Programmed cell death 1 inhibition with pembrolizumab is showing early promise for some patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, according to preliminary findings published online April 19 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research was published to coincide with the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, held from April 18 to 22 in Philadelphia.
A gene variation associated with smoking longer and getting lung cancer at a younger age has been identified by researchers. The study was published in the May issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Longer nighttime fasting duration is associated with improved glycemic regulation, and in turn, may reduce a woman's risk for breast cancer by improving biomarkers of glycemic control. The findings were published online April 20 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention to coincide with the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, held from April 18 to 22 in Philadelphia.
Inflammation in the gums and mouth bacteria may be a trigger behind the onset of rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings presented at the 93rd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research.