News tagged with cancer death

New strategy for defeating neuroblastoma found

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a promising strategy for defeating neuroblastoma – a malignant form of cancer in children – that focuses on the so-called MYCN protein. A specific ...

Jun 03, 2013
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Cancer survivors battle with the blues

Depressed cancer survivors are twice as likely to die prematurely than those who do not suffer from depression, irrespective of the cancer site. That's according to a new study, by Floortje Mols and colleagues, from Tilburg ...

May 16, 2013
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Individual efficacy of chemotherapies

The function of the mitochondria – also defined as "power plants" within the cells – is essential as to whether, and how, some chemotherapeutic agents take effect in tissue. Scientists at the Helmholtz ...

May 10, 2013
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MicroRNA cooperation mutes breast cancer oncogenes

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the journal Cell Death & Disease shows that turning up a few microRNAs a little may offer as much anti-breast-cancer activity as turning up one microRNA a lot ...

May 07, 2013
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