Targeting JAK kinase in solid tumors: emerging opportunities and challenges
Given that the WNT/β-catenin pathway underpins the continuous renewal of the intestinal epithelium and ensures tissue homeostasis throughout adult life, treating APC-mutant tumors with WNT/β-catenin pathway inhibitors is likely to cause on-target ...
Nature.com - Mon, 18 May 2015 03:30



Children diagnosed with cancer have a better survival chance than ever before ...
Children diagnosed with cancer now have the best chance ever of surviving for at least five years, statistics show. Youngsters aged 14 and under in England who were diagnosed in 2008 had a 84.2% chance of surviving for five years, up from 80.9% in 2007 ...
mirror.co.uk - Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:02



1 mln child labor, abuse statistics and poor education mar Children's Day
Also, in the same age group the proportion of deaths caused by “diseases of the nervous system and the sense organs” was 12.5 percent, increasing to 15.7 percent. Finally, this proportion for “neoplasms” increased slightly from 11.7 percent in 2013 to ...
Today's Zaman - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:56

Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Cancer (Malignant Neoplastic Diseases)
We are revising the criteria in parts A and B of the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving cancer (malignant neoplastic diseases) under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). These revisions reflect our ...
Targeted News Service (subscription) - Wed, 20 May 2015 08:56

Time Window for Postoperative Reactive Enhancement After Resection of Brain ...
Because MRI studies have shown that reactive enhancement does not occur within 72 hours after surgery, enhancement within this time window indicates the presence of residual tumor tissue. The MRI studies in the past were performed at field strengths of ...
Medscape - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:03

Salivary Gland Cancer: Teamwork Pays Off
The parotid gland is by far the most common site for the development of a neoplastic process, benign or malignant. Approximately 25% of growths in the parotid gland, 50% in the submandibular gland, and 75% in the minor salivary glands tend to be ...
Medscape - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:43



Anticancer Properties Of Saffron
In laboratory models of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, saffron and its extracts demonstrate protection against excitotoxicity, the overactivity of certain kinds of nerve cells that produces long-term degeneration of brain tissue. 87And ...
ProHealth - Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:03



Study identifying cell of origin for large, disfiguring nerve tumors lays ...
NF1 patients with plexiform neurofibromas, however, have a 10 percent lifetime risk of the tumors developing into malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), a deadly, incurable type of soft-tissue cancer. In addition, due to their unusual ...
Medical Xpress - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:00


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