TNFR2 & #039;s Role in Influencing Tumor Tissue
Dr. Denise Faustman spoke withCancer Network about TNFR2 and its emerging role in understanding regulatory T-cell behavior. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Denise L. Faustman, MD, PhD Source Type: news

New Expert Guidance on EBRT in Men with Early-Stage Prostate Cancer
Oncologists now have some clarification on the use of moderate hypofractionation and ultrahypofractionation from ASTRO, ASCO, and the AUA. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Source Type: news

Epigenetic Silencing and Cancer
Dr. William Newman spoke withCancer Network about the roles of epigenetic silencing in heritable cancer syndromes. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: William Newman, PhD, FRCP Source Type: news

Oncologist Mom With Baby Bounced From Poster Session Oncologist Mom With Baby Bounced From Poster Session
At a recent oncology meeting, a physician researcher attempted to bring her 6-month-old son with her to a poster session, but they were denied entry.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Health care data company moves HQ to Atlanta, will create 100 jobs
Oncology Analytics, previously based in Plantation, Fla., also recently raised a $21 million Series B round. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Saunders Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Uptake Low Despite Prior Calls to Action HPV Vaccine Uptake Low Despite Prior Calls to Action
More action is needed to increase HPV vaccine uptake in the United States and elsewhere, according to the President's Cancer Report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Poll: Patients, Caregivers Worry About Cost of Cancer Care
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 -- In addition to fear of pain and suffering, Americans worry about cancer-related expenses, according to the results of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2018 National Cancer Opinion Survey. The Harris Poll... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientists examine the essential oil of agarwood as a natural remedy for colorectal cancer
(Natural News) Agarwood (Aquilaria crassna), a tree highly prized for its applications in perfumes and incense, could be used to naturally treat colorectal cancer. In a study in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers from Universiti Sains Malaysia investigated the potential safety of essential oil extract from agarwood and looked at its anti-tumor activity using animal studies. To note,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Models Project 79 Percent Drop in Lung CA Mortality by 2065
Annual number of deaths expected to continue to decrease despite growth, aging of U.S. population (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

New Palliative Care Guidelines Demand'Seismic Shift' in Care New Palliative Care Guidelines Demand'Seismic Shift' in Care
The new updated palliative guidelines call for a more coordinated and integrated approach across the entire care continuum and recommend that care be provided by all practitioners.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cook Medical inks deal to distribute Taewoong Medical Niti-S esophageal stents
Cook Medical said today that it inked a collaborative deal with South Korean Taewoong Medical to distribute a selection of the company’s stents in the U.S. The deal includes Taewoong’s Niti-S Through The Scope esophageal stent, which is the flagship product of the company’s Niti-S self-expandable line of metal gastrointestinal stents, Cook said. The Niti-S TTS esophageal stent is intended for use in treating certain esophageal strictures caused by malignant tumors, Bloomington, Ind.-based Cook Medical said. The system is deployed through a 10.5 French delivery system which Cook said is unique to the ...
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Stents Cook Medical taewoongmedical Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Melanoma: More evidence that antioxidants speed up tumor spread
New research reveals that antioxidants that bind to mitochondria — the main source of free radicals — either have no effect or cause tumors to grow faster. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Lorlatinib (Lorbrena) Approved for ALK+ NSCLC Lorlatinib (Lorbrena) Approved for ALK+ NSCLC
Another targeted agent is now available for use in patients with ALK+ metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have tried previous ALK-targeted therapies.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Biocept Announces New Executive Hires to its Sales and Marketing Organization
Appoints Scott Nicholson as Vice President of National Sales - US; Cory Dunn as Vice President of Marketing SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a leading commercial provider of liquid biops... Diagnostics, Oncology, Personnel Biocept, liquid biopsy, Target Selector, progesterone receptor (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global skin cancer deaths rising for men but not women
Men are dying at a higher rate than women from melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, a new global analysis said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global skin cancer deaths rising for men but not women, study says
Men are dying at a higher rate than women from melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, a new global analysis said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid Deepening Addiction Crisis, FDA Approves Powerful New Opioid
(CNN) — Despite the ongoing opioid crisis plaguing the nation, the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new opioid medication five to 10 times more powerful than fentanyl. Dsuvia, made by AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., is a tablet in a single-dose, prefilled applicator to be administered under the tongue by health care providers to patients in settings such as hospitals, surgical centers and emergency rooms, according to the company. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb was quick to defended the approval in a statement Friday: “The agency is taking new steps to more actively confront this crisis, ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV opioids Source Type: news

