News tagged with cancer biomarkers
(Medical Xpress)—Prostate cancer ranks as the most common internal malignancy diagnosed in men in the United States, but often does not require extensive treatment.
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with advanced bladder cancers that are surgically removed might need additional therapy to prevent recurrence in certain situations, a new UT Southwestern Medical Center study suggests.
Cancer May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Illinois have identified biomarkers that can be used to determine ovarian cancer survival and recurrence, and have shown how these biomarkers interact with ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Chemicals or foods that raise estrogen levels during pregnancy may increase cancer risk in daughters, granddaughters, and even great-granddaughters, according to scientists from Virginia Tech and Georgetown University.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A toxic ingredient in a popular herbal remedy is linked to more than half of all cases of urinary tract cancer in Taiwan where use of traditional medicine is widespread, said a US study Monday.
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 0
Hormonal therapies can help control advanced prostate cancer for a time. However, for most men, at some point their prostate cancer eventually stops responding to further hormonal treatment. This stage of ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have identified a new biomarker and therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer, an often-fatal disease for which there is currently ...
Cancer May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A novel miniature diagnostic platform using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology is capable of detecting minuscule cell particles known as microvesicles in a drop of blood. Microvesicles shed by cancer ...
Medical research Nov 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have developed a prototype ultra-sensitive sensor that would enable doctors to detect the early stages of diseases and viruses with the naked eye, according to research published today in the journal Nature Na ...
Cancer Oct 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using something called "inertial microfluidics," University of Cincinnati researchers are able to continuously and selectively collect rare cells, such as circulating tumor cells, based ...
Cancer Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In laboratory experiments, scientists have eliminated metastasis, the spread of cancer from the original tumor to other parts of the body, in melanoma by inhibiting a protein known as melanoma differentiation associated gene-9 ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered why measles, perhaps the most contagious viral disease in the world, spreads so quickly. The virus emerges in the trachea of its host, provoking a cough that fills the air with particles ...
Medical research Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A surprising discovery about the physical properties of cancer cells could help improve a new diagnostic approach – a liquid biopsy – that detects, measures, and evaluates cancer cells ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
As cancer researchers continue to identify genetic mutations driving different cancer subtypes, they are also creating a catalog of possible targets for new treatments.
Cancer Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Yale Cancer Center researchers have shown that a tiny genetic variation predicts chances of survival and response to treatment for patients with ovarian cancer.
Cancer Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |