Credit: Edith Peterson Mitchell, M.D./American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) ARLINGTON, Va., July 26, 2017--Edith Peterson Mitchell, MD, a leading researcher, medical oncologist and propone..
Early-stage colon cancer patients could benefit in the future from specific genetic tests that forecast their prognosis and help them make the right decision regarding chemotherapy. Two of the biomark..
Does the type of surgery used to treat breast cancer impact a woman's sensuality and sexual function in survivorship? New research from Women & Infants Hospital analyzed the association of surgic..
PHILADELPHIA - The Penn Center for Precision Medicine (PCPM) Accelerator Fund awarded eight research teams from Penn Medicine in their second round of funding for the implementation of personalized me..
New research published in the scientific journal Thorax has found that smokers who undergo a CT scan of their lungs are more likely to quit smoking. Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious..
Credit: VCU Massey Cancer Center In preclinical experiments, researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center have uncovered a new way in which colon cancer develops, as well as a potential "silver bullet" f..
While past attempts to treat melanoma failed to meet expectations, an international team of researchers are hopeful that a compound they tested on both mice and on human cells in a petri dish takes a ..
New York, NY (July 26, 2017) - The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named four outstanding young scientists as recipients of the prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Aw..
Credit: Binghamton University, State University of New York BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Why use regular sunscreen when you can apply a DNA film to your skin? Researchers at Binghamton University, State Unive..
Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, N.Y., July 26, 2017--Unlike the one-size-fits-all, homogeneous approach to tissue engineering for cartilage replacement, a new study reports..
Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA - a hallmark of cancer - could help explain how the body keeps disease in check. Scientists have discovered how damage to the cell's gen..
The applications and benefits of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) in medicine are well known, but the technology is also used in other areas, such as agribusiness, where its applications include quali..
Amphibians, reptiles, mammals -- all of them communicate via acoustic signals. And humans are able to assess the emotional value of these signals. This has been shown in a new study conducted by resea..
Credit: KTU A team of researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) have designed a device for measuring pressure on human feet. Its applications vary - from children illnesses prevention to..