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HCI Lung Cancer Research Reveals New Treatment Targets

Posted by Elise Vandersteen Bailey on Oct 19, 2018 8:25:00 AM

Lung cancer, as we've talked about before, is very common and very deadly. It's frequently caught late and isn't very treatable. Many researchers are dedicated to understanding and treating the disease. One such research lab at Huntsman Cancer Institute has recently made a breakthrough in how we look at lung cancer.

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More Evidence that Aspirin May Have Anti-Cancer Effects

Posted by Elise Vandersteen Bailey on Oct 12, 2018 8:45:00 AM

It has long been suggested that regular use of aspirin might lower the risk of developing cancer. For one cancer—colorectal—the idea is clearly supported by research evidence. For others like melanoma, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, and a kind of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma, the evidence is mixed. A recent paper with Huntsman Cancer Institute ties adds to the evidence that regular aspirin use decreases the risk of ovarian cancer.

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Hope on the Horizon for Several Potential Melanoma Preventions

Posted by Elise Vandersteen Bailey on Oct 5, 2018 8:15:00 AM

 

 

Experts on melanoma--a type of skin cancer--from the Melanoma Prevention Working Group recently authored a paper summarizing current research into both drugs and natural products that prevent melanoma. They name several of these as candidates to enter phase 3 clinical trials in the next 5 years. Two of these experts are researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute: Tawnya L. Bowles and Douglas Grossman.

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HCI Map of Breast Formation Identifies Potential Targets for Cancer Treatment

Posted by Elise Vandersteen Bailey on Aug 10, 2018 10:16:00 AM

 

 

In partnership with researchers at the Salk Institute in San Diego, Huntsman Cancer Institute scientists have created a map of how breast tissue forms.

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Frequently Google Questions: Cancer Causes

Posted by Elise Vandersteen Bailey on Aug 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

 

Today's post focuses on three of the most frequently googled questions about cancer causes. There are hundreds of things that can cause cancer, so this article is certainly not exhaustive. It addresses questions about HPV, smoking, and where cancer comes from.

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Frequently Googled Questions: When Cancer Spreads

Posted by Elise Vandersteen Bailey on Jul 27, 2018 9:55:00 AM

 

 

Today we'll be answering Google's most searched questions about when cancer spreads. As we'll talk about in a future article, the spread of cancer is how cancer kills so this can be a heavy topic. If you're a cancer patient, please talk to your doctor about this. Google shouldn't be where you find the answers to your questions--that should be a qualified expert who can explain the facts in the context of your disease.

 

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