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Pancreatic Cancer Risk Not Higher With Diabetes Rx DPP-4i

Today - There is no increased short-term pancreatic cancer risk with dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 inhibitors compared to sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones for glycemic control, according to a study published online Sept. 10 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.


AACR: Tumor Vulnerability Varies With Clonal Evolution in ALL

Today - In acute lymphoblastic leukemia, tumor vulnerability to different chemotherapeutic agents varies at different stages of clonal evolution, which could represent a viable strategy in avoiding drug resistance. These findings were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's special conference on Hematologic Malignancies: Translating Discoveries to Novel Therapies, held from Sept. 20 to 23 in Philadelphia.


E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

Today - Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with traditional cigarettes were more dependent on nicotine than those who didn't use the devices, a Memorial Sloan Kettering study found. These patients were also just as likely -- or less likely -- to have quit smoking than patients who didn't use e-cigarettes.


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I Wish U Knew!

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Dr. Vapiwala discusses the public awareness of prostate cancer and the public support for the disease.

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