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Statin treatment linked to lower risk of cancer among heart failure patients

Written by | 30 Jul 2021

Treatment with statins of patients with heart failure is linked to a reduced risk of cancer, researchers reported on June 23, 2021 in the European Heart Journal. Lead investigator […]

Study sheds light on treatment options for devastating childhood brain cancer

Written by | 1 Jul 2021

Medulloblastoma is a rare but devastating childhood brain cancer. This cancer can spread through the spinal fluid and be deposited elsewhere in the brain or spine. Radiation therapy […]

Targeted drug found effective in thwarting pancreatic tumors

Written by | 26 Jun 2021

Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the pancreas, a long and flat gland located behind the stomach that helps […]

Protein disguise could be new target for cancer immunotherapy

Written by | 21 Jun 2021

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have identified a protein that helps tumours evade the immune system and, in certain types of cancers, is linked to a poorer […]

New insights into androgen’s action could boost battle against prostate cancer

Written by | 16 Jun 2021

Researchers at UVA Cancer Center have unveiled important new insights into how hormones known as androgens act on our cells — and the discovery could boost efforts to […]

Immune-stimulating drug before surgery shows promise in early-stage pancreatic cancer

Written by | 17 Apr 2021

Giving early-stage pancreatic cancer patients a CD40 immune-stimulating drug helped jumpstart a T cell attack to the notoriously stubborn tumor microenvironment before surgery and other treatments, according to […]

A new way to detect and study retinoblastoma

Written by | 20 Mar 2021

Retinoblastoma is a cancer that forms in the light-detecting cells in the back of the eye. It often appears in children under two years of age and can […]

Cholesterol medications linked to lower cancer-related deaths in women

Written by | 9 Nov 2020

Among women with breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or melanoma, those who were taking cholesterol-lowering medications, were less likely to die from cancer, according to an analysis published in […]

Drug combo shows promise in bile duct cancer with mutations

Written by | 8 Nov 2020

Dabrafenib plus trametinib combination appears to be a promising treatment for patients with bile duct cancer (biliary tract cancer) with BRAF V600E mutations. Researchers reported these findings on August […]

Differentiation of the coughs – cancer or covid-19?

Written by | 17 Sep 2020

Differentiation of the Cs is a document aimed at health care professionals working in primary care to help them to triage their patients.  It provides a simple table that […]

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