Inflammasomes Linked to Obesity-related Colon Cancer

Inflammasomes and colon cancer

Dysregulation of inflammasomes could be a significant factor in the development of obesity-associated colon cancer, according to new research presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (held online, 10-13 May). When this part of the innate immune system, which provides the first line of defense against pathogens, is exposedRead …

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Plant Compound Shows Early Promise for Targeting Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells

triple negative breast cancer cells, Sanguinarine

The natural plant compound sanguinarine could be a promising tool for targeting triple-negative breast cancer cells, according to a new cell study. The researchers also found that breast cancer cells derived from people with African American ancestry were more sensitive to sanguinarine than those of European origin. “Triple negative breastRead …

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Higher Levels of Vitamins A, B2, E, and Folate May Reduce Oncogenic HPV Infection in Women

Previous studies suggested that the onset of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer development may be activated by oxidative stress, the association had not been clearly understood. A study of a significant 11,070 participants, led by Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics, and a team of researchers at LSU Health New OrleansRead …

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Link between Gut Microbiome and Kidney Cancer Treatment Outcomes

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Physicians at City of Hope, working in collaboration with scientists at Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), have found that greater gut microbial diversity in patients with metastatic kidney cancer is associated with better treatment outcomes on Food and Drug Administration-approved immunotherapy regimens. Their findings are outlined in a study publishedRead …

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Cancer and Nutrition Study Series Reveals Diet and Nutrients for Prostate Heath

In North America alone, it is estimated that 224,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020, according the US and Canadian Cancer Societies estimates. Among other risk factors, more and more studies point to diet as a major factor in the development of prostate cancer, as it isRead …

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