In a new study described in the journal Oncogene, researchers reveal how a key player in cell growth, immunity and the inflammatory response can be transformed into a primary contributor to tumor growth.
Cancer May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A clinical trial has shown that patients, and their physicians, are eager to jump into next-era cancer care—analysis of an individual's tumor to find and target genetic mutations that drive the cancer. Results of the study, ...
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The diabetes drug metformin slows the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer today.
Cancer May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In the two largest clinical studies ever conducted on the molecular genetics of lung cancer, an international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has demonstrated that an available ...
Cancer Jan 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In one of the largest observational studies of its kind, researchers report that a combination of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgery in patients with stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer improves survival.
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new paper published online in Nature holds out hope that people with the second most common type of lung cancer may one day benefit from targeted therapies that have transformed treatments for other lung cancer patients.
Cancer Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Drugs targeting an enzyme involved in inflammation might offer a new avenue for treating certain lung cancers, according to a new study by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
Cancer Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have mimicked pulmonary edema in a microchip lined by living human cells, as reported today in the journal Science Tr ...
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Two clinical trials led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers in collaboration with other medical centers, testing experimental drugs aimed at restoring the immune system's ability to spot and attack cancer, have ...
Cancer Jun 02, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Cancer spread or metastasis can strike unprecedented fear in the minds of cancer patients. The "seed and the soil" hypothesis proposed by Stephen Paget in 1889 is now widely accepted to explain how cancer cells (seeds) are ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More effective treatments for one of the deadliest forms of cancer are one step closer thanks to groundbreaking research from an international collaborative study.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Discoveries by a Yale-led team of scientists could lead the way for development of new therapies for treating fibrosis and tumor metastasis. The researchers have both uncovered a signaling ...
Medical research May 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Early signs of lung cancer could be diagnosed using a simple blood test following a new discovery by scientists at the University of York.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute are developing a technique to remove cancer cells' defenses against radiation.
Cancer Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A research team at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say the new and powerful cells they first created in the laboratory a year ago constitute a new stem-like state of adult epithelial cells. They say these ...
Medical research Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |