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Cancer cells are wily, well-traveled adversaries, constantly side-stepping treatments to stop their spread. But for the first time, scientists at the University of Michigan have decoded the molecular chatter that ramps certain ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A drug originally developed to stop cancerous tumors may hold the potential to prevent abnormal brain cell growth and learning disabilities in some children, if they can be diagnosed early enough, a new animal ...
Cancer Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A molecule thought to limit cell proliferation also helps cancer cells survive during initial tumor formation and when the wayward cells spread to other organs in the body, researchers at the University of ...
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers conducting a preclinical study in mice successfully used targeted molecular therapy to block mostly untreatable nerve tumors that develop in people with the genetic disorder Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1).
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Two different genetic mutations cooperate to induce adrenal cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists report the first successful blocking of tumor development in a genetic mouse model of an incurable human cancer.
Cancer Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Large-scale genomic sequencing has revealed two DNA mutations that appear to drive about 15 percent of brain tumors known as meningiomas, a finding that could lead to the first effective drug treatments for the tumors, report ...
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The trefoil factor 3 (TFF3) protein protects and maintains the integrity of the epithelial surface in the normal breast. New research has found that while TFF3 protein expression is higher in well-differentiated low grade ...
Cancer Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Once colorectal cancer has spread to other parts of the body, only 11 percent of patients will survive five years from the date ...
Cancer Apr 07, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance.
Cancer Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Deleting a single gene in the cerebellum of mice can cause key autistic-like symptoms, researchers have found. They also discovered that rapamycin, a commonly used immunosuppressant drug, prevented these symptoms.
Genetics Jul 02, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical found in many common plastic household items, can cause numerous genes in the uterus to respond differently to estrogen in adulthood, according to a study using a mouse ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Treatment with denosumab, a drug targeted against a protein that helps promote bone destruction, decreased the number of tumor giant cells in patients with giant-cell tumor of the bone, and increased new bone formation, according ...
Cancer Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Treatment with vitamin D reduced the size of uterine fibroids in laboratory rats predisposed to developing the benign tumors, reported researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Uterine leiomyomas, also called fibroids, cause a very significant burden to women's health. They are benign tumors that occur in 60% of women by the age of 45 years and cause symptoms such as abdominal pain and discomfort, ...
Medical research Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0