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Monday Apr 14 | Mental Help Net

High-Fat Diet Tied to Certain Subtypes of Breast Cancer

High intake of saturated fats is associated with increased risk of certain subtypes of breast cancer, according to research published online April 9 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute .

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Monday Apr 14 | Nucleic Acids Research

PARP1-TDP1 coupling for the repair of topoisomerase I-induced DNA damage

Topoisomerase I regulates DNA supercoiling and is the target of camptothecin and indenoisoquinoline anticancer drugs, as it forms Top1 cleavage complexes that are trapped by the drugs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Charitable Organizations, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Bethesda, MD, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Study: High Saturated Fat Intake Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

An eye-opening study was published Wednesday online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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The Washington Post

Cancer's Miracle Patients Studied Anew for Disease Clues: Health

Now scientists are starting to use sophisticated DNA sequencing technology to determine if these "exceptional responders" carry gene variations that can lead to new treatment approaches, better targeted therapies or even the re- emergence of experimental drugs once deemed failures.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Charitable Organizations, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Cambridge, MA, Business News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Business Journal

University of Hawaii Cancer Center secures competitive National Cancer Institute grants

The University of Hawaii Cancer Center has secured more than $385,000 in funds from the National Cancer Institute , part of the National Institutes of Health , to support cancer research programs.

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Science Daily

Consuming high-fat diet associated with increased risk of certain types of breast cancer

High total and saturated fat intake were associated with greater risk of estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer, and human epidermal growth factor 2 receptor-negative disease, according to a new study.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas clinical cancer trial groups awaiting grant news

For years, she had been a lifeguard in high school and in college. Now it seemed the time in the sun was catching up with her.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Oncology, Medicine, Charitable Organizations

UT Southwestern Medical Center

NCI award supports access to national clinical trials to test new treatment for adults

DALLAS April 9, 2014 The Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center is among only 30 U.S. cancer research centers to be named a National Clinical Trials Network Lead Academic Site, a prestigious new designation by the National Cancer Institute.

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Science Daily

Bad penny: Cancer's thirst for copper can be targeted

Drugs used to block copper absorption for a rare genetic condition may find an additional use as a treatment for certain types of cancer, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Skin Cancer, Health, Charitable Organizations, Pharmacology, Duke University, Lung Cancer

Mon Apr 07, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Pancreatic cancer 'dream team' tackles baffling, deadly disease

UC San Francisco has been selected to join a national "dream team" on pancreatic cancer, part of a project designed to accelerate treatment and discoveries for one of the most deadly forms of cancer.

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CiteULike

A Common Deletion in the APOBEC3 Genes and Breast Cancer Risk

Journal of the National Cancer Institute , Vol. 105, No. 8. , pp. 573-579, doi:10.1093/jnci/djt018 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana Tumor Registry named one of the nation's best -- again

For the fourth year in a row, the registry that tracks cancer in Louisiana has been named one of the best such publications in the United States.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Medical News Today

Fertility drugs may not increase breast cancer risk, say researchers

Past research has associated the use of fertility drugs with an increased risk of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Clomid, Clomiphene (generic)

Wed Apr 02, 2014

PR-inside.com

Market Report, "SAIC-Frederick, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - ...

Frederick, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. The company develops and applies technologies for delivering new treatments to the patients with cancer and AIDS.

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Related Topix: Frederick, MD, Computers, IT Services, Science Applications International, Charitable Organizations, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Mauna Kea Technologies Installs First Three Cellvizio Systems and...

Mauna Kea Technologies , leader in the Optical Biopsy market, announced today that its flagship Cellvizio system is or will soon be available at three leading hospitals in Brazil: ICESP , INCA , and FUGAST .

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Urology

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Science Daily

Adjuvant chemotherapy increases markers of molecular aging in blood of breast cancer survivors

Adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer is 'gerontogenic,' accelerating the pace of physiologic aging, according to a new study.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Team shows cancer chemotherapy accelerates 'molecular aging'

The study, headed by Hanna Sanoff, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor with the UNC School of Medicine and member of UNC Lineberger, is published in this week's Journal of the National Cancer Institute .

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Oncology, Medicine, Biology, Science, Health, Breast Cancer

Thu Mar 27, 2014

EurekAlert!

National Cancer Institute awards $2.2 million grant to Jackson Professor Yijun Ruan

This is a photo of professor Yijun Ruan, Ph.D., of the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Conn.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Jackson Laboratory, Farmington, CT

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Sampson County's BCCP offers assistance12:20 pm | 0

According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 232,340 females in the United States were newly diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sampson County, NC, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Charitable Organizations, Life, Food, Vegetables, Nutrition

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Pharmacogenomics Journal

The role of the MTHFR 677C

Correspondence: Dr MM Hagleitner, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Radboud University Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, Nijmegen 6500 HB, The Netherlands.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Hematology, Netherlands, World News, Charitable Organizations, Pharmacology, Genetics

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