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Young onset of esophageal cancer is rare but on the rise: Study says poor five-year survival rate likely among patients
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Young onset of esophageal cancer is rare but on the rise: Study says poor five-year survival rate likely among patients

You may not be as aware of the threat of esophageal cancer as you may be of breast, lung or even prostate cancer, but the prevalence of this cancer type is gradually increasing. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, esophageal cancer is the seventh most commonly occurring cancer among men and the 13th among women worldwide

Organic compounds called phenazines can kill cancer cells while leaving others unharmed, suggest scientists
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Organic compounds called phenazines can kill cancer cells while leaving others unharmed, suggest scientists

Scientists at the Tokyo University of Science are now hoping to take the findings of their study further by conducting animal studies and clinical trials to see if phenazinones, a category of phenazines, can be developed into anticancer drugs

Childhood cancer treatments are underfunded: Lancet study shows how millions of children can be saved
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Childhood cancer treatments are underfunded: Lancet study shows how millions of children can be saved

It was estimated that there would be 13.7 million cases of childhood cancer between 2020-2050.

There might be a new home urine test for prostate cancer soon
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There might be a new home urine test for prostate cancer soon

Currently, prostate cancer is diagnosed through a blood test or a digital rectal exam, both of which are invasive and cause some discomfort.

Can a contraceptive drug really prevent and cure cervical cancer?
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Can a contraceptive drug really prevent and cure cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer as well as the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in women worldwide.

Researchers claim they have developed a 99% accurate blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer
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Researchers claim they have developed a 99% accurate blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer

Earlier this year GRAIL inc. announced that their researchers have developed a blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer in the early stages.

Three things you probably didn’t know about cancer
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Three things you probably didn’t know about cancer

One of the reasons why medical researchers haven’t been able to find a cure for cancer yet is the unpredictability of the disease.

Microgravity, stem cells and cancer: IIT Madras takes a new approach to finding a treatment for cancer
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Microgravity, stem cells and cancer: IIT Madras takes a new approach to finding a treatment for cancer

A research team at IIT Madras has been successful in isolating cancer stem cells by growing colorectal cancer cells in a microgravity environment.

Using e-cigarettes to quit smoking shows 95 percent more success: Study of 19,000 smokers
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Using e-cigarettes to quit smoking shows 95 percent more success: Study of 19,000 smokers

The study involved almost 19,000 people in England who had tried to quit smoking in the preceding 12 months

Anticancer mushrooms: MU Professor wins patent for anticancer compound from fungi
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Anticancer mushrooms: MU Professor wins patent for anticancer compound from fungi

The mushroom grows natively in Kolli Hills in the Eastern Ghats & Kanyakumari forests in the Western Ghats.

Mauritian medicinal herbs halt cancer cell growth in promising new research
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Mauritian medicinal herbs halt cancer cell growth in promising new research

So, the future of global medicine depends on the saving of the planet's biodiversity too, looks like.

AI tool plows through past discoveries to aid cancer researchers find info quicker
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AI tool plows through past discoveries to aid cancer researchers find info quicker

It is the first literature-based discovery system aimed at supporting cancer research, study says.

Google develops an augmented reality powered microscope for real-time cancer detection which can save millions of lives
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Google develops an augmented reality powered microscope for real-time cancer detection which can save millions of lives

Google described a prototype Augmented Reality Microscope (ARM) platform that can help accelerate and democratise the adoption of deep learning tools for pathologists around the world.

Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research
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Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research

This week, in our #WomenInScience series, we're profiling the work of ACTREC's cancer biologist Sonam Mehrotra

Scientists have developed quantum dots to improve visualization of tumour for early diagnosis
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Scientists have developed quantum dots to improve visualization of tumour for early diagnosis

The quantum dots are delivered intravenously and some of them leave the bloodstream and cross membranes, entering cancer cells.

Artificial intelligence used to gather insights into cancer with machine-learning platform
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Artificial intelligence used to gather insights into cancer with machine-learning platform

A team of scientists has used artificial intelligence (AI) to gain insight into the biophysics of cancer with their machine-learning platform predicting a trio of reagents that generated a cancer-like phenotype in tadpoles.

Swedish DJ Eric Prydz raises $60,000 for cancer research in memory of late fan
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Swedish DJ Eric Prydz raises $60,000 for cancer research in memory of late fan

The fan, James Lillo had requested Eric Prydz for a 'final show' but days before the Los Angeles show, Lillo lost himself to cancer.

Here's how cancer cells become invisible to body's immune system
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Here's how cancer cells become invisible to body's immune system

Canadian researchers have discovered how cancer cells become invisible to the body's immune system which may help in developing immune biomarkers that can potentially stop the disease in its tracks.

Middle-aged at greater risk of late stage lung cancer, says new study
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Middle-aged at greater risk of late stage lung cancer, says new study

Middle-aged patients between ages 50 to 64 are more likely to be diagnosed with late stage lung cancer than older patients, says a study.

Let your idle phone help cure cancer as you sleep
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Let your idle phone help cure cancer as you sleep

Imagine that your idle phone is helping power cancer research as you hit the sack.