Alimta-Related Skin Reactions with and Without Oral Steroids
This study supports the use of intravenous dexamethasone 10 mg before pemetrexed infusion in place of three days of oral dexamethasone 4 mg twice daily at UNMCCC,” the authors wrote. The post Alimta-Related Skin Reactions with and Without Oral Steroids appeared first on Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families. (Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News)
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 5, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Global Melanoma Deaths Up Among Men, But Not Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Reproductive Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Global skin cancer deaths rising for men, but not women, study says
Men are dying at a higher rate than women from melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, a new global analysis said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ozone layer is healing, but maybe not the Arctic ozone hole, UN says
The ozone layer that shields life from cancer-causing solar rays is recovering at a rate of one to three per cent per decade, reversing years of dangerous depletion caused by the release of harmful chemicals, a UN study said on Monday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

New Orleans chef Rushing, fine wine highlight Lombardi Cancer Foundation event: Slideshow
Renowned chef Slade Rushing and several wineries from Napa Valley, Calif., brought some fine dining and wine to more than 200 Milwaukee-area business executives on Saturday at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation's Food& Wine Experience. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal photographer Kenny Yoo to see photos of the event and the mouth-watering food that was served. Rushing, executive chef of Brennan's in New Orleans, was the celebrity chef for the annual… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Kass Source Type: news

