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Potential Cause Found for Deadly Breast Cancer Relapse

Potential Cause Found for Deadly Breast Cancer Relapse | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that the protein Engrailed 1 is overexpressed in basal-like carcinomas, and designed a chain of amino acids to shut down the protein and kill basal-like tumors in the lab.
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Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine, working with cell lines in a lab, have discovered why some of the most aggressive and fatal breast cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy, and UNC scientists are developing ways to overcome such resistance.

"Patients with basal-like breast cancer tend to initially respond well to chemotherapy, but it's common for patients to relapse even more aggressively," said Adriana S. Beltran, PhD, research assistant professor in the department of pharmacology. "We believe that relapse is caused by a small number of cancer cells that have stem cell properties that allow them to survive chemotherapy. In these cells we've identified the over expression of [the protein] Engrailed 1." There is no known function of Engrailed 1 within breast tissue.

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Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells

Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells without harming healthy cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.
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Revealed... the 10 'red flag' cancer symptoms YOU need to know

Revealed... the 10 'red flag' cancer symptoms YOU need to know | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A persistent cough that won't go away, a niggling sore throat that seems to be never ending? On World Cancer Day we reveal 10 early warning signs that could mean you're suffering cancer.
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Have scientists found a way to stop breast cancer cells spreading?

Have scientists found a way to stop breast cancer cells spreading? | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Researchers from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, found a protein which, when turned on, traps cancerous cells, preventing them from travelling to a new part of the body.
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Prostate cancer patients confused in urology versus radiation oncology wars

Prostate cancer patients confused in urology versus radiation oncology wars | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer face a confusing array of treatment choices, each with its own price tag and idiosyncratic side effects.
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A fuller picture of cancer

A fuller picture of cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Three-dimensional model of solid tumors explains cancer evolution | A research team led by Martin Nowak has developed a model that captures both the shape and speed of tumor growth.
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Scientists cure cancer, but no one takes notice -- Sott.net

Scientists cure cancer, but no one takes notice -- Sott.net | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Canadian researchers find a simple cure for cancer, but major pharmaceutical companies are not interested. Researchers at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Canada have cured cancer last week, yet there is a little ripple in the news or in...
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Small minority of cancer cells contribute to growth and metastasis of tumours

Small minority of cancer cells contribute to growth and metastasis of tumours | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
New research shows that a small minority of cancer cells in neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas contribute to the overall growth and metastasis of the tumour. This discovery was made by a research group at Lund University, in collaboration with researchers at Karolinska Institutet, in Sweden.
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This is what it looks like when cancer cells form tumours

This is what it looks like when cancer cells form tumours | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
The University of Iowa footage reveals how cancerous cells recruit cells into tumors by extending a type of cable to grab their neighbors—both cancerous and healthy—and reel them in.
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The 3D footage shows how cancerous breast tissue cells pull in healthy cells which then form into a tumour.

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New pen-sized microscope could ID cancer cells in doctor's offices and operating rooms

New pen-sized microscope could ID cancer cells in doctor's offices and operating rooms | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Surgeons removing a malignant brain tumor don't want to leave cancerous material behind. But they're also trying to protect healthy brain matter and minimize neurological harm.
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A cancer’s surprise origins, caught in action

A cancer’s surprise origins, caught in action | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
First demonstration of a melanoma arising from a single cell | Researchers have found that cancer begins after activation of an oncogene or loss of a tumor suppressor, and involves a change that takes a single cell back to a stem cell state. They believe this model may apply not only to melanoma, but to most if not all cancers.
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Eating Well During Cancer Treatment

Eating Well During Cancer Treatment | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Get healthy eating tips that can help you feel better when you're undergoing treatment for cancer.
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The Anti-Cancer Diet: Foods to Fight Cancer

The Anti-Cancer Diet: Foods to Fight Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Many of the foods in your refrigerator or pantry may help you maintain a cancer-free life. Learn more about foods to fight cancer.
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Australian honey could be making us sick

Australian honey could be making us sick | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Australian honeys are the most contaminated in the world with natural poisons linked to chronic disease including cancer, according to international ...
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How BANANAS could help cure skin cancer

How BANANAS could help cure skin cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Scientists in Switzerland discovered the enzyme tyrosinase is a reliable marker for melanoma growth, with greater quantities in human skin indicating a greater risk of developing skin cancer.
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Nursery teacher given weeks to live claims she beat cancer by JUICING

Nursery teacher given weeks to live claims she beat cancer by JUICING | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Natasha Grindley, 37, from Liverpool, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in July 2014. She claims she has lived for 18 months longer than predicted due to swapping junk food for healthy juices.
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Quit the EU to SAVE our NHS: Top cancer doctor says migrants are bleeding it dry

Quit the EU to SAVE our NHS: Top cancer doctor says migrants are bleeding it dry | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
BRITAIN should leave the EU in order to save an NHS which is being overrun by migrants, according to a top cancer specialist.
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Blood test to spot five deadly cancers could prevent thousands of deaths

Blood test to spot five deadly cancers could prevent thousands of deaths | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
A blood test being developed by US scientists could pick up breast, bowel,
lung, womb or stomach cancer at an early stage
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Migrants are pushing NHS to breaking point, top doctor warns

Migrants are pushing NHS to breaking point, top doctor warns | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Professor Angus Dalgleish (pictured), the principal of the London based Cancer Vaccine Institute, says the NHS is being put under 'an intolerable strain' by the number of migrants seeking care.
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Prostate Cancer: Latest Treatments and Emerging Therapies

Prostate Cancer: Latest Treatments and Emerging Therapies | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
There are many ways you and your doctor can treat your prostate cancer. Learn what they are and how to choose.
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How your HEIGHT affects your health

How your HEIGHT affects your health | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
German scientists working with colleagues at Harvard found height has an important impact on mortality, increasing the risk of breast and colon cancer as well as melanoma.
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Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Ovarian Cancer

Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Ovarian Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Pictures show the symptoms, tests, and treatments for ovarian cancer, as well as what factors raise your risk for the disease.
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More People Under 50 Getting Colon Cancer

More People Under 50 Getting Colon Cancer | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them
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Fruit and veg 'could reduce breast cancer risk by one quarter'

Fruit and veg 'could reduce breast cancer risk by one quarter' | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Harvard study of 90,000 women suggests eating plenty of fruit and vegetables
in adolescence could sharply reduce the risk of later breast cancer
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Man Cures Bladder Cancer With Cannabis Oil And Essiac Tea After Refusing Chemo | Humans Are Free

Man Cures Bladder Cancer With Cannabis Oil And Essiac Tea After Refusing Chemo | Humans Are Free | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
by dailyhealthpost On July 2012, at age 54, Trevor Smith was suddenly and unexpectedly diagnosed w...
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FIT colon cancer screening test a good alternative, study finds

FIT colon cancer screening test a good alternative, study finds | Cancer - Advances, Knowledge, Integrative & Holistic Treatments | Scoop.it
Annual use of the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is a reliable way to screen for colon cancer, new research shows
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