When a virus such as influenza invades our bodies, interferon proteins are among the first immune molecules produced to fight off the attack. Interferon can also play a role in suppressing tumor growth and ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have identified metabolic signatures that may pave the way for personalized therapy in glioma, a type of tumor that starts in the brain.
Cancer Nov 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Canadian and Italian stem cell researchers have discovered a new "master control gene" for human blood stem cells and found that manipulating its levels could potentially create a way to expand these cells for clinical use.
Medical research Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists led by Dr. Sean Morrison, director of the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern, have developed an innovative model for predicting the progression of skin ...
Cancer Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A drug commonly used in treating breast cancer could have far wider benefits, offering a new way of preventing cancers spreading through the body, according to a University of Leeds-led study.
Cancer Nov 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Associate Professor Joe W. Ramos, PhD, a cancer biologist at the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center in collaboration with Assistant Professor William Chain, PhD, from the UH Mānoa's Chemistry Department ...
Cancer Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adding an angiogenesis inhibitor to treatment with a HER2-inhibiting drug could improve outcomes for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer who develop brain metastases. In their report published online in PNAS Plus, ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Inserm and CNRS from the Institute for genetics and molecular and cellular biology (IGBMC) and from the Research Institute at the Strasbourg school of biotechnology (Irebs) have focussed their efforts on ...
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Racial and ethnic disparities in breast tumor aggressiveness might be explained by social factors that influence the developing tumor and place those in disadvantaged groups at higher risk for aggressive breast cancer, according ...
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Cancer of the prostate – the most common male cancer in the UK – presents in two distinct ways: a low-risk type, which may never cause any symptoms, and a high-risk form that needs treatment to prevent it spreading to ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Whitehead Institute researchers report that common assumptions employed in the generation and interpretation of data from global gene expression analyses can lead to seriously flawed conclusions about gene activity and cell ...
Genetics Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A protein that is necessary for lactation in mammals inhibits the critical cellular transition that is an early indicator of breast cancer and metastasis, according to research conducted at the University at Buffalo and Princeton ...
Cancer Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Breast cancer cells puncture holes into neighbouring tissues and crawl though the spaces they create to spread around the body, according to research published in the Journal of Cell Biology.
Cancer Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study from Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that the lethal spread of breast cancer is as dependent on a tumor's protein-rich environment as on genetic changes inside tumor cells.
Cancer Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Freezing human eggs can be successful in treating infertility—but U.S. guidelines issued Friday still urge caution for women hoping to pause a ticking biological clock.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2