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Vitamin D link?


Vitamin D is important for good overall immune system health -- and it also may hold the key to longer breast cancer survival.

CLL causes


Scientists have linked the risk of developing chronic lymphocytic leukemia to the inheritance of nine regions of DNA.

Grail to raise $1B


The company will develop blood-based test for cancer screening, which will require large-scale clinical trials.

Styrene concerns


The Department of Occupational Medicine at Aarhus University in Denmark has concluded that styrene may cause cancer in humans.
Microsoft cancer research

An answer for cancer?


Microsoft vows to crack the code of diseased cells so they can be reprogrammed back to a healthy state.

Metaplastic advance


Researchers have identified a gene driving metaplastic breast cancer -- the most aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.

Cancer cell receptors


Researchers discover a way to tag cancer cells of tumors that are difficult to target because they lack suitable receptors.
NASA cancer research

Truly outside the box


Medical professionals to use NASA algorithms to analyze various samples for common cancer biomarkers.

Cancer cell cocktail


Researchers publish that specific cancer cells respond to a combination of diabetes, antihypertensive drugs.

Biological clock


Study shows for the first time that directly targeting the biological clock in a cancerous tumor has an impact on its development.
Pediatric brain cancer

Deadliest youth cancer


Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the United States, moving ahead of leukemia.

Key to metastasis?


A study shows the removal of SPNS2 gene reduced the spread of tumors to the lungs by approximately four times.

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