Long-term exposure to nitrate in drinking water may be a risk factor for prostate cancer

Journal Reference: Carolina Donat-Vargas, Manolis Kogevinas, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals, Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, Javier Llorca, Mercedes Vanaclocha-Espí, Guillermo Fernandez-Tardon, Laura Costas, Nuria Aragonés, Inés Gómez-Acebo, Victor Moreno, Marina Pollan, Cristina M. Villanueva. Long-Term Exposure to Nitrate and Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water and Prostate Cancer: A Multicase–Control Study in Spain (MCC-Spain). Environmental Health Perspectives, 2023; 131 (3) DOI: 10.1289/EHP11391 … Read more

Mediterranean diet the best prevention against prostate cancer

Journal Reference: Varinderpal S. Dhillon, Permal Deo, Michael Fenech. Plasma Micronutrient Profile of Prostate Cancer Cases Is Altered Relative to Healthy ControlsResults of a Pilot Study in South Australia. Cancers, 2022; 15 (1): 77 DOI: 10.3390/cancers15010077 A rainbow of foods rich in certain micronutrients helps to prevent prostate cancer (PC) as well as speed up … Read more

AI can predict the effectiveness of breast cancer chemotherapy

Journal Reference: Chi-en Amy Tai, Nedim Hodzic, Nic Flanagan, Hayden Gunraj, Alexander Wong. Cancer-Net BCa: Breast Cancer Pathologic Complete Response Prediction using Volumetric Deep Radiomic Features from Synthetic Correlated Diffusion Imaging. Submitted to arXiv, 2023 DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2211.05308 The new AI algorithm, part of the open-source Cancer-Net initiative led by Dr. Alexander Wong, could help unsuitable … Read more

The new prostate cancer blood test with 94 per cent accuracy

Journal Reference: Dmitri Pchejetski, Ewan Hunter, Mehrnoush Dezfouli, Matthew Salter, Ryan Powell, Jayne Green, Tarun Naithani, Christina Koutsothanasi, Heba Alshaker, Jiten Jaipuria, Martin J. Connor, David Eldred-Evans, Francesca Fiorentino, Hashim Ahmed, Alexandre Akoulitchev, Mathias Winkler. Circulating Chromosome Conformation Signatures Significantly Enhance PSA Positive Predicting Value and Overall Accuracy for Prostate Cancer Detection. Cancers, 2023; 15 … Read more

Jane Fonda, 85, has no plans on retiring with three new films set to drop after cancer diagnosis

Jane Fonda 85 has no plans on retiring with three

 Jane Fonda has no intention of retiring at 85-years of age and just a few months removed from grueling chemotherapy treatments following a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a blood cancer. In fact, the legendary actress plans on maintaining the busy schedule that she’s been on since her late-career renaissance, along with her activism that’s been … Read more

World-first guidelines created to help prevent heart complications in children during cancer treatment

Journal Reference: Claudia Toro, Ben Felmingham, Sophie Jessop, David S. Celermajer, Rishi S. Kotecha, Dinisha Govender, Diane Marie Terese Hanna, Matthew O’Connor, Rebecca Manudhane, Julian Ayer, John O’Sullivan, Michael Sullivan, Ben Costello, André La Gerche, Thomas Walwyn, Lisa Horvath, Marion K. Mateos, Joy Fulbright, Mangesh Jadhav, Michael Cheung, David Eisenstat, David A. Elliott, Rachel Conyers. … Read more

Using cancer cells as logic gates to determine what makes them move

Journal Reference: Hye-ran Moon, Soutick Saha, Andrew Mugler, Bumsoo Han. Cells function as a ternary logic gate to decide migration direction under integrated chemical and fluidic cues. Lab on a Chip, 2023; DOI: 10.1039/D2LC00807F For many years, professor of mechanical engineering Bumsoo Han and his research group have been studying cancer cells. He builds microfluidic … Read more

Study shows gardening may help reduce cancer danger, boost mental health

Journal Reference: Jill S Litt, Katherine Alaimo, Kylie K Harrall, Richard F Hamman, James R Hébert, Thomas G Hurley, Jenn A Leiferman, Kaigang Li, Angel Villalobos, Eva Coringrato, Jimikaye Beck Courtney, Maya Payton, Deborah H Glueck. Effects of a community gardening intervention on diet, physical activity, and anthropometry outcomes in the USA (CAPS): an observer-blind, … Read more

Liver cancer study encourages caution with certain gene therapies

Journal Reference: Audrey Kapelanski-Lamoureux, Zhouji Chen, Zu-Hua Gao, Ruishu Deng, Anthoula Lazaris, Cynthia Lebeaupin, Lisa Giles, Jyoti Malhotra, Jing Yong, Chenhui Zou, Ype P. de Jong, Peter Metrakos, Roland W. Herzog, Randal J. Kaufman. Ectopic clotting factor VIII expression and misfolding in hepatocytes as a cause for hepatocellular carcinoma. Molecular Therapy, 2022; 30 (12): 3542 … Read more

Cancer patient gets last wish to see new ‘Black Panther’ movie

Cancer patient gets last wish to see new Black Panther

19-year-old Jaylon Hamilton had his dream come true to see “Wakanda Forever” before he died in November. CREVE COEUR, Mo. — At Evelyn’s House in Creve Coeur, they put some good in saying goodbye. On a recent Friday, a van full of care packages arrived at Evelyn’s. Evelyn’s House is an 18,000-square-foot ranch-style house in … Read more