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Telomere Length Predicts Cancer Risk, According to Large Epidemiological Study

The length of the telomere “caps” of DNA that protect the tips of chromosomes may predict cancer risk and be a potential target for...
Immune System, Schizophrenia and Rheumatoid Arthritis, cancer, body mass index, Retinal, Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, zika vaccines, DNA, Immunotherapy, Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm, topical therapy, Aging and Inflammation, cancer cells, Cellular Death, Heart Stent

Patients’ Immune System May Influence Effectiveness of Cancer Immunotherapy

Higher or lower levels of certain immune cells in cancer patients may be associated with how well they respond to immunotherapy, according to preliminary...
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New Study Shows Targeted Therapy Needed for Breast Cancer with Brain...

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute(UPCI) and Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) have discovered molecular changes in the primary tumor of breast cancer patients who developed brain metastases. The finding is expected...
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Cancer Cells Hijack DNA Repair Networks to Stay Alive, Pitt Study...

Research by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has revealed how cancer cells hijack DNA repair pathways to prevent telomeres, the endcaps of chromosomes, from shortening, thus allowing the tumor to spread. The findings...
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UPCI-Tested Immunotherapy Prolongs Life, Reduces Side Effects and Improves Quality of...

The immunotherapy nivolumab significantly increases survival and causes fewer adverse side-effects in patients with recurrent head and neck cancer, according to a randomized trial...
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Pitt Scientists Identify How Repair Protein Finds DNA Damage

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicineand University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) have demonstrated how Rad4, a protein involved in DNA...
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Newer Radiation Technique Has Fewer Side Effects Than Traditional Techniques for...

When a patient’s cancer comes back, he or she is often left with limited treatment options and higher odds of debilitating side effects. But...
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Immunotherapy Improves Survival, Quality of Life in Rapidly Progressing Head and...

Immunotherapy doubles overall survival and improves quality of life, with fewer side effects, in a treatment-resistant and rapidly progressing form of head and neck...
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Immunotherapy Effective Against Some Types of Sarcoma

An existing cancer immunotherapy drug reduces tumor size in some types of rare connective tissue cancers, called sarcomas, report researchers at the University of Pittsburgh...
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Watercress Extract Detoxifies Carcinogens in Smokers, Clinical Trial Demonstrates

Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer...