News tagged with cancer research

New family of proteins linked to major role in cancer

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have described a new family of proteins that appear to play a key role in cancer and might be targets for future cancer drugs. A major new study in the journal Nature sets out the structure of the ...

Dec 01, 2013
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Finding antitumor T cells in a patient's own cancer

Patients with tumors that contain increased numbers of T lymphocytes generally survive longer than those with tumors without T-cell involvement, suggesting that T cells with potent antitumor function naturally ...

Nov 13, 2013
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A protein that 'rebels' against breast cancer treatment

Despite the fact that the cure rate for breast cancer, the most common cancer in women, is very high (around 80%), this disease can nevertheless have very serious consequences. The majority of breast cancer-related ...

Nov 12, 2013
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