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Two subtypes of human papillomavirus (HPV) prevented by vaccines are half as likely to be found in African-American women as in white women with precancerous cervical lesions, according to researchers at Duke Medicine…

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South Asian-Canadians living in Peel Region may be 15 per cent less likely than other Ontarians to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, making them much more vulnerable to cancer deaths. The findings were published in a report by researchers at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health. Peel Region – a municipality comprised of Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga – has 1…

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A recent study performed by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC), Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and Tufts Medical Center found that women with multiple barriers to healthcare, especially those with social barriers such as problems with housing and income, experienced delays in cancer screening follow up com…

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South Asian-Canadians living in Peel Region may be 15 per cent less likely than other Ontarians to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, making them much more vulnerable to cancer deaths. The findings were published in a report by researchers at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health. Peel Region – a municipality comprised of Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga – has 1…

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the journal PLOS ONE shows that when colorectal cancer is targeted by the drug bevacizumab (Avastin), tumors may switch dependence from VEGF-A, which is targeted by the drug, to related growth factors in including VEGF-C, VEGF-D and placental growth factor…

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A list released on October 28th, identified five commonly performed tests and procedures in pulmonary medicine that may not always be necessary. The list, part of the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign, was produced by a collaborative task force assembled by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)…

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Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMI) has announced that the discovery of a novel and potentially clinically actionable oncogenic gene fusion in lung cancer, NTRK1, using FoundationOneTM, was published in the current online edition of Nature Medicine1…

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星期三, 十月 30th, 2013 | Author:

VisionGate, Inc., a company developing a revolutionary non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer, has reported clinical data showing that its automated 3D cell imaging platform, the Cell-CT™, can detect lung cancer in sputum samples with high sensitivity and specificity…

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Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered a molecule that could help lead to the non-invasive detection of lung cancer as well as its treatment. Using RNA sequencing, the team looked at airway epithelial cells and identified a regulatory molecule that was less abundant in people with lung cancer and inhibits lung cancer cell growth…

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An analysis of the genealogical and medical records of males in Utah’s multi-generational families strongly supports the case that inherited variations in the Y chromosome, the male sex chromosome, play a role in the development of prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the American Society of Human Genetics 2013 meeting in Boston…