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Report to the nation finds continuing declines in cancer death rates - National Cancer Institute

Report to the nation finds continuing declines in cancer death rates - National Cancer Institute | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it
Death rates from all cancers combined for men, women, and children continued to decline in the United States between 2004 and 2008, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2008.
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what physicians know about pharmacogenomics

"... only 29.0% of physicians overall had received any education in the field of pharmacogenomics." Clearly a call for education in personalized medicine.

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Norway to bring cancer-gene tests to the clinic : Nature News & Comment

Norway to bring cancer-gene tests to the clinic : Nature News & Comment | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it
A pilot programme will use latest tumour-sequencing techniques to help guide cancer care.
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Medicine News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - io9

Medicine News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - io9 | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

In pericyte-depleted mice, tumor volumes shrunk significantly, but surprisingly there was a threefold increase in the formation of secondary tumors. By cutting back on their size, the tumors metastasized far more readily. "If you just looked at tumor growth, the results were good," said senior author Dr. Raghu Kalluri. "But when you looked at the whole picture, inhibiting tumor vessels was not controlling cancer progression. The cancer was, in fact, spreading."

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Child leukemia doubles near nuclear power plants

Child leukemia doubles near nuclear power plants | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

The incidence of leukemia is twice as high in children living close to nuclear power plants as in those living elsewhere, a study by health and nuclear safety experts has found ...

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Large-Scale Pathway-Based Analysis of Bladder Cancer Genome-Wide Association Data from Five Studies of European Background :: Elites TV

"We applied a pathway analysis to a bladder cancer GWAS containing data from 3,532 cases and 5,120 controls of European background (n = 5 studies). Thirteen hundred and ninety-nine pathways were drawn from five publicly available resources (Biocarta, Kegg, NCI-PID, HumanCyc, and Reactome), and we constructed 22 additional candidate pathways previously hypothesized to be related to bladder cancer."

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Cancer Genome and Exome Sequencing in 2011 | MassGenomics

Here's a convenient list of cancer genome and exome sequencing papers from 2011 (via Dan Koboldt) http://t.co/54tGAmsB...

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Clinical trials slammed for presenting misleading data - News - OnMedica

Clinical trials slammed for presenting misleading data - News - OnMedica | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it
Failing to report full details of trials is causing harm to patients and wastes money...
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JRS 2012 Data Mining Competition: Topical Classification of Biomedical Research Papers | TunedIT

JRS 2012 Data Mining Competition: Topical Classification of Biomedical Research Papers | TunedIT | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it
JRS 2012 Data Mining Competition: Topical Classification of Biomedical Research Papers, is a special event of Joint Rough Sets Symposium (JRS 2012, http://sist.swjtu.edu.cn/JRS2012/) that will take place in Chengdu, China, August 17-20, 2012.
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Avastin disappoints against ovarian cancer

Avastin disappoints against ovarian cancer | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

Avastin, the blockbuster drug that just lost approval for treating breast cancer, now looks disappointing against ovarian cancer, too. Two studies found it did not improve survival for most of these patients ...

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CDC Data & Statistics | Feature: Rates of New Lung Cancer Cases

CDC Data & Statistics | Feature: Rates of New Lung Cancer Cases | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

In the United States in 2007, 109,643 men and 93,893 women were told they had lung cancer, and 88,329 men and 70,354 women died from it.


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Lung cancer rates up for women, down for men, survival slightly better

The rate of new cases of lung cancer among women has risen while the rates for men have fallen, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and Cancer Australia.

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Prognostic Factors and Survival in Primary Malignant Astrocy... : Spine

The SEER data from 1973-2007 was reviewed for pathologically confirmed primary Anaplastic Astrocytomas (AA) and Glioblastomas (GB) of the spinal cord (C72.0). AA, adult patients, males and patients undergoing radical resections were associated with increased survival.

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Tiny DNA robot delivers cancer-killing drugs | SmartPlanet

Tiny DNA robot delivers cancer-killing drugs | SmartPlanet | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it
Researchers have built a nano-robot made entirely from DNA.
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NCI Cancer Bulletin for February 7, 2012 - National Cancer Institute

... now realize that the complexity we're dealing with can't be addressed exclusively with the traditional approaches that we've been using ...

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Breast cancer screening cannot be justified, says researcher - The Guardian

Breast cancer screening cannot be justified, says researcher - The Guardian | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

Breast cancer screening cannot be justified, because the harm to many women from needless diagnosis and damaging treatment outweighs the small number of lives...

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NIH study finds high cancer risk for US organ transplant recipients - National Cancer Institute

Organ transplant recipients in the United States have a high risk of developing 32 different types of cancer, according to a new study of transplant recipients which fully describes the range of malignancies that occur.
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Data Unleashed Against Cancer - Health IT Update

Winners of the "Using Public Data for Cancer Prevention and Control: From Innovation to Impact" competition are: Ask Dory! and My Cancer Genome

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Annual Report: More Than a Million Cancer Deaths Avoided in 2 Decades

Newly published statistics from the American Cancer Society show that cancer death rates in the U.S. continue to decrease.
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ASH 2011 Update #3 - Multiple Myeloma | Pharma Strategy Blog

ASH 2011 Update #3 - Multiple Myeloma | Pharma Strategy Blog | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it
VISTA data in upfront multiple myeloma demonstrated clear superiority in favor of VMP over MP alone. Secondary primary malignancies with IMiDs may be associated with an interaction with melphalan.
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Serum MicroRNA Expression Profile as a Biomarker in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Pancreatic Cancer

Serum MicroRNA Expression Profile as a Biomarker in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Pancreatic Cancer | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

Serum MicroRNA Expression Profile could be used as a Biomarker in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Pancreatic Cancer ...

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What are the types of cancer with the worst prognosis? - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

What are the types of cancer with the worst prognosis? - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

When talking about cancers, these are diseases which are usually considered as terminal illnesses and give the patients and the loved ones little (...) What are the types of cancer with the worst prognosis?

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Mayo Clinic plans to sequence patients' genomes to personalise care

Mayo Clinic plans to sequence patients' genomes to personalise care | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

The prestigious Mayo Clinic in the US will launch the pilot study (...) The trial reflects a growing trend in medicine to use genetic information to identify those patients who will benefit most from a drug and those who will respond better to an alternative.

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Mammogram's Role as Savior Is Tested

Mammogram's Role as Savior Is Tested | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it
A new analysis offers a stark reality check about the value of mammography screening.

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Why Does Pouring Millions of Dollars into Cancer Research Often Do Nothing at All? - Forbes

Why Does Pouring Millions of Dollars into Cancer Research Often Do Nothing at All? - Forbes | CancerDataScience | Scoop.it

Why Does Pouring Millions of Dollars into Cancer Research Often Do Nothing at All? This question was originally answered on Quora by Michael W. Long.


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