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STAT+ Conversations: A philosopher's perspective on facing brain cancer in the time of Covid-19

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Editor's note: A livestream of the conversation will be embedded below at 1 p.m. ET. Each week, STAT Plus subscribers enjoy exclusive interviews with STAT reporters and leaders...
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STAT Plus: Blueprint Medicines partners with Roche to develop and sell genetically targeted cancer drug

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Blueprint Medicines is partnering with Roche to develop and market a cancer drug near approval for use in patients with tumors that test positive for a specific genetic...
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Early-life obesity and adulthood colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis

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Harrison Garcia and Mingyang Song. 1/10/2019. “ Early-life obesity and adulthood colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis .” Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 43, Pp. e3...
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These cells slow an immune response. Derailing them could help fight tumors

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These cells slow an immune response. Derailing them could help fight tumors : Drugs that release brakes on the immune system have helped thousands of people with cancers that...
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STAT Plus: How can cancer drug prices better match their benefits? Germany offers a cost-saving model

3 days ago   |   STAT

A new study finds that after Germany revamped its approach to purchasing medicines a decade ago, prices negotiated by the government for cancer treatments were more closely...
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STAT Plus: Relay Therapeutics, focused on solid tumors, seeks to raise $250M in IPO

4 days ago   |   STAT

Relay Therapeutics, a Cambridge, Mass.-biotech focusing on cancer treatments, plans to raise $250 million when it goes public, amid strong recent stock market debuts by other...
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Implications of Reduced Health Care Services for Cancer Patients in India and Similar Resource-Limited Health Care Systems During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Akash Kartik, Divya Garg, and Rohan Bir Singh. 2020. “ Implications of Reduced Health Care Services for Cancer Patients in India and Similar Resource-Limited Health Care...
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Oxford University to lead a new national programme of AI research to improve lung cancer screening

5 days ago   |   Oxford University

UK Research and Innovation, Cancer Research UK and industry are investing more than £11 million in an Oxford-led artificial intelligence research programme to improve the...
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Erythrocyte membrane fatty acids and breast cancer risk by tumor tissue expression of immuno-inflammatory markers and fatty acid synthase: a nested case-control study

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EE McGee, CH Kim, M Wang, D Spiegelman, DG Stover, YJ Heng, LC Collins, GM Baker, MS Farvid, P Schedin, S Jindal, RM Tamimi, and AH Eliassen. In Press. “ Erythrocyte membrane...
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Open Source Platform for Transperineal In-Bore MRI-Guided Targeted Prostate Biopsy

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Christian Herz, Kyle MacNeil, Peter A Behringer, Junichi Tokuda, Alireza Mehrtash, Parvin Mousavi, Ron Kikinis, Fiona M Fennessy, Clare M Tempany, Kemal Tuncali, and Andriy...
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Falcon 9 launch of South Korean military satellite postponed

Falcon 9 launch of South Korean military satellite postponed

EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated at 2:15 p.m. EDT with SpaceX statement. The Anasis 2 satellite is prepared for shipment to Cape Canaveral from Airbus's facility in Toulouse, France... Read more ...

Eating bread and pasta is good for your health, says study

Eating bread and pasta is good for your health, says study

Time to load up on the carbs We're often told that beige foods are bad for us. This is because colourful foods - such as fruit and vegetables - contain the vitamins and... Read more ...

Archaeology: Ancient Homo erectus hand axe made of BONE found in East Africa

Archaeology: Ancient Homo erectus hand axe made of BONE found in East Africa

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered an ancient tool used by our ancestors, in an almost-unprecedented find. Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble snaps incredible 'flapping bat' across the Universe

NASA news: Hubble snaps incredible 'flapping bat' across the Universe

NASA has snapped an incredible image of a distant star formation, accompanied by the looming shadow of "a bat". Read more ...

Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

Verizon is selling the most 5G phones of any US carrier by far, according to analysis firm M Science. Verizon subscribers are picking up the most 5G phones by far of any... Read more ...

Coronavirus: London's Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria &...

Coronavirus: London's Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum to reopen

Three major London museums are set to open their doors again after the coronavirus lockdown forced them to close. Read more ...

I was trapped on a boat in the Arctic for almost 5 months while on a science...

I was trapped on a boat in the Arctic for almost 5 months while on a science expedition because of the pandemic - here's what it was like

Gina Jozef embarked on the MOSAiC Expedition to the Arctic to join the exploration ship, the Polarstern , in January to conduct research for her PhD in atmospheric sciences at... Read more ...

SpaceX threatened with investigation as environmentalists question Elon...

SpaceX threatened with investigation as environmentalists question Elon Musk's Texas base

SPACEX could find itself under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration if environmental groups have their way. Read more ...

Asteroid close approach: NASA gearing up as asteroid to pass closer than the...

Asteroid close approach: NASA gearing up as asteroid to pass closer than the Moon

NASA is on alert after discovering an asteroid which is predicted to make what is known as a 'close approach' to Earth in September, passing our planet even closer than the Moon. Read more ...

Burger King is debuting a new Whopper made from cows that burp and fart 33% less

Burger King is debuting a new Whopper made from cows that burp and fart 33% less

Burger King unveiled a Whopper made with cows that produce 33% less methane emissions on Tuesday. By adding 100 grams of lemongrass to cows' diets, Burger King says that the... Read more ...