Cancer Discovery

Seemingly invincible cancers stem cells reveal a weakness

Metastatic cancer cells, which can migrate from primary tumors to seed new malignancies, have thus far been resistant to the current arsenal of anticancer drugs. Now, however, researchers at Whitehead Institute have identified ...

Jun 05, 2014
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Children's cancer test may produce false positives

(Medical Xpress)—A test used to detect a type of cancer in children may produce false positives because it is based on a faulty assumption, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined.

Jan 24, 2014
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Double dose of genes can trigger poor cancer survival

(Medical Xpress)—Cancer Research UK scientists have shown that accidental DNA doubling in bowel cancer cells could predict which patients have potentially poor survival and help doctors plan their treatment, ...

Jan 23, 2014
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