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7 Recent Cancer-Related Quality of Life Updates Patients May Have Missed

CURE® compiled a roundup of several recent news and updates involving quality of life improvements that patients with cancer may have missed.There have recently been several updates regarding the quality of life of patients receiving treatment for various cancers. Here, CURE® looks back at some news and updates surrounding quality of life improvements that...

National Cancer Prevention Workshop Set For Feb. 4

RYE, N.H., Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens today announced that the National Cancer Prevention Workshop will be online on Thursday, February 4 with programming featuring key leaders in cancer prevention, journalism, education and government. Confirmed panel moderators, speakers and roundtable conversations include: Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, author, What the Eyes Don't See U.S. Representative...

Newly constructed Henry Ford Cancer Institute begins patient care

The newly constructed, state-of-the-art Henry Ford Cancer Institute in Detroit’s New Center area has opened its doors for patients.Connected to Henry Ford Hospital by the Nancy Vlasic Skywalk over West Grand Boulevard, the new Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion offers new and innovative treatment options for 14 different types of cancer, precision medicine, clinical trials and...

Do hair dyes increase cancer risk? – Harvard Health Blog

Personal use of hair dyes is very common, with estimates that 50% or more of women and 10% of men over age 40 color their hair. However, with social distancing guidelines in place amidst the ongoing pandemic, many people have foregone their regular hair salon appointments. As natural hair colors get rooted out, let’s...

QIAGEN Adopts GNS Healthcare’s Gemini

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GNS Healthcare, the leading AI-driven precision medicine company, today announced a partnership with QIAGEN, the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions for molecular testing. The parties will leverage Gemini – The in silico Patient™ across multiple cancers to combine the power of causal AI technology with...

Brain Cancer: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications

Brain cancer can cause a variety of neurological symptoms, as well as systemic (whole body) effects. Brain cancer may develop gradually, without any noticeable signs or with minimal symptoms, and it may suddenly cause severe, rapidly worsening effects. The signs of a brain tumor often correspond to its location in the brain. If you have...

Delaying cancer treatment amid COVID is creating a secondary public health crisis

COVID-19 has inadvertently caused substantial increases in the number of avoidable cancer deaths as a result of diagnostic and treatment delays. “Unfortunately, cancer and other medical conditions have not taken a holiday during the pandemic, and so we must remain vigilant,” Dr. Mitchell Brodey, an internal medicine/infectious disease specialist and the president and CEO of...

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey appoints immunotherapy chief

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COBRA Study to Test ctDNA as Biomarker for Adjuvant Chemotherapy Benefit in Colon Cancer

The NRG-GI005 (COBRA) study is the first phase 3 trial to test circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) as a predictive biomarker for adjuvant chemotherapy benefit in patients with resected colon cancer and is actively accruing patients across all United States and Canadian cooperative groups, according to a poster presented at the 2021 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium....

Esophageal cancer patients show abundance of oral pathogens

IMAGE: In the dental plaque samples, the prevalence of all bacteria, with the exception of F. nucleatum, was significantly higher in the test group versus the control group. The pie charts... view more  Credit: Department of...