News tagged with growth factors

The right combination: Overcoming drug resistance in cancer

Overactive epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) signaling has been linked to the development of cancer. Several drug therapies have been developed to treat these EGFR-associated cancers; however, many patients have developed ...

Jun 01, 2012
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Early-life risk factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Factors influencing early life non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) incidence include family characteristics, high fetal growth, older maternal age, low birth order, and male gender, according to a study published May 22 in the Journal of ...

May 22, 2012
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Protein may represent a switch to turn off B cell lymphoma

Researchers studying the molecular signals that drive a specific type of lymphoma have discovered a key biological pathway leading to this type of cancer. Cancerous cells have been described as being "addicted" to certain ...

May 07, 2012
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Study points to potential treatment for stroke

Stanford University School of Medicine neuroscientists have demonstrated, in a study to be published online April 24 in Stroke, that a compound mimicking a key activity of a hefty, brain-based protein is capable of increa ...

Apr 24, 2012
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