News tagged with cancer research

Genetic errors identified in 12 major cancer types

Examining 12 major types of cancer, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified 127 repeatedly mutated genes that appear to drive the development and progression of ...

Oct 16, 2013
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Drug activates virus against cancer

Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have discovered that a drug called valproic acid increases the effectiveness of parvoviruses that are used against cancer. In some cases, pancreatic and cervical tumors that ...

Oct 15, 2013
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'Critical gaps' in breast cancer research

Critical gaps in breast cancer research could see the loss of around 185,000* lives by 2030 if they are not urgently addressed, according to a major new study co-authored by researchers from King's College ...

Oct 03, 2013
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