Using CRISPR technology, researchers are tracking the lineage of individual cancer cells as they proliferate and metastasize in real-time.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~10 min
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A new study finds that while regular aspirin use has clear benefits in reducing colorectal cancer incidence among middle-aged adults, the benefits stop after age 70.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~4 min
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MIT study sheds light on the longstanding question of why cancer cells get their energy from fermentation.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~6 min
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When offered early on, palliative care improves quality of life, mood, and end-of-life care for patients with advanced acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~4 min
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‘Virtual biopsies’ could replace tissue biopsies in future thanks to technique developed by Cambridge scientists
A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumour biopsies, has been developed by cancer
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~6 min
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When surgeons remove cancer, they have to ask, "did we get it all?" A new microscope could let them check much faster than current methods.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~8 min
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A particular diet and an ingredient in sunscreen called benzophenone-3 may have a role in breast cancer tumor development, new research with mice indicates.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~7 min
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Surgery, in addition to treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy, may lenghten survival for women with metastatic breast cancer.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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AI could help cut waiting times for cancer by automating mark-up of patient scans prior to radiotherapy
Doctors at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge aim to drastically cut cancer waiting times by using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate lengthy
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Directing a blowing fan in the face of patients with advanced cancer can ease breathlessness, a new study shows.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~6 min
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