Tuesday, October 24, 2017

#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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(Smoking) & Bacon KIlls

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11535559 Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said. Its report says each 50g of processed meat a day - the equivalent of one sausage, or less than two slices of bacon - increases the chance of developing bowel cancer by

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