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miR-26a enhances miRNA biogenesis by targeting Lin28B and Zcchc11 to...
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Human cancers often exhibit attenuated microRNA biogenesis and global underexpression of miRNAs; thus, targeting the miRNA biogenesis pathway represents a novel strategy for cancer therapy.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Medical News Today
Potential new therapy for liver disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a common affliction, affecting almost 30 percent of Americans, with a significant number suffering from its most severe form, called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Project pilots a new way to deal with 'silent killer' hepatitis C
The Addaction Cornwall hepatitis C pilot programme team pictured with Charles Gore from the Hepatitis C Trust and Dr Hyder Hussaini from the Royal Cornwall Hospital.
The Alternative Press
The Isadora J. Seibert Foundation: Honoring a Loved One's Legacy
What would Dora do? That is the mantra that friends and family of Isadora Seibert now follow in their daily lives.
New Mouse Model Points to Therapy for Liver Disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a common affliction, affecting almost 30 percent of Americans, with a significant number suffering from its most severe form, called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
New York Daily News
Robin Williams helped cancer patient with bucket list
Friends of Vivian Waller, 21, reached out to Williams earlier this year to inform him of her desire to meet the actor.
Deaths from most common cancers fall by a third in past 20 years:...
Deaths from most common cancers fall by a third in past 20 years: Research, innovative drugs and advances in surgery help to boost survival rates Deaths from some of the most common cancers have dropped by a third in the last 20 years, the latest figures show.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
New York Daily News
Daily Checkup: SBRT for lung and liver cancers
Dr. Kenneth Rosenzweig is the chair of the department of radiation oncology at Mount Sinai and a specialist in treating lung, liver and spinal cancers.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Being Overweight is Linked to 10 Cancers
Carrying a few extra pounds? Well, you'd better nip that bulge in the bud before it leads to something more life threatening like cancer! According to research in the "Lancet Medical Journal," being overweight and obese puts people at greater risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
UK cost body backs pricey Gilead hepatitis pill for some patients
Gilead Sciences' expensive new hepatitis C pill has been endorsed for use in certain patients by Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog, after the U.S. firm provided more information.
South China Morning Post
Obesity increases risk of having 10 common cancers, study shows
Higher BMI also increased the risk of cancer of the liver, colon, ovaries and breast, although the effect on these types was influenced by other factors.
Data from Central South University Provide New Insights into...
Photosensitizers were administered to in vitro cultured HepG2 hepatoma cells and treated by photodynamic therapy with various levels of light exposure."
Protein found to block benefits of vitamin A cancer therapy
Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., led a team of scientists who demonstrated that a protein known as AEG-1 blocks the effects of retinoic acid in leukemia and liver cancer.
Former soldier and drug abuser now has cancer
Ronnie Best, 64, lives in St Ives. A former drug user, he has recently been diagnosed with liver cancer as a result of his hepatitis C. He will be one of the first people to take part in the pilot and will benefit from the buddying programme.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Higher BMI Linked to Increased Risk for Wide Array of Cancers
Higher body mass index is associated with increased risk for many types of cancer, including those of the uterus, kidney, and liver, a Lancet study finds.
Nanoparticles tackle cancer with heat and "suicide genes"
Gene therapy can offer an effective treatment for drug-resistant radio-insensitive cancer.
Celsion Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results
"Our significant progress over the past quarter is consistent with our previously stated objectives and has established a new growth trajectory for , we have created a fully-integrated oncology company with a multi-phase pipeline of chemotherapies, immunotherapies and DNA or RNA-based therapies.
Medical News Today
New drug spurs liver regeneration after surgery
This image shows liver cells regenerated in mice treated with a new drug compared with a control group after partial liver removal.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Iredell Co. athlete may have to return to cancer treatment
An Iredell County football player who suffered from liver cancer may have to go back to treatment after doctors discovered a mass on one of his ribs.
Scientists Pinpoint Gene Likely to Promote Childhood Cancers
Researchers at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern have identified a gene that contributes to the development of several childhood cancers, in a study conducted with mice designed to model the cancers.