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Easing chemo side effects using ginger

New research has found that ginger has the potential to improve the quality of life of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment. ...

Immunotherapy agent yields full and partial remissions in patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas, study finds

Lakshmi Nayak, MD An immunotherapy drug able to induce lasting remissions in classical Hodgkin lymphoma may be equally effective in patients with either ...

Early treatment may prevent progression to multiple myeloma

Irene Ghobrial, MD Early intervention with an immunotherapy-based drug combination may prevent progression of high-risk “smoldering” multiple myeloma to the full-blown disease, according to researchers from ... Full story

Mutations in lymphoma patients undergoing transplants raise risk of second cancers

A significant percentage of lymphoma patients undergoing transplants with their own blood stem cells carry acquired genetic mutations that increase their risks of developing second hematologic cancers and dying from other causes, according to a study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. ... Full story

An unexpected role for epigenetic enzymes in cancer

By Ziba Kashef To better understand how cancer initiates and spreads, Yale associate professor of pathology Qin Yan turned to the field of epigenetics, which examines ... Full story

NTU scientists build new ultrasound device using 3D printing technology

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a new ultrasound device that produces sharper images through 3D printed lenses. ... Full story

Study Reveals New Role for Hippo Pathway in Suppressing Cancer Immunity

Previous studies identified the Hippo pathway kinases LATS1/2 as a tumor suppressor, but new research led by University of California San Diego School of Medicine scientists reveals a surprising role for these enzymes in subduing cancer immunity. The findings, published in Cell on December 1, could have a clinical role in improving efficiency of immunotherapy drugs. ... Full story

Disabling Critical "Node" Revs Up Attack When Cancer Immunotherapies Fall Short

Penn Preclinical Study Shows Blocking Tumor Interferon Pathway Antagonizes Resistance ... Full story

New strategy may drop cancer’s guard

Rice University scientists eye ways to deconstruct tumors’ protective wall with diabetes drug - See more at: ... Full story

A New Probe May Aid in Complete Removal of Cancer Tissue During Surgery

Probe can potentially help avoid additional surgeries to remove leftover cancer and improve patient outcomes ... Full story

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