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Cancer Research Publication Highlights Importance of Merlin Loss and Cancer Stem Cells in Mesothelioma

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Verastem, Inc. , focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, today announced that a publication in the journal Cancer Research supports the scientific rationale for the Company’s ongoing development program of targeting cancer stem cells in mesothelioma.

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Women with diabetes more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Diabetes is associated with more advanced stage breast cancer, according to a new study by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Women's College Hospital.The findings, published today in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, confirm a strong link between diabetes and later stage breast cancer at diagnosis for Canadian women.

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Molecular signature for outcomes of triple negative breast cancer

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Utah Health Sciences ) Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah have identified a molecular mechanism that triple negative breast …

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Breast cancer overtreatment costs U.S. $4 billion a year

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photo By BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast tumors unlikely to cause problems.

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Stem cell implant shows promise for Parkinson's treatment

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York, April 4 (IANS) An implant of stem cells treated with an anti-cancer drug has been found to be effective against Parkinson’s symptoms in mice. The findings published in the journal Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience could be an important step toward using the implantation of stem cell-generated neurons as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease in humans. Using a US Food and Drug …

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New Health Care Delivery Model for Prostate Cancer Care Results in Improved Quality, Better Outcomes for Patients

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

PASADENA, Calif., Feb.

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Global mushroom market: Cordyceps may be a crucial link to treating cancer, new research shows

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

New scientific research published in the journal Phytomedicine indicates that a type of mushroom called cordyceps may be a crucial link to treating cancer. Despite originating from a fungus family….

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Green tea compound kills oral cancer cells

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from Penn State have identified an ingredient in green tea known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) that destroys oral cancer cells while leaving healthy cells untouched, according to a new report in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research . In particular, the study found that EGCG sets off a process in cancer cell …

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Distant family history an effective predictor of prostate cancer, study says

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Prostate cancer incidence among distant relatives on both sides of a man’s family can help predict whether he will develop the disease, suggests a new study published in the journal Prostate .

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Two-thirds of cancer cases are "bad luck," study says

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Two-thirds of all adult cancer cases are primarily the result of “bad luck,” according to the authors of a new study appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Science . Dr

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