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  • Researchers report that these antibodies have the potential for use in combination with other treatments to prevent or treat certain types of avian and seasonal flu.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dana-Farber researchers find a link between blood type and the risk of developing pancreatic cancer.

Tags: BasicResearch, PancreaticCancer

  • Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, offers his thoughts on the introduction of the 21st Century Cancer Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment (ALERT) Act.

Tags: BasicResearch, Prevention

  • A new blood test increases the accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis and could eliminate tens of thousands of unneeded prostate biopsies annually, Dana-Farber researchers report.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • By combining the art of origami with the science of nanotechnology, researchers have created DNA shapes that could be used to deliver drugs directly to cancer cells.

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  • A combination of chemotherapies for colon cancer decreases recurrence for patients under 70, but not for those who are older, according to Mayo Clinic and Dana-Farber scientists.

Tags: chemotherapy, BasicResearch, ColonCancer

  • An analysis of two dozen clinical studies finds most adults with poor-risk and intermediate-risk acute myeloid leukemia benefit from allogeneic stem cell transplants.

Tags: BasicResearch, StemCellTransplant, Leukemia

  • In prostate cancer patients with a certain genetic variant, a high level of selenium in the blood was associated with a two-fold greater risk of poorer outcomes than men with the lowest amounts of selenium.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • Deprived of androgen hormones, the receptor finds an alternative genetic pathway to continue growth of prostate cancer cells. An understanding of this behavior could lead to new therapies targeting specific genes.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer, Genetics

  • Dana-Farber researchers have engineered mouse and human cells to produce a natural energy-burning fat that counteracts obesity. If such a strategy can be developed for use in people, it could open a novel approach to treating obesity and diabetes.

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