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Biden, Gerson talk Moonshot, cancer

It’s not every day Dr. Stanton L. Gerson enters a room to the following introduction:  
clevelandjewishnews.com
about 3 years ago
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Knowledge About LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Low

A small survey of South Carolina family physicians found reluctance in referring high-risk patients for LDCT screening despite multiple professional organizations' recommendations.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Diagnosing cancer early is vital, new figures show

The survival of patients with specific types of cancer, especially lung and ovarian cancer, is substantially lower when diagnosed at a later stage than when diagnosed at an early stage, figures from the Office for National Statistics and Public Health England have shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Diagnosing cancer early is vital, new figures show

The survival of patients with specific types of cancer, especially lung and ovarian cancer, is substantially lower when diagnosed at a later stage than when diagnosed at an early stage, figures from the Office for National Statistics and Public Health England have shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: Focus on Targeted Agents

This review explores the latest targeted therapies which provide treatment options for patients with advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Which are currently approved and which are under investigation?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Follicular Lymphoma and Burkitt Lymphoma in a 5-Year-Old Boy

This unusual case appears to be the first reported instance of transformation of follicular lymphoma into true Burkitt lymphoma.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Response to 'Cure for Mantle Cell Lymphoma Within Reach'

Researchers not involved in the current research contest the characterization of bendamustine and rituximab as a "salvage" therapy, among other concerns.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Breath Analysis Normalizes After Lung Cancer Resection

The levels of exhaled carbonyl compounds decrease to normal after lung cancer resection, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Prescription Habits Predict Compliance With Breast Cancer Pills

The likelihood that a woman will take pills to keep her breast cancer from coming back is higher if she tended to consistently take medications as directed in the past, a new study found.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Largest Global Survey: Where Are Cancer Drugs Affordable?

Cancer drug prices vary widely around the world, but despite overall lower price tags, drugs might be less affordable in low-income countries.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Stent in Colorectal Cancer Reduces Need for Stoma

The use of a stent to unblock the bowel in colorectal cancer patients before surgery, rather than emergency surgery, significantly reduces the need for a stoma.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Patient Experience in the Treatment of Metastatic CRPC

A new study provides insight into the health-related quality of life impacts of new treatment options for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer -- from the patient's perspective.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Web App Ups Lung Cancer Survival by 7 Months

In a phase 3 randomized clinical trial, cancer care enhanced by a web application improved overall survival by 7 months over standard care.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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No Reduction in Aggressive Care for Advanced Cancer

The majority (75%) of advanced cancer patients receive aggressive care. We need to stop this 'pernicious pattern of care,' says expert.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Noel Edmonds 'cancer box' claim dismissed by firm - BBC News

The firm which produces an electromagnetic pulse machine has dismissed claims from entertainer Noel Edmonds that it "tackles cancer".  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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'There's no point giving free cancer drugs to Africa' - BBC News

In an interview with the BBC News website, AstraZeneca boss Pascal Soriot talks about how it is an exciting time for the cancer drugs world, but says there is no point giving free drugs to Africa.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Artificial Intelligence 'outsmarts cancer' - BBC News

Early trial data shows a drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer in clinical trials.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Study says a major blood cancer is 11 distinct diseases - BBC News

One of the main types of blood cancer is not one but 11 distinct diseases, detailed genetic analysis suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Bubbly drink trial 'to boost cancer therapy' - BBC News

Scientists are investigating whether bubbly drinks could boost the success of cancer treatments, after winning a Cancer Research UK award for "outside the box" ideas.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Cancer needs Ebola-level action - Biden - BBC News

The hunt for a cancer cure should be treated with as much urgency as the Ebola outbreak, says US Vice-President Joe Biden.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago