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This dinosaur-killer meteoroid metal can kill cancer cells

In a recent study, researchers find that cancer cells can be killed with metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs. The results show that...
Artificial intelligence can identify lung cancer type and genetic changes

Artificial intelligence can identify lung cancer type and genetic changes

A new computer program can analyze images of patients' lung tumors, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a...
Too much of this protein may drive kidney cancer

Too much of this protein may drive kidney cancer

Scientists have uncovered a potential therapeutic target for kidney cancers that have a common genetic change. Scientists have known this genetic change can lead to...

A new potential way to fight deadly brain cancer

Scientists at the Virginia Tech say a gene involved in the body's circadian rhythms is a potential target for therapies to help patients with...

This common prostate cancer treatment may double dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers from Penn Medicine find a common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may double a man’s risk of dementia. This...

This sleep problem could boost lung cancer growth

A new scientific study shows that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. The study is carried out by researchers from the...
Prostate Predicaments: When bladder problems are pressing

Prostate Predicaments: When bladder problems are pressing

Many men develop urinary problems as they get older. They might find it hard to urinate, have a strong and sudden urge to “go,” be...
Scientists identified protein in milk production during pregnancy as target for novel breast cancer therapies

Scientists identified protein in milk production during pregnancy as target for novel breast cancer...

VCU Massey Cancer Center researchers have identified a protein involved in milk production that stimulates the growth and spread of breast cancer. It could ultimately...

Night work linked to higher breast cancer risk

Women who work at night, especially during pre-menopause, may be at greater risk of developing breast cancer. This is the finding of a new analysis...
Brain cancer vaccine works well in some people

Brain cancer vaccine works well in some people

Most people with the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma die less than 18 months after diagnosis. But a multicenter clinical trial of a personalized vaccine that...