Surgeons remove man's 61-pound neck tumor in marathon operation

Man gets 61-pound tumor removed in 33-hour marathon surgery Surgeons in Shanghai remove a 61-pound tumor from a man’s neck and upper back in a 33-hour marathon surgery. A 68-year-old man in China reportedly underwent life-changing surgery to remove a 61-pound cancerous tumor from his neck and upper back earlier this month. The patient, identified as Mr. Tang, had reportedly had […]

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This 2-Year-Old Has a Grapefruit-Sized Tumor That Makes Her Look Pregnant

Cleo Keenan, a 2-year-old from the U.K., suffers from a rare cancer called adrenal carcinoma. The condition starts out in either one or both adrenal glands, which are on top of the kidneys. Keenan has stage 3 adrenal carcinoma, and that’s caused her stomach to swell to an alarming size. Keenan’s mother Shannon Latham told the Daily Mail that, as […]

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Protein ‘spat out’ by cancer cells promotes tumor growth

Prostate cancer cells change the behaviour of other cells around them, including normal cells, by ‘spitting out’ a protein from their nucleus, new research has found. The tiny pieces of protein are taken up by the other cells, provoking changes that promote tumour growth and—the researchers believe—help the cancer hide from the body’s immune system. The process has been captured […]

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Researchers block two cancer cell signaling pathways and slow tumor growth

Blocking two molecular pathways that send signals inside cancer cells could stave off esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), the most common esophageal malignancy in the United States, according to new research from a team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The group identified the pathways using advanced computational and genetic analyses of tumor biopsies from EAC patients. They found […]

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These four symptoms indicate prostate cancer

What are the symptoms that indicate a change in the prostate? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Every year, around 60,000 new cases occur. According to information of the German cancer society every fourth Tumor in men develops in the prostate. Approximately 10 percent of the cases end fatally. Thus, the prostate cancer, together with lung and […]

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Stop cancer before it breaks out: researchers now know how that can go

In each cell the potential for renewal, even in cancer cells. That’s what makes them so dangerous, but also vulnerable. Researchers exploit the weaknesses of the individual tumor cells. You want to detect on and off, before the cancer occurs. Autophagy is a process by which each cell degrades in our body faulty molecules and their chemical components recycled, then […]

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