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Mayo Clinic study shows virotherapy is promising against multiple myeloma
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/22/2014) - In a proof of principle clinical trial, Mayo Clinic researchers have demonstrated that virotherapy — destroying cancer with a virus that infects and kills cancer cells but spares normal tissues — can be effective against the deadly cancer multiple myeloma.

Mayo Clinic researchers find that a molecule is linked to aggressive pancreatic cancer
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/21/2014) - One sub-form, Rac1b, played a role in pancreatic cancer. The Mayo team began their research by investigating why pancreatic cancer cells produce matrix metalloproteinases.

Roswell Park researchers find that some electronic cigarettes may increase health risks
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/19/2014) - High-voltage electronic cigarettes may expose users to increased levels of toxic chemicals, including formaldehyde and acetaldehyde.

St. Jude studies reveal how key cancer-fighting protein is held in check
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/16/2014) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital analysis reveals how the protein p53, which triggers cancer cells to commit suicide, attaches to its regulatory molecule.

USC and NYU scientists develop a molecule to block cancer growth in mice
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/14/2014) - In a mouse study, researchers used a molecule to disrupt two key protein interactions that contribute to cancer growth.

UCSD researchers study of E-cigarettes and mental health
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/13/2014) - Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that people living with depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions are twice as likely to have tried e-cigarettes and three times as likely to be current users of the controversial battery-powered nicotine-delivery devices, as people without mental health disorders.

Georgetown researchers find that children of nicotine-addicted parents are more likely to become heavy smokers
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/13/2014) - The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker.

Study by University of Maryland finds that US cervical cancer rates are higher than previously reported, especially among older women
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/13/2014) - Cervical cancer rates in the United States are higher than previously believed, particularly among 65- to 69-year-old women and African-American women, according to a study led by a researcher at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dartmouth scientists identify genetic blueprint for cancers of the appendix
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 05/13/2014) - Using next generation DNA sequencing, Dartmouth scientists have identified potentially actionable mutations in cancers of the appendix.

NIH study demonstrates that a new cancer immunotherapy method could be effective against a wide range of cancers
NCI Press Release
(Posted: 05/08/2014) - A new method for using immunotherapy to specifically attack tumor cells that have mutations unique to a patient’s cancer has been developed by NCI scientists.

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