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Male Breast Cancer Sufferers Need Gender-Specific Treatments, Study Finds

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Mar 11, 2017 … LEEDS, United Kingdom —  Breast cancer is often thought of as a “woman’s” disease, in part because it remains one of the leading sources of female cancer mortality.  But it’s not just women that suffer its ravages. Indeed, for reasons that are still poorly understood, the incidence of male breast cancer is growing along with…

Prostate cancer treatment leaves men disease-free after blasting tumors with sound waves

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Feb 02, 2021 … OAK BROOK, Ill. — Most people have probably heard or seen examples of sound waves so powerful they can break glass. Now, a new cancer treatment is using sound to destroy tumors and cure men dealing with the disease. The new, noninvasive technique for prostate cancer focuses sound waves on the tumor area, heating the…

Nearly half of breast cancer survivors experienced treatment delays due to COVID-19

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Aug 22, 2020 … CHICAGO — Over the course of this pandemic many have feared that countless Americans aren’t receiving the medical attention they need. Now, an unsettling new study seemingly confirms those concerns, at least regarding breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago say that nearly half of surveyed U.S. breast cancer survivors had to deal with…

Designer DNA treatment wipes out cancer stem cells in multiple myeloma patients

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Jan 20, 2021 … SAN DIEGO, Calif. — For patients with multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer, taking a single treatment is not an option. This is because the disease quickly develops a resistance to cancer drugs, forcing doctors to change course. A new study finds one of the main reasons myeloma adapts is because of its cancer…

Cellular ‘death by iron’ may be promising new cancer treatment, scientists say

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Dec 03, 2020 … NEW YORK — There are few positives when it comes to the subject of cancer in general, but there’s actually a “silver lining,” so to speak, within cancer’s own biology. The very same characteristics that allow cancer cells to grow and spread also create opportunities to sabotage and combat cancer. According to researchers at Sloan Kettering,…

Scientists discover new variety of cancer-fighting compounds

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May 20, 2021 … CORVALLIS, Ore. — A promising new class of anti-cancer compounds capable of killing both liver and breast cancer cells has been discovered by a team of researchers at Oregon State University. These new compounds, Select Modulators of AhR-regulated Transcription or SMAhRTs, weren’t the research team’s only discovery either. Scientists also identified the genetic protein aryl hydrocarbon…

New treatment helps the immune system kill cancer cells

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Jul 28, 2021 … SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom — Scientists at the University of Southampton have identified a potentially groundbreaking new treatment that may improve the human immune system’s ability to seek out and destroy cancer cells. The approach is quite strategic: By restricting a group of cells known to regulate and impede immune responses, the treatment frees up a…

Cancer treatment without side-effects? New radiation technique makes it possible

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Oct 28, 2020 … IRVINE, Calif. — Cancer treatment has come a long way over the years. While radiation therapy has saved countless lives, many patients have to deal with painful side-effects after standard treatments. Cancer remedies without these problems have been a dream for oncologists. Now, a study finds a new method of delivering radiation in a fraction of…

‘Breakthrough’ drug trial provides longest ever survival time in liver cancer patients

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Feb 08, 2021 … GENEVA, Switzerland — A new liver cancer treatment consisting of two drugs may soon be on the scene to help countless patients. The results of a recent trial suggests it can extend the lives of those living with inoperable liver cancer much longer than the current standard treatment. The new treatment approach, a combination of…

Cancer treatment without hair loss, stressful side-effects may be on horizon

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Jul 02, 2021 … GENEVA, Switzerland — Cancer treatments can often cause severe and even traumatizing side-effects for patients, such as hair loss. Now, researchers in Switzerland say a treatment without stressful side-effects could be on the horizon. One of the most worrying aspects of starting any kind of cancer treatment is knowing that it may cause hair follicles…

Study: Anthrax A Powerful Weapon — In Fight Against Cancer?

