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Potential causal role of human papilloma viruses (HPVs) in prostate cancers

Human papilloma viruses (HPVs) - a common group of viruses known to cause cervical cancers—may also have a causal role in prostate cancer, according to a literature review published in the open access journal Infectious ...

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Lung screening bus brings high-tech health care directly to patients

A mobile platform for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT) can be developed with limited financial risk and take powerful screening tests directly to patients, including underserved rural areas where ...

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Does medical marijuana help or harm kids with cancer?

(HealthDay)—Parents are increasingly interested in whether medical marijuana can help their children with problems like cancer-related pain and nausea—but there's concern about interactions with their medications and ...

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Rebooting healthy eating habits in child cancer survivors

Fussy eating and taste changes are common side effects of cancer treatment—now, a healthy eating program designed by UNSW medical researchers is helping parents get their child's diet back on track.

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New independent prognostic indicator in gastric cancer

Despite many developments in the diagnosis and treatment of gastric cancer, it continues to be an important public health problem. Therefore, besides classical methods, new biomolecules are needed to facilitate the prediction ...

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Nano-radiomics unveils treatment effect on tumor microenvironment

Research has shown that the tumor microenvironment (TME) can help cancers grow and evade the immune response. The TME has even been shown to inhibit cellular immunotherapy, a novel form of treatment in which the cells of ...

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Prescription to fight cancer: Exercise

Sally Morgan strides to the top of a treadmill, swinging her arms. She wears a head piece that anchors a plastic tube that snakes from her mouth. A sensor inside the tube measures the oxygen she takes in and the carbon dioxide ...

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Cancer health disparities published in new volume

Leading health disparities experts hope health institutions will take advantage of a new cancer health equity research volume recently released that curates the latest developments in how researchers can best address health ...