Wednesday, January 17, 2018

#Cancer #memory #loss #prior #chemotherapy

https://news.google.com/news/headlines/section/q/brain%20research/brain%20research?ned=nz&hl=en-NZ&gl=NZ Lead author Dr. Gordon Winocur and his team conducted experiments in mice, which led them to observe that problems in learning and recall began to occur prior to chemotherapy in the animals with cancer. "Our work," explains Dr. Winocur, "isolated that the cancer is responsible for some of the memory and

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#Potential #Therapy #Prostate #Cancer

https://prostatecancernewstoday.com/2017/10/11/at-prostate-cancer-foundation-retreat-bioxcel-presents-data-on-potential-therapy-bxcl701/ BioXcel Therapeutics’ immuno-oncology candidate BXCL701 was shown to enhance the anti-tumor effects of immune checkpoint inhibitors in prostate models, according to an Oct. 5 poster session at the 24th Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation Scientific Retreat in Washington, D.C. The company reported recent findings from multiple studies showing that BXCL701 — a

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#Cancer #Overdiagnosis

What is overdiagnosis? This refers to the detection of cancers that would never cause harm: https://t.co/tEJ7I54a1z pic.twitter.com/VY8okHOL9q— National Cancer Inst (@theNCI) June 30, 2017 Q: What is cancer overdiagnosis? A: Cancer overdiagnosis is the detection of asymptomatic cancers, often through screening efforts, which are either non-growing, or so slow-growing that they never

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What Is Cancer?

What Is Cancer? Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases https://t.co/U2c9lIxg8p #WorldCancerDay pic.twitter.com/xeYogIMIUM— National Cancer Inst (@theNCI) February 4, 2016 Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and

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Why are cancer researchers studying cruciferous vegetables?

David Erickson http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/diet/cruciferous-vegetables-fact-sheet#q3 Cruciferous vegetables are rich in nutrients, including several carotenoids (beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin); vitamins C, E, and K; folate; and minerals. They also are a good fiber source. In addition, cruciferous vegetables contain a group of substances known as glucosinolates, which are sulfur-containing chemicals. These chemicals are responsible for

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