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Nov 13, 2019 … Scientists have created a fast-acting, effective way to kill bladder cancer cells using the anthrax toxin. The researchers believe their unique system could potentially even be used to treat other cancers, too. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Bladder cancer kills roughly 16,000 Americans annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Moreover, it is…

Pancreatic cancer ‘time machine’ creates new way to test potential treatments

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Oct 31, 2020 … WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of the disease in humans. One thing that makes it so dangerous is its resistance to chemotherapy. A team at Purdue University says part of the problem is research which focuses on one cancer cell type at a time. Their study introduces their…

CBD May Be An Effective Treatment Against Brain Cancer, Study Finds

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Apr 30, 2020 … BETHESDA, Md. — Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a non-psychoactive chemical found in marijuana that’s enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity over recent years. While most of its benefits haven’t been clinically proven or received FDA approval, CBD proponents and users say the substance is capable of numerous health feats ranging from pain and anxiety…

Ringing The ‘Cancer Bell’ Can Do More Harm Than Good For Patients, Study Finds

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Jan 31, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — Since 1996, it’s been common for cancer clinics to ring a celebratory bell whenever a patient successfully beats cancer and ends their treatment plan. In fact, according to a 2018 report, in 51 out of 62 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, ringing the cancer bell is a routine practice. This ritual is intended…

Common antidepressant may also treat childhood cancer

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Nov 06, 2020 … SOLNA, Sweden — We hear it often in the medical world: a drug for one condition can also help people with a completely different disease. For researchers, testing and repurposing safe medications can sometimes lead to wonderful breakthroughs. A new study from Sweden is doing just that and may have discovered a novel treatment for childhood…

Delaying cancer treatment for a month raises chances of dying by 10 percent, study shows

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Nov 05, 2020 … KINGSTON, Ontario — The coronavirus pandemic is squeezing many medical providers to their limits as cases rise across the globe again. During the peak of cases in the spring, overwhelmed hospitals and clinics forced doctors to prioritize surgeries and may have forced many patients to wait longer for treatment.  But holding off on necessary care can…

Revolutionary cancer treatment wakes up immune system to destroy tumors

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Oct 20, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A revolutionary cancer treatment is combining several therapies to successfully destroy tumors, scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say. Their breakthrough treatment “jump starts” a patient’s natural defenses by merging chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and tumor-fighting techniques. Using this novel approach, researchers say diseased cells are removed from the body, treated with drugs,…

X-rays may help create new type of cancer treatment, kills tumor cells in days

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Jul 15, 2021 … KYOTO, Japan — A new age of cancer treatment could be on the horizon after scientists say they successfully used X-rays to kill tumor cells. Their new study finds shining these rays on tumors that have been fed iodine nanoparticles releases electrons that break the cancer’s DNA. The technique uses quantum physics, first described by…

Common antidepressant Zoloft stops cancer cell growth in animal experiments

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Nov 19, 2020 … LEUVEN, Belgium — In advanced forms of cancer, malignant cells can grow and spread at a rapid pace. A new study finds an existing antidepressant which has been proven safe for patients can also cut this growth rate down. Researchers in Belgium say sertraline, commonly sold as Zoloft, has inhibited the growth of cancer cells…

Engineer-Led Study May Have Found Way To Stop Cancer Cells From Spreading

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Jan 22, 2018 … MINNEAPOLIS — Engineers have taken a mechanical approach to a biological problem. A recent study that shows how cancer spreads throughout the body may give hope for treatments that could one day stop the deadly cells in their tracks. The engineer-led research team at the University of Minnesota found that cancer cells move in very…

For cancer patients, a powerful tumor-fighting weapon is available for free: Exercise

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Oct 06, 2021 … JOONDALUP, Australia — Exercise may hold the key to fighting off cancerous tumors in the body, according to a breakthrough study. Researchers from Edith Cowan University say breaking a sweat doesn’t just improve health overall, it releases a secret weapon which slows down the disease. The Australian team finds that exercise causes a patient’s muscles to…