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'It Could Quite Possibly Prevent Cancer': Researchers Testing New Cancer Vaccine For Dogs That ...

21 June 2019
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A dog cancer vaccine is being tested that could help both animals and people. Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs ... READ MORE >

13 Best Summer Vacation Ideas For Cancer Zodiac Signs Around The World

21 June 2019
Anyone who is a Cancer zodiac sign knows that the summertime is their time to really thrive. For starters, Cancer season (aka their birthday month) ... READ MORE >

A Molecule Long Thought Harmless Plays a Role in Pancreatic Cancer, Could Hint at Cure

21 June 2019
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer — a virtually incurable condition. But now, a serendipitous discovery is providing new hope: ... READ MORE >

"Jeopardy James" Holzhauer donates to pancreatic cancer research to honor Alex Trebek

21 June 2019
"Jeopardy James" Holzhauer made a donation to pancreatic cancer research in honor of "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, who was diagnosed with the ... READ MORE >

The gut microbiota and colon cancer

21 June 2019
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most prevalent cancer worldwide. It is increasing in individuals less than 50 years old and is associated with ... READ MORE >

Cancer genes help deer antlers grow

21 June 2019
Genes that both promote and suppress cancer are partially responsible, suggesting the bony tissue may reveal new ways to fight cancer. The study ... READ MORE >

2-Year-Old Georgia Girl Beats Rare Form of Ovarian Cancer: 'She's a Rock Star'

21 June 2019
A 2-year-old girl who was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer in February is now cancer-free — and doctors believe she is going to continue ... READ MORE >

UCSF Unveils Cancer Building Devoted to Precision Medicine

21 June 2019
UC San Francisco is opening a pioneering cancer center devoted to providing adult patients with highly advanced treatments, including ... READ MORE >

How do birth defects affect childhood cancer risk?

21 June 2019
Types of cancer that were more frequent in children with non-chromosomal birth defects included hepatoblastoma, a form of liver cancer, and ... READ MORE >

Signature of an ineffective immune response to cancer revealed

21 June 2019
Our immune system is programmed to destroy cancer cells. Sometimes it has trouble slowing disease progression because it doesn't act quickly or ... READ MORE >

More Than 5 Million Cancer Survivors Are In Pain

21 June 2019
THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of U.S. cancer survivors have chronic pain, and 1 in 6 have levels that restrict their daily ... READ MORE >

Using graphene and tiny droplets to detect stomach-cancer causing bacteria

21 June 2019
"Our biosensor enables highly sensitive and quantitative detection of bacteria that cause stomach ulcers and stomach cancer by limiting its reaction in ... READ MORE >

Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk

21 June 2019
A large study of people living in the United Kingdom found that those who reported having poor oral health, such as sore or bleeding gums or loose ... READ MORE >

God doesn't play dice, does cancer?

21 June 2019
The saying "God doesn't play dice" is meant to suggest that nothing happens by chance. On the other hand, cancer seems like the ultimate ... READ MORE >

Timed release of turmeric stops cancer cell growth

21 June 2019
The work could lead to better post-operative treatments for people with osteosarcoma, the second most prevalent cause of cancer death in children. READ MORE >

Exercise reduces cancer-related fatigue, boosts muscle strength among patients with breast cancer

21 June 2019
CHICAGO — Patients with breast cancer experienced reductions in cancer-related fatigue and improved muscle strength through an exercise regimen ... READ MORE >

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer?

21 June 2019
New research warns that, after completing breast cancer treatment, women aged 45 and over have a heightened risk of developing cardiovascular ... READ MORE >

Nearly 5.4 million cancer survivors suffer chronic pain

21 June 2019
A new report finds about one in three cancer survivors (34.6%) reported having chronic pain, representing nearly 5.4 million cancer survivors in the ... READ MORE >

Cancer control: Structure of important transport protein solved

21 June 2019
Certain cancer cells depend on exporting the metabolite lactate, which accumulates during the generation of energy. Lactate plays an important role in ... READ MORE >

James Holzhauer Honors Alex Trebek by Donating $1109.14 to Cancer Research

21 June 2019
The professional sports gambler donated $1,109.14 to a Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk in Naperville, Illinois. The number is his daughter ... READ MORE >