News tagged with abnormalities

A 'big data' approach to developing cancer drugs

Scientists are starting to accumulate huge datasets on which genes mutate during cancer, allowing for a more systematic approach to "precision medicine." In a study publishing July 7 in Cell, researchers compared genetic ...

Jul 07, 2016
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Aggressiveness of acute myeloid leukemia elucidated

Antoine Peters and colleagues at the Basel University Children's Hospital (UKBB) have discovered why acute leukemias with the same genetic abnormality vary in their aggressiveness based on their cellular origin. They found ...

Jun 24, 2016
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Putting a brake on leukemia cells

Cancer cells need a lot of energy in order to divide without limits. Researchers from the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) at Munich University Hospital (LMU) have discovered how leukemia cells cover these extra energy needs. ...

Jun 09, 2016
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