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Trends in treatment, survival among women with advanced ovarian cancer
September 25, 2020
(JAMA Network) This observational study examined survival rates and the use of chemotherapy before surgery among women with advanced-stage epithelial ovarian cancer in the United States from 2004 to 2016.
New vulnerability found in lung squamous cancer may facilitate drug targeting
September 25, 2020
(UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center) New cancer research by scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and colleagues, shows the potential for targeting a specific circular RNA, known as CDR1as, to attack lung squamous cell cancer. Lung squamous cell cancers comprise up to 30% of all lung cancers and are responsible for about 70,000 new...
An area of the brain where tumor cells shelter from chemotherapy in childhood leukaemia
September 25, 2020
(Universidad Complutense de Madrid) Sometimes, the central nervous system harbours tumour cells that elude treatment and thus become one of the main sources of relapse. Research led by the Complutense University of Madrid has identified one of these locations in which the cells remain protected: the stroma of the choroid plexus, a structure in the...
An app monitors cancer patients’ health status and rewards participation
September 25, 2020
(Universidad Complutense de Madrid) Gamification is becoming increasingly common in educational settings, but can also be used in other fields such as health. Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Zaragoza have developed the Close2U application, which enables healthcare staff to monitor cancer patients' mood and physical discomfort using daily questionnaires....
Eureka Alert
September 25, 2020
(Karolinska Institutet) Women receiving fertility-sparing surgery for treatment of borderline ovarian tumours were able to have children, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in Fertility & Sterility shows. Natural fertility was preserved in most of them and only a small proportion required assisted reproductive treatment such as in vitro fertilization. Survival in the...
UK cancer research could see £167 million drop in funding as a result of charity income loss
September 24, 2020
(National Cancer Research Institute) Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, cancer research charities are predicting their spending on research could drop by 46%, equating to £167m. Charities play a vital role in UK cancer research. Data collected by the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) shows that in the year 2018/19, charities accounted for...