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Immunotherapy approach shows potential in some people with metastatic solid tumors

Early findings from a small clinical trial provide evidence that a new cellular immunotherapy approach may be effective in treating metastatic solid tumors. In the trial, researchers from the National…

Talc is probably carcinogenic to humans

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has evaluated the carcinogenicity of talc and acrylonitrile. The outcome of the assessment…

For healthy adults, taking multivitamins daily is not associated with a lower risk of death

A large analysis of data from nearly 400,000 healthy U.S. adults followed for more than 20 years has found no association between regular multivitamin use and lower risk of death.…

AI: Scientists discover high-risk form of endometrial cancer and how to test for it

A discovery by researchers at the University of British Columbia promises to improve care for patients with endometrial cancer, the most common gynecologic malignancy. Using artificial intelligence (AI) to spot…

Inherited genetic factors may predict the pattern of X chromosome loss in older women

Researchers have identified inherited genetic variants that may predict the loss of one copy of a woman’s two X chromosomes as she ages, a phenomenon known as mosaic loss of…

Un nuovo esame del sangue ultrasensibile prevede la recidiva del cancro al seno #ASCO24

Photo credit: Institute of Cancer Research di Londra Un nuovo tipo di esame del sangue può prevedere la recidiva del cancro al seno in pazienti ad alto rischio mesi o…

American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology Unite to Create One of the Largest and Most Comprehensive Online Sources of Credible Cancer Information #ASCO24

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today announced an expanded collaboration to make it simpler for patients to find authoritative cancer information online.…

Risk reduction from HPV vaccination goes beyond cervical cancer #ASCO24

Results from a new study suggest that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is effective in preventing the development of several types of cancers caused by HPV, most particularly head and…

Artificial Intelligence-Based Patient Navigator May Help Improve Disparities in Colon Cancer Screening #ASCO24

An artificial intelligence-based patient navigator tool demonstrated improved potential in helping to overcome patient attrition that can lead to colon cancer disparities, nearly doubling the rate of completed colonoscopies for…

Estrogen-Only Hormone Therapy may increase cancer risk while Estrogen-Progestin Combination may lower risk #ASCO24

For people who have been through menopause and have taken menopausal hormone therapy, conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) taken alone may increase the risk of developing and dying from ovarian cancer,…