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Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Cancer deaths in US drop 22 percent in 20 years


Driven by declines in smoking rates, cancer mortality in the US has dropped 22 percent over two decades, a new report says.  More...

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Image Credit: Tomasetti, B. Vogelstein and illustrator Elizabeth Cook, Johns Hopkins
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Two-thirds of cancer cases due to “bad luck”

Scientists from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have created a statistical model that measures the proportion of  More...

By BioNews On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

New compound to kill cancer cells identified

A small molecule that resets the ‘biological clock’ of cancer cells can help shrink tumour growth and lead to potential new therapy to treat cancer  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Neonatal HBV vaccine reduces liver cancer risk

Neonatal hepatitis B vaccination can significantly reduce the risk of liver cancer and other liver diseases in young adults, says a study  More...

Cancer therapy Strategy
By BioNews On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Personalised cancer treatment soon

In a development that could lead to personalised treatment for people suffering from cancer, two Indian-origin researchers  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Rare cancer’s genetic pathway identified

The “mutational landscape” of a rare, highly fatal form of liver cancer that disproportionately affects people in Asian  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Drugs for bone loss may help prevent uterine cancer

Women who consume medicines commonly used to treat osteoporosis and other bone conditions halve the risk of developing  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Why pilots face high risk of skin cancer

Aircraft pilots are at considerable risk of skin cancer, being exposed to ultra violet (UV) rays of the sun  More...

Comparison between the normal cervical tissue and tissue lesion for different stages. From top to bottom are the pathological images for the normal cervical tissue (first row) and tissue lesion (second row), the photo image (third row) and corresponding DMAP images (fourth row) of representative experiments respectively. Margins of the normal tissue (green) and cervical lesion (red) are indicated in the photo and DAMP images. The scale bar for the histological images represents 0.1 mm, and that for the photo and DMAP images is 1 mm. CREDIT: Biomedical Optics Express
By BioNews On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Scientists Develop A New Tool for Cervical Cancer Detection and Diagnosis

Cervical cancer is, in many ways, a shining example of how successful the war on cancer can be.  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

New cause of child brain tumour condition identified

Doctors and scientists from The University of Manchester have identified changes in a gene, which can increase the risk of developing brain tumours in  More...