Tag: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Papaya extract thwarts growth of cancer cells in lab tests

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Elizabeth Connor eaconnor@ufl.edu 352-273-6387 University of Florida The humble papaya is gaining credibility in Western medicine for anticancer powers that folk cultures have recognized for generations. University of Florida researcher Nam Dang, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues in Japan have documented papaya’s dramatic […]

Cancer institute tackles sloppy data

Funder demands better evidence for biomarkers in clinical trials. Monya Baker 12 October 2012 Biologists combing through massive patient data sets often find potential biomarkers of certain diseases, but many of these signals turn out to be false. To weed out these useless associations, the US National Cancer […]

Study reveals inaccuracies in studies of cancer treatment; i.e.Prostate Androgen Therapy had a Higher Death rate than Non

Repost for Filing 2008 Contact: David Sampson david.sampson@cancer.org American Cancer Society Certain biases may exist in observational studies that compare outcomes of different cancer therapies, making the results questionable. That is the conclusion of a new study published in the June 1, 2008 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed […]