Study Shows Cancer Patients Reduced Physical Activity After Diagnosis

Study Shows Cancer Patients Reduced Physical Activity After Diagnosis

In a recent study, people with cancer stated they were less active after their cancer diagnosis, read more below about the relationship between exercise and cancer.  A new study led by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers shows that 75% of people with cancer reported reducing their physical activity following their diagnosis, and that this lower activity…

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AACR Project GENIE Expected to Provide Insights on Cancer Treatment

AACR Project GENIE Expected to Provide Insights on Cancer Treatment

The AACR Project GENIE is expected to provide insights on cancer mutations in the genetic code. A collaboration among eight leading cancer centers, including MSK, is aiming to take advantage of genomic sequencing of patient tumors to advance the field of precision oncology. On January 5, the group is announcing the release of data on…

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MSK Doctors Test GPS-type System To Guide Radiation

MSK Doctors Test GPS-type System To Guide Radiation

Lung cancer requires especially precise radiation treatment, so MSK doctors are testing a GPS-type system to guide radiation. Radiation therapy for lung cancer is challenging, but MSK radiation oncologists are testing a system called Calypso® GPS for the Body that continuously tracks the location of lung tumors at all times. The system causes radiation to automatically…

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Research Shows Drug Val-boroPro Shrinks Tumors

Research Shows Drug Val-boroPro May Shrink Tumors

A drug called Val-boroPro has shown to shrinks tumors in mice. Research reveals it causes an inflammatory form of programmed cell death. A drug called Val-boroPro triggers an immune response against cancer in mice, but until now, researchers didn’t know the mechanism. The laboratory of Daniel Bachovchin at MSK discovered that Val-boroPro blocks two proteins,…

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Holiday Seasons Greeting 2016 From C3 For Change

Happiest Holiday Wishes From C3 For Change — 2016

The holiday season offers us a special opportunity to extend our personal thanks to our friends, and offer our very best wishes for the future. At C3 For Change, our cause of finding the cure for cancer is very near and dear to our hearts, and this time of year proves to be one of…

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2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl A Great Success!

2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl A Great Success!

This past Saturday, December 17th, Arkansas State defeated UCF 31-13 in the second annual AutoNation Cure Bowl! Once again, with the partnership with AutoNation, the AutoNation Cure Bowl raised $1.15 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation! With the holidays just around the corner, it’s important to remember that this event involves more than a…

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DNA Repair in Breast Cancer

DNA Repair in Breast Cancer

Check out this fascinating update in breast cancer treatment research, below! Thousands of breast cancer researchers and physicians from around the world gathered last week at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). One topic that garnered a lot of attention is DNA repair. The two most famous genes associated with breast cancer — BRCA1…

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Study May Help Womens Decision For Breast Cancer Surgery

Study May Help Womens Decision For Breast Cancer Surgery

Cancer care is full of difficult choices. Women who undergo a mastectomy as part of treatment for breast cancer face a potentially life-changing decision: whether or not to have reconstructive surgery to rebuild the breast — and if so, what kind. The main options are either to use artificial implants filled with silicone or saline…

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