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Alcohol and Cancer: A Statement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology”, in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Drinking alcohol linked to cancer says American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Cancer specialists and researchers from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), released a statement this week, that drinking alcohol is linked with cancer. Their statement was published titled, “Alcohol and Cancer: A Statement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology”, in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

A novel imaging approach for prostate cancer is tested in new clinical trial

Generally, prostate cancer patients who have failed standard radiation therapy have the options of surgery, radioactive seed implantation or cryoablation. These treatments are invasive and can have serious side effects.

More people now eligible for free genetic cancer risk tests

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is continuing a program which gives thousands the opportunity to know what cancer risks they may have based on their genetics at no cost as a part of its Information is Power initiative.

New research may lead to earlier detection of ovarian cancer

New research on the origin of ovarian cancer may open the door to early detection of the disease, which could lead to the development of life-saving therapies, the chief science officer of the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Medical Research Foundation said Friday.

US experts set research agenda to meet 'Cancer Moonshot' goals

It will take a major shift in the way cancer research is done in the United States to meet the ambitious goals set out by the U.S. Cancer Moonshot, researchers said on Tuesday.

Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy

Bacteria living in the murky depths of the digestive system seem to influence whether tumours shrink during cancer therapy, say French and US researchers.

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and St. Elizabeth Healthcare is using that opportunity to focus on the importance of early detection and screening for the successful treatment of lung cancer.

Dr. Loaiza-Bonilla on Trial of Left- and Right-Sided Colorectal Cancer

Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla, MD, medical oncologist, specializing in gastrointestinal malignancies, assistant professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses a clinical trial focused on the differences between left- and right-sided tumors of colorectal cancer (CRC). 

Possible Benefit with Proton Therapy

Older patients with esophageal cancer had fewer heart and lung complications when treated preoperatively with proton-based chemoradiation, according to a study from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. 

Blood Test Helps Rule Out Breast Cancer

A multiprotein biomarker assay for breast cancer demonstrated similar accuracy for ruling out breast cancer in women with dense or nondense breast tissue, according to a report in PLOS One.

Drug for Chemo-Induced Neuropathy Shows Promise Measures of neuropathic pain improved

A novel agent to prevent chemotherapy-induced neuropathy demonstrated evidence of efficacy in a phase IIb placebo-controlled clinical trial. (News Medical)

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