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Mathematical prediction models are better than doctors at predicting the outcomes and responses of lung cancer patients to treatment, according to new research presented today (Saturday) at the 2nd Forum of the European Society ...
Cancer Apr 20, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at McGill University have discovered that a key regulator of energy metabolism in cancer cells known as the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) may play a crucial role in restricting cancer cell growth. AMPK acts ...
Cancer Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An international team of scientists, including four at Simon Fraser University, has made a discovery that will change the way the most deadly form of breast cancer is treated.
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Scientists have discovered a new way to target cancer through manipulating a master switch responsible for cancer cell growth.
Cancer Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of death from cancer, and while family physicians in Canada only see 1 cases a year, the number of cases is expected to increase as the population ages. A review in CMAJ (Canad ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Rare DNA faults in two genes have been strongly linked to bowel cancer by Oxford University researchers, who sequenced the genomes of people from families with a strong history of developing ...
Cancer Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Geneva, Switzerland: Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively with high doses specifically adapted to each tumour, and with fewer serious side-effects to ...
Cancer Apr 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer scientists led by Dr. John Dick at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have found a way to follow single tumour cells and observe their growth over time. By using special immune-deficient mice to propagate human colorectal ...
Cancer Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Australian researchers have developed a new therapy to treat a common and aggressive form of breast cancer and stop the disease spreading, with a 100% success rate reported in mice.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Older bladder cancer patients are less likely than younger patients to receive treatments intended to cure their disease such as surgery to remove the bladder or radiotherapy. But this difference cannot ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Australian researchers have given hope to patients with advanced melanoma by showing that a new drug targeting a common mutation in melanoma successfully shrank tumours that had spread to the brain.
Cancer Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A*STAR scientists have identified a biomarker of the most lethal form of brain tumours in adults − glioblastoma multiforme. The scientists found that by targeting this biomarker and depleting ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified a protein which could help predict survival outcomes for women with the most aggressive forms of breast cancer.
Cancer Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In medical science, remarkable things sometimes happen that make years of toiling in the lab worthwhile.
Cancer Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that the growth of brain tumours can be halted by a drug currently being used to help patients recover from the side effects of ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |