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The latest on caffeine limits

(HealthDay)—It seems as though every day brings yet another study on the effects of caffeine or coffee in particular. Researchers have looked at its effects on almost every aspect of health, ...

7 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Targeting old bottleneck reveals new anticancer drug strategy

The enzyme ribonucleotide reductase is a bottleneck for cancer cell growth. Scientists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have identified a way of targeting ribonucleotide reductase ...

14 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Immune cell therapy shows early promise for patients with pancreatic cancer

A nonengineered, multiantigen-specific T-cell therapy was safe, tolerable, and showed signs of clinical activity in patients who had pancreatic adenocarcinoma, according to preliminary results ...

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Overstuffed cancer cells may have an Achilles' heel

In a study using yeast cells and data from cancer cell lines, Johns Hopkins University scientists report they have found a potential weak spot among cancer cells that have extra sets of chromosomes, ...

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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More colorectal cancer cases are being diagnosed in younger patients

The incidence of colorectal cancer in adults younger than 50 years of age has increased in the United States since 1970. A new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Many of the deadliest cancers receive the least amount of research funding

Many of the deadliest or most common cancers get the least amount of nonprofit research funding, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study that examined the distribution of nonprofit research ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Medical Xpress

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US judge slashes jury award in Roundup cancer case

A US judge on Monday slashed punitive damages a jury ordered Monsanto to pay in a Roundup cancer trial, saying the sum was too high despite the company's "reprehensible" conduct.

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Delay from breast cancer diagnosis to chemotherapy after an operation may shorten survival

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy, when recommended, ideally within four months of their cancer diagnosis because new study findings show that waiting longer is ...

5 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Scientists develop promising drug for treating ovarian, pancreatic cancers

Known as two of the most lethal cancers, ovarian and pancreatic cancer are often called silent killers since they rarely have early symptoms. As a result, they frequently go undetected until ...

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New technique helps create more personalized therapies for people with advanced cancers

Being able to identify targets for adoptive cell therapies is one of the first steps in developing personalized treatments for people with hard-to-treat cancers. However, predicting whether ...

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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