Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia have identified new breast cancer genes that could change the way the disease is diagnosed and form the basis of next-generation treatments.
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The feasibility of selecting treatment based on individual molecular characteristics was demonstrated in a first-of-its kind pancreatic cancer clinical trial reported today by the Translational Genomics Research Institute ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have identified a candidate drug target for treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a white blood cell cancer that proliferates out of control in the bone marrow. The team, led by ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Later-stage cancers thrive by finding detours around roadblocks that cancer drugs put in their path, but a Purdue University biochemist is creating maps that will help drugmakers close ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study reveals new details about a protein that enables cancer cells to start new tumors in distant sites
(Medical Xpress) -- A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study has revealed details of the complex molecular process involving a protein that enables cancer cells to establish tumors in distant parts of ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In preclinical studies, researchers at SRI International and Astraea Therapeutics have recently evaluated the role of a new drug receptor target that shows promise for the treatment of drug addiction.
Addiction Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A retinoid called all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA), which is a vitamin A-derivative, is already used successfully to treat a rare sub-type of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), however this drug has not been effective for the more ...
Cancer Mar 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cancer is tough to kill and has many ways of evading the drugs used by oncologists to try and eliminate it.
Cancer Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at the RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics have discovered an answer to the long-standing mystery of how brain cells can both remember new memories while also maintaining older ones.
Neuroscience Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mitochondria, tiny structures within each cell that regulate metabolism and energy use, may be a promising new target for cancer therapy, according to a new study. Manipulation of two biochemical signals that regulate the ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Inhibiting telomerase, an enzyme that rescues malignant cells from destruction by extending the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes, kills tumor cells but also triggers resistance pathways that allow cancer to survive ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A recent large and comprehensive analysis of 50,000 genetic variants across 2,000 genes linked to cardiovascular and metabolic function has identified four genes associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and six independent disease-associated ...
Diabetes Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Parkinson's disease researchers at the University at Buffalo have discovered how mutations in the parkin gene cause the disease, which afflicts at least 500,000 Americans and for which there is no cure.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
New research by scientists at the University of Southampton could lead to the design of more effective drugs to combat malaria.
Medical research Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cancers rarely are deadly unless they evolve the ability to grow beyond the tissues in which they first arise. Normally, cells -- even early-stage tumor cells -- are tethered to scaffolding that helps to restrain ...
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