Level of chromosomal abnormality in lung cancer may predict immunotherapy response

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IMAGE: João Alessi, MD view more  Credit: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Patients with non-small cell lung cancer...

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This is the email I sent her. I have extreme rejection sensitivity and I was trying for weeks to confront her in person but the last session left me so miserable I decided to do this. She's...

The impact of chemotherapy on immune cells in the tumor microenvironment

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Research from Queen Mary University of London has revealed novel insights into the effects of chemotherapy on the tumour microenvironment (TME). The study, published today in Cancer Immunology Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, found...

Immune-stimulating drug before surgery shows promise in early-stage pancreatic cancer

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PHILADELPHIA--Giving early-stage pancreatic cancer patients a CD40 immune-stimulating drug helped jumpstart a T cell attack to the notoriously stubborn tumor microenvironment before surgery and other treatments, according to a new study from researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC)...

Mutant KRAS and p53 cooperate to drive pancreatic cancer metastasis

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IMAGE: Michael Kim, M.D. view more  Credit: MD Anderson Cancer Center HOUSTON - Researchers at The...

Personalized cancer vaccine is safe, shows potential benefit against cancer

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New York, NY (April 10, 2021) - A personalized cancer vaccine developed with the help of a Mount Sinai computational platform raised no safety concerns and showed potential benefit in patients with different cancers, including lung and bladder, that...

Pro tip! Cold feet from medication and constant toilet break? : ADHD

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My feet and hands have always been a bit cold. But they are now ice cold after starting medication.A bit of background and technicalities on the issueADHD medication are know to cause side effects such as circulatory issues and...

Directional Effects of Social Isolation and Quality of Life on Anxiety Levels Among Community-dwelling...

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Highlights•What is the primary question addressed by this study? What are some predictive factors of older adults’ anxiety symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown?•What is the main finding of this study? Higher social isolation and lower quality of life...

Better metric for thermoelectric materials means better design strategies

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IMAGE: (a)-(c) show how the Seebeck coefficient varies for 1D, 2D and 3D materials, while (d)-(f) show the thermoelectric conductivity for the same systems. No major changes in the shape...

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