clinical and basic science researchers from the United States and Europe will receive the 2016 Lasker Awards — often called the U.S. equivalent of the Nobel Prize — during a ceremony Friday in New York City.
The 2016 annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology begins Sunday in Boston, and MedPage Today will have complete coverage.
The American Association for Cancer Research has released its 2016 report on the state of cancer research, available to download for free.
The search for a noninvasive test to diagnose prostate cancer unexpectedly led to the discovery of circulating cells that appear to correlate with resistance to newer prostate cancer therapies. (Duke University, Clinical Cancer Research)
Before a woman can begin to cope with a breast cancer diagnosis, she needs to know what questions to ask and how to talk with her doctor. (Fox News)
Bureaucratic red tape stands between a majority of British women with breast cancer and an inexpensive drug that might help prevent the spread of the disease. (Newsweek)
Having a brother or father with prostate cancer more than doubles the risk of developing prostate cancer, including aggressive forms of the disease. (American Cancer Society)
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