Men are ‘willing to risk earlier deaths to avoid surgery for prostate cancer'
A study found that they were concerned about the impact on their sex lives and the possibility of incontinence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women 'aren't being warned' about the cancer risk of having breast implants
British plastic surgery experts warn women aren't being told about the risk of getting cancer from breast implants – Kimra Rogers, 50, (pictured) got the disease 14 years after her enlargement. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's trip over a bramble during a dog walk leads to devastating stage four cancer diagnosis
Rachel Watkins, 40, was walking her dogs near her home in Okehampton, Devon, when she fell and shattered her right hip, leaving her in complete agony. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EMA Validates and Grants Accelerated Assessment of Marketing Authorization Application for Daiichi Sankyo's FLT3 Inhibitor Quizartinib for Treatment of Patients with Relapsed/Refractory FLT3-ITD AML
Application based on results of pivotal phase 3 QuANTUM-R study of quizartinib in patients with relapsed/refractory FLT3-ITD AML Quizartinib is the first FLT3 inhibitor to demonstrate a survival benefit in a randomized phase 3 study in patients with rel... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Regulatory Daiichi Sankyo, quizartinib, acute myeloid leukemia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cancer Mortality Up for 2nd-, 3rd-Generation Latino Immigrants
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 -- Second- and third-generation Latino immigrants have an increased risk for cancer mortality compared with first-generation Mexico-born immigrants, according to a study presented at the 11th AACR Conference on The Science of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Models Project 79 Percent Drop in Lung CA Mortality by 2065
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 -- Existing tobacco control efforts will continue to reduce lung cancer mortality through 2065, according to a study published online Oct. 9 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Jihyoun Jeon, Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Skin cancer deaths have soared around the world since the 1980s
Australia has the worst relationship with melanoma - it kills 8.3 people per every 100,000. The UK ranks 15th out of 33 with 4.2 deaths for the same amount of population. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fluorescent marker can help guide surgeons to remove dangerous brain tumour cells more accurately
A chemical that highlights tumour cells has been used by surgeons to help spot and safely remove brain cancer in a trial presented by a University of Bristol academic at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Translational Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Studies Show Potential for Google ’s AI Tools to Improve Pathologist Accuracy and Efficiency
Computer-assisted analysis using Google’s LYNA algorithm shows significant gains in speed required to analyze stained lymph node slides and sensitivity of micrometastases detection in two recent studies Anatomic pathologists understand the complexities of reviewing slides and samples for signs of cancer’s spread. Two studies involving a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm from Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) claim […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - November 5, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Digital Pathology Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing AI anatomic pathology artificial Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New virus could help destroy cancer
A new study investigates the potential use of a virus against cancer. Researchers hope that the findings will be useful for different types of cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Ghana:Delta Supports Breast Cancer Walk in Tamale
[Ghanaian Times] A record 50,000 health conscious participants took to the principal streets of Tamale for the 2018 version of the acclaimed "BCI Ghana walk for the cure" annual event, designed to increase breast cancer awareness, while celebrating survivorship. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Melanoma Deaths Up Among Men, But Not Women
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 -- Melanoma skin cancer death rates in men are on the rise in most countries, but are stable or declining for women in some, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed World Health Organization data from 33 countries... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cancer: Why you should ALWAYS see a GP if you experience bleeding from these body parts
CANCER has a variety of symptoms, which differ between different types. If you experience unexplained bleeding from these parts of the body, always see a GP, even if it ’s just the once. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Finds "Some Evidence" that Cellphone Radiation Linked to Brain Cancer in Male Rats
The results cannot be extrapolated to humans, researchers caution. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 5, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Global Melanoma Deaths Up Among Men, But Not Women
Title: Global Melanoma Deaths Up Among Men, But Not WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Race May Impact Help-Seeking by Women Facing Barriers to Breast Cancer Care Race May Impact Help-Seeking by Women Facing Barriers to Breast Cancer Care
African American women with abnormal mammograms may be less likely than those from other ethnic and racial groups to recognize the barriers to follow-up care that can delay a breast cancer diagnosis or to seek help overcoming them, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Surgery and Radiation Tied to Antidepressant Use Prostate Cancer Surgery and Radiation Tied to Antidepressant Use
Men with prostate cancer who undergo surgery or radiation therapyare also more likely start taking antidepressants than their counterparts who don't get aggressive treatment, research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Screening Cancer Survivors for Androgen Deficiency Screening Cancer Survivors for Androgen Deficiency
Therapies used in the treatment of childhood or testicular cancer may cause the development of endocrinopathies. Should androgen deficiency screening be considered in these survivors?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Circulating MicroRNAs to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence Circulating MicroRNAs to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence
Can plasma microRNA be used to predict breast cancer recurrence years before clinical detection?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Kenya:Agony for Children as KNH Cancer Drugs Run Out
[Nairobi News] Cancer drugs for children receiving treatment at the Kenyatta National Hospital have run out, putting the lives of the young ones at risk. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women who are 'larks' have a lower risk of developing breast cancer
(National Cancer Research Institute) Women who are 'larks', functioning better at the beginning of the day than the end of the day, have a lower of risk breast cancer, according to new research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference on Tuesday. The study looked at several hundred thousand women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Doctors and nurses reluctant to recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients
(National Cancer Research Institute) Twenty-nine per cent of health professionals would not recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients who already smoke, according to research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. While e-cigarettes may pose some health risks, evidence suggests they are much less harmful than smoking. Health bodies have given support for the use of e-cigarettes as a less harmful alternative. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gap in research means millions living with long-term consequences of cancer
(National Cancer Research Institute) Millions of people are living with the long-term consequences of cancer and its treatment, but currently there is very little research on the problems they face and how these can be tackled. This growing population report side-effects that seriously affect their quality of life, but a combination of a shortage of funding, a lack of clear direction and relatively few researchers with expertise in this area have left a gap in cancer research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gut stem cells offer clues for preventing tumours in inherited bowel cancer
(National Cancer Research Institute) Treating pre-cancerous stem cells at an early stage could be key to preventing bowel cancer in people born with a very high risk of the disease, according to a study in mice presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Great honor for research on vehicle emissions
(Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)) This year's Swiss Aerosol Award goes to Maria Mu ñ oz. The Empa researcher investigated the emission behavior of so-called GDI engines (gasoline-direct injection). Her results are alarming: GDI vehicles emit up to 17 times more carcinogenic substances than modern diesel vehicles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Caterpillar, fungus in cahoots to threaten fruit, nut crops, study finds
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) New research reveals that Aspergillus flavus, a fungus that produces carcinogenic aflatoxins that can contaminate seeds and nuts, has a multilegged partner in crime: the navel orangeworm caterpillar, which targets some of the same nut and fruit orchards afflicted by the fungus. Scientists report in the Journal of Chemical Ecology that the two pests work in concert to overcome plant defenses and resist pesticides. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Team studying rare disorder discovers novel way to target melanoma
(University of North Texas Health Science Center) While studying a rare genetic disorder called NGLY1 deficiency, UNT Health Science Center researchers discovered a new targeted treatment for combating melanoma, a skin cancer that kills about 9,000 people in the United States each year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dana-Farber scientists find new drug targets in aggressive cancers
(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) Scientists have discovered a previously unknown molecular vulnerability in two rare, aggressive, and hard-to-treat types of cancer, and say it may be possible to attack this weakness with targeted drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news