Cancer Discovery

In prostate cancer prognosis, telomere length may matter

Like the plastic caps at the end of shoelaces, telomeres protect—in their case—the interior-gene containing parts of chromosomes that carry a cell's instructional material. Cancer cells are known to have short telomeres, ...

Sep 26, 2013
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Scientists find a new way to boost common cancer drugs

Shutting down a specific pathway in cancer cells appears to improve the ability of common drugs to wipe those cells out, according to new research from scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center, published in the January issue ...

Jan 14, 2013
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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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