H. pylori and lung cancer
Aug. 1, 2022—Specific biomarkers for H. pylori — a bacterium that infects the stomach — were associated with increased risk of lung cancer, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Study incorporates genetics with smoking history to identify high-risk smokers for lung cancer screening
Mar. 9, 2021—A study by Vanderbilt researchers that analyzed both smoking history and genetic risk variants for lung cancer supports modifying current guidelines to include additional smokers for lung cancer screening.
Markers for breast cancer progression
Mar. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers clarify how a microRNA associated with triple-negative breast cancer survival inhibits cancer progression, suggesting new treatment strategies.
New insight on oral cancer culprits
Nov. 12, 2014—A new mouse model offers insight into the signaling pathways that control oral cancers – and a platform for testing anticancer therapeutics.
Green tea totals colorectal cancer
Jan. 5, 2012—Tea and its phytochemical constituents have demonstrated anti-cancer properties in cell and animal experiments – particularly green tea, which has higher levels of antioxidant polyphenols than other types of tea. Gong Yang, M.D., MPH, and colleagues evaluated the association between green tea consumption and colorectal cancer risk in participants of the Shanghai Men’s Health Study....